Homer Opinion

  • Homer Events hosted its first “Bonfire On The Beach” last Sunday. As a first-year event it had some weaknesses, and there will be a lot of changes to next year’s party, but in the end — “Holy mackerel!”...

    Thu, 08/18/2016 - 1:36pm
  • Ken Flynn wrote a letter to the Alaska Dispatch News (June 26) suggesting Barack Obama serve two more years as president. The idea seemed far-fetched, but in light of revelations of Democratic National Committee actions to sabotage Bernie Sanders’ campaign, it deserves consideration....

    Thu, 08/18/2016 - 1:35pm
  • The past few weeks, Kachemak Crane Watch has been receiving reports of Sandhill Cranes walking roads in town that are very busy with speeding cars and near power lines. Callers are asking why cranes are in this part of town in the middle of the street.   Many callers are concerned for the ...

    Thu, 08/18/2016 - 1:35pm
  • The benefits of the Permanent Fund shared equally have had a very positive effect. Because of the dividend program, income disparity in Alaska is the lowest of any state. It provides for many low-income and workingclass families. and we have achieved a higher degree of social justice because of it. ...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 3:54pm
  • Homer Animal Friends would like to thank Grace Ridge Brewing for hosting the first annual HAF and Kachemak Bay Running Club "Dog Jog". The event was well attended and the participants enjoyed excellent crafted beer. Following one of the true definitions of grace, the brewery's employees pooled toget...

    Thu, 08/04/2016 - 3:30pm
  • I am writing to thank the Homer Foundation and the Tin Roof Fund for awarding me the Beluga Tale Fiction Writing Scholarship in 2015. The scholarship will help me attend my second year at Swarthmore College. I greatly appreciate that my community supports its youth, and their endeavors in education ...

    Thu, 08/04/2016 - 3:23pm
  • I was raised strict Republican to think for myself. I have watched Paul Seaton work diligently with diverse town and state organizations election year or not.. both locally and in the legislature. He is a powerful thinking voice for our community. If the shoe fits, why change it. Martha Ellen A...

    Thu, 08/04/2016 - 3:22pm
  • It is not often that I write a letter to the editor, but this is a time I feel compelled to voice strong support for representative Paul Seaton in District 31. He has the courage to actually lead in order to move things forward. He not only represents his district exceedingly well, but Representativ...

    Thu, 08/04/2016 - 3:19pm
  • I am supporting Representative Paul Seaton for re-election. Alaska is currently pumping $9-10 billion worth of oil per year with zero net benefit to the general fund. We have fields where the State has paid a hefty percentage of development costs that will not yield production taxes until the price ...

    Thu, 08/04/2016 - 3:14pm
  • Speeches! Meaningless words put together to make someone believe what is being said by someone who does not believe what they said. In other words, what you want to believe. But the speaker does not. One is a polished politician of many years who knows how to use words in a positive way to make you ...

    Thu, 08/04/2016 - 3:13pm

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