Homer Opinion

  • I would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who sponsored, volunteered for, participated in and otherwise supported the Homer Halibut Festival in September. As a fisherman and as an advocate for our marine ecosystem and the many livelihoods and traditions made within it, I am deeply grate...

    Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:20pm
  • HoWL Inc. would like to thank the Youth Advisory Committee and the Homer Foundation for their generous gift towards our DiRtBaG Service Corps program. At HoWL, DiRtBaG stands for Discount Rates to Boys and Girls. By participating in community service projects, students earn $30 toward other HoWL tri...

    Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:20pm
  • Francie Roberts, thank you for serving on the Homer City Council for 12 years. Six of those years I was fortunate to serve along side of you and always valued your very thoughtful and educated thoughts and opinions. Not only did you come to each council meeting well prepared, you listened carefully ...

    Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:20pm
  • Three summers ago, the time was right to get a dog.  I wanted to get a shelter dog because I know there are so many dogs without homes. I visited a few at the shelter, took some out for a walk, and kept watching the papers for the dog-of-the-week photo. Then I saw him in the paper!  Just t...

    Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:19pm
  • 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...

    Wed, 09/30/2015 - 3:38pm
  • G rowing up in California, I never gave it a second thought when I went to the grocery store and did not pay taxes on my fruits, veggies, eggs, milk, meats and packaged foods. Over four years ago, I moved to Anchor Point. When I went to buy food at our local grocery store, I was shocked to see that ...

    Wed, 09/30/2015 - 3:37pm
  • Thank you to Homer City Council Member Francie Roberts for nine years of thoughtful, caring leadership on the council and as Mayor Pro Tem. On a personal level you have been a great mentor and colleague to me both with the council and on the KBBI board. I hope you enjoy the free time that opens up n...

    Wed, 09/30/2015 - 3:31pm
  • On Tuesday, Sept. 29, I was at Bishop’s Beach for the high tide of 22.9 feet, the second highest tide this year.  By the time I got there all the the berm area to the east where cars have been driving was covered with water.  The waves were extremely high because the wind was blowing tow...

    Wed, 09/30/2015 - 3:30pm
  • Homer’s own improvisational group, Fresh Produce 2.0, recently donated to young people at the R.E.C. Room. These donation funds will provide support to teens struggling with homelessness. One way our community will benefit in the very near future from parts of these funds is the public showing of ...

    Wed, 09/30/2015 - 3:29pm
  • Is it ethical to tax our food?   I don’t think so. Vote “yes” on Proposition No. 1 to abolish the food tax.Let’s not be sheep! Julie Carlson...

    Wed, 09/30/2015 - 3:28pm

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