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

Editorial: The pandemic is not yet behind us

Objects may be closer than they appear — the pandemic is not behind us

 

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)

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)

Editorial: Let our better angels prevail

It’s over. President Donald Trump’s hope for another four years collapsed last Saturday when election analysts from the Associated Press to Fox News called the… Continue reading

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

Editorial: What future will we create?

In my other writing career I write science fiction. That art has come out of a near lifetime of reading science fiction and pondering the… Continue reading

A Remington Deluxe Model 5 manual typewriter. (Homer News file photo)
Editorial: In times of change, community endures

Editorial: In times of change, community endures

As Homer eases from fall into winter, we expect transformation: the shortening of daylight hours, falling temperatures, the migration of birds south, and the final… Continue reading

Editorial: In times of change, community endures
Editorial: ‘Two Old Women’ offers wisdom on veto overrides

Editorial: ‘Two Old Women’ offers wisdom on veto overrides

In the Alaska Native classic novel, “Two Old Women,” author Velma Wallis tells the story of two elders left behind by their tribe during a… Continue reading

Editorial: ‘Two Old Women’ offers wisdom on veto overrides
Editorial: Council should have rescinded tainted ordinance

Editorial: Council should have rescinded tainted ordinance

The Homer City Council at its regular meeting on Monday blew a chance to stand up for transparency and fairness in government. In a 3-3… Continue reading

Editorial: Council should have rescinded tainted ordinance
Editorial: Honor and grieve with the Coast Guard

Editorial: Honor and grieve with the Coast Guard

On the theme of “Coasting Through Winter,” this weekend for the Homer Winter Carnival we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Coast Guard in Homer.… Continue reading

Editorial: Honor and grieve with the Coast Guard
Editorial: Dunleavy’s Procrustean budget

Editorial: Dunleavy’s Procrustean budget

Gov. Mike Dunleavy deserves both acclaim and criticism for his proposed fiscal year 2020 budget. While he’s not the first governor to present a budget… Continue reading

Editorial: Dunleavy’s Procrustean budget
A Remington Deluxe Model 5 manual typewriter. (Homer News file photo)

Editorial: Teaching moments

The recent controversy regarding videotaped encounters between Native Americans, Catholic high school boys and Hebrew Black Israelites on Jan. 20 at the Lincoln Memorial in… Continue reading

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

After attacks on journalists, we remain defiant

We’re not going to grumble about our jobs as journalists. Yeah, the industry has been stressed lately, and we’ve toiled under tight budgets and with… Continue reading

Vote ‘yes’ on Prop 1 for new cop shop

A few weeks ago the security alarm at the Homer News went off on a Saturday. We’ve always known the Homer Police work hard to… Continue reading

Herring sizes down as season progresses

Herring fisheries are moving up the coast to Kodiak, Cook Inlet and the Bering Sea, after the Sitka Sound herring fishery was shut down with… Continue reading

Halibut season gets off to rocky start

The 2018 halibut season got off to a late, rocky and confusing start when the International Pacific Halibut Commission was unable to agree on catch… Continue reading

ADF&G release Bristol Bay processing survey

ADF&G has released the 2018 Bristol Bay sockeye salmon processing capacity survey summary, and to the surprise of almost no one, the 12 processors surveyed,… Continue reading

Stand for Salmon moving forward

The controversial Stand For Salmon ballot initiative aiming for a place on the November 2018 state-wide ballot has cleared an important hurdle by collecting the… Continue reading

Board of Fish meets in Anchorage

The Alaska Board of Fisheries is holding a meeting for state-wide Dungeness crab, shrimp and other miscellaneous shellfish next week, from March 6 through 9… Continue reading

US, Canada split on halibut quotas

The International Pacific Halibut Commission annual meeting ended last week with the two countries involved, the United States and Canada, unable to come to an… Continue reading

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