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  1. Police arrest 4 in downtown burglary, theftRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Homer News

    Some good old-fashioned police work, including an attentive dispatcher, lead to the arrest this week of four people Homer Police said were involved in the Nov. 7 burglary of a downtown dentist's office and home on Grubstake Avenue just south of Homer City Hall. Burglars took more than $10,000 in items, including historic firearms, a collectible Nikon camera, sporting goods, knives and jewelry from the home.

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  2. Homer outdoor film fest raises funds, celebrates HoWL's accomplishmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Homer News

    Ben Westphal, a senior at Homer High School, surprises the crowd at the Homer Outdoor Film Festival by leading the HoWL Skits 'n Scats crew in a flashmob dance number amid the audience. Westphal choreographed two dance numbers for HoWL's event.

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  3. Event designed to raise awareness of religious persecutionRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Homer News

    A report to Homer Police of suspicious activity at the NAPA parking lot on Main Street about 7:20 p.m. Nov. 5 turned out to be a church youth game. Homer Police Lt.

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  4. Endeavour leaving Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Homer News

    ... ambitious oil and gas exploration and development program. Delays in repairing and refurbishing the rig kept it at the Homer Deep Water Dock until March 2013. During that stay, the city of Homer made $577,000 in port and harbor revenues and $181,000 ...

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  5. Consultants gather info, brief community on PARC surveyRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Homer News

    ... and there are those who say, 'We can't even afford the cone.'" The needs assessment looks at not just the city of Homer, but the greater Homer area from Anchor Point to the end of East End Road, about 10,800 people. One idea PARC advocates have ...

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  6. Emblem club: dedicated to 'truth, justice, charity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Homer News

    Four years after Emblem Club No. 350 began in Homer, the following notice ran in the two-month-old Homer News in March 1964: "The Emblem Club is now running the Bingo at the Elks on Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. $2 a card with two jackpots.

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  7. The time of year that binds HomerRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    It doesn't seem so long ago that the town of Homer was bustling with a sense of purpose. Summer is a time to tend to all those unfinished projects, cater to the needs of tourists and just enjoy the outdoors.

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  8. Community news - Nov. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... and stress management. Downey has practiced family medicine for nearly 20 years, with the last two being in Homer. Originally from Kalispell, Mont., Downey graduated from the University of Utah Medical School and completed a University of Minnesota ...

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  9. Homer Chamber gains youthful energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Hailing from a city of nearly 2 million people, Jorge Davila is the new Member Relations Coordinator for the Homer Chamber of Commerce, and he couldn't be more excited about it. "I used to work as a manager of a hotel, working around people all the time," Davila said.

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  10. Jack-up rig Endeavor revisits Homer HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE / Sean Pearson The oil rig Endeavour again sits in Kachemak Bay, returning for a two-night stay before heading for South Africa. The controversial oil rig Endeavour came back to the Homer Harbor for a two-night stay.

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  11. Share the Spirit celebrates 22 years of givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... Daugherty said. "We had 67 baskets that year. We were just blown away by the need in this town." Before that year, Homer Ministerial Association was reaching out to struggling families during the holidays by way of the Homer Emergency Life Program. ...

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  12. Survey results draw a crowdRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Ideas bounced around the room, growing, taking shape and creating a framework for the future of parks, art, recreation and culture in Homer during a Nov. 13 meeting held at Islands and Ocean Visitors Center. The workshop saw more than 50 people gather to ask questions, plan, and explore ideas.

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  13. Hawaii beach closed after reported shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WBNS

    Officials say part of a beach in Hawaii has been closed after a snorkeler reported being bitten by a shark. The Department of Land and Natural Resources says the 50-year-old Homer, Alaska, man said he was attacked early Thursday afternoon.

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  14. Mariners skate to strong finish at Ice ChallengeRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Homer News

    The Peninsula Ice Challenge, held at the Soldotna Regional Sports Center last week, saw hockey action between the SoHi Stars, Kenai Kardinals, Eagle River Wolves and the Homer Mariners. In Saturday's championship battle between the Wolves and the Mariners, the Wolves prevailed 4-2.

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  15. Homer volleyball wins Regions titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Homer News

    For the first time in 11 years, the Homer Mariners volleyball team is headed to State competition. The team secured its place by taking first at Regions on Saturday.

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  16. Homer's Woo, Brant take honors at KotzebueRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Homer News

    ... Mathew Norton of Galena in the final 19-5. Eleven teams from the Northwest competed in the two-day Bush Brawl. Homer placed second overall with 152 points. Kotzebue continued their stay at No. 1 with more than 200 points. On the Brawl's opening day, ...

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  17. Homer Middle School in a word: awesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Homer News

    In her second year as principal of Homer Middle School, Kari Dendurent considers herself "so lucky" to be where she is. "This school's awesome," said Dendurent, who was assistant principal at Houston High school, Palmer High School and at a high school and middle school in Florida before coming to Homer at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year.

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  18. VA to vets: Let us helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Homer News

    ... has a VA Outpatient Clinic. In Fairbanks, Kenai and the Mat-Su, the VA has Community Based Outpatient Clinics and in Homer and Juneau Outreach Clinics. In Homer, Anchorage VA Dr. Roy Boone visits South Peninsula Hospital twice a week to do VA ...

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  19. Homer: city on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Homer News

    Last week, the Homer News looked at erosion affecting residents of Judy Rebecca Court in the Baycrest Subdivision. This week, the causes of erosion throughout Homer and its possible impacts are explored.

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  20. Helping the helpersRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Homer News

    ... a boost. "This is a nation-wide fundraising effort for local pantries," said Diana Jeska, executive director of the Homer Community Food Pantry. "It is being really fueled by potters because potter Ruby Haigh stepped up and coordinated all of the ...

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