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  1. Alaska Bible Institute built on faith, hard workRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Homer News

    ... and general director of Alaska Village Missions, the parent organization of Alaska Bible Institute. He arrived in Homer in December of 1960 with his wife, Petrea, and two small children after driving the Alaska Highway from Wisconsin in a Volkswagen ...

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  2. Salmon Project continues - King of Fish' book drop at Two Sisters on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Homer News

    The Salmon Project will continue its statewide "King of Fish" book drop this Sunday, Oct. 26, at Two Sisters Bakery in Homer. Between 9 and 11 a.m., book drop organizers will hand out 100 free copies of "King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon," by David Montgomery along with $5 vouchers to Two Sisters Bakery.

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  3. Annual Wearable Arts show puts work of fiber artists in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Homer News

    ... for entries was sent statewide, and Multz said she hopes to have work from Anchorage and other communities besides Homer. Designers are limited to five outfits in the show. Some pieces are entered as ensembles, and some are solo items. Multz said ...

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  4. Homer Funeral Home opens new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Homer News

    Having begun serving the Homer area in 1976, Peninsula Funeral Chapels opened Homer Funeral Home on Diamond Ridge Road in 1986. "Just because someone lives in Homer doesn't mean they shouldn't get the same services we provide in Kenai," said owner Tim Wisniewski of making available to the southern Kenai Peninsula the same traditional funeral services, funeral pre-arrangements, cremation and monuments as the Kenai location.

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  5. Clem Tillion: Alaska needs to start looking at end-of-oil optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is a retired commercial fisherman and a nine-term former Alaska state legislator. He lives in Halibut Cove, near Homer. The views expressed here are the writer's own and are not necessarily endorsed by Alaska Dispatch News, which welcomes a broad ...

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  6. Letters - Oct. 22Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Chris Story mentioned in his post-election opinion piece in last week's Homer Tribune that Lindianne Sarno had a program to harbor chickens within the city of Homer to create an economic boom, and this made him go "huh?" To set the record straight: I mentioned chickens at the Homer Voice for Business meeting as an example of a principle of economic development called Import Substitution. Import Substitution boosts a regional economy with this question: What are we importing from Outside that we could grow here? If Kachemak Bay produced all the chicken, onions, potatoes and carrots we needed, how much money would remain in our local economy? Let's do the math.

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  7. Project Drive teaches the perils of driving drunkRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    How important is a teenager's understanding of drunk driving? The city of Homer and state of Alaska have deemed that understanding worthy of a $36,691 price tag. The program is an effort called "Project Drive."

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  8. Homer Public Library benefits from the dedication of FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo provided Claudia Haines takes a moment to pose with her children, Olivia and Owen Glasman, as they kick off the 2013 "Big Read" part earlier in the year. In an age of eBooks and Amazon, the Homer Public Library is thriving, thanks in part to the work of a group of dedicated volunteers who serve as the nonprofit group, Friends of the Homer Public Library.

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  9. Early detection key to breast cancer survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... According to the hospital's statistics, there is an average of one new breast cancer diagnosis case every month in Homer and the surrounding areas. Many of the local cancer diagnoses upon detection, are beyond stage 1, or the earliest disease and ...

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  10. Sen. Gary Stevens representing Homer, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    During a four day visit to Homer, Sen. Gary Stevens seemed glad to reconnect with both the people and places he invested in several years ago. The town was placed back under his care when district lines were recently redrawn to include our coastal community.

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  11. Kenai Peninsula College: Around CampusRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Bay Campus, beginning Oct. 23. Space is limited and registration is required. To register, call (907) 235-7743 in Homer or (907) 262-5824 in the Central Peninsula. Learn more about this course, including meeting times, at this link: ...

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  12. Around the DistrictRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... and Workforce Development and The Alaska Department of Commerce and Economic Development. a- 11/06 - Picture Retakes - Homer - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. @ Paul Banks Elementary School Gym Looking outside, you can tell fall is in the air and it's time ...

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  13. Moore: Begich respects women; it seems Sullivan hasn't decided yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of my opinion more than once. But hey, he needs me to vote for him, not the other way around. I had a few days in Homer this week waiting for the water to calm down enough for me to cross the bay. I had the opportunity to see a few of those ads ...

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  14. Begich respects women; it seems Sullivan hasn't decided yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of my opinion more than once. But hey, he needs me to vote for him, not the other way around. I had a few days in Homer this week waiting for the water to calm down enough for me to cross the bay. I had the opportunity to see a few of those ads ...

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  15. Google misspells Lahaina, but names it Hawaii's 2014 eCityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The annual awards recognize the strongest online business communities in all 50 states. This year's winners range from Homer, Alaska, to Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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  16. Personal best times mark Seward InviteRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    The Homer Mariner swim team has returned from the Seward Invitational on Saturday. Participating teams included Colony, Kenai, Soldotna, Valdez and Wasilla, in addition to Homer and Seward.

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  17. Mariners in top half of Grace TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    ... tournament, ahead of Grace Christian, Anchorage Christian, Houston and Seward schools, all from the same conference as Homer. Friday Homer won against ACS 20-9; against Kotzebue 20-13 and 20-15; and against Houston 20-10 and 20-18. "We felt good ...

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  18. Mariner wrestlers take on Nikiski, VoznesenkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    The Mariner Mat Team held scrimmage matches against wrestlers from Nikiski and Voznesenka on Saturday. Homer's 13 wrestlers won the majority of the matches; however, they were all unofficial.

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  19. Girls enjoy some get-to-know-hockey timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    ... is all about. "We had about 30 skaters and about eight helpers," said Karen Weston, who helped organize the event in Homer. "Most of the skaters were between 8 and 14 (years of age), but we had adults of all skill levels skating, too." Not a day for ...

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  20. More community discussion of options for public safety, HERC buildings neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough's Proposed Ordinance 2014-31: Authorizing the Repeal of a Deed Restriction on a parcel of land where the former Homer Intermediate School was located will allow this land to be sold. The property was originally donated by citizens to the territorial school, the PTA, and the territory of Alaska in the 1940s and 1950s, and then transferred to the borough in 1974.

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