Homer Newswire (Page 11)

Homer Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Storyknife vision now getting feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    Three years ago, Homer writer Dana Stabenow had a dream: build a retreat where women writers could go through the same life-changing experience that she had in 1989 at the Hedgebrook Writers Retreat on Whidbey Island, Wash. Called Storyknife, after the Inuit storytelling tool, the compound would be built in a fireweed meadow near Homer overlooking Cook Inlet and Kachemak Bay.

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  2. Hospice of Homer offers array of servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    Evelyn Carpenter sits at a small table surveying a scattering of unassembled puzzle pieces. She is backlit by soft sunlight radiating through a window of her cozy Anchor Point home just off North Fork Road.

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  3. REC Room first to receive green light to teach sexual health under new lawRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    When the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District approved the materials and presenters from Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic and teen center the R.E.C. Room at the Sept. 12 board meeting in Homer, they hit a milestone for the state.

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  4. Mariners crush Redington in 58-12 homecoming game, gain first winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer High School's cheerleaders count out 50 jumping jacks in celebration of the Mariner's 50 points during the homecoming football game against Redington on Saturday, Sept. 24. Mariner Noah Fisk makes a first down a few yards from the end zone after being tackled by a Redington player at the Homer High School homecoming football game on Saturday, Sept.

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  5. Kimberly Ketter's felony DUI does not disqualify her from city council raceRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2016 | Homer News

    Questions raised this week as to whether Homer City Council candidate Kimberly Ketter is eligible to run for office as a result of her felony conviction for driving under the influence were based on false information. The City of Homer declaration of candidacy form requires a candidate to declare that he or she is a qualified voter in order to run for office.

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  6. Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby awards thousands to lucky anglersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer Chamber of Commerce Board President Tom Stroozas, Derby Mascot King Hal, 2016 Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby winner Austin Nelson, Derby Coordinator Kim Royce and HCOC Executive Director Karen Zak pose with Nelson's derby photo and check for $15,419.50 at the Homer Halibut Jackpot Derby award event on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Homer Chamber of Commerce President Tom Stroozas calls $1,000 catch-and-release drawing winner Michael Brooks of Tipton, Mich., and leaves a message as Derby Coordinator Kim Royce looks on at the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby awards event on Wednesday, Sept.

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  7. Q & A with Candidates for Homer Mayor & City CouncilRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | Homer News

    Mayoral candidate David Lewis: First, I envision Homer as a Four Season Destination for recreation that includes eco tourism, outdoor activities and the arts. Second, we should strive to become the main destination for large vessel haul out and repairs, Third, if we get the East boat Harbor funded and built we may become home port for many new vessels.

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  8. Assembly ties on planning commission changeRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | Homer News

    In its annual visit to Homer, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly stalled on a revision of the borough's Planning Commission opposed by both the Homer City Council and the Homer Advisory Planning Commission. In a 4-4 vote, the assembly tied - and thus defeated - Ordinance 16-25, an ordinance that would reduce the size of the borough planning commission from a maximum of 13 to a maximum of 11. District 5 assembly member Stan Welles of Sterling, who would have cast a deciding vote, was absent.

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  9. Library unveils surprises at 10th birthday celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Cleo Webb and Sue Mauger unwrap the new watercolor painting of the Homer Public Library building, painted by local artist Jan Peyton, at the library building's 10th birthday celebration on Saturday, Sept. 17. Ken Castner and Nancy Lord speak to guests at the Homer Public Library 10th Birthday celebration on Saturday, Sept.

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  10. KPB Prop 4: Voters asked about senior exemptionsRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Kenai Peninsula Borough voters will decide whether future seniors should continue to get $350,000 in property tax exemptions or if the borough's portion of the exemption should be phased out. Ballot Proposition 4 asks voters whether the borough should phase out its optional portion of the senior property tax exemption, reducing the total exemption available to Kenai Peninsula seniors to $200,000 by 2024.

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  11. School briefs and eventsRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Sept. 24: Cross-country running at regions at Soldotna High School, 10:30 a.m. Leave at 7 a.m. McNeil Canyon Elementary asks those with old band instruments laying around to consider donating them to fifth and sixth grade band students. Specifically need are flutes, clarinets, trumpets, saxophones, and bell kits.

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  12. Prop 1 would bring cop shop into 21st century say proponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer News

    In considering Homer Proposition 1, a proposal to borrow up to $12 million to build a new Homer Police Station, the controversy isn't whether or not police need a new station. Even opponents of Prop 1 say it's clear the 39-year-old station needs replacement.

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  13. School start and end times discussed at Homer meetingRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Kenai Peninsula Borough School District started discussing new start and end times for schools within the Homer area at a community meeting at Homer High School on Monday, Sept. 19. A meeting will be held at Chapman School today at 6:30 p.m. Approximately 20-30 people attended the Homer meeting, said KPBSD Board of Education member Zen Kelly.

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  14. Feeding natural curiosity improves readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Each month, this column will feature tips on how to include everyday literacy in your family's daily routine using five familiar practices: reading, talking, playing, singing, and writing together. Young children are natural scientists.

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  15. KPB Prop 2 won't hike taxes to pay for SPH improvementsRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer News

    As Kenai Peninsula Borough and Homer voters face a slate of bond propositions and tax changes, KPB Proposition 2 could be an easy sell for voters for one simple reason: It won't take a dime from taxpayers. The proposition asks voters to approve a general obligation bond of up to $4.8 million to expand South Peninsula Hospital's Homer Medical Clinic and install a new hospital operating room air handling and ventilation system.

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  16. Team Chloe to walk 2016 Anchorage Heart WalkRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Team Chloe will once again be at the starting line of the 2016 Anchorage Heart Walk at the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage on Saturday, Sept. 24. The team rallies support for 3-year-old Chloe Miller of Homer who was born in 2013 with a congenital heart defect.

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  17. Derby ends, North Pole angler named winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Homer News

    After holding the top derby position for about a month, Austin Nelson of North Pole is officially the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby winner. His winnings are currently estimated at $15,378, according to Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby Coordinator Kim Royce.

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  18. Community meetings will gather opinions about changes to school start and end timesRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula School District is holding three southern peninsula community meetings the week of Sept. 19 to facilitate discussion about changes brought about the new two-tier bus schedule in the 2017-2018 school year.

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  19. Man killed in East End Road crashRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Homer News

    A single-vehicle crash late last Friday killed a 32-year-old Homer man. In a press release, Alaska State Troopers said Jonathan R. Osteen died of his injuries when he was ejected from his truck.

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  20. Downing stepping away from school board seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Homer News

    In a bittersweet moment during the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, in the Homer High School theater, board member Lynn Hohl moved to "regretfully approve" the resignation of board member Liz Downing.

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