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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 $256,000. More Homer information.

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Thursday | Homer News

District relies on - ALICE' to increase student safety schools safe with - ALICE'

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is changing the way schools respond to armed intruders through training in ALICE, Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, the school district announced in a press release issued Monday.

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Thursday | Homer News

Homer graduate receives Purple Heart, Bronze Star

In November 2013, Josh Chambers was wounded in action while serving in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan.

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Thursday | Homer News

Youth Advisory Committee nurtured attitude, habit of thinking outwardly

During my freshman year at Homer High School a youth-run group was formed. Its focus turned outward, to the needs of our community, at a time in our lives when self-absorption ruled.

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Thursday | Homer News

Animal Eyes home to play

If anyone ever gets around to writing a history of Pacific Northwest popular music, a little town on Kachemak Bay will get critics wondering, "What the heck is in the Homer water?" From a generation of millennials who grew up here in the mid-2010s has emerged a handful of bands and musicians who have become stalwarts in the Seattle and Portland ... (more)

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Thursday | Homer News

Man charged with car theft, DUI

An Anchorage man and reality TV star has pleaded not guilty to first-degree auto theft and driving under the influence in an Aug. 4 incident in which Alaska State Troopers found the man pinned under a crashed car that turned out to have been stolen from Homer.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Home rules do not yet apply

The Soldotna City Council decided to move forward on researching how to become a home-rule city.

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Homer News

New vessel offers ferry, freight services

It also was owner Steve Attleson's 50th birthday. Steve Attleson, owner of the M/V Sanoah, looks on as Nataha Huestis prepares to break a bottle of champagne at the vessel's christening ceremony in the Homer Harbor on Sunday.

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Homer Tribune

FYI - News briefs & announcements - Aug. 27

Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed Michael Hawfield of Homer to the Alaska Historical Commission.

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Peninsula Clarion

House candidates discuss issues

Five candidates for three house of representative seats in the Alaska Legislature speak at a joint chamber luncheon forum Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Homer Tribune

What's home rule

Going to a home rule form of city governance carries several hurdles of "if's" to cross before Homer will see change - if any is at all to come - to its way of doing things.

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Homer Tribune

Tea Party candidate favored in Homer

One surprise in the primary election results showed Joe Miller as the favored Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Homer, as well as all other District 31 precincts including Ninilchik, Kasilof and Anchor River.

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Homer Tribune

What would Homer look like under Home Rule charter?

The mayor of Kenai noticed that under home rule charter, she held the power to make pardons in court cases and regulate the price on a gallon of milk.

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Homer Tribune

Learning to think inside the box

Photo provided Brianna Allen working at Two Sisters Bakery. Allen will show her first exhibit of landscape paintings in September at Bunnell Street Art Center, with an opening reception on Sept.

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Ohio.com

The Kilchers will be back in October

The official word: -Cabin fever has kicked in and the Kilcher family is back after a winter for the history books.

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The Charlotte Observer

What to Watch on Tuesday: Brother vs. brother in season finale of 'Tryant'

Meanwhile, Jamal's rising suspicions lead him to question the loyalty of those closest to him.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

APRN

Binders, Pencils, Erasers: Charity Readies Kids For School

On Monday the Homer food pantry inside the United Methodist Church was filled with families lining up for their chance to pick up fish fillets, beans, rice, and other necessities.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Homer News

Condo owners not only group treated unfairly in gas line assessments

Kenai Superior Court Judge Charles Huguelet ruled favorably on behalf of business condo owner Ken Castner; the rest of us Homer property owners need to pay attention to the repercussions.

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Homer News

Fair's thrills surpass weekend's foul weather

Ray Rodeheauer and Suzanne Lagasse of Soldotna get some laughs riding the Sizzler at the Kenai Peninsula Fair carnival on Saturday night.

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Homer News

Adventurer completes Pacific ocean crossing

She tried three times in three years, but after 3,700 miles, at 8 p.m. last Thursday, British adventurer Sarah Outen paddled her kayak, Krissy, up to the Homer Spit and finished a Pacific Ocean crossing from Japan to North America.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Homer News

Injured bear inspires book for guide's sons

Bunker, who works for Alaska Hallo Bay Bear Camp, noticed this particular bear last summer while guiding a Disney Nature camera crew in Katmai National Park.

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