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  1. Sydney Allan HuffnagleRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Longtime Alaskan and Anchor Point resident, Sydney Allan Huffnagle, 88, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at home The family will have an informal gathering to share stories of Syd at 3 p.m., Monday, June 13, at the Elks Lodge in Homer. His cremated remains will be buried next to his wife in Ridgway, Colo.

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  2. Homer shows Love for OrlandoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    A group of Homer residents and visitors gathered around the gazebo in WKFL Park on Friday evening and read the names of the 49 people who died in the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida early in the morning on June 12. During an open-mic session after the reading of names, Homer city council member Catriona Reynolds announced to the gathering that she is working on an anti-discrimination ordinance to introduce to the city of Homer, similar to the one passed in Anchorage in 2015. Reynolds is working with the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska on the ordinance, which would prevent discrimination based on a variety of criteria, including sexual orientation and gender identity, she said.

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  3. Want to park a tiny house in Anchorage? It might be hard to find a spaceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is Kristine Bunnell, a senior planner who one day hopes to have her own tiny house on land she owns in Seldovia near Homer. "I've been paring down stuff for quite a few years now and I want the freedom of no mortgage payment," she said. "But I also ...

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  4. Come up with a great Alaska street name, then prepare to battle thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... - although Wilson noted that Anchorage once had a Jackass Lane, until it was renamed to Silver Fox Lane in 1986. In Homer, one memorable road is Poopdeck Street. It's named after a Clarence "Poopdeck" Platt, who lived in downtown Homer from the ...

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  5. Homer resident still holds top seat for halibut derbyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Homer News

    Two more anglers caught tagged fish in the week of June 13. However, none overthrew Marcella Kolberg of Palmer, AK from her seat as the current Jackpot Halibut leader. Kolberg caught a 142.4 pound halibut on May 29. Karla Fischer of Garrison, N.D. caught a 2016 tagged fish aboard North Country Charters on June 14, winning $250.

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

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer News

    While driving home to Chez Betster, yours truly passed a caravan of Land Rover campers with French flag decals that looked like they had come from Patagonia. In fact, as the Betster later found out after catching up with the campers on the Spit, one family had driven to Homer from the other end of the world, way down there in South America.

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  7. Nomad Shelter approved as high tunnel builderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer News

    A Homer business, Nomad Shelter, which crafts custom yurts, has been approved as a manufacturer for the federal government's high tunnel program. Nomad will be partnering with the High Tunnel System Initiative, a federal program, which has consistently expanded since its creation, especially in Alaska.

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  8. Deputy KES chief gets bail in sex abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer News

    Homer District Court Judge Margaret Murphy set bail and conditions of release on Wednesday for Stephen R. Boyle, 43, a Homer man charged with six counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor. Boyle is the deputy fire chief for Kachemak Emergency Services.

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  9. Homer to see road projects in 2018Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer News

    Downtown Homer will see two big road projects for summer 2018, a rehabilitation and drainage improvements for Lake Street between East End Road and the Sterling Highway, and repaving of Pioneer Avenue from Lake Street to the Sterling Highway. Of the two, Lake Street see the biggest changes, with these improvements: Road widening will require acquisition of some right-of-way.

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  10. It takes a village to raise a doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer News

    Homer native and Ross University School of Medicine student Ben Kuhns poses with senior associate dean of the Dominica campus after receiving his certificate for the dean's honor roll. Kuhns placed on the dean's list all four semesters during his first two years at medical school.

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  11. Questions remain in hospital service area boundary moveRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer News

    ... three voted in favor of the service area, but the rest of the area's vote overruled them, according to an April 1969 Homer News article. However, Ninilchik is about the midpoint of the highway. Many residents go to Soldotna to use the hospital, but ...

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  12. New mural replaces Heath Street artRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer News

    A mural project on a Kachemak Center retaining wall by Heath Street stirred up some controversy this month when people noticed a 25-year-old art work had been painted over. "Life Song," conceived by Homer artist Jean Steele and painted by students in a 1991 Homer Council on the Arts summer art program, had fallen badly into disrepair.

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  13. Arts In BriefRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer News

    ... "Riptide." The thriller features local talent Peter Norton, Dick Sanders and Jessi Hahn, and will film in and around Homer and Kachemak Bay in the summer of 2017. The project seeks crew, locations, props and financial resources. For more information ...

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  14. First tagged fish of the season caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer News

    Anglers visiting Homer from various spots in the Lower 48 caught four tagged fish in the past two weeks, according to Jackpot Halibut Derby coordinator Kim Royce. Two of the fish caught had previous years' tags, which are worth $100.

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  15. CartographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The American Scholar

    ... here. Miranda Weiss is the author of Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska . She is a science and nature writer in Homer, Alaska. In the wake of the biggest mass shooting in American history, it's time for police officers to start demanding gun laws ...

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  16. Power outage impacts Homer areaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Homer Tribune

    Homer Electric Association responded to a power outage on Tuesday evening, June 21, that impacted approximately 900 HEA members in the Homer area. The outage was the result of a broken insulator on a power pole near the Homer Fire Hall on Heath Street.

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  17. Salmonfest announces lineup for 2016 eventRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Capital City Weekly

    ... orted by and benefits The Kachemak Bay Conservation Society with support from Cook Inletkeeper. KBCS is a longstanding Homer-based non-profit organization that seek to educate the public, and both protect and promote Alaska's fish-filled waters.

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  18. Time to start thinking about next year's budgetRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... As we all know, oil prices have tanked. Many jobs have been lost. Many are leaving the state. As Deborah Andersen of Homer says, "Everyone is cutting back on their budgets, not just the government, but the people as well." Did you see the May 24 ...

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  19. From the desk of Rep. Seaton: House adjourned, special session plannedRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Homer Tribune

    Greetings from Homer! The House adjourned on Saturday, the 28th day of the 4th special session of the 29th Legislature, a two year term. The first three special sessions took place in 2015.

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  20. Underpaid Alaska contractors bear burden of Buccaneer's bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | KSKA

    ... of businesses that want their money. Lloyd Moore owns Moore & Moore Services, a garbage collection company based in Homer. He leapt at the chance to work for Buccaneer. The company brought a jackup rig into the Homer Port and they were contracting ...

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