Homer Opinion

  • More often than not you are female, somewhere between 18 and 30. Even if you are a local, you have journeyed far, taken a chance and are not ordinary.   Your boldness is disguised beneath your beauty. I see you standing alongside your tutor, who is also more often than not, female, owns the bus...

    Thu, 05/29/2014 - 8:26am
  • If I asked you what you think our biggest problem in Homer is, what would you say? When this question was posed to six Homer youth at a statewide leadership conference called LeadOn! in November 2013, our first thoughts were around substance abuse, which we all think is a real issue for teens and ad...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:42am
  • This year the Magnuson Stevens Act will be reauthorized by Congress. The MSA is the law by which the National Marine Fisheries Service and the North Pacific Fisheries Council manage the federal fisheries off of Alaska. In public hearings the message that “all is well in Alaska waters” and “no ...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:37am
  • A “big” thank you to the Jenson Fund of the Homer Foundation for their donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters and our clothing project fundraiser. Through their generosity we have been able to rent a storage unit to assist us with our clothing donations. Because we do not charge children and ...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:34am
  • I would like to thank Dr. Dots Sherwood for leading the book discussion on Pukka’s Promise last Thursday night at the Homer Bookstore. Everyone that attended gained new information on pet vaccinations, food, spay/neuter and  environment. Homer is so lucky to have Dr. Sherwood and her progress...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:33am
  • “We the people of Homer, Alaska, having chosen to settle amongst the beauty and bounty of Kachemak Bay, establish this charter from which our governance shall be determined, and our rights as its citizens shall be protected.”  That could be the preamble to the city constitution that I would...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:28am
  • With our early spring/summer weather, and abundance of fun activities going on, it was gratifying to again see our community’s dedication to electronics recycling in Homer.  More than 100 individuals and 30 businesses joined dozens of volunteers and supporters to pull off yet another successf...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:28am
  • The Shorebirds have returned. Homer welcomed their arrival with open arms and a sense of awe. Thanks to the Homer Chamber of Commerce for a well organized welcoming committee.  Friends of Kachemak Bay State Parks would like to thank Safeway, Kachemak Wholesale, Save-U-More and KBay Caffe’ for...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:28am
  • Dear Homer gardeners,  For the second time this spring, someone has removed plants (peonies and lilies) from the Emblem Club garden at Baycrest Hill. I know that there has been information circulating that the gardens at the pullout are all being  redone this year but that is not true. The...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:27am
  • It’s just overwhelming — the media coverage of how we should vote this fall on the ballot measure to repeal the “new” oil tax. One could simply choose not to listen — admittedly a wise choice — because the strident pros and cons in this debate have tuned out the old-time Alaska mindset t...

    Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:15pm

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