You know when you are watching a skilled magician — whether onstage or a street performance — you recognize the talent and discipline that allows slight of hand to appear magical.
Remember to ‘Share the Spirit’ If your household is in need, and you would like to apply for a holiday basket, time is running out! The deadline for a Share the Spirit application is Friday, Dec.13. Please don’t delay. Go to a human services agency where you or a member of your family receive assistance, […]
Meet your basketball Mariners The Homer Mariner Boys and Girls basketball teams invite the community to a night of “Meet the Mariners” tomorrow, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. in the gym. The evening acts as a fundraiser for the boys basketball program, and features a soup and bread dinner for $5 per person, as well […]
The following records are cases and records filed in court. Individuals are innocent until proven guilty, and copies of the records are publicly available. Misdemeanor Anastasia Katrina Leach, 22, fourth-degree assault. John Edward Howe III, 42, driving under the influence. Angelique Jozell Dalbora, 39, driving under the influence. Shayne Hylmar Anderson, 27, disorderly conduct. Stephanie […]
A little history behind Foundation funding Many thanks to Carey Restino for her clear reporting in last week’s paper about the city council’s funding cuts to the Pratt Museum and other local, nonprofit organizations. As the years pass, I worry the public has lost touch with the history behind that funding. In particular, I want […]
Our mail on Aug. 29, 2013, contained an unsigned letter announcing an American Community Survey. “Your Response is Required by Law.” The return address was listed as U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau, 1201 East 10th Street, Jeffersonville, Ind.
As a long-time Alaskan who has been here since 1969, I will not be silenced by House Bill 77. I firmly believe in the responsibility of citizens to engage in government decisions, because we are part of the checks and balances on government.
Last year, the Parnell Administration threw a bomb that could blow up all your rights and protections under our State Constitution. The State House passed Parnell’s HB 77, “The Silencing Alaskans Act.” It sits in the State Senate now, fuse burning, ready to explode in our face with the opening of the 2014 Legislative Session.
The Kenai River Sportfishing Association is currently pursuing an aggressive campaign to “Save our Kenai Kings.” Perhaps you have heard their radio ads or seen their networking on social media.
Wayne Dyer suggests that one of his secrets to success in life is to live by a simple axiom: “Change the way you look at things, and the things you look at will change.”
So what are you looking at?