Homer Opinion

  • As many of you already know, late last week Rep. Paul Seaton joined a coalition of 17 Democrats, two Independents and three Republicans to form a majority in the House of Representatives. In order to offer an important perspective on the question in the title, I’m going to open the discussion with...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:06pm
  • The headline of the Anchorage newspaper, Thursday, Nov. 10: “Trump’s victory is met with shock across a wide political divide.” Not exactly sure to whom they were referring though. These words are followed by some reference to riots and so-called protests by what can only be described by a bun...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:04pm
  • Dear America, The whole world is watching us — now more than ever. And our children are watching us. I hope and pray that in the next four years — no matter what your stand, your religion, your political party, your race, your gender, your preferences, your status — That you choose kindness ov...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 1:30pm
  • As a fisherman, small businessman, and father, I want to thank Sen. Lisa Murkowski for all she has done for our great state and its residents. I think the fact that she was born in Alaska has given her the insights to know what we need to succeed. She has spent her entire career working for the best...

    Wed, 11/09/2016 - 3:22pm
  • Election reminds Americansof the power of the people District 31 Republicans congratulate all candidates who participated in this election cycle, in particular Sen. Gary Stevens and Rep. Paul Seaton for their respective victories. We thank them for their continued service to our communities. While d...

    Wed, 11/09/2016 - 3:04pm
  • Alaska faces a dilemma. Should we continue to choose to balance our budget deficit by spending from our primary savings account — the Constitutional Budget Reserve (CBR)?...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:30pm
  • Restless sea in Republican ranks Because I’m not part of what’s been referred to as the, “Washington Political Establishment,” and therefore don’t understand all the undercurrent that’s been so strong in this election cycle then you may have to forgive my ignorance, if in fact that’s ...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:27pm
  • Oct. 10 was a joyous occasion at the Homer City Council. Accolades for our outgoing mayor, the swearing in of a new mayor and two new council members. Congratulations, one and all. Bryan, Shelly and Tom are my friends, and I shared in the celebrations (mmm, great cake). But somewhere in all the fest...

    Wed, 10/26/2016 - 3:12pm
  • Assembly needs to rethink policy Oh my, the hypocrisy, the ignorance, the intolerance, the idiocrisy in action. Where you say? Why your local borough assembly meetings. Come pray with us — maybe. Please understand, you’ll need vetting. Tom Beaudoin Halloween ...

    Wed, 10/26/2016 - 11:24am
  • In 1976, Alaskans amended our Constitution, creating the Permanent Fund. In 1980, the current dividend program was created by statute, mandating that roughly 50 percent of the earnings from the fund be dispersed to Alaskans annually as a Permanent Fund Dividend. Should the PFD become your right?...

    Wed, 10/26/2016 - 10:22am

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