Homer Opinion

  • 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
  • D o we or don’t we recycle in Homer? Have you ever driven up to the Homer Transfer Facility baler building and seen the recyclables pushed onto the conveyor belt like garbage in the old days? And you thought, “What the heck? I take my time to sort out recyclables from my trash and the borough is...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 2:14pm
  • It is that time of year again when we start looking toward the  Community Thanksgiving Basket Program.  I will be sending out several letters to keep everyone informed about times and dates.  The basket program is only as successful as we the people make it. Our community has some of ...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:54am
  • Go pink in October to support local families affected by breast cancer. One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. This includes our mothers, daughters, friends and neighbors right here in our community.  The October Breast Cancer ...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:54am
  • Many thanks, Homer, for electing me to city council. I look forward to serving you for the next three years. Many people shared their confidence in me with family and friends leading up to the election and I appreciate that grassroots effort. ...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:53am
  • It takes a village. No truer words were spoken when it comes to the Pink Martini performances Sept 14. Although I am relatively new to Homer, I recognize that this community is truly a special place where the people spontaneously pitch in during times of need. Putting on an event of this magnitude, ...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:53am
  • I was born and raised in Seward and only left Alaska a few years ago. However, my wife and I have maintained and live in a cabin at the head of Kachemak Bay for the past 25 years during the summer. Due to health issues we sold our boat years ago and have used Bay Excursions for transportation to and...

    Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:52pm
  • Between our bombing the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, and the gun massacre at a community college in Oregon last week, I am left sick to my stomach. I believe both incidents are darkly related. What’s become of our nation? Tim O’Leary  ...

    Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:51pm
  • Between our bombing the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, and the gun massacre at a community college in Oregon last week, I am left sick to my stomach. I believe both incidents are darkly related. What’s become of our nation? Tim O’Leary  ...

    Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:51pm

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