Homer Opinion

  • Sometimes the problems of this world seem so huge it feels pointless to try and do anything about them. “Being part of the solution” often sounds like a feel-good phrase and actions to match it appear largely symbolic. But, so what? A Kenai River guide has provided inspiration to do what you can...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:41pm
  • Have you ever played a violent video game? Fantasy gore seems to be more and more popular as the graphics are refined and technical kinks are straightened out. They have become increasingly popular among the teen to young adult population, especially in boys. What is it that makes them so fascinatin...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:40pm
  • Your article last week: "Bears out and about; be cautious" was duly noted. Blown away, I was, reading in the Anchorage Daily News a couple of Sundays ago about Dan Bigley's 2003 bear attack on the Russian River, which left him blind. He's written about it in a book: "Beyond the Bear," soon to be pub...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 4:36pm
  • Homer Hockey Divas would like to thank our sponsors for a great 2012-2013 season. Our sponsors were Beluga Lake Lodge, The Salty Dawg, Down East Saloon, AJ's Old Town Steak House, Dr. Adcox and South Peninsula Orthopedics, Homer's Jeans, The Alibi, and one other lovely lady who wishes to remain unna...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 4:34pm
  • April is National Volunteer Recognition Month, and South Peninsula Hospital would like to recognize the more than 100 individuals who volunteer to make our community hospital earn a spot in the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation....

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 4:33pm
  • In this world of suffering and confusion, where peace is war, and freedom is slavery, we still found a spot in this little hamlet where love managed to leave the light on for us. There is no other time in the history of music evolution where dancing humans fill the room with one heart beat, one love...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 4:33pm
  • 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

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