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  1. Different rules becoming city's normRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    ... wanted them to have the stability and security of knowing they have their own place. For our home we pay the city of Homer a monthly water meter fee for our water meter. At the condo we pay a monthly water meter fee for a water meter that doesn't ...

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  2. Judge's ruling shows common senseRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    You can call me naive but I believe that most of the time our judicial system gets it right as evidenced by Judge Huguelet's recent ruling against the city of Homer concerning condominium assessments.

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  3. Homer High runners finish first in Spit RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    ... line of the 2014 10K Run to the Bay Spit Run Saturday, with a time of 36:18. Eighteen-year old Pedro Ochoa, a 2014 Homer High School graduate who was on the school's cross country and track team, ran to first place in Saturday's "10K to the Bay" ...

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  4. Vote - yes' on Proposition 1 SB 21 good for oil companies, not so good for Alaska's futureRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    One of the things I like best about Homer is that friends can disagree and remain friends.

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  5. Many contribute to success of eventRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... and such a tremendous success. More than 150 writers, students, teachers, literary enthusiasts and readers from Homer as well as throughout Alaska and the lower 48 spent four days together within a context of shared experiences of workshops, ...

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  6. Tom and Laveda YoungbloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    Tom and Laveda (Rinsink) Youngblood are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary June 27, 2014. Married in Rocky Ford Colo., Tom and Laveda spent most of their years in Colorado. They retired to Homer so Tom can fish and Laveda can quilt.

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  7. With a little help from friendsRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... Mike Faraman, Wes Schacht, Eileen Becker, and a special thank you to Scott Ulmer who basically handed this event to Homer in many ways. Thanks to these people and several others who selflessly came together to give Homer a new tradition, this ...

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  8. Church newsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... of Binkley and Redoubt in Soldotna. Major Gene Engebretsen, US Army (Ret) will be the guest speaker. He grew up in Homer, was drafted in 1972, spent 23 years in the military and now resides in Soldotna. He is an ordained Pastor and works with the ...

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  9. When replacing Alaska ferry Tustumena, how big is big enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The Tustumena's replacement likely will have a host of changes from the vessel now serving Southwest Alaska, from Homer out to the Aleutian chain, but much of the focus has been on how big it should be. The proposed new vessel is slated to be 34 ...

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  10. Homer-area jazz musician leaves for school, branches outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... player and musician Joe DeCino has graduated from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. While he left Homer with aspirations of being a professional jazz-trumpet player, DeCino found himself drawn increasingly to other instruments and the ...

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  11. Spit Run offers same scenic course, new timing equipmentRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    Runners and walkers in this year's "10K to the Bay" Homer Spit Run will not only enjoy the scenic 10K course that begins at Homer High School and continues the length of the Homer Spit, they also will benefit from the event's new automatic timing technology, as well as other added conveniences.

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  12. Homer swimmer wins gold at Special Olympics USA GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    It's Olympic gold for Myrna Kuchenoff of Homer. Kuchenoff was one of two swimmers representing Alaska at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey.

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  13. Disc golf fun for families, increases activity in parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... said one person has scored an ace at the park this summer. Badajos was part of the original group who approached the Homer City Council and Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission with the idea of a disc golf course in October of 2008. "It was a ...

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  14. Mentoring: important way to pay it forwardRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... one of the best ways to show your appreciation for your mentor is to pay it forward and become a mentor yourself. In Homer, we are lucky to have a wealth of opportunities to pick from where you can share your knowledge with a child or a teen or an ...

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  15. What's the city going to do?Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... however, will be assessed $3,283.30 per unit. Believing this would result in unfair treatment to condo owners, a Homer citizen filed a lawsuit against the city, and on Jan. 6, 2014, Judge Charles T. Huguelet agreed. The judge ruled that "the city's ...

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  16. Natural gas assessment inequity already has been decided in courtRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... "The city's assessment with respect to condominium owners is arbitrary and unreasonable." He ordered the city of Homer to correct Ordinance 13-02. Everyone thought the legal battle was over. However, several of us have approached the city and been ...

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  17. No such thing as fair tax, fee or assessment from any governmentRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... The recent discussions about taxes (should the borough institute a bed tax?), "special assessments" (like the one Homer residents will pay for their natural gas line) and other fees we pay local government (for example, for our water and sewer ...

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  18. Sullivan: Campaign based on optimisimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    Less than a week after one of his primary opponents, Joe Miller, spoke in Homer for Father's Day, last Thursday Dan Sullivan visited town for two public meetings and some boots-on-the ground campaigning.

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  19. Homer man arrested on stalking, drug chargesRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    Homer Police last week arrested a Homer man for stalking after a woman reported the man had started to become aggressive and controlling, vandalized her bicycle and sent her threatening text messages.

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  20. Coordinated effort gets help for eagleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refuge clerk, who contacted Jason Sodergren, president of Kachemak Bay Birders in Homer; the Bird Treatment and Learning Center in Anchorage; and Mako's Water Taxi. "I've worked with raptors before a little bit, ...

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