Have Americans lost hope?
The trust-deficit between them and their policymakers is distressingly large, with only 19 percent, according to an October Pew poll, who say that they have faith that the government will do what is right just about always or most of the time.
When Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast in 1621 – often considered the “First Thanksgiving” – there were more than a few overwhelming obstacles the early dinner guests had to overcome: The pilgrims had just recently spent 66 days and 2,750 miles on a crowded Mayflower voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. […]
Hello Homer — Fritz Creek calling I would like to thank Sen. Peter Micciche for sponsoring a Dec. 10 public meeting regarding House Bill 77 here in Homer. We are fortunate he is doing so, as Governor Sean Parnell and the commissioner of Alaska Department of Natural Resources have seen fit to deny the citizens […]
At times it was hard to believe that the word-power and masterly crafted emotional grit coming off the K-Bay Caffe stage Saturday night was from such young poets. Using the natural rhythms and cadence of the spoken word, they delved deep into relationships, history, family and tragedy. They did it with humor, grace and above all, style.
Thanksgiving is almost here. If you have the financial resources to provide a comfortable life for your family, you have reason to be thankful. And if you can afford to share some of your “bounty” with charitable organizations, you may want to be as generous as possible — because your gifts may allow you to both give and receive.
Hospital gift shop relocated The Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop has relocated and expanded in the South Peninsula Hospital main entrance, just outside registration. The shop is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is staffed by volunteers from the hospital Auxiliary. All proceeds from the shop support the hospital. Open year-round, […]
Ptarmigan Arts gallery members are in the midst of their third-annual Back Room Gallery Exhibit and Scholarship Auction. The silent auction features artwork and other items donated by local and statewide artists, individuals and businesses.
“Black Friday” came a week early for Kenai Peninsula residents, as the area was struck with a power outage that left both residences and businesses without electricity for most of the afternoon.
Perhaps Mother Nature was giving the Homer hockey team some kind of omen when she dumped 18 inches of snow in Juneau last week. A strong winter storm closed the airport, preventing the Juneau Douglas Crimson Bears from arriving on time for their 5 p.m. Friday game at Homer’s End of the Road Shootout Hockey Tournament at Kevin Bell Arena.
The pitter-patter of wet, bare feet announced the return of Kachemak Swim Club’s 2013 swim season with the Turkey Time Invitational at Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center last Friday and Saturday.