The Homer Fish &Game Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at the KBRR building located at 2181 Kachemak Drive. Agenda will include discussion of BOF and BOG proposals (further discussion on moose, black bear and small game) to submit and any other business that may properly come before the committee. For more information contact Dave Lyon at 399-2340.
The Kachemak Swim Club has spent the last two weeks gutting out races in pools from Southeast Alaska to the state of Oregon to right here at home.
Alaska Needs Alyse Galvin
Over the course of the past three weeks, the students, who I have the pleasure of working with every day, in my freshmen language arts classes have been studying opinion/editorial writing as part of our argument writing unit. They have been reading example editorials, scouring news sites, researching data from government and educational institutions, reading others’ stories, talking with friends and family, reflecting upon their own experiences and much more in order to craft short — never have students sought to write more! — editorials about issues they care about. Each topic is their own. Their voices are their own. And, as I was reminded, as I am every day and every year, their voices are powerful, thoughtful, and insightful. Their voices matter.
If you’ve ever owned horses, you probably know that cleaning the barn first thing in the morning is good for the soul. I use that time to think. Recently, before going out to take care of my four-legged friends, I started pondering the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council’s recent resolution, the response from industry, and had a good shovel session to sift through it all.
Is it that time again already? That’s right — time to update Homer’s Comprehensive Plan.
Former state Senator Mike Dunleavy is out touring the state, rounding up support for his gubernatorial bid.
Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11. Turn clocks ahead one hour before going to bed late Saturday night or early Sunday morning.
The controversial Stand For Salmon ballot initiative aiming for a place on the November 2018 state-wide ballot has cleared an important hurdle by collecting the necessary number of signatures to make it in front of voters.
Parents, brace yourselves.
Marilyn Sigman launches book
Pet of the Week
The South Peninsula Hospital Board of Directors went into executive session at its Wednesday night meeting to discuss personnel matters, after an employee began to speak about why she transferred departments.
Several Homer Mariner skiers took to the snow for the last time as high school athletes over the weekend at the ASAA First National Bank Alaska Nordic Ski Championships.
There aren’t many things that could drive a person to leave the sun and warmth of Hawaii to sign up for a two week stay in Alaska in the dead of winter. Jocelyn Shiro found more than 260 good reasons in the students of West Homer Elementary School.
Kachemak Advocates of Recycling (KARe) will meet from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, 708 Smoky Bay Way, Homer.
Patricia Mary Heppeard, 90, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at South Peninsula Hospital.