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  1. Anchorage attorney Jahna Lindemuth named new AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Homer News

    Walker said he was "struck" by her "passion for Alaska." He referenced more than 950 hours of pro bono work she did in 2015 representing a victim of domestic violence and a wrongly convicted defendant in the very public "Fairbanks Four" case.

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  2. Assembly service area could affect Ninilchik Health ClinicRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | Homer News

    There was a time in Alaska when leadership was seized by those who had inexhaustible enthusiasm and strong motivation to address the challenges faced by our state. Today, our leaders face demands - financial, social and educational - that are daunting.

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  3. Homer resident still holds top seat for halibut derbyRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | Homer News

    Two more anglers caught tagged fish in the week of June 13. However, none overthrew Marcella Kolberg of Palmer, AK from her seat as the current Jackpot Halibut leader. Kolberg caught a 142.4 pound halibut on May 29. Karla Fischer of Garrison, N.D. caught a 2016 tagged fish aboard North Country Charters on June 14, winning $250.

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  4. Answers to your questions about the Permanent Fund billRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Homer News

    The Alaska Legislature is moving quickly to address a bill that would divert a portion of the Alaska Permanent Fund to pay for the state's annual expenses, but judging by the emails and calls reaching legislative offices this week, Alaskans still have a lot of questions. Here's some answers to some of the most common questions we've heard in the Bill Ray Center this week about Senate Bill 128: "There's been a structural shift in the price of oil going forward," Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck told lawmakers on Monday.

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  5. Report examines five-year outlook for peninsula economyRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula's relatively diverse economy has some room to grow in the next few years, accommodating for lower oil prices and production as well as an aging population. The most recent Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, compiled by the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District, reviews some demographic and employment statistics while proposing broad goals for the next five years.

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

    Jun 9, 2016 | Homer News

    Just in time for Epperson Day Dorothy Roberts Cline, right, greets Tirzah Parsons, left, at a book signing for Cline's latest book, "Mary's Gift: Alaska's Remarkable Mary Epperson," on Monday at the Homer Bookstore. "Mary's Gift" had its official release on June 6, the birthday of the late Mary Epperson.

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  7. Lawmakers keep oil tax loopholeRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Homer News

    The Alaska Legislature has approved a cut to oil and gas drilling subsidies that promises millions in savings but fails to close a loophole that led to an explosion in the amount the state owes oil companies. House Bill 247 preserves a "net operating loss" tax credit intended for smaller oil producers who are developing a new oil field and losing money in the process.

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  8. The Arts in BriefRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Homer News

    The 15th annual Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival will be held from Thursday, June 16, to Sunday, June 19, in Seldovia. Headliners performing Friday and Saturday evenings are flautist Tomoka Raften with classical guitarist Armin AbdihodA3 4ic, and the Nervis Rex band from Anchorage.

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  9. Mural project facilitated by visiting artist kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Homer News

    More than a splash of color appeared on the Star Car Wash building over the June 3 weekend as Anchorage mural group Spellar started and completed the first mural in Bunnell Street Arts Center's Peonies on Pioneer public art project. Peonies on Pioneer, a brainchild of the Homer Chamber of Commerce Pioneer Revitalization task force and Bunnell's current artist-in-residence Kady Perry, came about after Freeman read Perry's proposal for a "compelling" public mural project, said executive and artistic director Asia Freeman.

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  10. Fishing Hole will get shelter from gullsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Homer News

    On a good day when fishermen pull sea-bright king salmon out of the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon faster than the tide runs, the cleaning tables fill up with people cleaning their catch. You'd better watch your back - and the sky - lest a ravenous gull scoops down and snags a fish.

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  11. Harbor rates going up - regardless of new proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Homer News

    A proposed harbor moorage rate increase got caught in procedural limbo at the May 23 Homer City Council meeting. Following objections by several Homer small-boat owners, the council postponed and set for a public hearing Resolution 16-054, a resolution setting the rate schedule, but failed to even consider a companion resolution, 16-055, that sets the tariff schedule.

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  12. Powerful play shows in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Homer News

    In 2003, writer and journalist David Holthouse plotted to kill a man - the Bogeyman. He'd bought a throwaway pistol and silencer, and he'd go up to the man who raped him when Holthouse was 7 and put three bullets into his head.

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  13. The Arts in BriefRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Homer News

    Authors from the anthology "Made of Salmon: Alaska Stories from the Salmon Project" hold a reading at 6 p.m. Friday at the Homer Public Library. Editor Nancy Lord and contributing authors Rich Chiappone, Kirsten Dixon, Jerre Wills and Michael Dinkel will read excerpts from their essays in the anthology.

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  14. Veterans honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Homer News

    Don Arseneau was one of three Homer veterans on a recent Honor Flight from Alaska to Washington, D.C. Arseneau served in the Navy as a flight engineer during the Korean War. He was accompanied on the Honor Flight by Pam Breckridge, also of Homer.

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