Homer Opinion

  • Fall is here and as winter approches, the U.S. Coast Guard and Share the Spirit are once again teaming up for the wood cutting campaign. Members of the Coast Guard provide the labor, cutting and delivering wood, while all the proceeds raised from selling the fire wood are collected by Share the Spir...

    Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:54am
  • West Homer Elementary thanks the Homer Foundation/The Horn Section: A Music Education Fund in Memory of Renda Horn from the bottom of our hearts. We have started the year off with such excitement and enthusiasm with the use of our new bass bar instruments. It has allowed us to complete the low regis...

    Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:52am
  • I just got word via the geezer grapevine that South Peninsula Hospital is going to dump Doc Sayer, an incredibly kind, decent and generous man, not to mention a fine surgeon. The new breed has probably decided he is too gruff and outspoken, i.e., honest, or maybe they don’t like his politics. Seem...

    Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:50am
  • Children reach adulthood when they realize that no, they can’t always have  everything they want. Some “grown-ups” stay children their whole lives.   “Freedom” is the code word they use when throwing a tantrum because they just  don’t like not getting to do whatever the he...

    Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:49am
  • Below are my personal views on two issues on the Oct. 1 ballot, based on my research and my years on both the school board and assembly.  ...

    Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:49am
  • Is it so horrible, really, to be inconvenienced by something that does so much good?  I walk to work every day. While on my pleasant stroll I often come across garbage, (which affects me like a festering sty) I cannot help but pick it up. In the recent past, that piece of eyesore was a plastic ...

    Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:42am
  • Last week, your editorial writer advocated voting to repeal the city’s plastic bag ban. The writer suggests that the question “isn’t about plastic bags” and hopes that “citizens doing what they should be doing without government prodding” will result with or without the ordinance in plac...

    Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:41am
  • Like many residents of the Lower Kenai Peninsula, I have sat in disbelieving anguish, as I read or talked with community members regarding the party last fall that left a young man victimized by his peers.   Recently Michael Armstrong of the Homer News wrote a piece asking the question: Is our ...

    Wed, 09/18/2013 - 4:22pm
  • The water was tranquil, with hardly a ripple as far as the eye could see.  Dad had gone around the corner in the boat while the rest of us stayed on the long gray gravel beach. He returned a short while later with the floating dock from our cabin in tow. He anchored it off shore about 20 feet. ...

    Wed, 09/18/2013 - 4:16pm
  • How perfectly idiotic for anyone to reduce the Syrian issue to making a mockery of our president’s name. Disagree if you want but as a board member of a nonprofit that receives money from the government, you might not want to stoop to mockery. Most of us learned in grade school not to mock people ...

    Wed, 09/18/2013 - 4:12pm

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