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  1. Shorebird artist explores birding through soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Homer News

    Erin Rae D'Eimon stands by one of her paintings at the First Friday opening for her show on May 4, 2018 at the Homer Council on the Arts in Homer, Alaska. Erin Rae D'Eimon's painting for the 26th annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival features a greater yellowlegs towering over Iliamna Volcano.

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  2. Arts BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Homer News

    The Kachemak Bay Quilt Show include challenge quilt blocks on the theme of "Space." The quilt show was held last weekend at the Homer Elks Lodge.

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  3. DNR orders Tutka Bay salmon net pens to be movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | Homer News

    A map included in the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association's permit application for salmon rearing net pens shows the location as closer to Tutka Bay Lagoon. This photo taken on April 28 shows the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association net pens in Tutka Bay near the waterfall and not at their permitted location.

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  4. A clean Homer is a cleaner earthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | Homer News

    Volunteers help sort bags of trash cleaned from around Homer on Saturday, May 5, 2018 during the city's annual Clean Up Day in Homer, Alaska. The Homer Chamber of Commerce gives out prizes to the those who collect the most bags of trash in different categories.

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  5. wins six Alaska Press Club awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | Homer News

    Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News The Homer News won several awards, pictured here Saturday, April 21 in Anchorage, in this year's Alaska Press Club Conference contest. At the Alaska Press Club awards banquet held Saturday, April 21 in Anchorage, the Homer News took home six awards.

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  6. Result in borough invocation case could take 6 monthsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 1 | Homer News

    With the open court discussion done, the plaintiffs and the Kenai Peninsula Borough may have to wait up to six months for a decision in the legal battle over the assembly's invocation. The attorneys for the borough and for the American Civil Liberties Union, which represented three plaintiffs from the borough, argued their cases before a judge on April 11 in Anchorage about the legality of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly's policy on who can give invocations.

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  7. Arts briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | Homer News

    The Homer Council on the Arts holds a gala fundraiser, "A Night With the Arts," from 6:30-10:00 p.m. Friday, May 11, at Joslyn Farm Wedding &Event Venue on Diamond Ridge Road. The event includes a four-course meal prepared by celebrity chef Kirsten Dixon; a string trio featuring cellist Mannfried Funk, violinist Daniel Perry and violist Nancy Darigo; art from beloved local artists; and an auction led by Hannah Heimbuch and Kirby Calderwood.

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  8. Longtime Homer officer retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Homer News

    After 23 years in service as a police officer in Homer and five as lieutenant, Will Hutt is entering a well-earned retirement. Hutt's last day on the job is April 30. Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, Hutt entered the Army after college and was stationed in Fairbanks.

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  9. HPD Lt. Browning gets Elks Enrique Camarena AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Homer News

    Homer Elks #2127 awarded Homer Police Lt. Ryan Browning the Enrique Camarena Award, the first lodge in Alaska ito award a law enforcement officer with the Elks National Award.

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  10. 2018 Women of Distinction to be celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Homer News

    Haven House and the Homer community at large will celebrate the 2018 Women of Distinction on Friday at Alice's Champagne Palace. This year's honorees are: Woman of Distinction, Linda Chamberlain; Woman of Wisdom, Daisy Lee Bitter, and Young Woman of Distinction, Chloe Pleznac.

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  11. Shein visits Homer on campaign tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Homer News

    Dimitri Shein speaks to about 15 people at Alice's Champagne Palace on Monday, March 26, in Homer, Alaska. Dimitri Shein, far right, speaks to about 15 people at Alice's Champagne Palace on Monday, March 26, in Homer, Alaska.

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  12. Land's End employees win hospitality industry awardsRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Homer News

    Staff at Land's End Resort won six awards at the Alaska Hotel &Lodging Association's 20th annual "Stars of the Industry" awards ceremony in Anchorage. The program honors those throughout the Alaska hospitality industry who show outstanding accomplishment in their fields.

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  13. Conflict sparks over Walker's fish board appointmentRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Homer News

    Sportfishing groups are raising a hue and cry about Gov. Bill Walker's proposed appointee to the Board of Fisheries. Current board member Al Cain of Anchorage, who has served on the board since 2016, does not plan to seek reappointment.

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  14. Arts BriefsRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Homer News

    Bunnell Street Art Center's artist in residence Jaimie Warren holds a community share to culminate her month-long residency at Bunnell Street Arts Center at 6 p.m. today, March 22, at the gallery. Warren has been working with Homer teens to create a music video on Bishop's Beach.

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  15. Board of Fish to meet on peninsula in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Homer News

    Attendees of various user groups crowd near the front of the room during a break at the Board of Fisheries' Upper Cook Inlet meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in Anchorage, Alaska. For the first time in 20 years, the Board of Fisheries agreed to hold a full Upper Cook Inlet finfish board meeting in the central peninsula area.

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  16. Lawmakers look at potential problem with chemicals on utility polesRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | Homer News

    Leglislators are debating a bill to exempt utilities from legal liability for chemicals used to treat wooden poles, prompted by possible soil contamination around Homer Electric Association powerline poles following the Kenai Spur Highway north of Sterling. Sen. Peter Micciche sponsored the proposal, Senate Bill 173, with a companion bill, House Bill 334 , sponsored by Reps.

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  17. City takes suggestions on Comprehensive PlanRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | Homer News

    Revised about every 10 years, a city's Comprehensive Plan is basically just what it sounds like: a long-term planning document meant to encapsulate the core of what residents believe the city's goals and focus should be going forward. As part of the updating process, the public is invited to weigh in on the plan.

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  18. Alaska House votes to legalize hemp farmingRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2018 | Homer News

    The Alaska House of Representatives has voted unanimously to legalize hemp farming in Alaska, a move that puts the 49th state on track to become the 35th in the country to legalize cultivation of the non-intoxicating form of cannabis. Senate Bill 6 , drafted by Sen. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer, now returns to the Senate for a concurrence vote.

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  19. Guest commentary: Striving for improvementRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | Homer News

    In the past month, the Homer Mariner girls' basketball team has faced some major successes and challenges. We have missed school almost every week and played a lot of games, which has taken a toll on our minds and bodies.

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  20. Ski for Women promotes safety, sillinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Homer News

    From front to back: Homer residents Reba Temple, Marin Lee, Morgan Edminster and Clarie Neaton prepare to ski the 2018 Homer Ski for Women in their attached ensemble costume Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 at the Lookout Mountain Ski Trails. Claire Neaton holds a frozen salmon as part of the attached ensemble costume she and her friends wore to the 2018 Homer Ski for Women on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 at the Lookout Mountain Ski Trails.

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