Homer Opinion

  • On May 18 and 19, the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center hosted Marine Safety Training for the entire seventh grade from Homer Middle School.  The students ebulliently learned how to avoid, prevent and treat hypothermia. They intrepidly donned immersion suits and several other types of personal flotatio...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:29am
  • Homer Council on the Arts continues to impress me; this incredible nonprofit has once again proven their generosity towards Homer’s young artists.  I’m honored to be one of them, and to have received a $600 scholarship for theatre arts through their Youth Summer Arts Scholarship program. Th...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:20am
  • I would like to formally thank the Aleutian Harvester Memorial Scholarship and the Emblem Club for supporting me in my college endeavors. By growing up in Homer I have learned that it takes a village to raise a child and their support is a perfect example of that. I look forward to my opportunity to...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:19am
  • Did you serve in the military? Do you know any veterans living on the lower Kenai Peninsula? Call and let them know about an exciting veteran Stand Down event on the lower Kenai Peninsula being sponsored by the Homer Elks Lodge and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Location:&...

    Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:18am
  • What does the $1.5 million taken from our budget mean to Alaska’s Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention Work? When Gov. Bill Walker called the Alaska Legislature back into session, the $1.5 million taken out of the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault’s budget for prevention...

    Wed, 05/20/2015 - 2:11pm
  • Despite difficult logistics, rural communities across Kachemak Bay participated in last month’s Electronics Recycling Day with more than 5,000 pounds of e-waste collected and recycled....

    Wed, 05/20/2015 - 2:09pm
  • South Peninsula Hospital celebrates National Hospital Week every year with daily fun events for the employees in appreciation for all they do all year long. On Wednesday, May 13, hospital employees were treated to soothing massages by several of our talented local massage therapists. For stress reli...

    Wed, 05/20/2015 - 2:08pm
  • I would love to thank Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Club for the generous scholarship of $1,000 and your continued support throughout our community and to express my sincere gratitude to you for making the 2015 scholarship possible. I was thrilled to learn of my selection for this honor and I am deeply ...

    Wed, 05/20/2015 - 2:08pm
  • In late August of this year, I will begin the next chapter of my life: college. I intend to major in conservation biology and minor in environmental  policy/political science at State University of New York College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) in Syracuse, N.Y. ...

    Wed, 05/20/2015 - 2:08pm
  • Homer High School is truly blessed to have so many wonderful organizations and community members who support us. We would like to thank the individuals and businesses who helped make our end-of-year picnic possible.  We extend great appreciation to the Marine Trades Association for sponsoring t...

    Wed, 05/20/2015 - 2:07pm

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