Homer Opinion

  • The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club would like to thank the Homer Foundation for funding the purchase of a new trail mower for our club.  The mission of KNSC is to promote and encourage Nordic skiing in the Kachemak Bay area....

    Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:29am
  • The Alaska Dispatch recently published an article written by East Anchorage Sen. Bill Wielechowski that criticized our state’s fiscal (and inherently political) priorities. Sen. Wielechowski’s well-written concerns, as many can imagine, are shared among Alaskans all over the state. ...

    Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:28am
  • Homer Homemakers FCE thanks Ulmer’s Drug and Hardware for special ordering books suitable for the Raise-a-Reader packets that the club donates to the parents of newborns through South Peninsula Hospital. In addition to a book, each packet includes information on the benefits of reading to children...

    Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:27am
  • The Homer Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission embraced change this year. Instead of continuing with Parks Day, an event that had been poorly attended in recent years, the commission created a whole new concept: the Trails Symposium. Homer on the Move was the brainchild of Deb Lowney, conceived ...

    Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:27am
  • Much research has been done on the “Power of Five.” Five food groups make up a healthy diet. Five points make up a glowing star. Five senses help us interpret the world. According to Helping Little Kids Succeed Alaskan Style,  “Five is the key number of caring adults that every child need...

    Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:26am
  • One of the things that makes Homer unique is its sense of community. The Big Read sponsored by the Friends of the Homer Public Library was meant to foster that sense of community, to give us all a chance to discuss what we find important and come together to consider the present and the future. Over...

    Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:25am
  • Isn’t it very coincidental that the $340,000 under budget on the gas line installation is almost identical to the $335,000 that Francie Roberts and the Homer City Council want to overcharge the condo owners? Edward Blickhahn (Homer resident, but not a condo owner)...

    Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:23am
  • W hy does it make sense to take on Medicaid expansion in these times of fiscal challenges and diminished budgets?  Aren’t we supposed to be tightening our belts right about now, boring new holes for the buckle so we can draw them even tighter in years to come?  Why would we take money fr...

    Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:43pm
  • I have always paid my debts on time no matter what it took to do so. Working two jobs were required at times to do so. One hundred percent of people who have owed me money have failed to live up to their obligation to pay me. This is an extremely poor comment on the integrity of people as a whole. T...

    Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:41pm
  • Kudos to the Legislature for working on a bill to bring us taxes. I agree with the Legislature’s moto of “Ask not what the oil companies can do for you, but what you can do for the oil companies.” If somebody has to have taxes, it is better that we have the taxes than the millionaires and the ...

    Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:41pm

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