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  1. Seniors benefit from VA contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Homer News

    As one of his final accomplishments in office, Alaska Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, has given Homer area veterans a gift. He helped facilitate a five-year contract with Homer Senior Citizens and Veterans Affairs that will cover the cost of veterans participating in HSC's adult day services program, Friendship Center.

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  2. Manager's position attracts 49Read the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Homer News

    With applications for Homer City Manager open until the position is filled, as of Monday, 49 people had applied for the job of the city's top administrator. In response to a public records request from citizen activist Ken Castner last week, retiring City Manager Walt Wrede made publicly available the resumes and applications of city manager applicants.

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  3. Jubilation! Bells: joyful sounds of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Homer News

    ... said Fell, who has directed the choir for the past five years. "I think it makes people feel very peaceful." The Homer United Methodist Church's Jubilation! Bells is made up of three octaves of bronze handbells - two when they are short on players. ...

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  4. Kurt BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Kurt Bell, born December 22, 1955 in Webster, MA died in November of 2014, in Homer, Alaska. Kurt is predeceased by his parents Vernon and Joan Bell, and brother, Dicky Bell. 1 comment

  5. Never mind the chill -- Alaska's winter feeder king salmon are yummyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... You bet. "We were out yesterday and got three nice kings," said Daniel Donich, the owner of Daniel's Guide Service in Homer ( www.homerfishing.com ), one of a handful of Southcentral Alaska charters that fish 12 months a year, typically on the south ...

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  6. Alaska News Nightly: December 23, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | APRN

    ... a city police officer who recently received a statewide award as the top local government employee in Alaska. The Homer icon, Alice's Champagne Palace, had its grand opening under new owners on Friday. The classic bar and eatery was packed from ...

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  7. Letters - Dec. 24Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    On behalf of the Homer Hockey Association and the Kevin Bell Arena I'd like to thank the K-Bay Marines for sponsoring our annual Christmas Eve Community Skate. This is a free event, open to the entire community.

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  8. Community News - Dec. 24Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... and former Kachemak Bay women artists to create new work for an art exhibition to be held at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska." a' Kim Terpening and Nancy Wise, exhibit curators Upcoming Events: Ongoing Fish Feedings: Every Tuesday and Friday at 4 ...

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  9. Senior service project reaches those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE / Chelsea Alward A donation box for the Teens Inbetween project sits at the Homer High School to encourage youth to donate items needed by their peers. The program is a senior service project by Chelsea Marsh seeking to encourage youth to lend a helping hand to each other and the community.

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  10. Holiday happenings keep Christmas brightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Whether you would like be out and about, or entertained by a holiday tale, Homer has a wide variety of fun and engaging activities happening on Christmas Eve. The Homer Tribune has compiled a list of fun and free things to do to commemorate the season and create cherished memories with you and yours.

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  11. Two local school bus collisions in one dayRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    a None injured during dangerous conditions By Chelsea Alward Homer Tribune Two separate collisions involving school buses servicing students just outside of Homer took place early last week within less than one hour of each other, with both reports ...

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  12. 3D printers create fun for West Homer studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo courtesy of Daniel Zatz A group of West Homer Elementary students watch with eager anticipation as a rocket made by a 3D printer gets ready to launch. The fourth grade class completed a project aiming to inspire kids with engineering and technology, in which students designed and assembled parts to create 11 rockets, culminating in a launching on Dec. 16. Ask any educator, teaching engineering to youngsters can be a complex and challenging task.

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  13. Interesting Stuff - 20 December 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Time Goes By

    ... is 60 miles from Cardiff, Abebooks tells us, and a four-hour, 206-mile drive from London: The Old Inlet Shop is in Homer, Alaska, 221 miles from Anchorage and a 52-hour drive of 2,485 miles from Seattle, Washington: I spend my days using not much ...

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  14. Alaska State Parks celebrates 4th annual First Day HikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | DNR Public Notices

    ... national First Day Hike initiative to unite people and their state parks in all 50 states. Two events are scheduled in Homer, one will be near Delta Junction, and the bonfire will be in Kodiak. The event details are below. First Day Hike - Eveline ...

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  15. BenjaminRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... who love him: his big sister Maggie Lints, his mother and father, Emily Chenel Lints and Kyle Lints of Winthrop and Homer, Alaska, his grandparents, Kathy Williams of Winthrop, Paul Lints of Tacoma, and Eileen Mullen of Homer, Alaska, his ...

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  16. Community News - Dec. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo courtesy of Jim Lavrakas ATV winner Tim Shea of Anchor Point poses with his Honda Ranger ATV, won in the Homer Chamber of Commerce's annual raffle. Some 25 people showed up at the Homer Elks Club last Wednesday to watch Andy Armstrong of Homer take home the grand prize at the Chamber of Commerce annual raffle drawing.

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  17. Students reach out to peers with powerful messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Chelsea Alward Kaylynn Bunnell and Mina Gherman share a moment of laughter. Bunnell and Gherman are Promoting Health Among Teens educators and students of Homer Flex School.

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  18. Gun found behind local businessRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    a Police suspect connection to recent thefts By Chelsea Alward Homer Tribune A gun found on Dec. 10 is a discovery that police suspect has a connection to the recent outbreak of burglaries in Homer over the last two months. Elements Salon was the ...

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  19. No to winter food taxRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... passed, will repeal ordinance 2008-28. Borough ordinance 2008-28 gave the general law cities of Seldovia, Soldotna and Homer the ability to levy sales tax on unprepared foods in the winter. It passed in 2008 - just weeks before the question was put ...

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  20. Harrington crowned State Champ in first Alaska girls' tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by PK Woo Homer sophomore and state champion Heather Harrington poses atop the podium with her winning bracket at the first Alaska Girls State Wrestling Competition at Bartlett over the weekend. "Wrestling in the State Championship Finals is a big deal," said Homer High School Wrestling Coach Chris Perk.

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