Homer Opinion

  • On behalf of the board, staff and volunteers of the Pratt Museum, thank you to the David and Mary Schroer Fund and the KLEPS Fund, two donor-advised funds of the Homer Foundation, for grants to support the Pratt Museum’s award-winning high school intern program. This support of the Pratt and our e...

    Thu, 06/04/2015 - 8:53am
  • The summer season is upon us and for many Alaskans this means fishing for one of the state’s most prized species — halibut.  During the first week in June, federal fishery managers have an important opportunity to take a stand for those of us in Alaska that value and depend on the halibut r...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:58am
  • T he theme for the Homer Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is “Heroes,” and not just the kind with super-powers and capes. ...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:58am
  • On behalf of the students and staff, I would like to thank David and Mary Schroer for their generous contribution and support to Homer Middle School through the Donor Advised Fund, a part of the Homer Foundation. Their contribution of $3,000 goes a long way in helping Homer Middle School offer quali...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:50am
  • I would like to offer a big thank you to the American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 16 for the generous scholarship of $500. I was thrilled to learn of my selection for this honor and I am deeply appreciative of their support. After salmon fishing, I will be leaving for Concordia University to earn a ba...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:50am
  • School is out and summer fun begins with the HomerARTS Camp the first two weeks of June. The first week, June 1-5, will feature Bluegrass Camp for Kids at Homer Middle School. The second week, June 8-12, will feature Andrew Vait’s Rock/Pop Camp with Homer Grown Animal Eyes Haven Multz, Colin McCar...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:49am
  • A huge heartfelt thank you goes out to everyone’s contributions to On the Wing 2015. Without you, it would not happen. To the poets, the singers, musicians, little fiddlers and actors, the audience, the Homer Theatre, the news media, the sound crew, and of course the Shorebird folks, you all rock!...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:43am
  • You see, but may not know ... a commendable effort. You see them at health fairs, longterm care, the hospital gift shop, the hospital gardens, with “Boo Bears” in the ER, in the hospital book fair, hospital appreciation week (serving desserts), helping  a newcomer find a department of the h...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:42am
  • I want to give a shout out to our local businesses and organizations that supported the Healthy Futures Program and the Mileage Club Program at West Homer Elementary and Fireweed Academy third-sixth grades this spring....

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:34am
  • We see in the news every day about how the Legislature is working on deep cutbacks for fire, police, road maintenance, schools and all the other state departments. However, there is no mention of cutbacks on the state giving hundreds of millions of dollars to the oil companies in tax credits. They h...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:32am

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