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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Panel recommends HERC site for new public safety buildingRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    With community members still asking for more discussion, a committee last week recommended city-owned property at the corner of the Sterling Highway and Pioneer Avenue as the site of choice for a new public safety building. This week, an ordinance was introduced at the borough assembly that would lift a deed restriction on the property popularly known as HERC, the Homer Education and Recreation Complex.

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  14. Gifts, good-byes mark Monday's council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    Celebrating 30 years as sister cities, the Japanese city of Teshio gifted representatives of Homer, including the Homer City Council, with "happi coats," garments frequently reserved for festivals. Amidst an evening of budgets, ordinances and resolutions, the coats, which arrived in time for the meeting, added a splash of color in the council chambers as council members and staff modeled the bright yellow and orange garments.

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  15. Ebola unlikely in Alaska, but SPH still preparesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    Although only two cases of Ebola virus disease have been diagnosed in the United States, both in Dallas, Texas, South Peninsula Hospital and local health providers have started training and developed guidelines in the event patients in Homer develop possible Ebola symptoms. Ebola is unlikely to spread to Alaska, according to a health advisory alert issued Oct. 4 by the Alaska Division of Public Health, Section of Epidemiology.

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  16. Assembly welcomes Cooper, two others; Smith terms outRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    The three newly elected Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members are sworn in to office at Tuesday's assembly meeting in Soldotna. From left are Stan Welles, who will replace Charlie Pierce in the Sterling and Funny River district; Kelly Cooper, who will replace Bill Smith for the Homer district seat; and Blaine Gilman, who will replace outgoing Kenai district member Hal Smalley.

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  17. Absentee votes counted in Homer, borough electionsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    With all of the absentee and questioned ballots counted in Kenai Peninsula Borough elections, Mike Navarre has emerged as the winner of the race for Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor, according to the borough's unofficial results. In Homer, after the city canvass board reviewed absentee and other ballots on Oct. 10, there was no change in election day results, with Mayor Beth Wythe and David Lewis winning re-election and Catriona Lowe winning election to the Homer City Council.

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

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    ... The first Land at Heart Award also will be given out. Tickets are $60 and on sale at KHLT, 315 Klondike Ave., or the Homer Bookstore. BEST FOR THE FUN OF IT BET: Competitive sports are great, but sometimes you want to play just for fun. Check out ...

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  19. Haunted Hickory: Always ready for frightening funRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    The U.S. Coast Guard's motto "Semper Paratus" - Latin for "always ready" - perfectly sums up the decades-long attitude of local Coasties using a Homer-based cutter to deliver a Halloween fright. Twenty-three years ago, the USCGC Sedge treated area residents to the first ship-based haunting.

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  20. Artist hopes to expand Cleveland, Homer tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    A "Greetings from Homer" postcard colored by Jenny Stroyeck of Homer is next to a Cleveland card. Emery encouraged Homer residents to visit Bunnell Street Arts Center and color Homer postcards to exchange with Cleveland area residents.

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