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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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Local news for Homer, AK continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

10 min ago | Homer News

Early blooms don't hurt peony growers

Around the lower Kenai Peninsula as the calendar page turns to August, evidence of an early season can be seen in the hills and meadows.

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10 min ago | Homer News

First riders finish Hoka Hey Challenge

Jim Herold of Charleston, S.C., rides on the Homer Spit on Tuesday afternoon. Herold finished the Hoka Hey 2014 Challenge at 1:55 a.m. Tuesday.

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1 hr ago | Homer News

One year later: Unsolved murder top priority for Homer police

A year after someone killed a Homer man near a popular downtown trail, Homer's only unsolved murder remains a priority for Homer Police, Homer Police Chief Mark Robl said Tuesday.

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1 hr ago | Homer News

Homer's Best Bets

If you've been seeing coworkers and friends walking around bleary eyed and in a daze, no, they haven't been attacked by zombies.

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1 hr ago | Homer News

Gulls descend on cleaning tables

Cries of "fish on" and the splash of jumping silver salmon are welcome signs that after years of no activity, the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon is once again a hot spot on the Spit.

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12 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Market Fresh: SNAP program can double market benefits

For Alaskans using the state's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the markets are a way to double their dollars.

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17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Wilderness trip with Lower 48 visitors can be full of pitfalls and pleasures

A sweeping view of the panoramic, majestic shoreline along Kachemak Bay State Park & Wilderness would have stopped short at the sight of us, like a snag in fabric.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Homer Tribune

Council talks banning e-cigarettes in public buildings

Councilman David Lewis introduced the measure, "an ordinance to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in city structures, vehicles and watercraft."

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Homer Tribune

August First Friday a mid-summer night's dream

Homer's downtown art galleries celebrate the height of summer with new exhibit openings and First Friday receptions.

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Homer Tribune

Community News - July 30

The first of the Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge began arriving in Homer on Sunday.

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EurekAlert!

NOAA: Alaska fisheries and communities at risk from ocean acidification

Fishermen from Homer, Alaska haul in tanner crabs, one of the fisheries that research is showing may be affected by ocean acidification.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Historic Homer bar gets new life

Yeah, that was the story in 1976, when the Club Bar rose from the ashes after a fire destroyed it.

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The Miami Herald

Historic Homer bar gets new life

Giancarlo Stanton calls for time after belting a three-run double in the second inning of Saturday's victory over the Astros.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Charter operators report bigger halibut in Southcentral

Oleg Gozobohenno, right, from Moscow, Russia, poses June 30 with his 312.2-pound halibut that won the Seward Halibut Derby on the final day of the contest.

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Anchorage Daily News

Toothy, territorial lingcod lure Alaska anglers to far-flung Chugach Islands

Sitting on an upside-down bucket and holding onto the gunwale of a 26-foot Bay Weld that rocked and rolled, Larry Keller patiently watched for his rod tip to bounce.

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Anchorage Daily News

Reality Check: 5 lessons we've learned from the past year of Alaska reality TV

Help! I need a new show to watch. The only thing in my rotation right now is "Deadliest Catch."

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Homer News

KPO Summer Music Festival starts Monday

The annual Kenai Peninsula Summer Music Festival starts Monday with noon time concerts in Homer and Kenai-Soldotna.

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Homer News

Kachemak Kids center announces it's closing

Kachemak Kids Early Learning Center, will close as of July 31, the board of directors announced this week in letters to the editor of both of Homer's weekly newspapers.

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Homer News

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

Homer News

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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