Anchorage Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Seward trip provides close-up view of climate change effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Homer News

    At Bear Glacier near Seward, President Barack Obama talks about the rapid retreat of the ice and the large pieces calving off of the main body of ice during a tour of Kenai Fjords National Park on Tuesday. President Barack Obama and Gov. Bill Walker are greeted by Walker's wife, Donna, Anchorage's Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, left, Sen. Dan Sullivan, center background, and Lt.

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  14. Summer winds down with full ticket of openingsRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2015 | Homer News

    As the summer tourist season winds down after Labor Day on Monday, First Friday goes out with a bang. Along with the usual gallery openings and another Paint In at the Homer Elks Lodge, openings this weekend include two ocean-themed art shows.

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  15. First Friday eventsRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2015 | Homer News

    Soldotna artist Sara Hondel uses items from tackle boxes, tool boxes and sewing boxes to make feminine and outdoorsy neck collars and earrings. Her jewelry style is handcrafted, repurposed and mixed media that is wearable art.

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  16. Jewell: Denali name change is finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Homer News

    Late Sunday, U.S. Rep. John Boehner, an Ohio Republican and Speaker of the House, said he was "deeply disappointed" that President Obama allowed U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to restore Denali's name from Mount McKinley. On Monday, Jewell said it doesn't matter.

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  17. Variety shapes culture of SpitRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2015 | Homer News

    The vibrancy of the Spit depends on a mash-up of diverse elements and individuals: captains and slime liners, potters and biologists, Spit Rats and third-time cruise ship passengers, locals and people from all over the world, and crane operators and chefs and wanderers and everyone in between. This week's Spit story reports on three outposts that help shape Spit culture.

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  18. Low oil prices cut Alaska deepRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2015 | Homer News

    On Monday, as the price of West Texas crude oil dipped below $39 per barrel for the first time in six years, state revenue commissioner Randall Hoffbeck told the Alaska House Finance Committee that the decline is exacerbating the state's budget problems. The state's budget is based on an average price of $66 per barrel for North Slope crude.

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