Homer Opinion

  • I can vividly remember the first time I began to recognize the importance of giving back to the community. I was 17 years old and competing at the Alaska Cross-Country Ski Championships. As I crossed the finish line at 15 below zero, I was given a blanket by a volunteer and was truly thankful for hi...

    Fri, 09/23/2016 - 3:32pm
  • As most people know our city government has certain responsibilities to ensure a prosperous, livable and safe community. Included in these responsibilities are the harbor, public utilities, fire and public safety. The city supports the harbor which provides safe moorage for the charter fleet and the...

    Thu, 09/22/2016 - 3:41pm
  • While much of the airways and newspapers focus on the national debate and election, let’s remember our local election day is Tuesday, Oct. 4. A variety of important and serious issues will be on the ballot for your consideration....

    Thu, 09/22/2016 - 3:40pm
  • Providing electric service to HEA members is not a simple job. That is one reason that HEA is currently regulated. Before voting on deregulation of HEA, members should fully understand the impact....

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 2:31pm
  • The number one priority that drives our work at Homer Electric Association Inc.: safely providing power at a consistent, fair price. Our goal is to make decisions that best serve our local communities today and into the future. We exist to meet the electrical power needs of our members, and to stren...

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 2:31pm
  • South Peninsula Hospital and the Kenai Peninsula Borough are underway with two very important projects....

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 2:31pm
  • Dear HEA grid members, Our electric supplier has recently begun a drive to remove itself from regulatory oversight of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, whose job has been to review rates and some other policies of HEA and other utilities in the state. I don’t know all the issues yet, other than...

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 2:31pm
  • Without angel’s help, landlord’s requirement forces a move To My Dear Friends around Kachemak Bay, Lindianne’s Music Garden has served Homer for three years now. Spoonguy and I are grateful to the many Homeranians who studied music, rehearsed, and worked on law and justice at these premises....

    Thu, 09/15/2016 - 12:35pm
  • Many helped ‘hustle’ soar The Halibut Hustle 5K may have missed out on the sunny Saturday weather but with a brave field of participants who were undaunted by the Sunday morning forecast along with the support from the City of Homer Port and Harbor staff, we had a fantastic event....

    Thu, 09/15/2016 - 12:35pm
  • Sherry Bess has made a difference A huge, heartfelt thank you to Sherry Bess with the Homer Animal Shelter for all that she has done to help the animals, and people, in our community. Sherry, your kindness, passion and years of dedication are so very appreciated and you will be greatly missed. I hop...

    Thu, 09/15/2016 - 12:34pm

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