Homer artist takes pandemic project on road

Good News Notes: “An art project started online at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic goes on the road this month when Homer photographer, writer and artist Christina Whiting flies to Las Vegas, Nevada, to start her ‘Behind the Mask — Our Stories’ adventure. In March, Whiting created the public project inviting people to share…

Hope For State Endangered Birds

Good News Notes: Osprey are considered endangered in the state of Illinois.  They are fighting their way back, though, with a little help from friends.  They have been seen building their nests in cell phone towers as well on open nest boxes that were made for them and placed on the top of utility poles. …

Amphibious ATVs help Willow residents stranded by flood

Good News Notes: “With Christmas just two days away, some residents in Willow are stuck in their homes after flooding caused by an ice jam blocked the only road out of the neighborhood.” “On Monday, emergency workers escorted people through the flooded area on amphibious ATVs and provided a shuttle so that people isolated by…