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  1. Little League - Majors' take on All-StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    "The boys practiced together for two weeks and made great progress in defensive plays, hitting, pitching, and teamwork," said Kathy Beachy, president of Homer Little League.

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  2. Reality Check: 5 lessons we've learned from the past year of Alaska reality TVRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... "Bush People" it was the weird shooting incident , and in "Last Frontier" it's their location (conveniently close to Homer). But the thing I find most fascinating is that the Internet is either up in arms defending the families from criticism or ...

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  3. Toothy, territorial lingcod lure Alaska anglers to far-flung Chugach IslandsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... fishes on the planet - the toothy, lizard-like lingcod. "Now this is what you call wild Alaska," said the 67-year-old Homer angler as he admired the ruggedness of nearby Elizabeth Island. The western-most Chugach Island hugs the southern coast of ...

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  4. Who's running for Homer mayor?Read the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    Candidate filing for the Oct. 7 municipal election, both the city of Homer and the Kenai Peninsula Borough, opens Aug. 1 and continues through Aug. 15. Names already are rising to the surface of who will and who will not run, with a fair amount of rumors added to the mix.

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  5. Kachemak Kids center announces it's closingRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    Kachemak Kids Early Learning Center, will close as of July 31, the board of directors announced this week in letters to the editor of both of Homer's weekly newspapers.

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  6. Gardeners prepare for weekend of activities; public is welcomeRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    The Homer Garden Club will sponsor its eighth annual Gardeners' Weekend on Aug. 2-3.

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  7. And the gold goes to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    Recently returned from the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey in June, athlete Myrna Kuchenoff and swim coach Ruhiyyih Baker, both of Homer, were honored by other local athletes on July 3. Kuchenoff is wearing the gold medal she earned in the 100 free swim.

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  8. Antiques, art market offers unique shoppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    ... up an Eagles greatest hits record and said the two had decided to stop in after seeing a flier for the market while in Homer. The Anchorage man thumbed through the records and said he was primarily shopping because his girlfriend had wanted to see ...

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  9. Tagged fish means cash for Oregon anglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    ... Nautilus II. Two hundred and fifty reasons, to be exact. Barney's 10-pound halibut won't put him in first place in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby, but the tag it was wearing, sponsored by Wild Rose Cottages, put $250 in Barney's pocket. That is the ...

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  10. KPO Summer Music Festival starts MondayRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    The annual Kenai Peninsula Summer Music Festival starts Monday with noon time concerts in Homer and Kenai-Soldotna.

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  11. Hoka Hey riders head to HomerRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    In a repeat of the 2010 Hoka Hey motorcycle challenge, about 75 Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders left Key West, Fla., on Sunday and are headed to Homer.

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  12. Parks Day: Celebrating Early Homer Spit HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    Most everyone knows the story of the naming of Homer, and how in April 1896, 50 men and one woman, Della Banks, came with the Alaska Gold Mining Company and settled on the Homer Spit.

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  13. Historic Alice's gets new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Homer News

    ... right, pose in front of the Alice's Champagne Palace mirror on Monday. The Bolings and North have purchased the iconic Homer bar from the English Bay Corporation. Contractors work on Alice's Champagne Palace last April. Repairs were made to the bar, ...

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  14. Riders in the Hoka Hey Challenge make their way through LawtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | KSWO

    ... test the rider's physical, mental and emotional strength. They started in Key West, Florida and will go all the way to Homer, Alaska and then head back home. The Wind River Harley-Davidson dealership in Lawton is serving as one of only three ...

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  15. Do People Treat Me Differently Since I Talk Openly About Depression?Read the original story

    Jul 5, 2014 | Feld Thoughts

    ... woke up this morning thinking about how I'm feeling emotionally. We've had an excellent three weeks up at our house in Homer, Alaska, far away from the people we know. Our only friends up here are our neighbors (whom we adore) so other than one ...

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  16. Opportunity to see Sea Otters at the Alaska SeaLife CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Seward City News

    ... for three young adult sea otters rescued through its Wildlife Response Program. All three otters were rescued from Homer, AK on separate dates: MoJoe in June 2010, Agnes in April 2013, and Aurora in September 2013. All were originally stranded at ...

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  17. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... this August. The festival will be showing at different locations across the Kenai Peninsula including: August 5 - Homer Theater, Homer; August 7 - K.M Rae Building, Seward; August 8 - Kenai Visitors Center, Kenai. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; showing ...

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  18. Olympic swimmers do clinicRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Homer News

    Olympic swimmers Karalyn Joyce, Kleat Keller and Robert Margalis visit Homer for the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour, 1-4 p.m. July 23 and 24 at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center, sponsored by the Kachemak Swim Club.

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  19. Homer cyclist first in Fireweed 400Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Homer News

    ... For winning you get a sore butt and applause from your crew and everybody around you," said Martin Renner, 43, of Homer. On Saturday, Renner was the first of 500 entrants to finish the race that began at Sheep Mountain at noon on Friday. He ...

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  20. Having fun down on the farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Homer News

    Young participants of the Wild, Sustainable Summer, a new program between Homer Wilderness Leaders and Steller Gardens, have the opportunity to earn school credit and learn through experience on topics surrounding sustainable farming, backcountry skills, creating plant-based art materials and the harvesting and preparation of wild plants.

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