Ginny Espenshade

  • T hank you to the Homer News for providing me the opportunity and space for my commentary about the opioid problem facing our community.  Thank you also to the many community members who have shared their stories with me as this conversation becomes more public....

    Wed, 03/30/2016 - 3:38pm
  • Last week I shared my concern about the rising use of heroin and other opioids in our community, and how we can do more to prevent the onset of their use. This installment addresses the need to understand and support treatment for those persons already dependent on or addicted to these substances.&n...

    Thu, 03/24/2016 - 8:46am
  • We need to talk. Often those words announce a difficult but necessary conversation among partners, families or friends about the health of their relationship. Today I use them to start such a conversation among neighbors about the health of our community....

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 8:41am
  • I want to send a big thank you to the Mariner football program, and Coach Scott Cardoza in particular, for all the work he did in organizing and presenting the activities celebrating the new turf field last weekend. I am especially grateful for the effort Scott made to include as many user groups as...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:16am
  • How does one engage, teach, lodge, feed and inspire more than 160 youth from around the state for three days and nights in April? Ask one’s community to help. Facing the task of hosting this year’s statewide Youth Court conference in Homer, we asked our neighbors, friends, city and local busines...

    Wed, 05/08/2013 - 5:43pm
  • When Homer’s varsity soccer teams opened their seasons Friday on Colony High’s shiny new artificial turf playing field, it was the first time all year that Homer players had gotten outdoors to play. Homer’s grass field was still sodden and untouchable.  For their opponents from Houston Hi...

    Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:52pm

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