Homer Opinion

  • The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra performance here on Aug. 8 was simply stupendous. This assemblage of dedicated, all-volunteer performers seems to get better each year. I remember its earliest years, when there were far fewer members and sometimes somewhat less than sterling performances of more diffic...

    Thu, 09/10/2015 - 7:33am
  • In 2015, there are more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 6,400 in Alaska. In addition, there are 15.7 million Americans caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including 33,000 caregivers in Alaska. This debilitating disease is the sixth lea...

    Thu, 09/10/2015 - 7:33am
  • The Kachemak Bay Water Trail Committee thanks the Heritage R.V. Park for donating four picnic tables to be used at Water Trail sites around Kachemak Bay. The committee also thanks Aron Peterson for his work in the refurbishing of the tables. One table has been placed at the Swift Creek campsite; oth...

    Thu, 09/10/2015 - 7:32am
  • We had a beautiful morning on Aug. 30 for the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic’s “Resiliency Run and Ride” on the Homer Spit. We thank all of the participants, younger and older, on foot and wheels, who showed up at low tide to run, walk or ride on the 1K and 5K beach loops from Mariner Par...

    Thu, 09/10/2015 - 7:32am
  • 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...

    Thu, 09/03/2015 - 7:55am
  • On Sept. 10 and 11, I will hold meetings in Homer and Ninilchik to gather constituent input on the state budget.  The budget has been discussed a lot this year with the state having a $3 billion deficit and only three years of reserves. ...

    Thu, 09/03/2015 - 7:47am
  • Dear Beloved Businesses and Citizens of Homer, We hope your summer season has been successful and you have been able to enjoy the bounty that comes with being a member of this wonderful community. We ask that you remember as this season winds down to include Share the Spirit in your...

    Thu, 09/03/2015 - 7:44am
  • As I mentioned in a recent Point of View piece, I’ve turned the news back on to behold Donald Trump blame illegal immigrants for what’s at the core of what’s wrong with our country. His scapegoating certainly seems to resonate with Republicans with their going gaga over it and him. It appears ...

    Thu, 09/03/2015 - 7:43am
  • Rotary Health Fair applications have been sent out to all past exhibitors and are due back by Sept. 17. If you are a past exhibitor and did not receive the emails, please let me know right away by sending me your correct email address. If you or someone you know would make a great exhibitor addition...

    Thu, 09/03/2015 - 7:43am
  • “You will have to eat bread and milk for dinner tonight,” she said every now and then.My mother wasn’t lazy. She birthed 11 children, eight of us at home and breast fed all of us. We lived on a small farm in North Dakota “in the boon docks” so to speak, no school bus service, not on the ma...

    Thu, 08/27/2015 - 7:34am

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