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  1. Pilot error caused 2013 ERA crash, NTSB saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Homer News

    Pilot error caused the Oct. 23, 2013, crash of an Era Aviation Beechcraft 1900 C/C at the Homer Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report approved last month. The two-engine plane slid on its belly from the east end of the runway to near the terminal after the landing gear collapsed.

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  2. Student works to help plight of homeless youth in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Homer News

    Editor's note: This is the first of a series of stories the Homer News plans on youth homelessness on the Kenai Peninsula. Each night, the Homer High senior heads back to Anchor Point, to a cozy bed and a loving family and a solid, warm house.

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  3. Mariners finish 2nd in RumbleRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Homer News

    The Mariner Wrestling team could be accused of not sharing with others last weekend after winning 15 medals en route to a solid second-place finish at the Best Western Bidarka's Round Robin Rumble. With 178 points, the Marinersi finished behind the top 4A team in the state: the South Anchorage Wolverines, with 267 points.

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  4. Division of commercial fisheries gets new director: Scott KelleyRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Homer News

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has selected Scott Kelley as the new director for the Division of Commercial Fisheries. A nearly 25-year veteran of Fish & Game, Kelley will leave a position as coordinator of shellfish and groundfish fisheries in the Southeast region, according to a department-wide letter from Commissioner Sam Cotten.

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  5. It's about more than the scoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Homer News

    The Eielson Ravens earned trip No. 3 to the state championship game with a 62-0 win over the Homer Mariners in a small schools state semifinal last Saturday afternoon at Buck Nystrom Field at Eielson High School on Eielson Air Force Base.

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  6. Pratt, HCOA explore new collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Homer News

    Lynn Naden, Ellie Syth and Ann-Margret Wimmerstedt work on animal-themed costumes during a Wearable Arts workshop at Bunnell Street Arts Center on Oct. 4. They are preparing for Oct. 24's "Animalia: A Wearable Arts Performance." The event will feature a fashion show and performances displaying dozens of animal-themed pieces created by members of the community.

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  7. In BriefRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | Homer News

    The Alaska Air Guard did water-rescue training in Kachemak Bay and Homer from Sept. 30 to Oct. 1. The 210th, 211th, and 212th Rescue Squadrons of the Alaska Air Guard's 176th Wing trained on water rescue tactics along with a boat crew as support personnel, the Alaska Air Guard said in a press release.

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  8. The Arts in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Homer News

    The Federal Subsistence Management Program sponsors its annual art contest for all students in Alaska grades K-12. The program seeks art on the theme of Alaska subsistence wildlife.

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  9. Troopers end search for Anchorage manRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Homer News

    In an Alaska State Troopers dispatch, troopers wrote they have called off their search for Kevin Mitchell, 38, since no other clues have been found since his vehicle was identified on a trail near mile 87 of the Seward Highway on Sept.

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  10. First Friday eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Homer News

    Alaska Marketplace's mAKers First Friday continues with a launch of a Kickstarter campaign for HomerWhales, individual soft-form toys made by Abigail Kokai. A quilter and fiber artist who did a Bunnell Street Arts Center residency earlier this year, Kokai has created her whales from recycled denim and scraps from NOMAR.

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  11. Alaska's beauty inspires artistsRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Homer News

    Whether it's the romantic streets of Paris or the tropical allure of Hawaii, most artists who visit a region become inspired by the landscape. Alaska artists go to extremes, and don't just become passive observers but active participants in the landscape that moves them.

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  12. Budget, beaches, bud hot subjects at debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Homer News

    Homer got its first look at most of the Homer City Council candidates last Friday for the Friends of the Homer Public Library debate. Moderator Michael Hawfield, a Kachemak Bay Campus history professor, asked each candidate a set of questions.

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  13. Diverse field of six candidates runs for two council positionsRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2015 | Homer News

    In this year's Homer City Council race, the buzzword might be "diversity." Several candidates cited the desire for a more balanced council as why they're running.

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  14. Court fight over water rights raises question:Whose side is DNR on?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Homer News

    As water becomes more of valuable commodity in the United States, competition between public and private uses for this resource is heating up. This has caused a disturbing trend in governmental sector which seems to be succumbing to political pressure to side more often with corporate interest wishing to privatize water use.

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  15. Diverse field of six candidates runs for two council positionsRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2015 | Homer News

    In this year's Homer City Council race, the buzzword might be "diversity." Several candidates cited the desire for a more balanced council as why they're running.

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  16. Wise: Wants to increase council's diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Homer News

    People who have been watching the Homer City Council for the past five years might have seen a shift in the council's make-up. With the election of Catriona Reynolds in 2014 and Beauregard Burgess in 2012, the council has changed from middle-aged and senior members to people under 50, some with children still in school.

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  17. Smith: Wants families represented on councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Homer News

    Lifelong Alaskan Heath Smith, 50, comes with a multigenerational political pedigree. Though Smith is running for political office for the first time, his grandfather, George Sharrock, was known as "the earthquake mayor," or mayor of Anchorage in 1964 during the Great Alaska Earthquake.

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  18. High-level talks on Air Force One will continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Homer News

    In 1963, I was awarded the janitorial contract for the Valdez post office. Every day for an hour before school, I cleaned the building.

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  19. Mat-Su Assembly OKs $1.75-million sale of ferryRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2015 | Homer News

    Borough Manager John Moosey got approval from the Mat-Su Assembly last week to sell the M/V Susitna ferry for $1.75 million to the Philippine Red Cross. "I'm elated that this ship will be put to the noble work of saving lives after disasters in the Philippines," Moosey said in a borough release.

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  20. Cook Inlet Energy works to avoid bankruptcyRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2015 | Homer News

    The State of Alaska has promised to wire Cook Inlet Energy LLC - a subsidiary of Miller Energy Resources - a $6.4 million partial tax credit payment as the company works its way through an involuntary bankruptcy case. Although neither the state nor Miller Energy Chief Executive Officer Carl Giesler were willing to discuss the exact amount owed to the company, Miller Energy reported in a July 29 fiscal report that the state owed $32.2 million.

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