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  1. Seabird deaths, warm oceans, algal blooms puzzle scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Homer News

    A series of unusual ocean events in Kachemak Bay, Alaska and the Pacific Northwest has scientists wondering if warming oceans are causing everything from harmful algal blooms to seabird die-offs. So far, though, marine biologists have not yet made a direct connection between all these incidents: a An increase in domoic acid from the algal bloom that has shut down some fisheries in Washington and Oregon.

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  2. Council spikes first try at beach driving banRead the original story

    Thursday | Homer News

    As its own sponsors recommended, the Homer City Council on Monday in a unanimous vote defeated a controversial ordinance that would have severely restricted motorized vehicle use on city beaches. "I think there is a solution that can better serve Homer," council member Catriona Reynolds said in asking her ordinance be voted down.

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  3. Almost FinishedRead the original story

    Thursday | Homer News

    The state project shoring up the huge coastal erosion feature north of Anchor Point is wrapping up this week. This aerial image from Aug. 13 shows the sloping fill installed by contractor QAP and the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities at Sterling Highway Mile 153.35.

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  4. Time, tides change SpitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Homer News

    Beginning with the hotel's opening in 1958, the family would migrate down from Anchorage each summer and live in an apartment above the lobby. Hillstrand remembers making driftwood forts, swimming in ponds, and playing games of tag across the tops of tall stacks of crab pots.

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  5. 7 file for 2 council positionsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Homer News

    A last-day filing by three candidates on Monday boosted the Homer City Council election from four candidates last Friday to seven as of 5 p.m. Aug. 17. In Kenai Peninsula Borough elections, Anchor Point resident Dawson Slaughter made the election for the District 9 borough assembly seat a contest when he filed against Fritz Creek resident Willy Dunne. District 9 assembly member Mako Haggerty cannot run for re-election because of term limits.

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  6. Legendary reggae artist performs tonight at AlibiRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Homer News

    Legendary reggae artist Pato Banton comes to Homer this week. Banton's tour of Alaska begins at The Alibi tonight leading into a headlining performance at Ravenfest, a two-day music festival.

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  7. Veteran events reach out to all veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Homer News

    Traditional veterans organizations like the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars have long advocated for U.S. military veterans and their families. This month, two events seek to expand the network to veterans beyond traditional organizations.

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  8. Council dilemma: Public divided on beach policyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Homer News

    In his 1968 essay, "The Tragedy of the Commons," philosopher Garrett Hardin posed a dilemma. When someone uses a commonly held resource, it's in the individual's best interest to maximize use of that resource, what he called "the commons."

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  9. Dunne files for assemblyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Homer News

    Homer resident William R. "Willy" Dunne has filed to run for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly seat in District 9, South Peninsula. So far, Dunne is the only candidate to file for that seat.

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  10. AnnouncementsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Homer News

    The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds it regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Diamond Ridge Fire Station, 65705 Diamond Ridge Road. The public is welcome to attend.

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  11. Fish while you can; time zooming byRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Homer News

    One guy claimed he checked with the warden who told him it was fine to have a bobber at the end of his line with a sunken hook between it and his pole. He then told the observer to mind his own business.

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  12. To drive or not on Homer's beaches?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Homer News

    Next Monday at its 6 p.m. regular meeting, the Homer City Council will go from placid tidepools to heavy surf when it considers an ordinance to be introduced by council members David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds regulating motorized vehicle access to Bishop's Beach and the Homer Spit. At its July 27 meeting, the Homer City Council dipped into the easy part of beach policy recommendations made after nine months of study by the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission.

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  13. Minnesota woman takes lead in derbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Homer News

    A distaff member of the flatfish hunting group shot into first place in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby when Linda Scott of Bloomington, Minn., hammered a 224.4-pound halibut while sinking bait with DeepStrike Sportsfishing off the Grand Aleutian captained by David Bayes. Staring at the picture of her and the 'but, I'd say Linda must be packin' some class act biceps under her jacket's sleeves.

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  14. Arts in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Homer News

    Artist Barbara Lavallee visits the Art Shop Gallery from 1-6 p.m. Saturday. The gallery will have three new prints, a large selection of originals, older prints, books and ornaments.

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  15. Kachemak Heritage Land Trust Celebrates Anchor riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Homer News

    This evening there's a party in Anchor Point. The Kachemak Heritage Land Trust is hosting "Take Me to the River," a free public celebration of progress in preserving the Anchor River.

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  16. Facebook pics lead to charges against guideRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | Homer News

    A Soldotna sportfish charter captain bragging about his clients' catch on Facebook has led to the captain being charged with 43 violations. In an affidavit filed June 17, Alaska Wildlife Trooper Trent Chwialkowski said that Mel Erickson, 53, himself or aided clients in continuing to fish within 1 mile of shore near Anchor Point after catching king salmon in the early-run special harvest area, failing to record king salmon, taking an annual overlimit of king salmon, taking an annual overlimit of halibut, retaining halibut as a charter guide, unlawfully discarding halibut carcasses, failing to retain halibut carcasses and failing to complete saltwater logbooks.

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

    Jul 9, 2015 | Homer News

    Recently while walking the Spit, the Betster noticed an odd phenomenon: Homer cars sure do have a lot of bumper stickers. At least the B. thinks they could be Homer cars.

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  18. Good Ol' Fashioned Fun for the FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    This year, the Fourth of July falls on Saturday, which means some good news for celebrants on the lower Kenai Peninsula: a Hey, you might get Friday off, too. City, borough, state and federal offices are closed Friday, as is the Homer Senior Center lunch.

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  19. Sport fishing scofflaws stretch limits of intelligence, common senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    If things keep up, there's going to be a big run on their product after a bunch of anglers were summarily busted for not recording their king catches. What's up with that? I'm sure those scoundrels weren't preschool dropouts who were unable to read or comprehend the regulations much less sign a harvest card.

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  20. It's hot in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    Sunday's solstice officially marked the end of spring and beginning of summer. But for practical purposes, summer arrived early on the southern Kenai Peninsula, continuing the trend of record warm temperature anomalies.

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