Homer Opinion

  • Dear HEA grid members, Our electric supplier has recently begun a drive to remove itself from regulatory oversight of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, whose job has been to review rates and some other policies of HEA and other utilities in the state. I don’t know all the issues yet, other than...

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 3:31pm
  • Without angel’s help, landlord’s requirement forces a move To My Dear Friends around Kachemak Bay, Lindianne’s Music Garden has served Homer for three years now. Spoonguy and I are grateful to the many Homeranians who studied music, rehearsed, and worked on law and justice at these premises....

    Thu, 09/15/2016 - 1:35pm
  • Many helped ‘hustle’ soar The Halibut Hustle 5K may have missed out on the sunny Saturday weather but with a brave field of participants who were undaunted by the Sunday morning forecast along with the support from the City of Homer Port and Harbor staff, we had a fantastic event....

    Thu, 09/15/2016 - 1:35pm
  • Sherry Bess has made a difference A huge, heartfelt thank you to Sherry Bess with the Homer Animal Shelter for all that she has done to help the animals, and people, in our community. Sherry, your kindness, passion and years of dedication are so very appreciated and you will be greatly missed. I hop...

    Thu, 09/15/2016 - 1:34pm
  • In art we find our best selves...

    Thu, 09/15/2016 - 1:34pm
  • Some people believe the school year is a marathon, but I liken it to a 400-meter run — the toughest race to run. We have precious hours, minutes, and seconds with students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. Our nearly 8,800 students with diverse backgrounds and learning needs require ...

    Wed, 09/14/2016 - 3:05pm
  • Why I will vote ‘yes’ on HEA exemption from RCA control I’ve lived in Homer for the last 40 years and I’ve written a check to Homer Electric Association for my electricity every month since we built our house. Our roots run deep in this community and like you, we have a stake in every decisi...

    Wed, 09/07/2016 - 2:52pm
  • This week is National Suicide Prevention Week, from Sept. 5-11. World Suicide Prevention Day is Saturday. Alaska has a high rate of suicide. In 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control, our state was ranked second in the nation for death by suicide. In that same year, Alaska was rated the...

    Wed, 09/07/2016 - 2:51pm
  • Annie Koskovich, my friend of many years, is with her angels. I have a heavy heart, I miss her and it has been a joy to have been a part of her life here on earth. Acts of kindness, funny antics, honesty and always looking out for other people, myself included, are only a few of her accomplishments....

    Thu, 09/01/2016 - 11:08am
  • Dear Community of Homer, A person really can’t know what a day will hold, but there’s one thing for sure, it seems the community of Homer, Alaska, can be counted on to do the best thing possible — whatever it may be. Thank you, community, for responding to my invitation to help me celebrate my...

    Thu, 09/01/2016 - 11:07am

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