No prank; it’s a felony

Whoever stole the stand-ups of Johnathan and Andy out of the crab pot at the Time Bandit Store probably thought it was just a prank.… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

‘Burly’ troupe says thanks

On behalf of Bait & Tassels, I would like to say a very sincere thank you to our wonderful audiences this past Friday and Saturday… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Fire lessons learned

I would like to publically thank Jason Boyle and Steve Miller of Kachemak Emergency Services, for showing us Voznesenka students how to use a fire… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Gifts help readers

 Thank you to Delta Kappa Gamma and the Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Club for your generous donations toward the West Homer Elementary Lexile Program. Your… Continue reading

Safety class appreciated

I would like to publicly thank Lisa Nordstrom, a teacher at Voznesenka school. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to take the Marine Safety… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Fundraiser helps HHA

The men of the Homer Hockey Association would like to thank all the people who bought tickets in the recent "cord of wood" raffle. The… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Looking forward to January

Homer Council on the Arts thanks Totem Ocean Trailer Express for its support in presenting Matt Andersen on Jan. 13, at the Mariner Theatre. Matt… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Shelter dogs now get training

Homer Animal Friends raffled four stuffed animals on Dec. 11. We would like to thank all the people who supported us by purchasing tickets. Big… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Thanks for sharing the spirit

It takes a village to feed a community and it takes a community to share the spirit. We are very thankful for such a supportive… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Happy holidays to all

We would like to wish all our many friends and caregivers a happy holiday season. Thank you for all your kindness and friendship. Love to… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Food tax hurts poor the most

I do not believe that food should be taxed all year. This is because sales tax is a regressive tax and places a larger burden… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Sales tax on food should be reinstated

I support reinstatement of the year-around sales tax on nonprepared foods. I acknowledge that this is a regressive tax, but that is mitigated by the… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

City should not tax food — ever

In regards to the reintroduction of city tax on food year round I have the following comments and perspective to share with you. First of… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Sandy Hook tragedy forces us to look at what we can do

There can be no words to express the great loss of the recent shooting tragedy. Some big debates on gun control will ensue, some will speak… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012
  • By Marianne Snowden

Here’s where we’re headed if we go over Cliff

December 11, 2029, New San Franbaha, CA — Entitlement caused the thing.  Back in 2012, before the Cliff, entitlement was only a campaign whipping boy… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012
  • By Clancy Hughes

Searching for answers after Newtown tragedy

In memory of Charlotte Bacon, Daniel Barden, Rachel Davino, Olivia Engel, Josephine Gay, Ana M Marquez-Greene, Dylan Hockley, Dawn Hochsprung, Madeline F. Hsu, Catherine V.… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Local youth offer proposals at global peace forum

It may be cold and dark in wintry Alaska, but at the Dec. 5 meeting of the Homer Downtown Rotary Club, four local teens spoke… Continue reading

All I want for Christmas is…

All I want for Christmas is... Santa doesn’t have to wonder what the first-grade students in Wendy Todd’s classroom at Paul Banks Elementary School want… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012

Two arrested in armed robbery

Less than a day after an armed man wearing a hoody and sunglasses held up the Grog Shop liquor store, police arrested two suspects in… Continue reading

Archer, Buccaneer part ways

Buccaneer Energy-Kenai Off-shore Ventures and Archer Drilling last Thursday ended their relationship for Archer to operate the $100 million Endeavour-Spirit of Independence jack-up rig. The… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2012
  • By By Michael Armstrong and Brian Smith
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