Homer Opinion

  • T oday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi is going to convene again, after 30 congressional committee hearings that have been held on the rampage in Benghazi, Libya, that left our ambassador and four other Americans dead in 2012. When the final report on Benghazi is completed, sometime in 2016,...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 7:53am
  • Homer’s eastern neighbor, Kachemak City, is a bit of an enigma to many folks at  our end of the Kenai Peninsula. It is a tiny, irregularly shaped city with one-tenth the population of Homer. It doesn’t even have its own zip code.   What it does have, though, is a long history, longer b...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 7:50am
  • I was recently reading an essay “Solitude and Leadership” by William Dersiewiez. He had delivered a speech to a plebe class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in October 2009. ...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 7:46am
  • When a challenging and complex project is successfully completed there follows a sense of relief and accomplishment. And also gratitude for those who helped us in achieving that success. Such is the case with KBBI’s recently completed audio console project. Donors, engineers, creative talent, hard...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 7:45am
  • I would like to thank all that cast their votes Oct. 6. I also express my gratitude to all the candidates who stepped into the arena and provided the community with such a diverse and qualified choice on the ballot.  Congratulations to Donna — what a great addition to the council. Please reme...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 7:43am
  • “Stressed brains can’t learn,” was a clear message from our community’s recent screening of the Paper Tigers movie, a documentary highlighting the success of an alternative high school that radically changed its approach to disciplining and supporting its students. Many movie-goers stayed af...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 7:42am
  • Kachemak Bay Lions would like to thank Paul Banks Elementary and Head Start for allowing us to check the eyes of the children in their care. We were able to do a total of 202 children and 21 of them were given referrals to see their doctor. What a marvelous opportunity to give back to our community ...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 7:41am
  • Congratulations to Rob Swanson for winning the contract to install a four-way stop at the corner of Pioneer and Main Street and thanks for the advice (always drive safely etc.). My advice to you is that it seems mindless to expect me to stop there since you uncovered the stop signs without activatin...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 7:41am
  • O ctober is National Seafood Month. This month we’re looking to spread the word to eat more Alaska seafood — it’s good for your health. Alaskans can be proud that our state and offshore federal fisheries produce more than 60 percent of the nation’s domestic seafood harvest. Alaska’s produc...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 2:16pm
  • A mericans are charitable souls. Everyone will agree that it feels good to help someone who truly is in need and uses the charity they receive not only to survive but also to better themselves. Many people find it difficult to give because they are not sure if their donations ever make it to the int...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 2:15pm

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