Letters – Feb. 11

Tech Connect thanks McNeil Canyon Elementary would like to express our sincere thanks to Tech Connect. For several years, they have offered to be the drop-off point in town for used ink jet cartridges. Our school then collects the ink jets, sorts, wraps and sends them in for recycling. We receive money for these cartridges that helps fund […]

Letters – Feb. 4

So what the hey? The reason President Obama is locking up ANWR from oil development is because the state wouldn’t get anything from this development. The state is giving all the money it would make from oil going through the pipeline this year and next year to the oil companies — plus an additional $500 […]

Letters – Jan. 28

A warm send off The Wise family would like to thank everyone for the wonderful turnout for the memorial service and all the help and sympathy extended to our family as we honored and celebrated the life of Frank M. Wise. He was a wonderful man who touched many lives over the years, and will […]

Letters – Jan. 21

Dear Alaskans — and beyond On the evening of Christmas Day, our 11-year-old-girl, Angelica, was hurt in an auto accident. We would like to give our deepest thanks to all of the rescuers and care providers who were involved in responding to this accident. There were many responders, from Homer to Anchor Point to Ninilchik, […]

Letters – Jan. 14

State must pump own oil Why doesn’t the state pump its own oil like Norway does and get all of the money for itself? If the state does not do this, then it is going to have to live with a small budget and have big cutbacks in spending. The state needs to start developing […]

Letters – Jan. 7

Freedom brings responsibility I bought a subscription to this paper because my wife, Kate and I fell in love with Homer in August. Staying nearby, we took many walks on Bishop Beach and were amazed at the freedoms people enjoyed there. I am very familiar with New Jersey beaches: strict regulations, beach patrols, beach tags, […]

Letters – Dec. 31

Arts Council starting youth programs Homer Council on the Arts continues with another round of art programs for youth starting in January. The mission of HCOA is to provide opportunities for everyone in the community to experience and participate in the arts. To meet that mission we need continual support from community members, businesses and […]

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 […]

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