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  1. Man indicted for third time in 2014 Christmas Day car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Homer News

    Kenai prosecutors are trying for a third time to convict a man involved in a 2014 Christmas Day car crash that caused a young girl to lose both her legs. Larry E. Pyatt, 32, was arraigned in Kenai court Tuesday on nine counts, including charges of assault, driving under the influence, reckless driving, reckless endangerment and sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

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  2. 2017 Kenai Peninsula History Conference releases book with presentations, stories, pictures and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Homer News

    Last spring, local historians organized a history conference to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the U.S. purchase of Alaska from Russia. Conference speakers and panelists included journalists, historians, archaeologists, linguists, and members of the peninsula community and beyond.

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  3. Anchor Point bridge repairs delayed until late AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Homer News

    The Anchor River bridge connects downtown Anchor Point with the Old Sterling Highway and the Anchor River State Recreation Area, as seen in this May 2013 file photo. The Anchor River bridge connects downtown Anchor Point with the Old Sterling Highway and the Anchor River State Recreation Area, as seen in this May 2013 file photo.

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  4. AP bridge repairs delayed until late AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Homer News

    The Anchor River bridge connects downtown Anchor Point with the Old Sterling Highway and the Anchor River State Recreation Area, as seen in this May 2013 file photo. The Anchor River bridge connects downtown Anchor Point with the Old Sterling Highway and the Anchor River State Recreation Area, as seen in this May 2013 file photo.

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  5. Squatters ordered to leave Anchor Point homesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Homer News

    A bulldozer and a pile of gravel block the entrance to a bridge leading to the Glanville homestead on July 23, 2018, near Mile 164 Sterling Highway. Dwight and Diana Glanville filed eviction proceedings against Keith Evans, and in a hearing on July 23, Evans agreed to pack up his possessions no later than Aug. 6, at which time the Glanvilles will open the road so he can leave.

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  6. Neighborhood meeting set to help reduce crime in Anchor PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Homer News

    A Neighborhood Watch sign on Matanuska Street in Soldotna is one of the tools citizens use in setting up the crime prevention program. Anchor Point residents looking to reduce crime can learn about some easy and inexpensive techniques at a meeting on how to set up a local chapter of the National Neighborhood Watch, a crime prevention program, to be held 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at the Anchor Point Senior Center.

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  7. Hobo Jim performs in benefit for AP Senior CenterRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2018 | Homer News

    Hobo Jim performs in a benefit for the Anchor Point Senior Center from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at Fireweed Meadows Golf Course on Milo Fritz Avenue. The gate opens at 3:30 p.m. and music is from 5 to 6 p.m. An all-ages show, admission is a suggested donation of $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 to 12. Kids under 5 are no donation.

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  8. Chapman School kids get up close look at LifeMed helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | Homer News

    Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News A LifeMed helicopter based out of Soldotna lands in front of Anchor Point Emergency Services Chief Al Terry and Chapman School Principal Conrad Woodhead on Friday, May 11 behind the school in Anchor Point. Woodhead and Terry contacted LifeMed to organize a demonstration for students.

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  9. Feds seek info on destroyed AP eagle nestsRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | Homer News

    The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service has offered a $2,500 for information on the cutting of three trees with bald eagle nests near Anchor Point. USFWS discovered the downed trees and nests during an aerial survey of the area, the agency said in a press release.

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  10. Thurmond's Auto celebrates customer appreciation dayRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | Homer News

    Brandi Blauvelt, daughter of owners Elaine and Dale Griner, and Thurmond's employee Janet George prepare fresh deep-fried halibut for those attending the fourth annual Thurmond's Far West Auto Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 9 in Anchor Point, Alaska. Photo by Delcenia Cosman Owner Elaine Griner and her husband Dale celebrate Thurmond's Far West Auto's fourth anniversary and Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 9 in Anchor Point.

