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  1. Premera cuts rates further for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Homer News

    Alaskans buying health insurance on the individual market will see a decrease of 26.5 percent in rates next year, the sole insurer in the state announced Tuesday. Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield attributed the decrease to a significant reduction in the use of medical services and the state's establishment of a program to address high claims separately, called reinsurance.

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  2. Arts BriefsRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | Homer News

    The Kilcher family will play a preview concert in Homer of their upcoming national holiday concert tour, to benefit the homestead of William "John" Colia Jr., who died earlier this month. The two families have known each other for many years and are great friends.

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  3. KPB Mayoral candidates debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Homer News

    Kenai Peninsula Borough mayoral candidate Charlie Pierce speaks at a debate on Sept. 14 at the Homer Elks Lodge sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center.

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  4. Thousand Towns' looks at what some cities do rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Homer News

    On her visits to Alaska over the past 20 years, like a lot of visitors to Homer, singer-songwriter Dar Williams said she came to really, really love the town. She has been here several times, in 1997, 2000 and 2003.

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  5. Arts BriefsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | Homer News

    Homer writer Nancy Lord launches her new novel, "pH," at 6 p.m. Friday at the Homer Public Library, with a reading and talk. The Homer Bookstore will have copies available for sale and signing.

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  6. Murkowski: Health care debate to return, tax reform on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Homer News

    Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski speaks to the Anchorage Rotary Club on Aug. 29, 2017 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska. Murkowski said the contentious health care debate will resume after the August recess, and tax reform is on the schedule as well.

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  7. Coast Guard commandant keeps up push for icebreakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Homer News

    The 399-foot U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star is the only heavy icebreaker in the U.S. fleet and Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft said at an Aug. 24 speech in Anchorage that he's personally pressed the case for at least six more to President Donald Trump.

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  8. Wooden boat fest celebrates big 2-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Homer News

    A row of skin kayaks is on display at a previous Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival last Saturday. John Miles feeds the wood stove at a previous Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival last Saturday.

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  9. Don Jose's celebrates 35 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Homer News

    With a mariachi band, one of Homer's oldest restaurants, Don Jose's, celebrated its 35th anniversary on Sunday. Carmen Ramos and her husband and the restaurant's namesake, Jose Ramos, started the Pioneer Avenue restaurant in March 1982.

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  10. South Peninsula Hospital CEO will retire next summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Homer News

    South Peninsula Hospital CEO Robert Letson poses for a photo in front of the hospital's Bartlett Street entrance on July 9, 2016, for SPH's 60th Anniversary Party. South Peninsula Hospital CEO Robert Letson poses for a photo in front of the hospital's Bartlett Street entrance on July 9, 2016, for SPH's 60th Anniversary Party.

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  11. Bradley hydro expansion moves forward with AEA approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Homer News

    Open since 1991, the Bradley Lake hydropower plant 30 miles east of Homer supplies the cheapest energy on the Railbelt at about 4 cents per kilowatt hour. The Alaska Energy Authority board of directors unanimously approved a $46.4 million expansion of the Bradley Lake hydroelectric plant at its Aug. 10 meeting in Anchorage.

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  12. Salmonfest: Rusted Root defies genreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Homer News

    Since 1990, Pittsburgh, Pa., band Rusted Root has been shaking up the music scene like a magnitude-9 earthquake in a rickety log cabin. Though they've performed concerts in Anchorage and elsewhere in Alaska, for the first time ever Rusted Root performs at Salmonfest, the three-day festival of fish, fun and music held Friday-Sunday at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds, Ninilchik.

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  13. Arts briefsRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Homer News

    The Coastal Trio performs a classical concert at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at Bunnell Street Arts Center. Featuring Alaskans Elsa Bishop on vocals, Juliana Osinchuk on piano and Sharmin Piper on oboe, their concert, "Narratives," features music for an intimate setting.

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  14. Port Graham man faces federal charges after faked deathRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Homer News

    A Port Graham man and his girlfriend face federal charges after the two conspired to fake his death so that he could avoid pleading guilty in a sexual assault case in Anchorage, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Ryan "Unga" Meganack, 34, and 25-year-old Ivy Rodriguez, his girlfriend, are charged with conspiracy and false distress, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Alaska.

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  15. Utililites pitch expansion at Bradley Lake hydroplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Homer News

    Open since 1991, the Bradley Lake hydropower plant 30 miles east of Homer supplies the cheapest energy on the Railbelt at about 4 cents per kilowatt hour. Utilities are in favor of an expansion, but the board of directors for the Alaska Energy Authority are a bit skeptical.

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  16. Ethics complaint could be denied because it violated confidentialityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Homer News

    Members of the Homer Special Election Canvass Board to a hand count of the last batch of ballots on June 16, 2017, afternoon in the Cowles Council Chambers, Homer City Hall. From left to right are City Clerk Melissa Jacobsen, Deputy City Clerk Renee Krause, board member Terry Meyer and board member Maryann Lyda.

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  17. Peninsula food hub expands to AnchorageRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | Homer News

    The new location opened July 8 at the Church of Love at 3502 Spenard Road, giving the hub a fourth location and marking the food hub's first foray off the peninsula. "Anchorage has a much bigger market due to the population," said Robbie Mixon of Homer, Cook Inletkeeper's local food coordinator and the food hub's operations manager, in a phone interview Thursday.

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  18. New year, same stalemateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Homer News

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker speaks during a news conference July 10, 2017, in Anchorage alongside Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.

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  19. Time to tidepoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    What happens rarely, features lots of red-and-green things and brings gifts? Nope - it's not Christmas, but the big summer low tides. Since late April, a string of minus 4 foot tides have sucked the sea out, exposing rocks and tidepools and revealing sea stars, nudibranches, chitons, anemones and marine invertebrates.

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  20. Mist doesn't dampen spirit of Highland GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    Typical Scottish weather provided the appropriate atmosphere Saturday for the 2017 Kachemak Bay Scottish Club Highland Games at Karen Hornaday Park. Chilly temperatures and a wee bit of mist didn't dampen the spirits of men and women athletes - and a few bairns, or children - competing in the games.

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