Homer Opinion

  • The McNeil Community Council would like to thank all of the businesses and volunteers who helped make our fall carnival a fun, safe and successful event for our community. Fritz Creek Pizza, McDonald’s, Homer Theatre, Don Jose’s, Timeless Toys, Homer Bookstore, Bay Welding, Kachemak Wholesale, S...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:45am
  • I’m one of those offbeat types who enjoys the early morning hours where the eastern sky has yet to develop its personality and merely glows with a muted silver patina. It gives me time to have my first cup of fresh ground coffee before stepping out on the deck to inhale the scintillating breath of...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:44am
  • With support from the Sheldon Youth to Youth Fund  and the Homer Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee, local youths have been able to participate in safe social events. By offering free skating outings to the Kevin Bell Arena, more kids have been introduced to winter recreational choices and...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:42am
  • The Mountainview-Bayview loop has been a trick-or-treating tradition for more than 30 years and it was a delight to see kids, teens and adults in great costumes, full of spirit, walking with each other, and greeting friends and neighbors throughout the evening. ...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:42am
  • The Homer Ministerial Association would like to say “thank you” to all of the supporters who made this year’s Eighth Annual Harvest Carnival a success. This year, 1,053 people attended the carnival, which is held annually on Halloween Weekend at Christian Community Church. This free community ...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:42am
  • It’s time for the people to stand up, be counted and participate in the process by exercising their right to vote in the Homer City Council run-off election that will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3.  The voter turnout exhibited on Oct. 6 was poor at best when it came to electing two candidates fo...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 2:23pm
  • Last month I had a bitter-sweet experience, but mostly, it was beautiful. Buffeted by wind and rain kicked up by a mid-September storm, I took part in the gathering of over 200 friends and neighbors at Mavis Muller’s 12th annual Burning Basket celebration.  ...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 7:44am
  • Some years ago as I stood in the national archives building and read from the original copy of our Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, I could not help but reflect on Lincoln’s closing words in his Gettysburg address ”...and that government of  the people, by the people,...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 7:42am
  • I first ran for Homer City Council more than three years ago, because I wanted to put a simple idea to the test — Could an elected official be someone I could trust and respect and still get re-elected? Can a politician be transparent, clear on his position, approach each issue with regard for evi...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 7:41am
  • I want to take a moment and recognize our wonderful community’s incredible hospital staff and facilities. After spending four days there for the birth of our son Oberon Alby Jackson (long may he reign!), Jennifer and I were so very impressed with their level of professionalism, their compassion an...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 7:39am

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