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  1. Pitzman takes North-South - all tournament' honorsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Homer News

    The Homer Mariners volleyball team served up a fourth-place finish at the North-South Tournament in Houston last week, playing against teams from Anchorage Christian School, Bethel, Delta, Houston, Hutchison, Monroe, Seward, Sitka and Valdez. Homer's Kyla Pitzman led the team with 40 kills for the tournament, averaging six per game.

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  2. New art for Old TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Homer News

    For most of August, the outside wall of Fat Olives nearest the Sterling Highway has been covered with a plastic sheet protecting Homer artist Marjorie Scholl's newest work. On Friday, surrounded by friends, family and arts supporters, the 15-year-veteran-artist and Lisa Nolan of Fat Olives unveiled the 9-by-20.5-foot, acrylic-on-cement mural, "Old Town Memoir."

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  3. Sept. 17 hearing to focus on heliports, helicoptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Homer News

    An omission in Homer's city code has prompted a proposed revision of where heliports can and cannot be allowed. While most helicopters land and take off at the Homer Airport, another frequent landing spot is the pad on the roof of South Peninsula Hospital when medevac flights deliver or transfer patients.

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  4. Mariners top Seward, ACS in volleyball playRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Homer News

    In two days of back-to-back play, the Homer High Mariners varsity volleyball team won three matches against Seward on Friday. On Saturday, they were back on the court, taking Anchorage Christian School in three out of four sets.

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  5. OopsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Homer News

    Borough and federal emergency officials are reviewing the technical glitch which caused a false tsunami warning to go off about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday. Tsunami warning sirens on the Homer Spit, Ocean Drive and Bishop's Beach went off, causing some people to evacuate and the Homer Police Department to get inundated by calls.

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  6. Kenai Peninsula to Board of Fisheries:Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Homer News

    Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meetings on the Kenai Peninsula. Joint Resolution No.

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  7. Maintenance error triggers false tsunami alarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Homer News

    An error made during maintenance of the National Weather Service, Anchorage, alert system caused a false tsunami alarm this morning.

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  8. Man charged with car theft, DUIRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Homer News

    An Anchorage man and reality TV star has pleaded not guilty to first-degree auto theft and driving under the influence in an Aug. 4 incident in which Alaska State Troopers found the man pinned under a crashed car that turned out to have been stolen from Homer.

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  9. Mariner girls finish 3rd, boys 10th in XC meetRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Homer News

    At the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna Saturday - the biggest cross-country event of the season, second only to state competition - the Homer High School Mariner varsity girls raced to an impressive third place team finish and the boys claimed a solid 10th place.

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  10. FairTax's most important benefit: freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Homer News

    Arecent headline for a Homer News letter to the editor caught my attention - "National sales tax wrong for Alaska."

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

    Thursday Aug 28 | Homer News

    Once again it's time for the annual Allstate America's Best Drivers Report that ranks the 200 largest cities in terms of car-collision frequency.

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  12. Borough, School District, College celebrate 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Homer News

    At a big party on Aug. 14, three civic entities that form the backbone of the Kenai Peninsula celebrated 50 years: the Kenai Peninsula Borough, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and Kenai Peninsula College.

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  13. Moose hunters' chances good as season opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Homer News

    For hunters heading out at the start of the fall moose hunting season this week, as in 2013, the odds of getting a moose should be better compared to 2012.

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  14. Two men rescued off Homer after boat engine failsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Homer News

    The Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary and two crewmembers from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island rescued two mariners with boat trouble in lower Cook Inlet early Friday morning.

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  15. EPA hears from public on proposal to veto PebbleRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Homer News

    Two minutes at a time, the Environmental Protection Agency heard directly from Alaskans how they feel about the agency's proposal to block Pebble mine development.

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  16. Farmers MarketRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Homer News

    Flowers bring even more to the Homer Farmers Market than all those flower baskets and beautiful bouquets.

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  17. Outrageous Jazz will make Pier One pop this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Homer News

    When Pier One Theatre goes dark between its Youth Theatre production in late July and the closing show in late August, what's the Homer Spit's funky little red theater going to do? The silvers are jumping, tourists still visit and though school might be looming, it would be a shame to let the theater go empty.

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  18. Visiting artists Michael, Isaak embody modern Native Alaska artRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Homer News

    Joel Isaak shows a mask made of fish skin he was working on this Monday during a three-day residency at the Pratt Museum.

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  19. Gulls descend on cleaning tablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Homer News

    Cries of "fish on" and the splash of jumping silver salmon are welcome signs that after years of no activity, the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon is once again a hot spot on the Spit.

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  20. First Friday & Saturday eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Homer News

    Artist Sue Dranchak's "From Night to Day," one of her pieces from her show, "Meditation Forest," opening Friday at Ptarmigan Arts Back Room Gallery.

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