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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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11 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Homer News

Homer's Best Bets

Alaska Service Corps members pose for a photo near the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center last Friday.

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Homer News

Two men rescued off Homer after boat engine fails

The Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary and two crewmembers from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island rescued two mariners with boat trouble in lower Cook Inlet early Friday morning.

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Homer News

Fatal fire ruled accidental

The State Fire Marshal has ruled as accidental the June 13 fire that killed Paul Baylink, 46, at his Rainbow Court home.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Homer News

Homer says - Yes' on Ballot Measure 1, but statewide vote favors - No' position

While early reports from the Alaska Division of Elections showed "yes" votes on Ballot Measure 1 in the lead, within three hours after polls closed on Tuesday and with more than half the precincts reporting, the unofficial results pulled a switch with the "no" votes gaining ground.

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Homer Tribune

In District 31, voters said "Yes" on ballot initiative

In District 31, voters favored the Yes vote, 2,689 to 2,148, to rescind SB21 that regulates taxation for oil and gas taxes.

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Homer Tribune

FYI - News briefs & announcements - Aug. 20

A Coast Guard Auxiliarist and Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island crewmembers rescued mariners aboard a disabled vessel 20 miles southwest of Homer Friday morning.a a The Auxiliarist and two Roanoke Island crewmembers took the disabled vessel in tow with the Auxiliary vessel Quanah P and safely returned to Homer.a a Coast Guard Sector Anchorage ... (more)

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Homer Tribune

Filing period for city office over, Sarno signs up, Stead bows out

On the last day open to candidates filing for city of Homer office, Don Stead withdrew his name for the mayor's race and Lindianne Sarno added hers.

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Homer Tribune

Bishop's beach walker injured by falling boulder

Photo provided Sherry Stead, seated, was injured when a boulder fell from the cliffs above Bishop's Beach on July 7 and struck her.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Homer Tribune

Community News - Aug. 20

KBBI Public radio's new morning host and newsman, Quinton Chandler, arrived in Homer July 21 and started training July 28. He began hosting the morning shows solo on Aug. 4. He also covers events and produces local news stories.

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Homer Tribune

Icelandic WOOFer shares sustainable farming methods

Sustainable farming methods in Iceland may offer a few ideas for the movement that has brought Homer recognition for its own efforts.

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Homer Tribune

Good economy brings O'Reilly's

HOMER TRIBUNE/Molly Monro O'Reilly Auto Parts is taking shape on the Sterling Highway.

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Homer Tribune

Artist blossoms through encouragement

Andy Sjodin first felt the pull toward drawing when he was in the fourth grade. "I remember sitting at the coffee table with a Looney Tunes character coloring book and drawing the cartoons," he said.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary, crew rescue boaters off Homer

The Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary and two crewmembers from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island rescued two mariners with boat trouble in lower Cook Inlet early Friday morning.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Celebrity site reports 'Ultimate Survival Alaska' star wanted on criminal charges

'Ultimate Survival Alaska' star said to be wanted: Celebrity gossip website TMZ reports that "Ultimate Survival Alaska" star Tyler Johnson, 37, is wanted for "getting drunk, stealing a car, then suffering a horrific accident that should have killed him."

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Homer News

City, borough candidate filing ends Friday

With the municipal election less than two months away, the deadline is quickly approaching to file as a candidate for city of Homer and Kenai Peninsula Borough seats.

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Homer News

Farmers Market

Flowers bring even more to the Homer Farmers Market than all those flower baskets and beautiful bouquets.

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