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  1. Manager list now totals 2Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    With Chris Johnson of Anacortes, Wash., withdrawing from the pool of applicants for Homer city manager, the list has been narrowed to Carey Meyer, Homer public works director, and Jeffrey Trinker, executive director of support services, city of Rosenberg, Texas, the city announced in a press release Monday. Trinker visits Homer on March 2, and he and Meyer meet in personal interviews in a special meeting of the Homer City Council at 4 p.m. March 3. Trinker interviews at 4 p.m. and Meyer at 6 p.m. Both interviews will be open, and the public is invited to attend and comment.

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  2. Judge orders city to explain why it's not following condo decisionRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    A Homer condominium owner last week got a judge's order to serve city officials and ask them to show cause why they should not be held in contempt of court. Ken Castner, who owns one of three business condos in the Kachemak Bay Title Company Building, served papers on the city Feb. 13. If sustained, the order would compel interim City Manager Marvin Yoder, City Attorney Tom Klinkner and at least two Homer City Council members to appear at a hearing and explain why the city did not comply with Kenai Superior Court Judge Charles Huguelet's January 2014 decision that the Kachemak Bay Title building and lot only receive one assessment in the Homer Natural Gas Special Assessment District.

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  3. Event connects women of faithRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    The two-day event is being coordinated by women from different churches in Homer and Anchor Point, but with a common goal - encouraging other women in their faith. "Women of Faith - From Survival to Revival" is a prerecorded event that happened in Connecticut last November with approximately 8,000 women in attendance.

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  4. Carnival gets to heart of Homer winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    Rocky Berg, Troy Parsons, Kaleb Long, Meghan Kerlin and Sadie Millard toast with a taste of Piehole Whiskey at the start of the Sunday pie-eating contest at Down East Saloon. espite gray skies, there were brilliant smiles last weekend as residents turned out to celebrate the Homer Winter Carnival and its "warm winter hearts" theme, a nod to Valentine's Day.

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  5. Land's End introduces its new executive chefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    When Billy Roberson, Land's End Resort's former executive chef, left Homer for the Baranof Hotel in Juneau, resort management had only to look in-house for a replacement: Matt Orchard, former sous chef and PM kitchen manager. Judging by evaluations submitted by guests a Feb. 5 "unveiling" of Orchard in his new role, he and the food coming out of his kitchen are a hit.

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  6. Show features hockey as artRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    ... was packed with people excited to see Conti's work. Hockey is a sport that resonates with Alaskans and the people of Homer. It is a sport that was born in the north and inseparable from the ice on which it is played. While hockey can be a shockingly ...

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  7. For Valentine's Day: A love letter to HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    Originally I was going to call this piece "why I've fallen in love with Homer," but it's more than that. In my three and a half years of living here, I've been up the Kenai Peninsula and as far down the head of the bay as Kachemak Selo.

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

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    The Betster has been in Homer so long that when typing the word "home," inevitably a finger taps an extra "r" so the sentence comes out like "Homer is where the heart is." Isn't that a bumper sticker? Do other people have this issue? How can home possibly be home without being Homer? Holy Autocorrect! This place really gets under our skin, doesn't it? Having lived in Alaska for more than 35 years, the Betster has lived here long enough to see people leave and return.

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  9. Community news - Feb. 18Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    ... planning process at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 26. Woodard Creek is located in downtown Homer, extending from Woodard Canyon above Karen Hornaday Park, along Bartlett Street and out into Kachemak Bay. It offers an ...

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  10. Marie Antoinette's Masquerade creates a stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Chelsea Alward Bunnell Marketing Designer Kammi Matson and Executive Director Asia Freeman take a moment to pose with masks donned next to an exhibit currently in the gallery by Michael Conti, and his mask "Poplar Mask No. 2." Fur, feathers and flowers will set the stage for the plush and luxurious at the upcoming Marie Antoinette Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball.

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  11. Business owner hopes to take stress out of 'yes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    ... chairs, and tents; but also offers items to create themes for the perfect wedding, shower, or party. Weddings in Homer are notorious for two things: The incredible scenery, and the challenge of finding the many different pieces of the puzzle to make ...

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  12. Cannabis Coalition responds to proposed ordinanceRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    a Gathering of signatures echoes public testimony By Chelsea Alward Homer Tribune A unofficial petition pinned to a public community board at a local cafe is providing the opportunity to reject a proposed ordinance by the Kenai Peninsula Borough. The ...

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  13. Two vie for manager's positionRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    a Trinker, Meyer scheduled to interview March 3 By Chelsea Alward Homer Tribune A third contender for the City Manager dropped out of the running this week, according to an announcement made at a Feb. 11 City Manager Hiring Committee. Candidate Chris ...

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  14. Mariner skiers make the best of snow-challenged seasonRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by Alison O'Hara Homer skiers pose for a team photo following the Regional meet at the Hatcher Pass Government Peak Recreation Area. Mariner Nordic skiers want to make something perfectly clear: they're not about to let a lack of snow take anything away from their ski season.

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  15. Mariner boys undefeated in home tourney playRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Senior Sheldon Hutt outjumps Cook Inlet Academy's Timothy Smithwick to start the weekend's final Winter Carnival Tournament on Saturday. Hutt scored 12 points in the game and was named tournament MVP.

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  16. Around the DistrictRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... are teaming up again for a fun and educational overnight field trip at Ageya Wilderness Center on the bench above Homer. This trip is open to all Connections Homeschool students in grades 5-8. Space is very limited - a maximum of 30 people will be ...

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  17. Kenai exhibition honors Dena'inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... meet together and share songs and stories, and to connect with those who share the land with us." Throughout the day, Homer musician Atz Kilcher and Kenaitze tribal member Bunny Swan preformed songs and stories honoring Dena'ina culture. Several ...

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  18. Warren County Community College presents author Michael Steinberg, Feb. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Paris Writers' Conference, the Geneva (Switzerland) Writers' Conference, and the Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference in Homer, Alaska, among others. He is the Nonfiction Writer-in-Residence in the Solstice/Pine Manor College Low Residency MFA program. ...

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  19. Celebrating 'Fahrenheit 451' author Ray Bradbury in Homer with a bonfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and fires. They don't usually go together. But on this occasion, the pairing was intentional. In the kickoff to Homer's Big Read, the book being celebrated was Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451." (The title comes from the temperature at which Bradbury ...

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  20. NSC hockey roundup: Peninsula teams shut out of stateRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    With a pair of goals in the final four minutes of the second period, the Homer Mariners appeared to gain a little more steam. But the Wasilla Warriors answered, scoring four times during the final period to grab a 7-2 win over the Mariners during the North Star Conference semifinals at the Menard Arena in Wasilla on Friday night.

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