Letters – Dec. 24

Thank you K-Bay Marines! 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 plans to make a guest appearance. So come on down […]

Letters – Dec. 17

Hoping for a hyperbole hiatus in 2015 The New Year is almost here. It will probably bring a collective sigh of relief to many; finally — 2014 is over.  I think most of us are tired; tired of the constant political hyperbole that preoccupied 2014, as well as the tiring metaphors that were endlessly used or misused.  I […]

Letters – Dec. 10

Bowling a success Thank you Homer for another successful Special Olympics bowling season. We couldn’t have done it without the help of the entire community. Special thanks goes to Mark Cooper for donating his time, as well as Kachemak Bowl. You are a great asset to this community. Thanks to Stephen Overdorf and volunteers for […]

Letters – Dec. 3

Many ways to help the hungry What a blessed time of the year for the Homer Community Food Pantry.  Between the Coast Guard Hickory’s generous 3,160 pound donation of cans and dry goods, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, the Glacierview Baptist Youth Group, several churches and many generous individuals, we are able to provide holiday […]

Letters – Nov. 26

Please stop! Where to begin – this is a plea to those who smoke. Please stop! My two brothers smoked, one died of cancer and the other is still suffering from the effects of smoking. My sister died from the “love of smoking!” The doctors almost had her cured from cancer, she had a strong […]

Letters – Nov. 19

Four years of Republican supremacy? Whoopee! Now Alaskans will have not one, but two, arrogant, self-important men to represent them in Washington. I’m sure that Don Young and Mr. Sullivan are going to have plenty to share with one another. Thank you, Mark Begich, for honoring the democratic process by waiting for the votes of […]

Letters – Nov. 12

Thank you Sandy! A rock for Kachemak Gear Shed has retired. For 23 years, Sandy Crane has served customers for the Gear Shed. We will miss his smiling face, his expertise, his wisdom and his culinary skills. Those who know Sandy have had the joy of sampling his salmon dip, his clam chowder, his pulled […]

Letters – Nov. 5

Bringing music and memories to seniors We would like to thank Colleen from the Homer Family Theater for inspiring us and the Homer community to bring music and memories to our seniors. We also thank the enthusiastic volunteers who signed up after the encore showing of “Alive Inside,” to help develop individual playlists for each […]

Letters – Oct. 29

  Enjoying the ‘Colors of Homer’ On Saturday night, I had the pleasure of attending “Colors of Homer” at the Homer Public Library. It was a magical evening during which high school students shared their visual and performing talents in a safe, supportive environment. I want to publically thank students, staff, community members and local […]

Letters – Oct. 22

Clarifying import substitution Chris Story mentioned in his post-election opinion piece in last week’s Homer Tribune that Lindianne Sarno had a program to harbor chickens within the city of Homer to create an economic boom, and this made him go “huh?” To set the record straight: I mentioned chickens at the Homer Voice for Business […]

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