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Homer, Alaska is located in Kenai Peninsula County. Zip codes in Homer, AK include 99603. The median home price in Homer is $256,000. More Homer information.

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Local news for Homer, AK continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

15 hrs ago | Homer News

Homer says - Yes' on Ballot Measure 1, but statewide vote favors - No' position

While early reports from the Alaska Division of Elections showed "yes" votes on Ballot Measure 1 in the lead, within three hours after polls closed on Tuesday and with more than half the precincts reporting, the unofficial results pulled a switch with the "no" votes gaining ground.

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20 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

In District 31, voters said "Yes" on ballot initiative

In District 31, voters favored the Yes vote, 2,689 to 2,148, to rescind SB21 that regulates taxation for oil and gas taxes.

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Yesterday | Homer Tribune

FYI - News briefs & announcements - Aug. 20

A Coast Guard Auxiliarist and Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island crewmembers rescued mariners aboard a disabled vessel 20 miles southwest of Homer Friday morning.a a The Auxiliarist and two Roanoke Island crewmembers took the disabled vessel in tow with the Auxiliary vessel Quanah P and safely returned to Homer.a a Coast Guard Sector Anchorage ... (more)

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Yesterday | Homer Tribune

Filing period for city office over, Sarno signs up, Stead bows out

On the last day open to candidates filing for city of Homer office, Don Stead withdrew his name for the mayor's race and Lindianne Sarno added hers.

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Yesterday | Homer Tribune

Bishop's beach walker injured by falling boulder

Photo provided Sherry Stead, seated, was injured when a boulder fell from the cliffs above Bishop's Beach on July 7 and struck her.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Homer Tribune

Community News - Aug. 20

KBBI Public radio's new morning host and newsman, Quinton Chandler, arrived in Homer July 21 and started training July 28. He began hosting the morning shows solo on Aug. 4. He also covers events and produces local news stories.

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Homer Tribune

Icelandic WOOFer shares sustainable farming methods

Sustainable farming methods in Iceland may offer a few ideas for the movement that has brought Homer recognition for its own efforts.

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Homer Tribune

Good economy brings O'Reilly's

HOMER TRIBUNE/Molly Monro O'Reilly Auto Parts is taking shape on the Sterling Highway.

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Homer Tribune

Artist blossoms through encouragement

Andy Sjodin first felt the pull toward drawing when he was in the fourth grade. "I remember sitting at the coffee table with a Looney Tunes character coloring book and drawing the cartoons," he said.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary, crew rescue boaters off Homer

The Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary and two crewmembers from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island rescued two mariners with boat trouble in lower Cook Inlet early Friday morning.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Celebrity site reports 'Ultimate Survival Alaska' star wanted on criminal charges

'Ultimate Survival Alaska' star said to be wanted: Celebrity gossip website TMZ reports that "Ultimate Survival Alaska" star Tyler Johnson, 37, is wanted for "getting drunk, stealing a car, then suffering a horrific accident that should have killed him."

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Homer News

City, borough candidate filing ends Friday

With the municipal election less than two months away, the deadline is quickly approaching to file as a candidate for city of Homer and Kenai Peninsula Borough seats.

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Homer News

Farmers Market

Flowers bring even more to the Homer Farmers Market than all those flower baskets and beautiful bouquets.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Homer News

Ninilchik opens new emergency services building

Dark clouds, strong wind, and a heavy rain weren't enough to dampen spirits in Ninilchik on Saturday, as the community and visitors turned out for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Ninilchik Emergency Services building.

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Homer News

Outrageous Jazz will make Pier One pop this weekend

When Pier One Theatre goes dark between its Youth Theatre production in late July and the closing show in late August, what's the Homer Spit's funky little red theater going to do? The silvers are jumping, tourists still visit and though school might be looming, it would be a shame to let the theater go empty.

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Homer News

Homer's only movie theater for sale

At the eighth annual Homer Documentary Film Festival in 2011, Homer Theatre owner Jamie Sutton, wearing special glasses, introduces Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams," the first digital 3-D film shown at the theater.

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Homer News

Homer's Best Bets

The full moon emerges from clouds before sunrise on Monday. August's full moon was what's commonly called a super moon, defined as when the moon is closer than 223,694 miles to the earth.

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Homer News

Back to school

West Homer Elementary School will have 'Meet Your Teacher' orientation from 2-3 p.m. Friday.

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Homer Tribune

Don't be surprised in the voting booth next Tuesday

The Primary Election ballot for Aug. 19 asks voters to decide five races and one proposition.

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Homer Tribune

Ocean Drive wins bike path approval from DOT

After hearing from nearly 20 members of the public Monday night, the Alaska Department of Transportation project engineer said he will work on a bike trail on either side of Ocean Drive.

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