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  1. School EventsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Homer News

    Feb. 4: Pickle ball at Paul Banks Elementary gym, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Call 226-1880 to reserve a spot. Feb. 5: Rock climbing at the Bay Club, 1:30 - 3 p.m. Call 226-1880 to reserve a spot.

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  2. Police charge Vanbuskirk with two January robberiesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Homer News

    Late last month when Homer Police put out a BOLO - be on the lookout - for Dellan Vanbuskirk, 30, as a person of interest in several recent Homer crimes, Chief Mark Robl was coy about the crimes police suspected the Anchor Point man had done. On Jan. 28, police laid out the case against Vanbuskirk and charged him in two separate incidents with first-degree robbery on Jan. 6 of the Short Stop Tesoro Gas Station and on Jan. 16 of a man on the North Fork Anchor River bridge.

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  3. Board names - Zen' Kelly to empty seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Homer News

    John "Zen" Kelly will be filling the District 9 seat left unoccupied for nearly two months since 12-year member Sunni Hilts served at her last meeting in early December. The Texan-turned-Alaskan has a family history of long-time educators, including his father who worked as a superintendent and mother who was a teacher.

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  4. Police charge Vanbuskirk with Short Stop robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Homer News

    Homer Police on Thursday charged Dellan Vanbuskirk, 30, with the Jan. 6 armed robbery of the Short Stop Tesoro Gas Station on Baycrest Hill. Alaska State Troopers on Jan. 22 had earlier arrested Vanbuskirk at an Anchor Point home on a warrant for driving while license revoked.

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  5. School EventsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Homer News

    Feb. 1: First Aid/CPR for 7th and 8th grades in Mr. Crocker's room, 12:20-2:15 p.m. Jan. 28: Community Council Meeting, 1 p.m. Planning for the fundraiser for the talent show. Parents who would like to get involved are welcome to join the meeting.

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  6. Suspect arrested, tries to run, but recapturedRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Homer News

    Even though he tried to escape twice, Alaska State Troopers and Homer Police last week tracked down, caught and recaptured an Anchor Point man wanted as a person of interest in several crimes in Homer. Vanbuskirk had an arrest warrant on a Dec. 26 charge of driving while license revoked as well as for parole violations.

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  7. It's time for Cabin fever variety showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Homer News

    Ukulele musicians from the southern Kenai Peninsula entertain at last year's Cabin Fever Variety Show, a fundraiser for the Anchor Point Public Library. Sue Biggs and Jack Will get toes tapping and hands clapping at last year's Anchor Point Public Library's Cabin Fever Variety Show.

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  8. Generosity good for both body, soul - no matter if the gift is small, largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Homer News

    When Bruce and I moved to Anchor Point in 1978, it was a very different place than it is today. It required a degree of self-sufficiency we were unfamiliar with coming from urban areas in Ohio and Florida.

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  9. Damage minimal, but quake still memorableRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Homer News

    Sunday morning's quake broke bottles and pottery, popped open beer taps and kept people up for hours if they weren't already up. Here are some anecdotes about the quake.

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  10. Big quake causes very little damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Homer News

    The lower Kenai Peninsula continued cleaning up this week and reassessing disaster plans after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake at 1:30 a.m. Sunday rattled buildings, cracked ice on ponds and lakes, sent pottery and bottles flying, and scared the heck out of a lot of Alaskans. Except for a lot of broken items, Homer and Anchor Point had no reports of injuries or major building damage.

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  11. Quake rattles Homer, breaks bottles, plates; no major damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Homer News

    A 7.1 magnitude earthquake at 1:30 a.m. Sunday started with a short, sharp shock and kept rolling for about 30 seconds, rattling buildings, sending pottery and bottles flying, and scaring the heck out of lower Kenai Peninsula residents. Except for a lot of broken items, though, Homer and Anchor Point had no reports of injuries or building damage.

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  12. Homer Police, troopers catch wanted AP manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Homer News

    Homer Police and Alaska State Troopers today caught an Anchor Point man wanted as a person of interest in recent crimes in Homer. Troopers earlier today spotted the wanted man, Dellan Vanbuskirk, 30, in Anchor Point.

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  13. Homer Police seek AP man as person of interest in recent crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Homer News

    Homer Police seek an Anchor Point man described as a person of interest regarding several recent crimes in the Homer area. On Friday morning, Jan. 22, police issued a press release asking the public's assistance in locating Dellan Vanbuskirk, 30. Vanbuskirk also has an arrest warrant for parole violations.

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  14. Cook Inlet might have more oilRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Homer News

    Though there is active development on oil fields in the northern Cook Inlet and one producer in the Cosmopolitan field near Anchor Point, there may be resources that are going unexplored in other parts of the inlet, particularly along the west side. A study conducted by geologists from the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys evaluated petroleum in the Jurassic layer, a stratum below the Cenozoic layer, where most Cook Inlet oil and gas is extracted.

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  15. KSC Kings compete at Snowball InvitationalRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Homer News

    Even though swimmers' families found more ice than snow on the way to compete, they all showed and shaved seconds off of personal best times. Numerous swimmers swam personal bests and achieved new age group championship cuts and Alaska Junior Olympic championship cuts.

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  16. SBS general manager retires after 41 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Homer News

    After almost 41 years working at Spenard Builders Supply, including 34 years as general manager, Turkington, 64, put in his last day Friday at Homer's local building supply store. That included handing over operations to the new general manager, longtime SBS employee Wakeen Brown, and then celebrating his retirement with a big bash at the Homer Elks Lodge.

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  17. Police investigating gas station robberyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Homer News

    Homer Police continue to investigate an armed robbery last week of a Baycrest Hill gas station. In the second armed robbery in two weeks, a man held up at gunpoint the Short Stop Tesoro gas station on Jan. 6. According to a Homer Police press release, at about 10:30 p.m. Jan. 6, a white man walked into the gas station store at the top of Baycrest Hill on the Sterling Highway.

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  18. Nikolaevsk, Chapman schools overcome challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Homer News

    For schools on the Kenai Peninsula, schools with students in poverty is more of a norm than an anomaly. The road to achieving educational goals is often more difficult at these schools than for schools with affluent populations.

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  19. Homer's Best BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Homer News

    Homer Mayor Beth Wythe, center, shakes Homer High School Activity Director and head wrestling coach Chris Perk's hand as she recognizes the championship Homer High School Mariners wrestling team at Monday night's Homer City Council Meeting at the Cowles Council Chambers, Homer City Hall. Wythe also honored Perk for being selected as Alaska Wrestling Coach of the Year and assistant wrestling coach Bubba Wells for being selected as Alaska Assistant Wrestling Coach of the Year.

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  20. Dead murres pile up on beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Homer News

    Anyone who has walked Homer's beaches the past few weeks has seen a horrid event. Every few yards along the tidal wrack line, the white chests of dead birds stand out among kelp and driftwood.

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