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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)

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.)
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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)
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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

Candidate Point of View: George Hall

Hall: Build the deep water port

Candidate Point of View: George Hall
Candidate Point of View: Donna Robertson Aderhold

Candidate Point of View: Donna Robertson Aderhold

Aderhold: ‘Wag more, bark less’

Candidate Point of View: Donna Robertson Aderhold
Candidate Point of View: Ken Castner

Candidate Point of View: Ken Castner

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

Candidate Point of View: Ken Castner
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)
Rachel Lord. (Photo courtesy Rachel Lord)

Candidate Point of View: Rachel Lord

Lord: ‘We can listen to one another and sometimes agree to disagree, but still with humor and kindness’

Rachel Lord. (Photo courtesy Rachel Lord)
Point of View: ‘Tis the season of the vote

Point of View: ‘Tis the season of the vote

We celebrate many seasons and events throughout the year, secular, religious, astrological, and now is “The Season of the Vote.” Let’s celebrate by acknowledging who… Continue reading

Point of View: ‘Tis the season of the vote
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Point of View: Trump Jr. should think about economic benefit of Pebble to area

Recent news from Donald Trump Jr. regarding Pebble Mine and the dividend Pebble is heavily promoting has me thinking about a few things that warrant… Continue reading

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Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File                                 Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau, talks with Department of Administration Commissioner Kelly Tshibaka following a House Administration Committee Finance Subcommittee meeting in this January 2020 photo.

Point of View: Addressing questions and concerns about pandemic-related contract

“So let’s talk straight: We had several bids, but none from an Alaskan company.”

Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File                                 Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau, talks with Department of Administration Commissioner Kelly Tshibaka following a House Administration Committee Finance Subcommittee meeting in this January 2020 photo.