Homer Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Mariners take second in End of Road ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Homer News

    Four teams and six games kept the Kevin Bell Arena hopping with hockey action for the End of the Road Shootout, Nov. 20-22. Homer was host to the Soldotna Stars, Bartlett Golden Bears and Houston Hawks.

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  2. Nonprofit NeedsRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Homer News

    Big Brothers & Big Sisters needs big brother and big sister volunteers; office supplies; a photo copy card; fuel cards for Bigs; volunteers to help plan events, hang up posters, etc.; volunteers to help pick up and sort clothing donations; free or discounted office space for one staff. Homer Community Food Pantry needs feminine products , toiletries , canned meats and jerky, canned fruit and socks.

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  3. Homer's spirit of giving pulls residents together in unique, powerful wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Homer News

    y husband and I moved to Homer a year ago. The breathtaking (almost literally) beauty, clean air, and laid-back atmosphere enticed us, and as we've become more involved in the community we've been especially impressed by the level of support for ...

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  4. HHS musicians chosen for performance groupRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Homer News

    ... bands, orchestras and choirs will meet in Spokane, Wash., Feb. 12-15. "This is really exciting," said Amy Johnson, Homer High School's band director. "From the recollection of (former HHS choir director) Mark Robinson, Homer has not had a student ...

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  5. HVFD advises carbon monoxide detector checkRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Homer News

    A false carbon monoxide alert at a Homer residence earlier this month has prompted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department to remind home and business owners to install and check CO detectors. At about 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 6, firefighters went to a report of a CO detector alarm in a house.

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  6. Area residents involved with Walker transitionRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Homer News

    "Energizing and optimistic" was how Nancy Lord of Homer described her participation in two days of meetings last week as part of a 250-member transition team advising Governor-elect Bill Walker and Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallot. Lord served on the Arctic Policy and Climate Change Subcommittee, one of three Homer residents attending the Transition Team meeting.

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  7. Filmmaker starts Kickstarter project for - Heart of Alaska'Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Homer News

    Homer filmmaker BjA rn Olson has started a Kickstarter project to raise funds for "Heart of Alaska," a film about Seldovia adventurers Erin McKittrick and Hig Higman's journey around Cook Inlet with their two children, Katmai, 4, and Lituya, 2, from March to July of 2013. "Outreach and education are important components to this family, and 'Heart of Alaska,' the movie, will be an opportunity to share, with a broad audience, the conversations, chance encounters, agony and pure joy of adventuring with small children in an ancient land with an uncertain future," Olson said.

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  8. Two-vehicle collision leaves one dead, six injuredRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Investigation continues regarding a fatal collision that took place around 5p.m. on Nov. 25 at mile 145, near Anchor Point. According to Troopers, 29-year old Kayla Rodasti of Homer was headed south on the Sterling Highway when she lost control of the vehicle on icy roads and crossed into oncoming traffic.

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  9. Fatal wreck closes Sterling Highway near Happy ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    At least one person died and several people were injured Tuesday evening in a two-vehicle wreck on the Sterling Highway north of Homer, according to Alaska State Troopers. Troopers received a report of the crash around 5:40 p.m. Responders closed the highway at Mile 146, in the area of Happy Valley on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  10. Condo owners may pay for what they getRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Homer News

    A recommendation from Tom Klinkner, attorney for the city of Homer, may mean local condo owners can relax when it comes to individual property assessments within the city's natural gas distribution system special assessment district. As originally estimated, the improvement plan called for $3,283.30 per-lot assessments.

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  11. Community news - Nov. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    As part of the Homer Council on the Arts' Creative Community for Musical Theatre, a collection of traditional, secular and ancient holiday songs will be taught to share through home and community visits. Feel free to bring songs you can share with and teach to the group.

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  12. Biz ideas bring in the big bucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Chelsea Alward First-prize winner Daniel Harris poses with his family, and the certificate he was awarded for his "Boot Buddy" idea. Harris also picked up $1,000 in prize money.

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  13. Mice DNA tell tale of migrationRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Cornell student Camille Mangiaratti is thousands of miles away from Homer - but she needs your help. Mangiaratti is working on a project that utilizes the tissues of a common house mouse to make discoveries about human migration to Alaska.

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  14. Shootout brings - hot hockey action' to arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Homer News

    Bundle up against the keep-the-ice-frozen temps of the Kevin Bell Arena and prepare for some "hot hockey action" this weekend as the Homer Mariners take on teams from Houston, Bartlett and SoHi in the three-day End of the Road Shootout. "These teams represent different areas - Anchorage, the valley and the peninsula - so it's a collective group and will be exciting to see where we stand," said Mariner Head Coach John Carlin.

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  15. Film to feature small town animal shelterRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Homer News

    Five years since the premiere of "Puffin Bay," Homer filmmaker Brian Smith is taking on a new feature film, "The Care and Feeding of Jack," a fictional telling of the life of a small town animal shelter and the changes it experiences. "I'm excited about doing an animal shelter character story," said Smith, who has volunteered at the Homer Animal Shelter for the past six years.

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  16. Bunnell's 10 x 10 Members Show features small, affordable works of artRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Homer News

    ... keep it up for an entire year. Hagen has been doing art all her life, but said that in the seven years since moving to Homer, she has become more serious about it. As she watches guests mill around the room, Hagen echoes what others are already ...

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  17. Artist in residence moves studentsRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    Standing before a packed gymnasium in black socks and a blue Soldotna Elementary T-shirt, Homer-based artist Eddie Wood plucked at the bowl-sized thumb piano cupped in his hands. Over the soft musical notes, Wood told the staff and students the story of his two weeks as an artist in residence at their school Friday.

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  18. Weather puts brakes on volleyballRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Homer News

    Mother Nature pulled a fast one on Tuesday's scheduled volleyball games in Seldovia. With the ferry unable to dock in Homer, the Nikolaevsk Warrior's mixed six volleyball team, both junior varsity and varsity, was unable to travel to the south side of Kachemak Bay to play the Seldovia Otters.

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  19. Rios brothers undefeated at two-day Nikiski dualsRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Homer News

    ... the senior had second thoughts. Getting a job and focusing on his academics began to be a priority. However, the Homer High School wrestling team needed a 220-pounder and with Danny Rios' brother, Jaime Rios, being the captain, it was just a matter ...

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  20. DDF tournaments ahead, judges neededRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Homer News

    With two tournaments under their belt, the Homer High School DDF - drama, debate and forensics - team is readying for more to come. "They're looking really strong.

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