Homer Opinion

  • I would like to thank my coaches, donors to the Alice Witte Memorial Scholarship fund and the Homer Foundation for awarding me the Alice Witte Memorial Volleyball Scholarship. I used this generous grant for an amazing volleyball camp experience. The California camp was led by Marv Dunphy, head coach...

    Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:06pm
  • It is that time of year again when we start looking toward the  Community Thanksgiving Basket Program. I will be sending out several letters to keep everyone informed about times and dates. The basket program is only as successful as we the people make it.  Our community has some of the mo...

    Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:05pm
  • A hearty hello to our entire city,Thursday evening was appreciation night sponsored by our Homer City Council to say “Thanks!” to the boards and commissions for serving to assist our governing body. The myriad of details, quantities of time and attention to details necessary to ensure orderly op...

    Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:05pm
  • There is an old saying in Alaska: “There are four seasons in Alaska: almost winter, winter, still winter, and ‘Construction.’”We are near the end of what has felt like an un-ending construction season: pullouts along the Sterling Highway from Soldotna down, Ocean Drive down the length of the...

    Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:04pm
  • It is encouraging to see younger folks running for public office. I am concerned, however, about some of their philosophies.Mr. Arno and Mr. Arnold both believe Homer is anti-business. I have my own issues with the city, but the city is not anti-business. Many of us prefer supporting local businesse...

    Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:02pm
  • The editorial “Enough already on HERC talks,” which appeared last week in a local paper, contains so much misinformation that one hardly knows where to begin....

    Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:01pm
  • Everyone wants things to work better. Homer being a first-class city isn’t perfect but it works. Having been privileged to work with this bureaucracy in the past, I would like to make a few comments....

    Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:00pm
  • Needed: Spaghetti feed organizerWe again find ourselves in the position of not having anyone to be chairman for the Spaghetti Feed. As you know, this is the main source of income for the Christmas Basket program conducted by the Share the Spirit organization.  This is a plea to the community fo...

    Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:44pm
  • Steve Strait’s lawsuit against the state of Alaska’s approval of the Walker-Mallott no-party gubernatorial ticket will backfire on the Alaska Republican Party, or ARP. Strait and Frank McQueary, a financial supporter of the lawsuit, are among the chairman-appointees to the ARP executive committe...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:42pm
  • Since 1940 there has been a library in our community. Before 1978, the Homer Public Library was run by various community organizations, after that it was a city department and in 1979 a true library facility was built....

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:41pm

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