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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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Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

Steve Haycox: Alaska women have played vital role in conservation

Pioneers of Alaska and the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies held an unusual event in Homer recently, "Meet the People," where women who had come to the community decades ago shared stories of their Homer lives.

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Yesterday | The Heritage Foundation

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Today, Senator Tom Coburn will offer an amendment to the Senate's appropriation bill to transfer the $223 million that Congress had previously approved for a bridge in Ketchikan, Alaska, to fund reconstruction of a hurricane-damaged bridge in Louisiana.

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Thursday | Homer News

Old Town leads by example as it tests new waters

We are growing and circulating creative currency through Old Town, and it is spreading throughout Homer.

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Thursday | Homer News

Assembly defeats proposal to reduce its compensation

For the second meeting in a row an ordinance to adjust compensation was up for public hearing, after being postponed at the April 1 meeting.

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Thursday | Homer News

Chapman, Paul Banks beginning to see results of their early childhood education programs

During "Week of the Young Child," April 20-27, young community members take center stage.

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Thursday | Homer News

Establishing daily rhythm helps pave way to success

"Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand."

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Homer News

Homer's Best Bets

Members of the Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Society pose with Homer Boat Yard owner Mike Stockburger after he moved the Indomita from West Hill to the boat yard on Kachemak Drive last Friday.

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Homer Tribune

FYI - News briefs & announcements - April 16

Earth Day celebrations start Saturday, April 26 at Islands & Ocean Visitor Center.

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Homer Tribune

Home rule by whom?

Can you imagine what it was like to be in the room during the formation of our Declaration of Independence or the United States Constitution? Put yourself in the corner, picture the low light by candle and oil lamp with pungent smells of pipe tobacco and stale ale.

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Homer Tribune

Plant selection key to early season gardening

Homer doesn't have a cast system like some countries that divide their people by characteristics like wealth and stature.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Homer Tribune

Community News - April 16

The Homer Youth String Orchestra has invited young musicians from the Central Peninsula Community Orchestra to join in a Sunday, May 4 performance at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

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Homer Tribune

Local artist unfurls community banners on Earth Day

Photo provided Mavis Muller's banner "Alaskans Still Fighting for the Earth" hangs off an Alaska fishing boat.

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Homer Tribune

Homer-area ice enthusiasts give curling a spin

HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Homer folks try their hand at curling during Sunday night's exhibition at Kevin Bell Arena.

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Homer Tribune

Dog survives owl abduction

Daylight was just beginning to break when Robin Crocker let her dogs out on April 4. It was a crisp, Friday morning outside their Greer Road home, east of Homer.

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Peninsula Clarion

Summer road construction nears

Several road construction projects on the Kenai Peninsula are planned for this summer, as are city road improvements in Soldotna and Kenai, while other projects are still a few years down the road.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Program spotlights Homer's pioneering women

On April 3, the public had an opportunity to hear the stories told by the ones that wrote them at "Meet the People," an event co-sponsored by the Pioneers of Alaska and the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Homer News

Large vessels camp out on Spit

Large vessels, weighing more than 70 tons, dwarf Pier One Theatre as they undergo maintenance and repair in the campground area behind the theater.

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Homer News

Troopers continue to investigate domestic violence-related fatality

Little more than a week after a Homer rally urging respect, not violence, a domestic violence assault ended in the death of 24-year-old Aaron Michael Rael-Catholic of Homer.

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Homer News

Kodiak seine fleet tests viability of new pollock fishery

The Kodiak seine fleet is embarking on a new fishery to test the viability of catching pollock with that gear type, a species that is generally caught with trawl gear.

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Homer News

Schools superintendent: Student test scores high, graduation rate too low

Dr. Steve Atwater, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District superintendent, gave an update on the district, an important thing to do since borough taxes fund the district, but most of the borough's population is between 45 and 54 years of age, older than most parents of K-12 students.

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