Homer Opinion

  •   I recommend you see two movies over the holidays. The first is “Heist: Who Stole the American Dream” (http://www.heist-themovie.com/). The second is “Inequality for All” (...

    Thu, 12/26/2013 - 3:15pm
  • Notable and quotable quotes don’t just come from the rich and famous. There’s a gold mine of inspiration all around us. We found lots of memorable words from those who were featured in the pages of the Homer News during 2013. Here are a few of our favorites that also serve as reminders of the ye...

    Thu, 12/26/2013 - 3:13pm
  • I have sent the following letter to Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre and all assembly members. I have received no acknowledgement, no reply. Why are they hiding? My name is Peter Zuyus Sr. I am 68 years old and live on the Kenai Peninsula in the Homer area. My wife and I are seniors direct...

    Fri, 12/20/2013 - 11:13am
  • During the season in which we celebrate good will toward all, some troubling news has been reported: Americans don’t trust each other. That’s the conclusion of an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted last month. Among the poll’s findings, only about one-third of Americans say most people can be...

    Wed, 12/18/2013 - 6:10pm
  • I have spent the better part of my Alaskan winters trying to outsmart ice. Ice has become my personal obsession. I can’t tell you how many sleepless nights I’ve spent trying to figure out how to keep ice from creeping, seeping and expanding into places I don’t want it to go. After a lifet...

    Wed, 12/18/2013 - 6:09pm
  • The second “Fill A Stocking  For Homer’s 40 Homeless Youth” was a huge success. A huge thank you to American Legion, K-Bay Cafe, AJ’s Steakhouse, Earth Friendly Kids, and a few more wonderful businesses that offered to put out donation boxes for people to drop off to fill the handmade s...

    Wed, 12/18/2013 - 6:07pm
  • Well, my Subaru got raided during this last snow storm. He/she just stole stuff from the car to stay warmer: some chemical hand and foot warmers and also a fuel stick hand warmer.  How desperate are the folks nowadays here in Homer?  Are they out there freezing in this wicked cold time?&nb...

    Wed, 12/18/2013 - 6:05pm
  • Santa came early to Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic, thanks to incredible kindness from The Homer Foundation. Generous support through the Willow Fund and the May Benson Charitable Fund at The Homer Foundation has allowed us to replace our decade-old clinic exam tables with new adjustable heated...

    Wed, 12/18/2013 - 6:04pm
  • Months ago, our leadership council started planning a fundraising event for January Mentoring Month.  In preparation, I emailed all the local nonprofits to see if others had events going on in January so we didn’t pick the same night and compete with them. ...

    Wed, 12/18/2013 - 6:03pm
  • Homer Senior Citizen’s Inc. wants to thank Coal Point, Gear Shed, The Bagel Shop, The Best Western, Upstairs Boutique, Sen. Mark Begich and Sen. Lisa Murkowski for donating to our 40th Year Anniversary Celebration and Open House. Your donations are greatly appreciated and helped us immensely with ...

    Wed, 12/18/2013 - 6:02pm

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