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Homer, Alaska is located in Kenai Peninsula County. Zip codes in Homer, AK include 99603. The median home price in Homer is $260,000. More Homer information.

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Gardeners prepare for weekend of activities; public is welcome

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

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Antiques, art market offers unique shopping

The incessant noise of the crowded Sterling Highway running through Soldotna faded quickly in a gravel lot behind Pizza Boys and the Shops Around the Corner Saturday where a group of five white tents clustered around a makeshift courtyard.

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Parks Day: Celebrating Early Homer Spit History

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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Who's running for Homer mayor?

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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Hoka Hey riders head to Homer

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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Historic Alice's gets new life

Todd and Beth Boling, left and center, and Matt North, right, pose in front of the Alice's Champagne Palace mirror on Monday.

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Communiy News - July 23

Set aside a bit of time this Sunday afternoon to join Ed Berg on a Homer Native Plant Society Lichen and Moss Walk.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Homer Tribune

Assembly considers bed taxes

By Naomi Klouda Homer Tribune Watch for two key decisions that could depend on voters after the Tuesday night Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting; one would fundamentally change how voters register ballots, while the other levies a boroughwide bed tax.

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Creating her own 'Little House' in Alaska

As a little girl, Robin McAllistar used to pretend she was Laura Ingalls Wilder from the "Little House on the Prairie" books.

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Business duo plans for an Alice comeback

HOMER TRIBUNE /Randi Somers This grand 'ol lady has be resold, cleaned up and will be opening for business again.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska documentary chronicles one family's remote cabin adventure

Jean Aspen and her husband, Tom Irons, who divide their time between Homer and the Brooks Range, created a documentary about a solitary life in the wilds of Alaska that differs from a lot of Alaska reality TV in one key way: it's real.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Seward City News

Opportunity to see Sea Otters at the Alaska SeaLife Center

The Alaska SeaLife Center is currently caring for three young adult sea otters rescued through its Wildlife Response Program.

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Area's assembly members argue for, against bed tax

Editor's Note: The Homer News asked Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members Bill Smith, who represents Homer on the assembly, and Mako Haggerty, who represents the rest of the southern peninsula, to share their views on a proposed bed tax.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Iconic musician Hobo Jim gains fans worldwide

Jim Varos, better known as " Hobo Jim," has captured audiences all over the world with his collection of Alaskana-flavored guitar and storytelling performances.

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Gop U.S. Senate candidates target issues, each other in Homer debate

Eileen Becker was clear about her reason for organizing Tuesday's debate between Republican candidates for U.S. Senate, Joe Miller, Dan Sullivan and Mead Treadwell.

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Harbormaster office: an unclear chapter of Homer history

By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer With work already begun on a new harbormaster office, the future of the existing one is uncertain.

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Sitting on the dock of the bay: CACS gets new access

Kim McNett kayaks around the new dock at the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Peterson Bay Field Station.

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FYI - News briefs & announcements - July 16

FDA finds AK fish safe from radiation The U.S. Food and Drug Administration found Alaska seafood safe from Fukushima radiation, but a citizen's group plans to conduct a separate study of lower Cook Inlet water using a crowdsource funding site.

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Consider this week your second spring

It is unquestionably a time of abundance for many in the Homer gardening world right now.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Homer Tribune

Construction delays to spread through town, onto Homer Spit

The southern Kenai Peninsula's annual road construction virus has spread this week to the center of town, but construction crews promise that when it's all said and done, the resulting 6 miles of blacktop, improved sidewalks, drainage and added riprap on the Homer Spit will be well worth any 10-minute traffic delays you might endure between now and ... (more)

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