Point of view

A woman in a wheelchair uses the Homer Harbor boardwalk in an undated photo taken in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provide/Independent Living Center)

Point of View: Accessibility could bring new visitor market to Homer

71% of adults who identify themselves as having a disability spent $17.3 billion annually on travel

 

Point of View: Hatchery fish benefit many fishermen

I am a Homer-area resident and want to share my perspective on the benefits of salmon hatcheries

 

Harmful species coordinator Rosie Masui takes samples at the Homer Harbor in July 2017 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided)

Point of View: What we stand to lose

Funding for research is money well-spent

 

‘Gag rule’ would restrict KBFPC ability to inform clients

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic (KBFPC) began as a once-a-month offering, staffed by volunteers.

Alaska Voices: Alaska’s Fiscal Crisis is a Mindset

Many of Alaska’s citizens don’t see state government as an evil, ever-spending monster

Voices of the Peninsula: Dunleavy asks fishing communities to subsidize the oil and gas industry

In order to “balance” the budget Gov. Mike Dunleavy wants to redirect local fish landing taxes from fishing towns, large and small across the state,… Continue reading

Bjørn Olson. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Carbon offsets offer market-based solution to impact of fuel consumption

In early March, Alaskans Know Climate Change purchased carbon offsets for the Kachemak Bay Conservation Center. This is an inexpensive market-based solution to address the… Continue reading

Bjørn Olson. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)