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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.
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.
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.
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.
The official word: -Cabin fever has kicked in and the Kilcher family is back after a winter for the history books.
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.
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.
Alaska Service Corps members pose for a photo near the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center last Friday.
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.
In District 31, voters favored the Yes vote, 2,689 to 2,148, to rescind SB21 that regulates taxation for oil and gas taxes.
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)
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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Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 02:23 am
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