Special bird tape on windows can help reduce collisions of birds flying into the glass. (Photo provided)

What just hit my window?

The following is the latest in a monthly series of articles about birds and birding, celebrating The Year of the Bird, 2018, with authors from… Continue reading

 

Public trails should be protected in Dorothy Drive area

Thanks to the Homer News for reporting on the proposal to vacate a portion of public right of way in the Gruening Vista subdivision off… Continue reading

 

Flo Larson

Music in our spheres

Recently in my home state, I stood on a butte and looked over the green, green geography of the magnificent Badlands of western North Dakota,… Continue reading

 

A cat with a dead bird. (Photo with permission from Clare Nielsen American Bird Conservatory Birds)

Point of View: No cat left outdoors

Birds lead a busy and precarious life. When they aren’t spending their time and energy in search of food, building a nest, defending their territories,… Continue reading

A cat with a dead bird. (Photo with permission from Clare Nielsen American Bird Conservatory Birds)

Point of View: Legislation addresses opioid addiction

Alaska is facing a public health emergency due to opioid-based pain killers. Alaskans are dying and families are suffering. I joined other lawmakers to take… Continue reading

Nonprofit needs for June

Nonprofit needs The Kenai Peninsula Fair needs about 100 pallets for Mary’s Garden. They also are also looking for donations of flower and other starts.… Continue reading

The Community built the SPARC; the SPARC builds Community

In the spring of 2015, Homer parents Lisa and Daniel Zatz were frustrated that no place was available for their son and his friends to… Continue reading

Teresa Sundmark (Photo provided)

Canceled meeting highlights importance of Pride MonthCouncil member’s actions had far reaching effects

My daughter called from a rest stop an hour south of Philadelphia last week. She’s just finished her first year as a teacher, and is… Continue reading

Teresa Sundmark (Photo provided)