Homer Newswire (Page 11)

Homer Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Homer, AK. (Page 11)

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  1. Homer's marine trades give burned boat new lifeRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Homer News

    ... can make something happen. Let's go for it,'" said O'Neill. And so he did. And they did. And so did a lot of others in Homer's marine trades community. "I could see the creativity and eagerness in Nathan and so I basically verbally agreed on a ...

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  2. Homer gets first Aveda hair salonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Homer News

    ... salon owned and operated by the stylist formerly known as Jeremy Eston Youngblood, became the first Aveda salon in Homer and on the Kenai Peninsula. Eston now goes by his middle name. Last week, he made the designation official when he put up the ...

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  3. Farmers Market vendors inspire with their productsRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Homer News

    This winter during the Alaska Farmers Market Organizers conference held here in Homer, our keynote speaker was Kathy Zeman from Minnesota. She is a rock star farmers market vendor and promoter who prides herself on her high quality, organic goat's milk products.

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  4. Bay Weld launches new whale watching boatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Homer News

    Bay Weld Boats of Homer launched its latest large boat, the P/V Atlin, earlier this month. Built for Juneau Tours, the 49.5-foot long, 17.5-foot wide catamaran will work as a whale watching passenger vessel.

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  5. Pier One starts new season with new directorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Homer News

    Now in its 44th year, Homer's little red theater opens the 2017 season with "The Drunkard," the play that began it all when Pier One Theatre started in 1973 in a former beer warehouse at the end of the Spit. Former artistic director Lance Petersen directed that version of the play "all about the perils of the demon drink," as new artistic director Jennifer Norton describes it.

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  6. Arts BriefsRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Homer News

    Joan Brown Dodd signs her latest book, "Welcome to 1960s Dutch Harbor, Alaska," from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Bookstore. It is a prequel to her previous book, "Cow Woman of Akutan."

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  7. Some Homer City Coucil members weigh recall case appealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | APRN

    An Anchorage Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday against three Homer City Council members seeking to halt a recall election next month. Council members Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds are subjects of a recall election sparked over two resolutions they crafted and sponsored.

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  8. Judge rejects effort to block recall election of 3 Homer City Council membersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Anchorage Superior Court judge on Tuesday denied an attempt to block a recall election for three Homer City Council members who sponsored an "inclusivity resolution" While governments must comply with First Amendment protections on freedom of speech, private parties, like those seeking the recall, don't have that obligation, Marston wrote. The recall petition also says that Homer suffered "irreparable economic harm" when a draft of the resolution surfaced online and was widely circulated.

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  9. Officials who promoted inclusivity seek to bar recall effortRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Three elected officials in Homer who sponsored a resolution to promote inclusivity after President Donald Trump's election have asked a judge to block efforts to recall them. The three Homer City Council members - Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds - are asking Superior Court Judge Erin Marston to bar the city of Homer from holding a recall election June 13. In arguments before Marston in Anchorage on Monday, Eric Glatt, an attorney for the council members, said there are insufficient grounds for recall.

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  10. Creative Homer cooking hits the spot in Alaska's Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Good, sometimes superior, cuisine is what residents have come to expect, and what visitors quickly discover, in Homer, a town on the Kenai Peninsula off Alaska's southern coast. The day begins early at La Baleine, a cafe where workers arrive before dawn.

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  11. Grace boys 1st, girls 2nd in Region II trackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Grace Christian's Laura Ellis captured wins in three events and Brogan Nieder won two events to lead the Grizzlies at the Region III track and field championships in Homer. Spurred by Nieder's wins in the long jump and triple jump, the Grizzlies won the boys team title by edging Anchorage Christian by six points.

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  12. Pro-recall group in Homer holds rally as ACLU case lands on fourth judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The group leading a recall effort to oust three Homer City Council members held a rally Saturday in downtown homer. Heartbeat of Homer, the newly formed political action party, has also been granted standing in a lawsuit against the city.

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  13. Watch this newborn moose calf learn how to walk--on the highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | CBS News

    A mother moose and her newborn calf amble down a highway in Homer, Alaska. The couple who took the video had stopped to let them cross the road, but they walked straight down the highway, stalling traffic.

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  14. Homer set to host Region III track & field championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion) A group of boys race by a dazzling view of Kachemak Bay, April 29 at the Homer Invite at Homer High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion) Come one, come all to see some of the fastest in the state ...

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  15. Baby moose and its mama stop traffic in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Mashable

    What's cooler than seeing a moose in the wild? Seeing a baby moose and a mama moose strolling down a highway together. The person who filmed this adorable video spotted the pair walking alongside a highway in Homer, Alaska.

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  16. Copper River salmon are swimming their way toward Anchorage markets this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of the Season program, visit akmarine.org . The seafood is available for pickup in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Seward and Homer. "(We) will be packed with freshly grown goods from local sustainable farmers, including, Simple Living Farm, Chugach Farms, ...

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  17. Homer launches halibut derby, hopeful of a return to hefty winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The 2016 Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby winner was Austin Nelson of North Pole, who caught a 252-pound halibut on August 17 while fishing with Homer Ocean Charters' captain Travis Blount on the Diamond Capt. Alaska's longest-running halibut derby kicked off on Monday with organizers hoping to end an era of slender winners - and charter boat captains wondering if recent restrictions on the fishery will turn clients away.

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  18. Anticipated fish report shows Alaska volume up, prices flatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... size and stop growing," said Jan Rumble, groundfish and shellfish manager at Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Homer. Rumble cautioned that the summer survey to determine the fate of the Tanner crab fishery could be scuttled by state budget ...

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  19. Thursday softball: Kodiak beats Kenai after controversial callRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... got a lot of help from its leadoff hitter Cameron Bolen, who went 3 for 4 with a triple, a double and a three-run homer to score four times, including a walk. Bolen's homer in the top of the second put Kodiak ahead 5-4. Kenai began its rally in the ...

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  20. Tustumena return delayed until July 18Read the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Homer News

    Rusted or pitted steel discovered during the M/V Tustumena's overhaul will mean another delay in the 53-year-old state ferry's return to service - this time to 5 p.m. July 18, when the Tustumena returns to Homer. Now undergoing work at the Vigor Ketchikan shipyard, workers discovered the rusted or pitted steel, called steel wastage, in the engine room.

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