Homer Opinion

  • On behalf of Cook Inletkeeper’s board and staff, I want to give a huge thanks to everyone who came out to Bishop’s Beach last Thursday for our 18th Annual Splash Bash. This community party has evolved into a broad celebration of the  work we all do for clean water and healthy salmon. All of...

    Thu, 08/06/2015 - 8:54am
  • Editor’s Note: MAPP,  Mobilizing for Action through Planning & Partnerships, is a local coalition that aims to use and build upon our strengths to improve our individual, family and community health. Health is defined broadly to include cultural, economic, ed...

    Thu, 08/06/2015 - 8:53am
  • Anyone who’s experienced the quiet, shimmering magic of a rippling creek knows what piece of mind it can bring.  We forget about the turmoil of life and clear our minds to think and reflect. The subtle music of gurgling water is a soothing medicine; if you’ve never experienced it, you are m...

    Thu, 08/06/2015 - 8:51am
  • While there are differences of opinion regarding some of the beach policy that the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission has recommended to the Homer City Council, I think most people want to see decisions based on an accurate understanding of the issues.  In that regard, I would like to add...

    Thu, 08/06/2015 - 8:49am
  • Since I live out East End Road beyond the city limits, I don’t have a lot of say about what goes on in the city of Homer. But having said that, I just can’t sit by and watch the Homer City Council spend $385,000 to design 35 percent of a building that is highly unlikely to be funded in the near ...

    Thu, 08/06/2015 - 8:49am
  • On June 19-20, the Kachemak Bay Celtic Club had the good fortune and perfect weather to entertain residents and visitors for the inaugural two-day Kachemak Bay CeltFest, with the internationally acclaimed Celtic rock band, Tempest, performing at Karen Hornaday Park and following the next day with th...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:17am
  • Zumba in Homer would like to send out big Zumba thank yous to Mike Kennedy and Steve Montana of Desperate Marine for allowing us to borrow your trailer for the Homer Fourth of July parade. Also thank you to Bruce Turkington, branch manager and Spenard Builders Supply for the use of an SBS truck to p...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:17am
  • I am a white man. I do not see the color of a man’s skin as a quality of his abilities. Many a white man owes his life to the sacrifice of the men of color. The color of the skin is no measure of a man. We, as a nation, have not given the respect and admiration to those who truly deserve our ackno...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:16am
  • Hospice of Homer recently honored our remarkable, committed volunteers at the Second Annual Volunteer Appreciation barbecue on the patio at our new office. I want to thank the following generous hospice supporters for helping to make the event a fun, successful evening: Kachemak Wholesale, Safeway g...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:16am
  • It’s that time of year when gardens are lush and summer growth at its peak. This summer seems to have out done itself. The other day I heard a tourist on the Spit comment, “Every direction I turn, I see beauty!  This place is amazing!”...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:15am

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Lupin bloom at the head of the bay