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15 hrs ago | Homer News
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.
20 hrs ago | Homer Tribune
In District 31, voters favored the Yes vote, 2,689 to 2,148, to rescind SB21 that regulates taxation for oil and gas taxes.
Yesterday | Homer Tribune
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)
Yesterday | Homer Tribune
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.
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.
HOMER TRIBUNE/Molly Monro O'Reilly Auto Parts is taking shape on the Sterling Highway.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
West Homer Elementary School will have 'Meet Your Teacher' orientation from 2-3 p.m. Friday.
The Primary Election ballot for Aug. 19 asks voters to decide five races and one proposition.
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Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 08:21 pm
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