Homer Newswire (Page 12)

Homer Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Cosmo drill permit filed as credits debatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... flights per day would support the operations at the offshore rig. The flights would come from either the Kenai or Homer airports, changing rig crews and handling cargo, according to the application. The Spartan 151 is currently docked in Seward, ...

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  2. Young wrestlers prepare for State competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    ... her weight class. South-peninsula grapplers traveled north over the weekend to compete in two different tournaments. Homer Popeyes and Anchor Kings battled wrestlers from around the state in a Friday Tri-Valley Greco tournament in Palmer, and then ...

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  3. Gerard Housework: carpenters carve niche in local areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    ... all the work we did, all the details - from the foundation to the trim - we get emotional remembering the journey." In Homer, the Gerards have worked on buildings including First National Bank, Spenard Builders Supply, Petro Express and The Bagel ...

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  4. David G. Sellars' on the Waterfront Column: Building big brings ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... in the land of the midnight sun and when not otherwise engaged will use the boat as a charter fishing vessel in Homer, Alaska. Capt. Charlie pointed out a 21-foot Naiad rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) that Armstrong built for Charlotte County, ...

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  5. Invasive aphids found around Kachemak BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Spruce aphids gather to suck sap from a spruce needle on Tuesday, March 29 in Homer. The invasive needle-killing insects are usually found in south-east Alaska but had their first outbreak on the Kenai Peninsula this year. 1 comment

  6. Homer and Alaska lose one of their best in Mary EppersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska has lost one of our best -- I would venture to say our very best -- this week. Mary Epperson passed away in Homer, surrounded by her family.

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  7. Cannery Row history: Western Flyer puzzle takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    ... in Monterey Bay, in 1976 from the fisherman who had renamed it the Gemini. Fry skippered the vessel and others out of Homer, Alaska, in the late 1970s. He started fishing for shrimp in 1974, with a boat he and his wife, Bonnie, bought. They got it ...

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  8. Unalaska could soon host the Aleutians' first craft breweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... upon the exploding national craft-brewing beer trend. With the closest local beer being made in Anchorage, Kodiak, or Homer, the Unalaska Brewing Company will fill the glasses and kegs closer to home, and with savings on shipping costs. Before ...

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  9. Former Homer fishing vessel connected to John Steinbeck VoyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    ... significance. Clarence Fry, Dennis and David's father, bought the boat from Whitney Fidalgo Cannery, which operated in Homer at the time. "We commercial fished it," David said. "We king crabbed, tanner crabbed, Dungeness, shrimp, and worked as a ...

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  10. Job wanted? Friday's fair helps connect workers with openingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    The Homer College, Career and Job Fair will be a one-stop shop for job seekers and employers to meet and greet each other. The fair is for those people just entering the job market as well as experienced workers considering a career change.

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  11. New show takes artist in different directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    ... named the Psychedelic Jellybean. Frary applied and got the chance. For a few years she wintered in Ninilchik and later Homer, spending the summers in Wyoming. She now lives here year round. "I followed the vibe that you have up here - and Kachemak ...

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  12. KBBI program director named station's new GMRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    ... organization of dedicated, talented professionals and volunteers," Rensel said. "KBBI is a vital part of the Homer community, and I look forward to the opportunity to continue to strengthen the service that we provide." Rensel holds bachelor's ...

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  13. The Arts in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    ... The exhibit opens with a reception from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday in the Kachemak Bay Campus Pioneer Hall Commons gallery. Homer High School students present "Colors of Homer: Live in the Commons" at 6 p.m. Saturday in the high school commons. The evening ...

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  14. Homer's - creative heart' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    "If you had to summarize the arts in Homer, two words: Mary Epperson," retired Homer High School teacher Mark Robinson said on Mary Epperson Day, a big celebration of her life at the Homer Council on the Arts In June 2014. Called the "creative heart of Homer," Epperson, 93, died after a short illness about 3 p.m. Monday at South Peninsula Hospital.

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  15. Rec center funding back on city council's agendaRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    A proposal by Homer Mayor Beth Wythe to fund at $600,000 a community recreation center that died at the March 29 Homer City Council meeting came back in a different form on the agenda Monday night. Wythe had proposed a grant that would come out of city reserves, but council member David Lewis upped the grant to $900,000 and that would come out of the city's $1.2 million Permanent Fund.

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  16. West Homer event makes science funRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    West Homer Elementary School is abandoning its tri-yearly science fair competition for a night of science fun for students and their parents. Science Palooza will take place on Thursday, April 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. and will feature hands-on activities and the grand opening of the school's nature trail, said West Homer fourth grade teacher Shellie Worsfold.

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  17. Addicts face barriers to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    For people addicted to opiates - or any other substance - there are many barriers to successful recovery, despite the quality of resources that may be available. In Homer, not only is there a lack of care for existing addicts, but there also is a lack of a coordinated approach to prevention.

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

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    Former KBBI Public Radio General Manager Dave Anderson, left, shakes Homer Mayor Beth Wythe's hand after she recognized him for his 35 years of service to the station at the March 29 Homer City Council meeting. Anderson retired last Friday and there is a party for him at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Alice's Champagne Palace.

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  19. Senior exemption change deletedRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    A proposed change in Alaska's senior exemption on property taxes has been deleted from Senate Bill 210 by the Senate Finance Committee. In his weekly newsletter, Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, announced the committee deleted language which moved exemptions for seniors and disabled military veterans from the mandatory property tax exemption list to the optional municipality list.

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  20. Mariner soccer teams score wins at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer High School's boys and girls varsity soccer teams played through the cold rain on Saturday, each earning wins against Eagle River. Soccer games are only cancelled in the case of snow, said Homer High School Athletic Director Chris Perk.

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