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Point of View: New skatepark encourages activity for all ages

You may have heard that money is being raised for a new construction project at the Homer Skatepark located at the HERC building. If so,… Continue reading

 

Michael O'Meara

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I’m writing to thank the employees of the Homer Police Department and the Homer Harbormaster’s office for the efforts they made to help… Continue reading

 

Point of View

POV: Well by Doing Good: Philanthropy as a Business Model

Growing up in Anchor Point as a precocious and involved youngster, I was often the recipient of local support. Whether it was the local businesses… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2021
  • Allison Trimble Paparoa
  • Opinion

 

Point of View: The Link: Violence and Its Associations

Editor’s note: This Point of View is part of a series of persuasive essays written by students in Sean Campbell’s AP Language and Composition class.… Continue reading

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for June 10, 2021.

Letters to the Editor

Taxes won’t increase for poor I continually wonder where in the heck Greg Sarber gets the information that he writes in this forum. President Biden… Continue reading

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for June 10, 2021.
Xochitl Lopez-Ayala (Photo courtesy of Xochitl Lopez-Ayala)

Point of View: Employer accountability for racial justice

May 25, 2021 marked one year since George Floyd was murdered by Derek Chauvin. Police officer Chauvin placed his knee on George Floyd’s neck for… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2021
  • By Xochitl Lopez-Ayala For the Homer News
  • Point of View
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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for June 3, 2021.

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to Schroer fund for support I would like to thank the Homer Foundation and the David & Mary Schroer grant for supporting Homer High… Continue reading

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for June 3, 2021.
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Point of View: Consumer nation

Editor’s note: This Point of View is part of a series of persuasive essays written by students in Sean Campbell’s AP Language and Composition class.… Continue reading

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Point of View: America’s anti-humanism begins with abortion

Editor’s note: This Point of View is part of a series of persuasive essays written by students in Sean Campbell’s AP Language and Composition class.… Continue reading

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for May 27, 2021.

Letters to the Editor

Student writing was excellent I so enjoyed last week’s “Point of View” submissions by Aiyana Cline and Owen Glasman. These two Homer High graduating seniors… Continue reading

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for May 27, 2021.
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Point of View: The NBA’s Most Valuable Players

Editor’s note: This Point of View is part of a series of persuasive essays written by students in Sean Campbell’s AP Language and Composition class.… Continue reading

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Point of View: There’s no more need for the SAT

Editor’s note: This Point of View is part of a series of persuasive essays written by students in Sean Campbell’s AP Language and Composition class.… Continue reading

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Point of View: Help and conversation

It’s 37 degrees as I emerge from the dark house into the blue of dawn. When I step off the deck, the cold ground takes… Continue reading

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for May 20, 2021.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Alaska Department of Motor Vehicles contractor services are here to stay as our governor cuts state spending. I recently did five transactions that… Continue reading

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for May 20, 2021.
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for May 13, 2021.

Letters to the Editor

Dear editor, Greg Sarber has, for some time now, used this forum to spew his right wing fantasies about everything from the “Big Lie” that… Continue reading

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for May 13, 2021.
Donna Aderhold. (Photo by Taz Tally / Courtesy of Donna Aderhold)

Point of View: On following the science

Each week I read the Letters to the Editor in the Homer News with interest so I can gain insights into the varied perspectives of… Continue reading

Donna Aderhold. (Photo by Taz Tally / Courtesy of Donna Aderhold)
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for May 6, 2021.

Letters to the Editor

What I’ve learned traveling during a pandemic My spouse and I just got home from six weeks in Arizona and California. We debated about traveling… Continue reading

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for May 6, 2021.
McKibben Jackinsky. (Photo courtesy of McKibben Jackinsky)

Point of View: Caregivers Support Group shows others willing to help

On the morning of Aug. 27, my husband, Sandy, and I said goodbye as he left home to go fishing with his son. Little did… Continue reading

McKibben Jackinsky. (Photo courtesy of McKibben Jackinsky)
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for April 29, 2021.

Letters to the Editor

HCOA keeps the music alive We’d like to thank the Homer Council on the Arts for making their gallery space available at a modest fee… Continue reading

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for April 29, 2021.
Ron Gillham represents District 30 in the Alaska State House. (Courtesy photo)

Point of Vew: Alaska, resource development and an eye for the future

When Alaskans set their minds toward a project, no matter the difficulty, we do what others say, “can’t be done.”

Ron Gillham represents District 30 in the Alaska State House. (Courtesy photo)