Homer Opinion

  • Almost 40 years ago, without regard for the conservation of our fisheries or the needs of the Alaskan people, foreign fishing fleets dominated the waters off Alaska’s shores and took anything and everything in their reach. Ask anyone familiar with the times, deck lights of foreign vessels — doze...

    Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:53pm
  • I  wish I had a picture of Sadie. But even if I had a photo to go from I don’t think I’d be able to properly describe her.  I remember a weatherworn face and a missing tooth. I remember her layers of clothes, faded and worn to a color similar to that of her skin. I remember the way her...

    Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:49pm
  • Homer’s citizens and visitors encompass a wide spectrum of beach users: dog walkers, quiet seekers, coal collectors, off-road vehicle drivers, kayakers, paddle boarders, fat-tire bikers, picnickers, wave-watchers, painters, tide-poolers, birders, educational and recreational class attendees, and t...

    Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:47pm
  • T he Kachemak Bay Science Conference held last week in Homer was a valuable opportunity for those who attended to gain perspective in scientific endeavors that effect all of us in a very local way. Many experts gave presentations on everything from phytoplankton to elodea to marine vertebrates. I at...

    Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:10pm
  • OK, how many of you in citizenville are aware that as of January 2015, anyone who hires out as a “Handyman” must henceforth be licensed, bonded and insured? That’s right, it is now illegal for some poor laborer to dig someone a ditch or paint their fence without first forking out a few hundred...

    Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:09pm
  • A heads up to all who heat with coal: There is currently a proposal before the Homer Parks and Recreation Commission to ban all vehicles from Bishop’s Beach — including vehicles used to collect coal. To the commission’s credit, the members are encouraging input from the public before making a ...

    Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:08pm
  • On behalf of all the referees that worked the 3A South-central District Playoffs, I would like to thank and congratulate Homer for a job well done. It was a great tournament. Big crowds, dramatic games, friendly people, wonderful hospitality; all the things that make Alaska’s biggest and most popu...

    Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:07pm
  • Tens of thousands of people came to Selma, Ala., this week to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge, remembering the march 50 years ago in the struggle for voting rights.  I was one of them....

    Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:21pm
  • Editor’s Note: MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning & Partnerships) is a local coalition that aims to use and build upon our strengths to improve our individual, family, and community health. Health is defined broadly to include cultural, economic, educati...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:59pm
  • (Editor’s Note: The following recently was presented as Kachemak Bay Birders’ testimony to the city’s Parks and Recreation Commission and submitted as a Point of View piece.) The Kachemak Bay Birders appreciates the recognition that the Parks and Rec...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:53pm

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