Homer Opinion

  • Community skate happens Dec. 24 On behalf of the Homer Hockey Association and the Kevin Bell Arena, I’d like to thank the K-Bay Marines for sponsoring our annual Christmas Eve Community Skate.  This is a free event, open to the entire community.  Rumor has it, Santa plan...

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:40pm
  • When almost half the population of the United States believes that the torture of prisoners can be justified, I wonder if our citizenship has lost its moral compass. The biography of William F. Dodd, ambassador to Germany during the time of the Nazi rise to power, cogently clarifies that when the po...

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:40pm
  • It’s December, it’s dark and more rain than snow falls. So what’s new? What can we focus on to brighten life a bit? Here’s a story about a volunteer who spread a little stardust magic wherever she went: Cindy Birkhimer, a name some of you know, volunteered for the Homer Foundation for 3 year...

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:38pm
  • T his Christmas Eve it will be two decades since I experienced an unrivaled eruption of grandeur helping me sidestep a pointless night of lonesomeness. It began as just another occasion where I ended up working along a high arctic section of the Dalton Highway during a festive time of year.  Vo...

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:36pm
  • Most of us read every day in one capacity or another. We check our email. We scan the headlines. We might read a few articles that by the end of the day we have largely forgotten.  But how often do we allow ourselves to get lost in a good book? It seems as though distractions abound, and findin...

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:34pm
  • As City Manager Walt Wrede prepares to leave the position he has held for 12 years, we want to wish him well in the new chapter in his life and say thanks for his service to the community....

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:31pm
  • Thank you to the parents of four-legged family members for supporting the Second Annual Homer Animal Friends “Santa Paws” event on Dec. 14 at the Animal Shelter.  Homer Animal Friends raised $640 thanks to the generosity of the community at “Santa Paws.” The community “Paws’d” fro...

    Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:08pm
  • We held our very first Senior Fashion Show here at Homer Senior Citizens Inc. in November and it was a huge success. We had amazing models and an enthusiastic crowd to help keep the energy up all night....

    Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:08pm
  • The community spirit and generosity that exists within this community is touching and always something to behold. Time after time, the people, businesses and organizations step up and respond to the diverse and seemingly endless causes, needs and requests that require our attention. Even when resour...

    Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:08pm
  • Editor’s Note: The following letter was addressed to Gov. Bill Walker and submitted for publication....

    Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:07pm

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