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  1. A federal plan to save Alaska's belugas starts with recruiting an army to count themRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | APRN

    ... was just talking and then all of a sudden I was like, 'It's right there!'" Faulkner said. She's studying biology at a Homer-based semester program . "It was within like 50 feet of us." Scientists estimate that there are about 330 belugas in the ...

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  2. A federal plan to save Alaska's belugas starts with recruiting an army to count themRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... was just talking and then all of a sudden I was like, 'It's right there!'" said Faulkner, who's studying biology at a Homer-based semester program . "It was within like 50 feet of us." Scientists estimate that there are about 330 belugas in the ...

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  3. School district sees rise in homeless studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... for a variety of reasons." King has been the coordinator for nearly 11 years, and works with Jane Dunn, a liaison in Homer who serves the southern peninsula. Referrals come from a variety of places, including students, parents and school staff. When ...

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  4. Homer tops Kenai volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Peninsula Clarion

    Homer's Marina Carroll spikes the ball over the net during a game against Kenai Central High School on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska.

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  5. VA wants more veterans to register for healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | APRN

    The Department of Veterans Affairs in Alaska, or VA, wants to provide Homer veterans with more health services and a larger clinic. But there's a hang up.

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  6. V.A. wants more Homer veterans to register for healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Now, he's trying to convince vets with the same struggles to sign up in an effort to bring more V.A. services to Homer. Director of the Alaska V.A. Healthcare System, Dr. Timothy Ballard acknowledges that many vets are in the position as Wise was. ...

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  7. Eielson football team rolls Ravens, 63-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Base. FAIRBANKS - Three Eielson players scored multiple touchdowns and the Ravens rolled to a 63-6 victory over the Homer Mariners in Saturday afternoon's nonconference Division III high school football game at Buck Nystrom Field on Eielson Air ...

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  8. XC roundup: Kenai girls stay undefeated at Division IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Peninsula Clarion

    Homer senior Luciano Fasulo crosses the finish line of the 5K men's Spit Run tot take first place in the cross-country Homer Invitational on Sept. 7, 2018 on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska.

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  9. Homer to host harbormaster conference Sept. 11-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Homer News

    The city of Homer will be the host of the 44th Semi-Annual Pacific Coast Congress of Harbormasters and Port Managers Conference, to be held Sept. 11-14 at Land's End Resort.

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  10. Homer man illegally shipped modified firearms to New York, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Federal prosecutors in New York say a 25-year-old Alaska man illegally shipped nine firearms that were modified to operate as machine guns. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Buffalo says Benjamin Handley of Homer has been arraigned in federal court in Anchorage on a 15-count indictment.

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  11. Feds: Alaska man illegally shipped machine guns to NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... that were modified to operate as machine guns. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Buffalo says Benjamin Handley, of Homer, Alaska, has been arraigned in federal court in Anchorage on a 15-count indictment. Officials say the charges include unlawful ...

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  12. Jewel's 'Handmade Holiday Tour' headed to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in DecemberRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... Channel's hit show "Alaska: The Last Frontier," which centers on the Kilcher family and their community outside Homer, Alaska. Begun by patriarch Yule Kilcher, who immigrated from Europe during World War II, and currently led by his sons, Otto and ...

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  13. Jewel, family to perform in Sandy SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | MDJonline.com

    ... Channel's hit show "Alaska: The Last Frontier," which centers on the Kilcher family and their community outside Homer, Alaska. Begun by patriarch Yule Kilcher, who immigrated from Europe during World War II, and currently led by his sons, Otto and ...

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  14. New Alaska dinosaur children's book fulfills promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    In this Aug. 9, 2018 photo, Sylas Reising, 4, holds "Alaska's Dinosaurs and Other Cretaceous Creatures," a book written by his grandmother, Janet Klein, and mother, Deborah Klein, at Bishop's Beach, in Homer, Alaska.

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  15. Aerial view of the proposed Chuitna Coal Project near Beluga on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... water reservation in the lower reach of Middle Creek, following a request request from Chuitna Citizens Coalition of Homer. There's no longer a coal project also seeking to use the stream, said Mack, who signed Tuesday's decision. PacRim Coal, the ...

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  16. Chinese buyers hesitant to buy Alaskan seafood as U.S. weighs another round of tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... that frozen backlog could grow large and prices on the docks could fall. Morgan Jones is a commercial seiner based in Homer. Inside his boat, Morgan says prices have been good this year despite the trade dispute. "The processors are still interested ...

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  17. Chinese buyers hesitant to buy Alaska seafood as U.S. weighs another round of tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | APRN

    ... that frozen backlog could grow large and prices on the docks could fall. Morgan Jones is a commercial seiner based in Homer. Inside his boat, Jones says prices have been good this year despite the trade dispute. "The processors are still interested ...

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  18. Even in Alaska, sometimes the less adventurous destinations hold more appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    Friends and relatives have been much more enthusiastic about visiting us since Yvonne Leutwyler and I moved to Homer two years ago than they ever were during the three years we lived in Dillingham. In fact, we spent more time attempting to persuade than entertain while we were in Bristol Bay; now it's just the opposite.

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  19. Troopers: Homer man stole $85,000 worth of frozen fish and crabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Homer man faces two felony charges after Alaska State Troopers say he stole around $85,000 in frozen fish and crab from a fish processing business on the Kenai Peninsula. Garrett Shaw Fitzgerald, 53, was charged Friday with first-degree theft and second-degree burglary, troopers said.

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  20. Erosion increases on the Homer SpitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Fresh fill added on Aug. 15, 2018, replaces sand washed away last week after a series of storms and high tides eroded the beach near the Glacier Drive-In restaurant, shown here Aug. 16, 2018, on the Homer Spit, Alaska. Concrete armor rock holds the parking lot in place.

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