One option is to bring potted plants into a garage or other protected space. Alternatives for garden plots include gently covering plants with old blankets or cardboard boxes. That will provide insulation for retaining heat close to the soil.
The Alaska Veteran Association, or V.A., wants to provide Homer veterans with more health services and a larger clinic. But there’s a hang up. Only half of the estimated veterans in town are signed up for insurance through the V.A. Without more registered vets, it may be harder to justify additional services, and getting unregistered vets to sign up isn’t easy.