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

    Thursday Jun 21 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. School briefsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2018 | Homer News

    End of fourth rotation. Also, Flex First Friday from 4-6 p.m. This will be a photography display from class with Artists in the Schools visiting artist Taz Tally, as well as ceramic, drawing and woodworking projects.

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  15. Erosion repairs to begin in Anchor Point - but is it enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Homer News

    Three hundred lineal feet of the Anchor River State Recreation Area beach parking lot, shown here on Sunday, April 1, 2018 in Anchor Point, Alaska, suffered severe erosion damage caused by storms in September 2017. Three hundred lineal feet of the Anchor River State Recreation Area beach parking lot, shown here on Sunday, April 1, 2018 in Anchor Point, Alaska, suffered severe erosion damage caused by storms in September 2017.

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  16. School briefsRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2018 | Homer News

    After School programs continue each day from 2:30-4 p.m. They include: Ceramics: Mondays through April 2; Floor Hockey and Outdoor Explorers: Tuesdays/Thursdays through March 8; Lego Creators: Wednesdays through April 4. Mrs. Swanson is looking for 15 fertile eggs to hatch with her second graders. If you have any that you're willing to donate, please contact her at 235-8181.

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  17. School briefsRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Homer News

    Monday, March 26 - Site Council meeting from 6-7 p.m. in the WHE Library. Also, Book Fair Week in the library.

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  18. Ninilchik launches Homer-Kenai bus serviceRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2018 | Homer News

    Western Kenai Peninsula residents can now get to Homer, Kenai or Ninilchik by shuttle, courtesy of the Ninilchik Traditional Council. The tribal government, based in the small community of Ninilchik about 40 miles south of Soldotna, recently launched its long-planned public transportation system.

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  19. School briefsRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | Homer News

    March 9 - No school; staff inservice. Staff PLC: Restorative Practices and the implementation of Restorative Circles in the classroom; presentation by the Resiliency Coalition Monday, March 26 - Site Council meeting from 6-7 p.m. in the WHE Library.

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  20. Dunleavy makes rounds on peninsula in bid for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Homer News

    Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News Republican Party candidate Mike Dunleavy speaks Thursday, March 1 at Land's End Resort in Homer. Republican Party candidate Mike Dunleavy, left, speaks Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska, as John Cox of Anchor Point, right, listens.

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