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  1. Pot: What's legal, what's notRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    Editor's note: In this two-part series, the Homer News looks at what Ballot Measure 2 means. This week we look at what happens next Tuesday, when pot becomes legal in the home.

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  2. Manager list now totals 2Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    With Chris Johnson of Anacortes, Wash., withdrawing from the pool of applicants for Homer city manager, the list has been narrowed to Carey Meyer, Homer public works director, and Jeffrey Trinker, executive director of support services, city of Rosenberg, Texas, the city announced in a press release Monday. Trinker visits Homer on March 2, and he and Meyer meet in personal interviews in a special meeting of the Homer City Council at 4 p.m. March 3. Trinker interviews at 4 p.m. and Meyer at 6 p.m. Both interviews will be open, and the public is invited to attend and comment.

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  3. Judge orders city to explain why it's not following condo decisionRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    A Homer condominium owner last week got a judge's order to serve city officials and ask them to show cause why they should not be held in contempt of court. Ken Castner, who owns one of three business condos in the Kachemak Bay Title Company Building, served papers on the city Feb. 13. If sustained, the order would compel interim City Manager Marvin Yoder, City Attorney Tom Klinkner and at least two Homer City Council members to appear at a hearing and explain why the city did not comply with Kenai Superior Court Judge Charles Huguelet's January 2014 decision that the Kachemak Bay Title building and lot only receive one assessment in the Homer Natural Gas Special Assessment District.

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  4. Event connects women of faithRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    The two-day event is being coordinated by women from different churches in Homer and Anchor Point, but with a common goal - encouraging other women in their faith. "Women of Faith - From Survival to Revival" is a prerecorded event that happened in Connecticut last November with approximately 8,000 women in attendance.

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  5. Carnival gets to heart of Homer winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    Rocky Berg, Troy Parsons, Kaleb Long, Meghan Kerlin and Sadie Millard toast with a taste of Piehole Whiskey at the start of the Sunday pie-eating contest at Down East Saloon. espite gray skies, there were brilliant smiles last weekend as residents turned out to celebrate the Homer Winter Carnival and its "warm winter hearts" theme, a nod to Valentine's Day.

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  6. Land's End introduces its new executive chefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    When Billy Roberson, Land's End Resort's former executive chef, left Homer for the Baranof Hotel in Juneau, resort management had only to look in-house for a replacement: Matt Orchard, former sous chef and PM kitchen manager. Judging by evaluations submitted by guests a Feb. 5 "unveiling" of Orchard in his new role, he and the food coming out of his kitchen are a hit.

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  7. Show features hockey as artRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    ... was packed with people excited to see Conti's work. Hockey is a sport that resonates with Alaskans and the people of Homer. It is a sport that was born in the north and inseparable from the ice on which it is played. While hockey can be a shockingly ...

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  8. Homer man dies trekking in PatagoniaRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    A longtime Homer man known for his infectious laughter and sense of adventure died Feb. 7 in a hiking accident in Patagonia, Argentina. According to reports from the Argentine newspaper, Chalten Today, Michael Feraudo Jr., 60, apparently fell sometime after 12:30 p.m. local time while hiking on the Rio Piedras Blancas trail in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, or Glacier National Park, near El Chalten, Argentina.

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  9. Lawmakers need to reread marijuana initiative and trust the votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is already using the word license rather than registration. And House Bill 59 introduced by Rep. Paul Seaton, of Homer, seeks to amend the new law in part by replacing the words "register" and "registration" with "license." The original HB 59, which ...

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  10. Saturday hoops roundupRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Homer boys captured the Homer Winter Carnival basketball tournament Saturday with a 59-45 victory over Cook Inlet Academy, wrapping up an undefeated weekend. The Mariners, which escaped with a 53-52 win over Klawock on Thursday, finished with a spotless 3-0 record over the weekend.

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  11. Prep skiers overcoming adversity for region ski meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... week has gone downhill for the SoHi boys as leading contender John-Mark Pothast has come down with the sickness. The Homer varsity teams felt losses in both varsity races. Leading contenders Aspen Daigle and Ghen Sasakura missed the girls and boys ...

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  12. Fish Factor: Valentinea s Day fish secrets; a Salmon lovea ; pollock opensRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... relationships with salmon. For the Valentine's Day promotion, Harrington hooked up with Claire and Emma Laukitis of Homer, aka the Salmon Sisters. They created "his and hers" selections of their popular Salmon Love hoodies for women, and a new ...

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  13. Farmers market roundtable provides networking and educationRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... 2005, when I started at the Division, there were 13 markets state-wide. I believe on the peninsula there was one in Homer and two in Kenai. Today there is potential for five different markets here, just in central Kenai." "Everybody wants to know ...

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  14. Shellfish: A "catalyst for connection"Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    ... relationships with salmon. For the Valentine's Day promotion, Harrington hooked up with Claire and Emma Laukitis of Homer, aka the Salmon Sisters. They created 'his and hers' selections of their popular Salmon Love hoodies for women, and a new ...

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  15. Mariners score wins at northern shootoutRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    The Mariners were met with big crowds and tough competition last weekend at the Husky Shootout basketball tournament in Kotzebue, with the girls bringing home wins against Nome and Kotzebue, and the boys defeating Point Hope. As wind chill brought temperatures down to minus-30 degrees on Friday and Saturday, crowds amassed inside the Kotzebue gym to watch three days of competition as Homer, Nome-Beltz, Point Hope and Grace Christian faced off against the Kotzebue Huskies.

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  16. Homer Winter Carnival: A Tradition for 61 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    Warm up with the 61st annual Homer Winter Carnival today through Sunday. This year's theme, "Warm Winter Hearts," overlaps with Valentine's Day, and offers plenty of memorable activities for those in - or out of - love.

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  17. Homer man dies trekking in PatagoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    A longtime Homer man known for his infectious laughter and sense of adventure died Feb. 7 in a hiking accident in Patagonia, Argentina. According to reports from the Argentine newspaper, Chalten Today, Michael Feraudo Jr., 60, apparently fell sometime after 12:30 p.m. local time while hiking on the Rio Piedras Blancas trail in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, or Glacier National Park, near El Chalten, Argentina.

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  18. Council prunes manager list to 3Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    After meeting in executive session for almost an hour and then in public for about half that time, the Homer City Council on Monday night narrowed its list of city manager applicants from four to three: Carey Meyer, Homer Public Works Director; Chris Johnson, former deputy executive director of the Port of Anacortes, Wash.; and Jeffrey Trinker, executive director of support services, city of Rosenberg, Texas. All three candidates will interview in person with the council at the end of February or in early March.

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  19. Students prove themselves, school employment readyRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    Once again, Homer High School was named "most employable school" in Kenai Peninsula Borough School District CTSO, Career Technical Student Organization, competition. "I think Homer is going on year five as most employable school," said Dan Bohrnsen, coordinator of this year's competition at Kenai Central High School, held Jan. 29. "Homer has done very well.

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  20. Redbeard walks the plankRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    ... to walk the plank if the students read 120,000 minutes. In any event, Redbeard made good on his promise Feb. 4. With Homer temperatures hovering between 17 and 34 degrees, he walked the plank in full pirate regalia and plunged into a tank of water ...

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