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A few days ago I received a phone call with news that a high school friend living in South Dakota died due to COVID-19. These… Continue reading
Travel and tourism took a hard hit everywhere, and Alaska was no exception. In-state travel was the difference maker for many businesses in 2020. Alaskans… Continue reading
Dear editor, Homer is a COVID-19 caring community. We care about our people and our seniors and want them to be vaccinated. So what happened… Continue reading
Wear a face mask Hi everyone. The whole world needs to wear a mask. It does not matter if you don’t like it. We have… Continue reading
Nowhere in Alaska is the high cost of energy felt more than in rural communities. While all Alaskans endure high energy costs, the impact is… Continue reading
Appreciation of the natural world that surrounds us can be a unifying element in our community
Assault on Congress undermined constitutional order and respect for law
Vaccine is not just for ourselves I just received my first COVID-19 vaccine. I’m thankful to get it and appreciate the health workers involved in… Continue reading
Recent senior vaccine clinic worked because of strong community health in Homer
We assert that last year the highest law officer in the state, then Attorney General Kevin Clarkson, willfully violated Alaska law when he sexually harassed… Continue reading
Dear editor, There was a 17-year moratorium on federal executions until William Barr pushed the Trump administration into reviving a string of judicial executions: 11… Continue reading
Innovation through public-private partnerships can be good for Alaskans.
Local theater perseveres in pandemic.
Where we are headed Dear Editor, There are only two kinds of people in America right now. 1) People who are celebrating their political opponents… Continue reading
The big lie The sick feelings I had on 9/11 returned as I watched the rioters storm the United States Capitol. The travesty of invading… Continue reading
Closure of Homer, other DMV offices will hurt seniors and disabled.
Never forget: Ending a dark period and into a new year I shudder as astounding phrases and concepts have been strategically placed before us for… Continue reading
Share the Spirit continued programs even in pandemic year.
Not surprising I find it disingenuous, but not surprising, that the Alaska Department of Natural Resources would publish a Plan-to-Adopt, (which would leave a reasonable… Continue reading
In American culture, we view the start of the New Year as a time to make life changes, to reflect on the past year, to… Continue reading