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Point of View: Events of Jan. 6 represent a failure of civic, constitutional education

Assault on Congress undermined constitutional order and respect for law

  • Feb 3, 2021
  • By Alaska Madison Fellows For the Homer News
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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Feb. 4, 2021.

Letters to the Editor

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

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Feb. 4, 2021.
A Remington Deluxe Model 5 manual typewriter. (Homer News file photo)

Editorial: Keep on with vaccine clinic success

Recent senior vaccine clinic worked because of strong community health in Homer

A Remington Deluxe Model 5 manual typewriter. (Homer News file photo)
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Point of View: A full and complete explanation on Kevin Clarkson

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

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 29, 2021.

Letters to the Editor

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

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 29, 2021.
Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Administration Kelly Tshibaka. (Photo courtesy Department of Administration)

Point of View: Better government or bigger government? It’s your decision

Innovation through public-private partnerships can be good for Alaskans.

Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Administration Kelly Tshibaka. (Photo courtesy Department of Administration)
The logo of the Homer Foundation.

Pay it Forward: Pier One then and now

Local theater perseveres in pandemic.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 21, 2021.

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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

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 21, 2021.
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 14, 2021.

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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

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 14, 2021.
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Point of View: Alaska seniors and disabled suffer under Department of Administration change

Closure of Homer, other DMV offices will hurt seniors and disabled.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 7, 2021.

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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

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 7, 2021.
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Point of View: Sharing the community spirit

Share the Spirit continued programs even in pandemic year.

  • Jan 6, 2021
  • By Jayne Locklar, Jonathan Adams, Shari Daugherty, Kelly Glidden and Emmy Olsen-Drye For the Homer News
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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Dec. 31, 2020.

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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

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Dec. 31, 2020.
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Point of View: Start New Year with ‘Dry January’ sobriety challenge

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

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A Remington Deluxe Model 5 manual typewriter. (Homer News file photo)

Editorial: In the darkest moments, there is light ahead

In Christianity, the season of Advent heralds the coming of Christ at Christmas, but it also is a time to reflect upon the darkness of… Continue reading

A Remington Deluxe Model 5 manual typewriter. (Homer News file photo)
Catherine Cassidy. (Photo courtesy Catherine Cassidy)

Point of View: Dunleavy takes a wrecking ball to peninsula fishing economy

The Kenai Peninsula was delivered a low blow by Gov. Mike Dunleavy this month. At the very end of a four-year process intended to bring… Continue reading

Catherine Cassidy. (Photo courtesy Catherine Cassidy)
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Dec. 24, 2020.

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Thoughts from readers like you

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Dec. 24, 2020.
Michael O’Meara’s cartoon for Dec. 17, 2020.

Letters to the Editor

Thoughts from readers like you

Michael O’Meara’s cartoon for Dec. 17, 2020.
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Point of View: :Pay it Forward — It’s time to ‘lean in’ through volunteer efforts

‘Lean in’ experience from Zoom talk can be expanded as community support during pandemic.

The Homer Foundation logo.
Rear Adm. Stephen Barnett, Commander, Navy Region Northwest, in a photo taken in January 2020. (Photo courtesy U.S. Navy Public Affairs)

Point of View: Navy training in Alaska vital for real-world response readiness

The Gulf of Alaska is the site of a critical military training area where the U.S. Navy has trained safely and effectively for more than… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2020
  • By Rear Adm. Stephen Barnett For the Homer News
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Rear Adm. Stephen Barnett, Commander, Navy Region Northwest, in a photo taken in January 2020. (Photo courtesy U.S. Navy Public Affairs)