Alaska House District 31 candidate Kelly Cooper. (Photo by Tim Steinberg)

Candidate Point of View: Kelly Cooper

I want to take a moment and set aside all the noise from this campaign. I know you’re tired of all the spin, campaign rhetoric… Continue reading

 

Rep. Sarah Vance (R-Homer) poses for a photo on June 12, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Hannah Vance)

Candidate Point of View: Sarah Vance

Dear Friends, Election Day is almost here. Buttons, flags, road signs, flyers, radio ads … Oh, the radio ads are almost behind us for another… Continue reading

 

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for the Oct. 22, 2020, issue.

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Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska Chief Medical Officer. (Photo courtesy of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services)

Point of View: Why all Alaskans should join me in getting a flu shot this year

During pandemic, getting a flu shot is more important than ever

Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska Chief Medical Officer. (Photo courtesy of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services)
The Homer Foundation logo.

Point of View: Pay It Forward through educational opportunities

I spent much of my life working in universities and colleges. I was honored to help educate a few generations of college students. I almost… Continue reading

The Homer Foundation logo.
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Oct. 15, 2020.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Oct. 15, 2020.
Xochitl Lopez-Ayala stands in front of the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic booth at Pride 2019 on June 22, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Xochitl Lopez-Ayala)

Point of View: Reproductive justice is also immigrant justice

The Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic Board recognizes that reproductive justice is all encompassing. Reproductive justice as defined by the organization Sister Song is “The… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2020
  • By Xochitl Lopez-Ayala For the Homer News
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Xochitl Lopez-Ayala stands in front of the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic booth at Pride 2019 on June 22, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Xochitl Lopez-Ayala)
Hal Shepherd in an undated photo taken near Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Hal Shepherd.)

Point of View: Is sacrificing ANWR worth it?

There are alternatives to sacrificing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain

Hal Shepherd in an undated photo taken near Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Hal Shepherd.)
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Oct. 8, 2020.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Oct. 8, 2020.
Lane Chesley. (Photo courtesy Lane Chesley)

Candidate Point of View: Lane Chesley

Southern Kenai Peninsula senior population on the rise and requires health care focus

Lane Chesley. (Photo courtesy Lane Chesley)
Ronnie Leach. (Photo provided)

Point of View: Domestic Violence in the time of COVID

October is Domestic Violence (DV) Awareness month. This is a time for all of us to collectively speak out about the negative impacts domestic violence… Continue reading

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Ariel Silverman (Photo courtesy of Ariel Silverman)

Point of View: Why recycling electronics helps fight Pebble

For the past 15 years, Cook Inletkeeper and its partners have hosted electronics recycling (e-cycling) events around the Kenai Peninsula. As this year’s events fast… Continue reading

Ariel Silverman (Photo courtesy of Ariel Silverman)

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Caroline Venuti. (Photo courtesy Caroline Venuti)

Candidate Point of View: Caroline Venuti

Venuti: ‘The most effective City Council Member is one who listens’

Caroline Venuti. (Photo courtesy Caroline Venuti)
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships logo provided.

Point of View: Celebrate those who recover from addiction this month

September is national recovery month, an international observance to celebrate the millions of people in recovery from substance use. Most of us know someone who… Continue reading

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Candidate Point of View: George Hall

Hall: Build the deep water port

Candidate Point of View: Donna Robertson Aderhold

Aderhold: ‘Wag more, bark less’

Candidate Point of View: Ken Castner

Castner: ‘What does it mean to be a citizens’ Mayor?

Raymond Walker. (Photo courtesy Raymond Walker)

Candidate Point of View: Raymond Walker

Raymond Walker: ‘No new taxes on my watch’

Raymond Walker. (Photo courtesy Raymond Walker)