Letters – Aug. 12

Rotary helps fulfill education dreams I would like to give an honored and blessed thank you to the Kachemak Bay Rotary Club. I graduated from our beloved Homer High School this spring, and was one of the recipients of The Kachemak Bay Rotary Club Scholarship. I’d like to take this moment to thank everyone who […]

Letters – Aug. 5

Just say no to spending Since I live out East End Road, beyond the city limits, I don’t have a lot of say about what goes on in the city of Homer. Having said that, however, I just can’t sit by and watch the Homer City Council spend $385,000 to design 35 percent of a […]

Letters – July 29

Visitors thankful for helpful Homerites I would like to thank those who assisted my wife and I on the 23rd of June. My wife had collapsed on the side of the road going up to the museum. Two four wheel drives stopped and offered help. One with “Dave” I believe and his daughter got us […]

Letters – July 22

Rotary inspired I would like to thank the Homer Rotary Club for awarding me a scholarship for the coming school year. Rotary has played an incredibly large role in shaping my life through the years. When I was a sophomore, Rotary helped send me on a 10-month youth exchange to Istanbul, Turkey. My time abroad […]

Letters – July 15

At what cost? In response to the Tribune’s article about the Homer City Council considering putting up a gate on Bishop’s Beach: It irks me that a handful of “do-gooders” may result in loss of liberty to others.  I have frequented the Homer beaches for nearly 40 years. I don’t recall ever even once having […]

Letters – July 8

KBBI reached out — community responded I’d like to share a positive story about people coming together to support services they consider very important in their lives and communities. Year-round, KBBI public radio provides news, community information, music and — most importantly — timely and accurate information during times of crisis and disaster. Providing these […]

Letters – July 1

Grant helps overcome limitations On behalf of the Rotary Club of Homer Downtown, I want to thank Jane Little and the Homer Foundation for the generous grant that allowed our small club to send two students to this year’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp in Wasilla. RYLA has been called a life-changer for the young […]

Letters – June 24

Homer invests in its own people Homer has always been a community that prides itself in investing in its children. Its citizens and local businesses provide numerous opportunities to set young people up for success. One of the ways Homer works collectively to do this is by investing in education. Every year, several businesses and […]

Letters – June 17

Tillion maritime tradition continues I would like to thank the Homer Foundation and the Drew Scalzi Memorial Maritime Scholarship Fund for awarding me one of its scholarships. I greatly appreciate the support and plan to attend the California Maritime Academy in the fall to get my degree in marine transportation. I look forward to coming […]

Letters – June 10

Cruelty begets cruelty The severe mauling of a 7-year-old Unalakleet girl by a chained dog last month is a horrific example of the devastation that can result when dogs are left chained up 24/7 like old bicycles. Life on a chain is no life at all for dogs. It deprives these social pack animals of everything […]

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