Homer Opinion

  • The annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival has come of age. If it was a young adult, this year’s 21st festival would be celebrating full legal rights. As one of Homer’s many weekend events that draw visitors to town, the shorebird festival ranks up there with Memorial Day and the  Fourth of...

    Wed, 05/08/2013 - 5:29pm
  • When Homer’s varsity soccer teams opened their seasons Friday on Colony High’s shiny new artificial turf playing field, it was the first time all year that Homer players had gotten outdoors to play. Homer’s grass field was still sodden and untouchable.  For their opponents from Houston Hi...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:52pm
  • Homer Senior Citizens Inc. and Friendship Center Adult Day Services would like to give thanks to everyone in the community who so graciously helped us with our talent show....

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:50pm
  • April 13 marked HoWL’s fourth annual Homer Climbing Competition, held at the Bay Club since 2010. The event has traditionally been a fundraiser to support HoWL’s rock climbing programs, and this year, thanks to more sponsors and more climbers than ever before, it was a tremendous success. The Ho...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:49pm
  • The Homer Community Food Pantry recently received significant financial support from the Community Chest at the Homer Foundation. The Community Chest is intended to provide emergency help and bridge funding to support families with children that are in need of services other than food. The ability t...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:48pm
  • Once again, individuals, businesses, nonprofits and government agencies demonstrated their support for electronics recycling on the Kenai Peninsula by participating or contributing to the eighth annual Homer Electronics Recycling Event.  ...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:46pm
  • We thank Mayor Beth Wythe and Homer City Council members for their service and dedication to Homer’s vibrant culture, economy and government. Democracy is animated when an informed public is engaged in the issues affecting people’s daily lives. The arts contribute unique programs, settings and c...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:46pm
  • Spring is here in Homer and the gardeners are chomping at the bit to get outside and get in the dirt. I know because I’m one of them, but I also know because of the more than 60 folks who have taken gardening classes in the last few weeks. Growing your own food is super gratifying, helps the pocke...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:45pm
  • Time for an update on the continuing saga of our Anchor Point heroine. It has been 14 months since it started, and in spite of dishonorable politicians and incompetent borough staff, our heroine is still fighting the good fight, continuing to serve our community with honor and integrity and a sense ...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:44pm
  • I am extremely disappointed that the Legislature, including Sen. Peter Micciche and Rep. Paul Seaton, voted for Senate Bill 21, which reduces the income that Alaskans earn from our oil. This bill will reduce revenue by $4.5 billion at current oil prices without any guarantee of new oil production or...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:42pm

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