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Deborah Morel’s beachhouse near Ninilchik, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Deborah Morel)

Voices of the Peninsula: The Dream Team saves the day

The story, I believe, speaks to the goodness of humankind.

 

Homer High School Principal Douglas Waclawski. (Photo provided)

Point of View: What is Homer High School about?

What I consider Homer High’s strength is that we are a place for learning.

 

Homer Foundation

Point of View: Grateful for the hidden ‘good’

Gratitude: Noun The state of being grateful; thankfulness. The state or quality of being grateful or thankful; a warm and friendly feeling in response to… Continue reading

 

Cristen San Roman. (Photo provided)

Point of View: Is management of Cook Inlet catered to special interest groups?

If these fish are so at risk, why is BOEM able to move forward with lease sale 258?

Cristen San Roman. (Photo provided)
Dr. Tom Hennessy, MD, MPH (Courtesy)

Voices of the Peninsula: Don’t take medical advice from politicians, athletes or social media

Evidence leads to consensus among medical doctors: Vaccines are the best way to prevent infection.

Dr. Tom Hennessy, MD, MPH (Courtesy)
Alaskans for Fair Redistricting proposes a House District 6-C centered around the southern and eastern Kenai Peninsula that includes Homer, Anchor Point, Seldoiva and Seward in one district. It also puts the Russian Old Believer communities of Nikolaevsk, Razdolna, Voznesenka and Kachemak Selo in the same district. (Map courtesy of Alaskans for Fair Redistricting)

Point of View: AFFR Plan is the antidote to peninsula gerrymandering

Alaskans for Fair Redistricting proposal would keep Fritz Creek in with Homer area.

Alaskans for Fair Redistricting proposes a House District 6-C centered around the southern and eastern Kenai Peninsula that includes Homer, Anchor Point, Seldoiva and Seward in one district. It also puts the Russian Old Believer communities of Nikolaevsk, Razdolna, Voznesenka and Kachemak Selo in the same district. (Map courtesy of Alaskans for Fair Redistricting)
Ronnie Leach. (Photo provided)

Point of View: For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, #weareresilient

At the onset of COVID-19, we expanded our services in a way to ensure COVID-19 consciousness.

Ronnie Leach. (Photo provided)
Peter Zuyus

Voices of the Peninsula: Seniors appreciate vaccination efforts

To those who have worked to encourage vaccination we say: Be proud, you are, in fact, saving lives.

Peter Zuyus
Bill Walker, left, candidate for governor, and Heidi Drygas, right, candidate for lieutenant governor. (Photo provided, Bill Walker and Heidi Drygas)

Alaska Voices: In a time of crisis, Alaskans deserve true leadership

By Bill Walker and Heidi Drygas Leadership means taking strong positions in Alaskans’ best interests, even in tough times. Alaska certainly is in tough times… Continue reading

Bill Walker, left, candidate for governor, and Heidi Drygas, right, candidate for lieutenant governor. (Photo provided, Bill Walker and Heidi Drygas)
Ryan Smith, South Peninsula Hospital CEO. (Photo courtesy of South Peninsula Hospital)
Ryan Smith, South Peninsula Hospital CEO. (Photo courtesy of South Peninsula Hospital)
Hannah Gustafson. (Photo provided)

Point of View: Get vaccinated and mask up for student safety

Follow expert advice on how to return to in-school teaching safely and responsibly.

Hannah Gustafson. (Photo provided)
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Point of View: Pandemic lock-down offered Christian Scientists time to reflect

In this year often defined by uncertainty, I have been blessed by the continued support of the Christian Science Society here in Homer, Alaska. This… Continue reading

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Xochitl Lopez-Ayala (Photo courtesy of Xochitl Lopez-Ayala)

Point of View: Employer accountability for racial justice

Business owners, ask yourselves: How are you helping your BIPoC employees?

Xochitl Lopez-Ayala (Photo courtesy of Xochitl Lopez-Ayala)
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Point of View: There’s no more need for the SAT

The test says very little about what really matters to colleges, the effort and ability of the students to succeed.

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Homer Foundation logo

Point of View: Help and conversation

At the hospice office we see the value in conversation, and we make an effort with everyone.

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McKibben Jackinsky. (Photo courtesy of McKibben Jackinsky)

Point of View: Caregivers Support Group shows others willing to help

Caregiving is a 24-hour job and can be overwhelming at times.

McKibben Jackinsky. (Photo courtesy of McKibben Jackinsky)
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships. (logo provided)

Point of View: What’s your Green Dot?

Interpersonal violence might be a new term for you.

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships. (logo provided)
Homer Foundation logo.

Point of View: Pay it Forward — It matters only that you care

The caring nature of Homer has sustained and nurtured my gratefulness throughout the past year.

Homer Foundation logo.
Nina Faust

Point of View: Celebrate Citizen Science Month with Crane Watch

April is Citizen Science Month, an opportunity for people to get involved in citizen science projects all over the country and right in their own… Continue reading

Nina Faust
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Voices of the Peninsula: Take it for Team Alaska

COVID-19 has a vaccination — yours for the taking.

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