Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Dec. 3, 2020.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Dec. 3, 2020.
Alaska Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer. (Photo courtesy Lt. Governor's office)

Point of View: Thanks to Alaskans for participating in the democratic process

This year has been one for the record books, and this month’s election was no exception. Turning out in numbers that haven’t been seen in… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2020
  • By Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer For the Homer News
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Alaska Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer. (Photo courtesy Lt. Governor's office)
The logo for South Peninsula Hospital. (Image courtesy South Peninsula Hospital)

Point of View: Help us to help you by being COVID-19 safe

Doctors seek community action in keeping COVID-19 numbers down

  • Nov 24, 2020
  • By South Peninsula Hospital Medical Executive Committee For the Homer News
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The logo for South Peninsula Hospital. (Image courtesy South Peninsula Hospital)
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Nov. 25, 2020.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Nov. 25, 2020.
Zoe Stonorov. (Photo courtesy of Zoe Stonorov)

Point of View: Community and isolation

Be kind to each other during the pandemic.

Zoe Stonorov. (Photo courtesy of Zoe Stonorov)
A "hug raincheck" sticker Flo Larson received in the summer of 2020 in Homer, Alaska, made her realize how much she missed human contact during the COVID-19 pandemic, she writes. (Photo courtesy Flo Larson)

Point of View: Thoughts about the pandemic

Last summer, while standing on the boardwalk on the Spit, an acquaintance walked by. Without a word, she handed me something flat and plastic. I… Continue reading

A "hug raincheck" sticker Flo Larson received in the summer of 2020 in Homer, Alaska, made her realize how much she missed human contact during the COVID-19 pandemic, she writes. (Photo courtesy Flo Larson)
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Nov. 19, 2020.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Nov. 12, 2020.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Nov. 12, 2020.
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)
West Homer Elementary School Principal Eric Waltenbaugh.

Point of View: Keep practicing COVID-19 safety to reopen schools

Safe practices, testing and contact tracing will bring numbers down.

West Homer Elementary School Principal Eric Waltenbaugh.
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships. (Logo provided)

Point of View: The season of giving thanks

Reflect on gratitude in stressful times

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships. (Logo provided)
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for the Nov. 5, 2020, issue.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for the Nov. 5, 2020, issue.
Sen. Gary Stevens. (Photo by Clark James Mishler, courtesy of Doug Letch)

Candidate Point of View: Gary Stevens

Senate District P candidates Gary Stevens and Greg Madden were invited to submit a 650-word point of view on any subject relating to their campaign… Continue reading

Sen. Gary Stevens. (Photo by Clark James Mishler, courtesy of Doug Letch)
A sample ballot shows a hypothetical ranked-vote system for voting on senior issues. (Illustration by Peter Zuyus)

Point of View: Seniors should vote ‘no’ on Ballot Measure 2

Ballot Measure 2 could work against interests of seniors

A sample ballot shows a hypothetical ranked-vote system for voting on senior issues. (Illustration by Peter Zuyus)
Michael O'Meara's cartoon for the Oct. 29, 2020, issue.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for the Oct. 29, 2020, issue.
The logo for Alaskans For Better Elections, the group supporting Ballot Measure 2.

Point of View: Alaskans should chooseAlaska’s future

Vote ‘yes’ on Ballot Measure 2 for better elections

The logo for Alaskans For Better Elections, the group supporting Ballot Measure 2.
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

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

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