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  1. AP store, clinic damaged in car-ramming incidentRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    An Anchorage man is in jail after using his car to ram another car and causing damage to the Anchor River Store. The collision also damaged the Seldovia Village Tribe Anchor Point Health Clinic, temporarily closing the clinic.

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  2. Mist doesn't dampen spirit of Highland GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    Typical Scottish weather provided the appropriate atmosphere Saturday for the 2017 Kachemak Bay Scottish Club Highland Games at Karen Hornaday Park. Chilly temperatures and a wee bit of mist didn't dampen the spirits of men and women athletes - and a few bairns, or children - competing in the games.

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  3. You, too, can do farm-to-table dinnersRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    That's why I am excited to shine the light on Synergy Garden's 2nd Annual Great Garlic Scape Event this Sunday, July 9, from 6-9 p.m. Lori Jenkins hosts a farm-to-table dinner that includes farm tours, demonstrations, music, wood fired pizza, Jakolof Bay oysters, and more garlicy goodness. You will need to pre-register by July 7, $50 per person, so call 706-273-0077 or email [email protected] .

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  4. City invites local businesses to take business expansion and retention surveyRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    The city of Homer's Economic Development Commission has launched a new Business Retention and Expansion initiative to work with the local business community to identify priority projects to help support Homer's business interests. According to a city press release, the project is geared toward existing local businesses because existing businesses are valuable economic and employment assets.

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  5. Armstrong named editor of Homer NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    The announcement was made this week by Deedie McKenzie, group publisher for Morris Publishing Group, which owns the Homer News. "Armstrong's longevity in the community and at the News will serve him well in his new position," said McKenzie in making the announcement.

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  6. Inspired by Alaska, artists look at landscape, people, animalsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    Given the powerful influence of the Alaska landscape, wildlife and people, it should be no surprise that Alaska artists draw inspiration from the great land. Shows this month explore Alaska in all its aspects, with some approaches a bit surprising and even subversive.

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  7. Homer peonies hold special place in Homer, holiday and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Homer News

    When Leroy and Rita Jo Shoultz settled on 14 acres near Fritz Creek, the top priority was making an abandoned log cabin habitable for their family and learning to live without running water or electricity. Today, the couple's holdings have spread to 27 acres with a large portion for 12,000-15,000 peony plants ready to burst into bloom.

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  8. Photo finish for first-time half marathonRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | Homer News

    The end-of-the-Spit finish line for the Cosmic Hamlet Half Marathon was a blur Saturday, with only seconds and hundredths of seconds separating the top runners. Christopher Walker, 38, of Anchorage was the first man to cross the finish line with a time of 1:33:36.01.

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  9. Highland Games are SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Homer News

    The games include the traditional Highland Game events of the kilted mile, the caber toss, the hammer throw, the stone toss, the sheaf throw and, special to Homer, the halibut toss. The event also features vendors and food.

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  10. Karen Zak to leave chamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Homer News

    Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center Executive Director Karen Zak has resigned her position as head of Homer's main economic development and visitor services nonprofit organization. In a letter sent to chamber members last Thursday, the chamber board of directors announced it has accepted Zak's resignation.

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  11. Letters to the EditorRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | Homer News

    Alaska does not need a state income tax, nor a statewide sales tax, nor a school tax! But it could use a "volunteer tax," otherwise known as a lottery. The state of New Jersey is doing wonders with its lottery.

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  12. Half marathon adds distance, interest to annual 10K Spit RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Homer News

    Perfectly fitted shoes. Sweat-absorbent clothing. Establishing a pace. Setting a finish-time goal.

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  13. Recall election by wide margin fails in final countRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Homer News

    At a special meeting Monday afternoon, the Homer City Council certified the results of the June 13 special election that asked if voters wanted to recall council members Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds. By margins of 223 or more, voters overwhelmingly defeated the recall.

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  14. FAA: Address noise through aviation safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Homer News

    As Homer's aviation tourism business has grown, along with it have come complaints about noise from airplanes and helicopters flying low over homes and businesses. The problem has become so common that the Homer Police Department includes a link on the city's web page, "How to Report Low-flying Aircraft" .

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  15. Leach named new Haven House directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Homer News

    The board of directors of South Peninsula Haven House has named Ronnie Leach its new executive director effective July 1. A nonprofit serving the southern Kenai Peninsula, Haven House operates a 10-bed emergency women's shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children. Leach first started with Haven House in 2004, holding a variety of positions before assuming her current role as director of client services earlier this year.

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  16. Emergence' shows development of Friend's artRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Homer News

    In her show "Emergence," now on exhibit at the Homer Council on the Arts, Astrid Friend's paintings have a soft focus. Her images appear like the Kenai Mountains clouded in wispy fog.

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  17. Arts BriefsRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Homer News

    Pianist Johnny B. performs his Rhythm of the North multimedia musical show every Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Homer Council on the Arts, 355 W. Pioneer Ave. A fast paced show about life in Alaska, it's filled with images of wildlife and scenery coupled with storytelling and original compositions. The show starts this Friday and continues through Aug. 18. Tickets are $15 general admission, with some discounts available.

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  18. Recall fails in final countRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Homer News

    Members of the Homer Special Election Canvass Board to a hand count of the last batch of ballots on Friday afternoon in the Cowles Council Chambers, Homer City Hall. From left to right are City Clerk Melissa Jacobsen, Deputy City Clerk Renee Krause, board member Terry Meyer and board member Maryann Lyda.

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  19. Recall final vote delayed by recountRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Homer News

    Homer City Canvass Board members Maryann Lyda, left, and deputy clerk Renee Krause, right, run ballots through an optical scanning machine on Friday afternoon, June 16. They were doing a recount of ballots cast on Tuesday after clerks discovered a discrepancy between the number of ballots cast and the number of people who signed the voting register. A meeting at Homer City Hall, Cowles Council Chambers, of the Homer Canvass Board at 1 p.m. Friday to count about 850 outstanding absentee and other ballots got delayed when the city clerk's office discovered an 18-vote discrepancy between the number of people voting on Tuesday and the number of ballots counted.

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  20. Too close to (re)call?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Homer News

    A special election to recall three Homer City Council members who sponsored an "inclusivity" or "sanctuary city" resolution appears to have failed, but still is too close to call. In preliminary results with 1,071 people voting, the "no" votes are ahead in the bid to recall council members Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds.

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