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  11. HCOA announces arts awardsRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | Homer News

    The Homer Council on the Arts announced its annual arts awards at its annual meeting last Wednesday, June 6. In a press release on June 8, HCOA director Peggy Paver announced the winners. The awards are now named in honor of arts leaders who have made a difference in the community, Paver said.

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  12. Primary election candidates are finalRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Homer News

    Kenai Peninsula voters will have a choice in the Aug. 21 primary of two Republicans running for state Senate, three candidates for the northern peninsula's House district, four vying for the southern peninsula's House district, and an unopposed incumbent for the House district representing the Kenai and Soldotna area. In District 31, representing the area south of Soldotna to the north shore of Kachemak Bay, three Republican candidates - John Cox of Anchor Point, Sarah Vance of Homer, and Henry Kroll of Soldotna - filed to run against incumbent Rep. Paul Seaton .

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  13. Salmon runs lackluster so far across Gulf of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Homer News

    An Anchor River king salmon landed by Anchorage resident Terry Umatum lies on the bank Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Anchor Point, Alaska. An angler tosses a line in the water near the mouth of Deep Creek on May 28 in Ninilchik.

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  14. Firefighters save East End Road homes from wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Homer News

    An alert neighbor and a quick response from firefighters at about 6 p.m. Sunday saved two East End Road houses from being destroyed by a wind driven wildfire. Kachemak Emergency Services, Alaska Division of Forestry, Homer Volunteer Fire Department and Anchor Point Emergency Services all went to the 2.1-acre fire in the woods behind four homes between Yukon Street and Greer Road on the north side of East End Road near Mile 9. A resident of the area, Jack Allen, noticed black smoke, called 911 and began attacking flames with a garden hose.

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  15. Firefighters save two East End Road homes from wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | Homer News

    A quick response from firefighters on Sunday afternoon saved two East End Road houses from being destroyed by a swift, wind driven wildfire. Kachemak Emergency Services, Alaska Division of Forestry, Homer Volunteer Fire Department and Anchor Point Emergency Services all went to the fire in the woods behind two homes between Yukon Avenue and Greer Road on the north side of East End Road near about Mile 9. "Two homes that were definitely threatened were saved and protected," said KES Fire Chief Bob Cicciarella at the scene of the fire.

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  16. Anchor Point meets to discuss river restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Homer News

    Anchor Point residents met with leaders of several local environmental agencies at the Anchor Point Senior Center on Monday, May 14 to discuss suggestions to maintain the Anchor River and repair damage to its banks. The environmental agencies called for the meeting with the community in order to gain insight on what would be the best course of action for these restorations as well as to educate themselves on the behavior and history of the river.

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  17. Memorial Day ceremonies held on lower Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Homer News

    Memorial Day ceremonies to honor American service members killed in action will be held at the following times and places: American Legion Post 16, Homer, American Legion Post 19, Ninilchik, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10221, Anchor Point, hold the ceremonies. The public is invited to attend.

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  18. Wildfires sweep the southern Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Homer News

    Burned trees are shown at the scene of a wildfire in Nikolaevsk, near Ninilchik, on May 15. Killed by invasive beetles, the heavy trees provide potent fuel for wildfires and provide challenges for fire crews. Firefighters were called out to the scene of a 3.5-acre wildfire along Misty Lane near Anchor Point at around 1:40 p.m. Monday, only to be deployed to a second fire in Nikolaevsk a few hours later.

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  19. Voznesenka man gets 6 years in federal prison on gun chargesRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | Homer News

    A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Voznesenka man convicted of being a felon in possession of firearms to six years in prison. A press release from the U.S. Attorney's office said that at the sentencing hearing, Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess found "the most important goal of sentencing was to protect other people in the community from Kuzmin, who has a long criminal history, including offenses committed against family members, fisherman on his boat and other boats, and strangers."

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  20. Corps of Engineers holds Pebble scoping meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Homer News

    Tell Homer residents they can't talk and they'll find another way to express their opinions. That was the case Wednesday, April 11, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers community meeting at the Homer High School gym.

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