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  1. Cooper: Wants Homer to be heard on assemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    A candidate for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly District 8-Homer, Kelly Cooper isn't waiting until she's elected to find out what's going on in the borough. She's already doing some homework.

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  2. City candidates outline qualifications, priorities chamber forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    ... Fund Dividend is $1,884, Gov. Sean Parnell announced today. It's the third largest PFD ever. Getting to Tuesday's Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center candidate forum at Wasabi's on East End Road past Kachemak Drive could be a metaphor for ...

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  3. Bearup: Listening tops his priority listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    ... "team of quality people" that would complement the directors and managers already in place in the borough. "Using the Homer community as a prime example, you have specific needs here that Soldotna and Kenai don't have. Specific requirements as far ...

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  4. Homer's Best BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    ... me on the shoulder and said, "Oh, aye!" and we became fast friends. We'll see what happens today. Meanwhile, here in Homer, life goes on. It might be a bit soggy, but if people can dance to drums in the rain at the Burning Basket, no weather can ...

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  5. Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby: 29 Seasons, Going StrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer During the summer of 1986, the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby wasn't the only fishing game in town. That year marked the 8th annual Homer Halibut Derby sponsored by Rescue 21 and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, according to a Homer News story, July 3, 1986.

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  6. Lavrakas steps down as chamber's executive director, effective Oct. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    After a year as executive director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, Jim Lavrakas has announced his resignation, effective Oct. 15. "When I accepted the role ... I did so with a sunset clause, knowing that I would one day want to return to my 'retirement' role of being a fishing guide, photographer and bon vivant," Lavrakas said in a statement provided to the chamber's membership. Upon receiving Lavrakas' resignation, Mike Barth, president of the chamber's board of directors, said, "The Board of Directors is thankful to Jim for his time as the executive director and we wish him well in his transition back to 'retirement.'

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  7. Event serves up way to sample HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    ... Fund Dividend is $1,884, Gov. Sean Parnell announced today. It's the third largest PFD ever. At the 2013 Taste of Homer, an eager crowd filled Wasabi's and lined up for samples of the dishes for which Homer restaurants are known. Oysters? Wine? ...

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  8. AK: Going GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | APRN

    In business the general rule is cut costs and raise revenue wherever possible. A company in Homer partially ignores this tenet to provide compostable and recyclable products to environmentally conscious businesses.

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  9. Floatplane safety requires special attention in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Cessna 206 which crashed during a landing attempt at Beluga Lake in July 2012, killing former state legislator Cheryll Heinze. On July 10, 2012, a Cessna 206 on floats crashed while landing on Beluga Lake , in Homer.

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  10. Police arrest suspect in Wagon Wheel theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Homer News

    An alleged armed robbery at the Wagon Wheel on Ocean Drive last week wasn't a robbery at all, but an inside job, Homer Police said in a criminal complaint filed at the Homer Court on Sept. 10. Police charged Tommy Lee Neal, 19, with third-degree theft and making a false report, both misdemeanors.

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  11. Pitzman takes North-South - all tournament' honorsRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Homer News

    The Homer Mariners volleyball team served up a fourth-place finish at the North-South Tournament in Houston last week, playing against teams from Anchorage Christian School, Bethel, Delta, Houston, Hutchison, Monroe, Seward, Sitka and Valdez. Homer's Kyla Pitzman led the team with 40 kills for the tournament, averaging six per game.

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  12. Mariners football dominates Buccaneers in ValdezRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Homer News

    It was a 55-0 victory for the Homer Mariners football team Saturday as they took on the Buccaneers in Valdez. "They played great," Homer Head Coach Josh Fraley said of the Mariner team.

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  13. Kodiak High tennis team brings game to HomerRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Homer News

    Homer High School might not have a tennis team, but they do have tennis courts and that's exactly what the 19-member Kodiak High School Bears tennis team was looking for when it paid a visit to the area Aug. 30-31. "This is like the fourth or fifth time they've come here," Will Files of the Homer Tennis Association said of the Bears' annual visit to Homer.

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  14. Homer varsity girls XC take first, boys second nvitationalRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Homer News

    With 66 individuals competing in the girls varsity cross-country competition at Saturday's Palmer Invitational, the Mariner girls ran their way into first place in the 1, 2 and 3A competition. On the boys side there were 89 individual runners and Homer's varsity runners took second place overall, with Grace Christian in first place.

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  15. Homer Invite draws more than 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Homer News

    The Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center was packed with athletes, coaches and fans representing a total of 11 different schools for the Homer Invitational last week. The pool's blue water was churned into froth, while shouted cheers and applause kept the 232 competitors pushing for excellence.

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  16. New art for Old TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Homer News

    For most of August, the outside wall of Fat Olives nearest the Sterling Highway has been covered with a plastic sheet protecting Homer artist Marjorie Scholl's newest work. On Friday, surrounded by friends, family and arts supporters, the 15-year-veteran-artist and Lisa Nolan of Fat Olives unveiled the 9-by-20.5-foot, acrylic-on-cement mural, "Old Town Memoir."

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  17. Grow' burns SundayRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Homer News

    Build week for the 11th annual Burning Basket continues noon-8 p.m. daily through Saturday at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit. On Sunday, this year's basket, Grow, is presented to the community at 1 p.m. with a potluck at 6 p.m. The basket is then burned at sundown.

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  18. Buccaneer bankruptcy leaves millions in unpaid Alaska billsRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... according to Duero. Duero said he owes $30,000 for food consumed on the Endeavor and at the West Eagle site east of Homer. Additionally, he owes about another $30,000 in federal taxes, which he said he doesn't know how he'll pay at this point. When ...

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  19. Dusek selected as district's interim superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Homer News

    At its once-a-year meeting in Homer on Monday, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board unanimously approved authorizing Board President Joe Arness to offer Sean Dusek the position of interim superintendent and to negotiate the terms of Dusek's employment. "The KPBSD school board is proud and happy to be offering the position of interim superintendent to Mr. Sean Dusek," said Joe Arness, board president, in a press release issued by the district.

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  20. Work on public safety building moves ahead; questions about HERC remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Homer News

    "It's a wonderful building. We've just outgrown it," Homer Fire Chief Bob Painter said of Homer's Fire Station.

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