Homer Opinion

  • The students at Homer Flex want to thank all the people who attended the fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders to help the people in the Philippines. We were able to raise more than $500 to help this organization.  Personally, I felt so empowered by this experience; our community has pulled to...

    Wed, 12/11/2013 - 5:10pm
  • I have grown up in Homer, graduating from Homer High in 2010. I have recently heard talk about a recreation center to be built in Homer.  I have dreamed of this day since I fell in love with basketball years ago, shooting hoops in my driveway in the frigid cold, trying to perfect my shooti...

    Wed, 12/11/2013 - 5:08pm
  • As a card-carrying conservative who might well have taken pleasure in last week’s Homer News editorial casting a less than favorable eye on the health insurance package of city employees, I find that I do not. In fact, I see both a lack of appreciation for the pay scale of city employees and an un...

    Wed, 12/11/2013 - 5:07pm
  • It’s been a slow and frustrating start for Homer Nordic skiers this year. We’ve only had a couple of snowfalls, and even though the groomers have been doing their best, there’s only so much you can do before 6 inches of snow is compacted to ice. Add a week of balmy weather and a few sprinkles,...

    Wed, 12/11/2013 - 5:04pm
  • As a long-time Alaskan who has lived in Alaska since 1969, I will not be silenced by House Bill 77.  I firmly believe in the responsibility of citizens to engage in governmental decisions because we are part of the checks and balances on government.  HB 77 is a corporate giveaway of citize...

    Wed, 12/04/2013 - 5:46pm
  • In recent years we have seen a troubling pattern of near record low returns of both early and late run Kenai River chinook salmon. We believe the declines in statewide chinook fisheries are largely due to marine survival issues, however, we also feel that part of our Kenai River decline can be linke...

    Wed, 12/04/2013 - 5:45pm
  • Article 8, section 2 of the Alaska Constitution reads: “The Legislature shall provide for the utilization, development, and conservation of all natural resources belonging to the state, including land and waters, for the maximum benefit of its people.” Article 8, section 1 reads: “It is the po...

    Wed, 12/04/2013 - 5:45pm
  • House Bill 77 is a corporate giveaway of Alaska’s waters. The Alaska State Constitution states that “Wherever occurring in their natural state, fish, wildlife, and waters are reserved to the people for common use”  (Article 8, Section 3). ...

    Wed, 12/04/2013 - 5:44pm
  • In 1986 I moved to Homer with three sons and a 32-foot commercial fishing vessel.   We fished Copper River, Prince William Sound, Cook Inlet, Bristol Bay, Port Dick and Barren Islands. My sons and grandson make their living in the commercial fishing industry. We eat salmon. Fishing gets in your...

    Wed, 12/04/2013 - 5:44pm
  • I would first like to thank Sen. Peter Micciche for scheduling hearings in Soldotna and Homer, Dec. 9 and 10, on the controversial House Bill 77, especially after the Department of Natural Resources canceled its own hearings, in what many see as a deliberate attempt to keep the public in the dark an...

    Wed, 12/04/2013 - 5:42pm

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