Letters

Thanks for Dirty Water Bill I would like to thank The Divine Sen. M, the smooth talking Sen. D. S. and congressman forever and a… Continue reading

Unhinged Alaska: A different kind of gift

Dec. 11, 2018 nearly slowed my Christmas spirit roll to a complete stop when Old Man Winter suddenly showed up flinging copious quantities of freezing… Continue reading

Letters

Thank you to the Homer Foundation Thank you to the Educators Professional Development Fund Committee and Homer Foundation for awarding a grant to help me… Continue reading

Point of View: A Christmas Homecoming

During her busy and too-brief life, my wife helped in many nonprofit organizations. I never did. As a working journalist, I kept my distance from… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor

Thank you, Homer We are so grateful to the Homer Chamber of Commerce, the Homer community and doctors who came out to our open house… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor

Don’t strip mine the seas This letter was inspired by the Nov. 15 “Fish Factor” by Laine Welch and the article next to that column… Continue reading

Nonprofit needs

December nonprofit needs The Senior Center needs a seamstress to sew shirt protectors for residents and adult day participants. Contact: Keren Kelly, keren@homerseniors.com Kachemak Heritage… Continue reading

Point of View: Discover the American dipper

The American Dipper, (Cinclus mexicanus) or “Water Ouzel,” as many affectionately call this hardy year-round resident of the Kenai Peninsula, can also be found as… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018
  • By Janet Klein and Jack Wiles For the Homer News
  • Point of View

Letters

Share the Spirt update Dear community members; If you are in need of assistance providing for your household this holiday season, please visit a local… Continue reading

Rob and Annie Wiard

Point of View: Grief is a real aspect of addiction recovery

Parents of a child suffering from addiction, also suffer from intense grief, most often unacknowledged grief. As parents of a child who suffers from the… Continue reading

Rob and Annie Wiard
A red poll feeds at a Homer, Alaska, house in February 2018. (Photo by BJ Hitchcock)

Winter is a great time to feed the birds

If you enjoy watching birds, you may want to put up some bird feeders. Feeders will draw birds in for closer and longer viewing. They… Continue reading

A red poll feeds at a Homer, Alaska, house in February 2018. (Photo by BJ Hitchcock)

Give thanks by giving more

Recently a woman sent the Homer News a message through Facebook about a friend she knew who could use a little help. “No food for… Continue reading

Letters

Rep. Paul Seaton: Thanks for the honor of serving you for 16 years Thank you to the voters of District 31 for the honor of… Continue reading

Stretching the Tape: what is an individual’s responsibility in upholding hunting ethics?

This hunting season I was confronted on a personal level with an ethical issue that is more prevalent in our community than I ever would… Continue reading

Letters

Thanks to Homer Foundation Thank you to the Homer Foundation and to the Board of Directors of The Educator Professional Development Fund for honoring my… Continue reading

We’re building the ship as we’re sailing it

Three weeks ago, Anna Meredith and Connor Schmidt represented Kachemak Bay Family Planning’s R.E.C. Room at Action to Access, the 2018 ACEs Conference and Pediatric… Continue reading

Flo Larson

Pay it Forward: a noble profession

It was the fall of 1970 when I took a mushroom identification class from Boyd Schaffer. Boyd was a master in the wilderness. He knew… Continue reading

Flo Larson

Letters

Back-to-school help appreciated Thank you to all those wonderful people who helped 106 children, clients of the Homer Community Food Pantry, start their school year… Continue reading

Letters

Thanksgiving basket deadlines Hello again, just wanted everyone to know that the Thanksgiving basket applications are now available. There will be someone at the Food… Continue reading

Jessica Golden, director of Hospice of Homer.

Connection is the starting point for hospice services

Above my desk, is a quote by the writer Kurt Vonnegut; “The most daring thing you can do with your life is to create stable… Continue reading

Jessica Golden, director of Hospice of Homer.