Letters to the Editor – Oct. 21

Paul Bank PTA thank you I would like to thank the parents and community members who have helped the Paul Banks PTA raise funds for our school’s new sign. In these financial times, there is no way our school would be able to afford such a high-quality sign. I know there was a lot of […]

Letters to the Editor – Oct. 14

Go pink in October One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. This includes our mothers, daughters, friends and neighbors right here in our community. The October Breast Cancer Awareness Month Pink Flag Campaign helps local families affected by breast cancer by supporting […]

Letters to the Editor – Oct. 7, 2015

Another helping of food-tax issues The borough is at it again. Is this the third time to spend more money on the voting process? Of course they have confused the choice – give them the Civil Right answer: Vote YES for no tax on non-prepared food. Jeff Thalman Anchor Point Coming together to honor Hospice […]

Letters to the Editor – Sept. 30

Volunteers really do make a difference This summer season, 180-plus volunteers — everyday people like you and me — got together to make a difference on Kenai Peninsula rivers through the Stream Watch program. This year marks the 21st season for the volunteer-driven program, involving people from across the state of Alaska — and right […]

Letters to the Editor – Sept. 23

McDonald’s egg pledge is small step McDonald’s pledge last week to start using cage-free eggs is only a small step in preventing staggering suffering endured by millions of birds. Hatcheries that annually supply 200 million female hens for U.S. egg production, including cage-free, also kill the same number of male chicks at birth by grinding […]

Letters- Sept.16

Thanks for Resiliency Celebration We had a beautiful morning on Aug. 30 for the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic’s “Resiliency Run and Ride” on the Homer Spit. We thank all of the participants, younger and older, on foot and wheels, who showed up at low tide to run, walk or ride on the 1K and […]

Letters- Sept.9

Tired of mixed messages? For all Homer residents and beyond there’s a great opportunity in Homer for an 18 hour weekend workshop Sept. 25, 26, 27 on Creative Conflict Resolution/ Alternatives to Violence Workshop. Tired of mixed messages? Disagreements in your family? Misunderstandings at work? Violence in your community, hate and cruelty in the world? […]

Letters -Sept. 2

Stock in the Alaska LNG line Walker wants to buy out State’s partner in LNG project (Alaska Dispatch News, Aug. 25, 2015) With an ever-increasing budget deficit in the State’s future, we want to spend $100 million in taxpayer money to own a piece of the LNG line? At 79 years old and on a […]

Letters -Aug. 26

Stealing from neighbors not the ‘Alaska way’ Some time ago, there was a good article about Iceland — perhaps you read it also. They face similar issues as we do in Alaska, yet they discuss them openly through social conversations in media, theater and music. That impressed me. For eight years, I fished commercially, and […]

Letters – Aug. 19

No beach party I was on the first Beach Policy Task Force 14 years ago. As a result, I would like to share the thoughts below: We studied for more than a year and learned that Bishop’s Beach to the right (or west — heading toward Anchor Point) is a traditional road. Therefore, there is […]

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