Homer Opinion

  •  (Editor’s Note: April  is STD Awareness Month and this week is Public Health Week.)  You might have seen the headlines — year after year Alaska is ranked  No. 1 for chlamydia. In fact, Alaska continuously ranks at or near the top w...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 4:10pm
  • I can always tell when spring is skulking behind the mountains across the bay. First, a pitiful glimmer floats below the backside of the peaks glowing like a TV Special 2-4-1 LED lantern whose batteries are dying faster than its half-day warranty. ...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 4:08pm
  • Next time you’re tempted to whine about how much you pay in taxes, you might reconsider with this information: “Tax Freedom Day” for Alaskans falls on Saturday this year. For most Americans, the date is April 18. And for the unlucky folks who live in Connecticut the day doesn’t arrive until ...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 4:07pm
  • While it was instructive to read our mayor declare in these pages that Homer is open for business, the descriptive comments made by our town’s putative leader as to our economic future left this reader with many concerns. ...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 3:22pm
  • I would like to offer our sincerest “thank you” to the many who helped us make our initial fundraising events for the 2013 Kachemak Bay Highland Games a success this year. The Kachemak Bay Celtic Club would like to express a big “thank you” to Alice’s Champagne Palace, Cindy Burns and her ...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 3:18pm
  • I want to thank the many people who helped with the benefit for me. It was greatly appreciated and unexpected.  First off,  I want to thank the VFW for having the benefit in their building, the many people who donated their time to help put the benefit together, all the donations for the a...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 3:18pm
  • Homer Senior Center would like to give a huge thank you to Jolee Ellis and Katherine George for putting endless volunteer hours into transforming our library. It is on its way to being a functioning library.   Keren Kelley, executive director Homer Senior Citizens Inc.&...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 3:17pm
  • I appreciated Rev. Richard Olson’s letter wherein he spoke of the  “true purpose of the Second Amendment.” He said, “They (founding fathers) meant in no uncertain terms that all citizenry, all common people, should be fully armed and know how to use.” Who can argue with such plain tru...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 3:17pm
  • It is important to all of us at South Peninsula Hospital that we provide a safe, comfortable environment in which to be cared for. And we are proud to provide that for you locally, right here in the community, keeping you close to home and your loved ones. It is our goal that all who come to the hos...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 3:15pm
  • I recently attended the 2013 Alaska Youth for Environmental Action’s (AYEA) Civics and Conservation Summit where I learned about talking to legislators, how a bill passes and many more skills. I am extremely concerned about House Bill 96, which calls for labeling children’s products that contain...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 3:15pm

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