A Remington Deluxe Model 5 typewriter sits on a desk on Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Editorial: Vow to hold a civil election

Reject violent protest as we head into fall elections

A Remington Deluxe Model 5 typewriter sits on a desk on Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Gov. Mike Dunleavy holds a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Juneau Empire file photo)

Dunleavy: Keeping Alaska’s economy healthy

To date, the SBA has very successfully provided Alaskan businesses with over $1.7 billion in aid.

  • Sep 2, 2020
  • By Mike Dunleavy, Julie Anderson, Alan Weitzner
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Gov. Mike Dunleavy holds a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Juneau Empire file photo)
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Honor Findlay Abbot for seeking the truth Findlay Abbott died recently. He fought a tireless fight against Exxon and the federal government to show Exxon… Continue reading

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The state ferry M/V Tustumena pulls into the Homer Harbor on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Point of View: Ferry system working to keep service running despite pandemic

Over the past 18 months, Alaska’s ferry system faced unprecedented challenges: a reduced budget, a strike, unanticipated mechanical and structural issues with five aging ships,… Continue reading

The state ferry M/V Tustumena pulls into the Homer Harbor on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Point of View: Trails offer respite during pandemic stress

Point of View: Trails offer respite during pandemic stress

Pay it Forward

Point of View: Trails offer respite during pandemic stress
Robin Brena (courtesy)

Alaska Voices: Major oil companies can afford to pay fair share

If you are an Alaskan, you should vote to amend SB21 to be fair by voting “yes” on Prop 1.

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Point of View: Increasing pollution may push Cook Inlet beluga whale towards extinction

Point of View: Increasing pollution may push Cook Inlet beluga whale towards extinction

There is an enduring struggle in Cook Inlet to balance developing natural resources while protecting the watershed’s rich biodiversity and thriving tourism and fishing industries.… Continue reading

Point of View: Increasing pollution may push Cook Inlet beluga whale towards extinction
Point of View: Why doing the right thing for UAA means a fall semester online

Point of View: Why doing the right thing for UAA means a fall semester online

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Alaska and across the country, university administrators have grappled with the difficult question of how… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2020
  • By Cathy Sandeen and Natasha Pineda For the Homer News
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Point of View: Why doing the right thing for UAA means a fall semester online
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Water is life Yesterday evening a call came from Defend Bristol Bay. The lovely voice on the other end asked if I would call Sen.… Continue reading

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Candidate Point of View: Kelly Cooper

Candidate Point of View: Kelly Cooper

Dear Alaskans of District 31, I’m writing to ask for your vote on Nov. 3. You may know my voice from listening in to Kenai… Continue reading

Candidate Point of View: Kelly Cooper
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Vote Cooper for House Kelly Cooper has been an exemplary borough assembly member for six years, and deserves your vote to be our state house… Continue reading

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Alaska Senate District P candidate John Cox. (Photo courtesy John Cox)

Point of View: Remodeling Alaska’s fishing industry

On the 18th of August there will be two issues that will be brought to the forefront of today’s political arena and decided: Alaska’s binding… Continue reading

Alaska Senate District P candidate John Cox. (Photo courtesy John Cox)
This Sept. 18, 2019, file photo shows the view of the U.S. Capitol building from the Washington Monument in Washington. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Sound Publishing Editorial: Tax credit proposal would aid local journalism

Bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House would offer tax credits to advertisers and subscribers.

This Sept. 18, 2019, file photo shows the view of the U.S. Capitol building from the Washington Monument in Washington. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Point of View: Your opinion matters

Point of View: Your opinion matters

This week All Homer area community members will be receiving a colorful postcard in their mailboxes and post office boxes. Don’t clump it with your… Continue reading

Point of View: Your opinion matters
Candidate Point of View: Sarah Vance

Candidate Point of View: Sarah Vance

Dear Friends, it has been my pleasure serving you in the Alaska Legislature. We have experienced some challenging times together, but I believe the best… Continue reading

Candidate Point of View: Sarah Vance
Michael O’Meara’s cartoon for Aug. 6, 2020.

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Lesson learned from pandemic: Save I want to thank the Homer News staff and the many members of the Homer community who have kept me… Continue reading

Michael O’Meara’s cartoon for Aug. 6, 2020.
Gary Turner, Kenai Peninsula College director. (Photo courtesy of Gary Turner)

Point of View: Kenai Peninsula College and COVID-19

We don’t like it, but we are doing the best we can with the hand we’ve been dealt.

Gary Turner, Kenai Peninsula College director. (Photo courtesy of Gary Turner)
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Honor lost Civil Rights leaders This week, the world lost two incredible human beings, two luminaries of the Civil Rights Movement: Rev. CT Vivian and… Continue reading

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