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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.

 

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

 

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Voices of the Peninsula: Take it for Team Alaska

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

 

The Homer Foundation logo.

Voices of the Peninsula: One year later

We rose up in a multitude of ways to show our compassion for each other.

The Homer Foundation logo.
Ariel Silverman (Photo courtesy of Ariel Silverman)

Voices of the Peninsula: The costs of climate change on the Pebble Mine

Climate change should be thoroughly factored into mine planning and regulation.

Ariel Silverman (Photo courtesy of Ariel Silverman)
Kim McNett in a photo taken in March 2014 on one of her Arctic adventures. (Photo by Bjørn Olson)

Voices of the Peninsula: Peatlands can help draw down and sequester carbon

Though peatlands cover only 3% of the Earth’s surface, they store twice the amount of carbon as all the world’s forests combined.

Kim McNett in a photo taken in March 2014 on one of her Arctic adventures. (Photo by Bjørn Olson)
Larry Smith
Larry Smith
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Point of View: Tourism needs your help; let us help you go big in 2021

There’s reason to believe that, nationally, travel will begin recovering soon.

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Peter Zuyus

Point of View: Alaska seniors and disabled suffer under Department of Administration change

Closure of Homer, other DMV offices will hurt seniors and disabled.

Peter Zuyus
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships. (logo provided)

Voices of the Peninsula: Start New Year with ‘Dry January’ sobriety challenge

In American culture, we view the start of the New Year as a time to make life changes, to reflect on the past year, to… Continue reading

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

Point of View: :Pay it Forward — It’s time to ‘lean in’ through volunteer efforts

‘Lean in’ experience from Zoom talk can be expanded as community support during pandemic.

The Homer Foundation logo.
Pam Brodie. (Photo courtesy Pam Brodie)

Voices of the Peninsula: Murkowski could hold key to unifying America

For the first time in years, I see elected leaders who have the potential to reverse our self-destructive course and start to bring this country back together.

Pam Brodie. (Photo courtesy Pam Brodie)
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)
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

The logo for South Peninsula Hospital. (Image courtesy South Peninsula Hospital)
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.
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.)
Ronnie Leach. (Photo provided)

Point of View: Domestic Violence in the time of COVID

Domestic violence is not put on pause because we are living through a pandemic.

Ronnie Leach. (Photo provided)
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships logo provided.
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships logo provided.
Point of View: ‘Tis the season of the vote

Point of View: ‘Tis the season of the vote

I believe we all want our voices heard.

Point of View: ‘Tis the season of the vote
Point of View: Trails offer respite during pandemic stress
Point of View: Trails offer respite during pandemic stress