Homer Opinion

  • In February of this year the Food and Drug Administration, FDA, announced it was extending for 60 days (until April 26) the comment period in regard to their decision to approve AquaBounty's genetically modified salmon for sale to the public. I will be voicing my disapproval to that decision. Here's...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 4:32pm
  • Although I can accept the end result of the natural gas Special Assesment District, or SAD, the mechanism for approving such proposals strikes me as rather high-handed and fundamentally unfair. Once the process is in motion the entire burden for terminating the proposal falls upon those in oppositio...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 4:31pm
  • Garbage is a dirty business. Homer's new transfer site, a $12 million or so project, has been privatized and will soon be operated by the lowest bidder....

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 4:29pm
  • Last year as the merits of natural gas coming to Homer were discussed, there were a couple of recurring questions: Why aren't we talking about renewable energy? Wouldn't an investment in renewable energy be better for residents and the planet?...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 4:25pm
  • In the last few weeks the United States government has received multiple threats from North Korea involving nuclear attacks on major U.S. cities. These threats come from the newly appointed dictator of North Korea Kim Jung-un (30 years old), who was recently appointed after the death of the previous...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 2:25pm
  • When tragedy strikes, the government's first act is to blame the incident on someone or something. After the horrific tragedy in Connecticut, the government quickly began blaming guns for the damage that was done and lives that were lost. Soon after that, our entire nation went into an uproar protes...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 2:22pm
  • By Lindsey Schneider...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 2:21pm
  • A  great untold story of Alaska’s economic success is our vibrant fishing industry, including commercial and sport fishing. If we manage these renewable resources well, then Alaskans will continue to profit from our fisheries. However, short-sighted decisions on state and federal legislation ...

    Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:05pm
  • Chuck and I are truly grateful for all of the help in our community, for when Chuck was missing out at East End on Monday, March 25, on his snowmobile machine. We appreciate all the time and effort, the emergency services, search and rescue, helicopter pilots, state troopers, Snomads and everyone el...

    Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:03pm
  • Several weeks ago, Homer Electric Association sponsored a Ski for Free Day at the Homer-Ohlson Mountain Rope Tow. It was a great success. Everyone had a lot of fun and a huge quantity of hamburgers, hot dogs, and homemade cookies was devoured. Kachemak Ski Club thanks HEA for their continued support...

    Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:01pm

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