Homer Newswire (Page 12)

Homer Newswire (Page 12)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Homer, AK. (Page 12)

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  1. Council passes gas rollRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Homer News

    After public hearings, hundreds of letters and dozens of people testifying, the Homer City Council on Monday passed the final roll for the Natural Gas Homer Special Assessment District. With a project cost of $12.3 million, 3,787 parcels will be assessed $3,262.77 for each parcel's share of constructing a distribution line that provides nearly every lot in the city with natural gas.

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  2. Homer-Kenai team places 2nd at girls hockey tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Homer News

    The Kenai Ice Hawks, a team a team made up of players from Homer and the Kenai area who are used to facing each other as rivals, joined forces last weekend and brought home the second place trophy from the Alaska Girls Hockey Championship in Anchorage. Posing with the trophy are, back row from left, Coach Scott Shelden, Claire Bryant, Corsica Skibinski, Rian Runyan, Rachel Bolin, Tammy Frates, and Coach Ward Bishop; in middle, from left, are Haylee Owen, Libby Miller, Katerina KuZmin, Delilah Harris and Fiona Hatton; and in front is Jordan Stock.

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  3. Basketball season ends in loss for MarinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Homer News

    The Lady Mariners' end-of-season winning streak stalled out at the state championships in Anchorage last weekend, with losses to Hutchison and ACS bringing the Region III Champions' eventful season to a close. "They were crushed," said the Mariners' head coach, Chad Felice, of his players after their first loss to Hutchison on Thursday night, which sent Homer into the consolation bracket to fight for fourth place.

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  4. Kevin Bell Day, Ash Cup keep arena ice hotRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Homer News

    There will be plenty of action at the Kevin Bell Arena as 10 teams and about 120 skaters take to the ice this weekend in the annual Ash Cup Men's Hockey Tournament. Teams from Homer, Anchorage, Kenai and Soldotna will compete for the Ash Cup, so named after Augustine erupted one year during the tourney and the trophy cup was filled with ash.

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  5. Bad weather keeping halibut boats tied to dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Homer News

    ... with. The 8,700-ton quota is just over half as much as last season's quota of 16,800 tons, and the lowest since 2003. Homer fisherman Beaver Nelson said as far as he knew nothing was in writing for the co-op, saying, "it's all just a gigantic ...

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  6. Community News - March 25Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    The Scholastic Book Fair at West Homer Elementary Library is open to the public through Friday, March 27, during the school day. With books, science kits, art kits, notebooks, posters and more, there's something for everyone.

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  7. Town hall meeting whets the appetite on local eatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Chelsea Alward Team leaders brainstorm ideas during the Town Hall meeting held by the Alaska Food Policy Council and Alaska Marine Conservation Council on March 17 at Homer High. If Homer were to be measured by abundance of seafood, local interest and participation in personal subsistence gardening, and a vibrant farmers market, the "food system" at the end of the road would score well.

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  8. New leash law proposed for Bishop's BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    Image provided A map provided by the City of Homer highlights sections of the beach numbered one through seven. New motions would change traffic, and leash law in specific sections.

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  9. Local cafe, nonprofit victims of break-insRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    ... ins and burglaries, I just felt a relative level of safety," said Brenin. "And for the most part it really is (safe). Homer still has the nicest people. But that is the most challenging angle." Brenin is not alone in the challenge. A second robbery ...

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  10. Fishermen arriving for Winter King TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Homer News

    Fishermen from around the state began showing up in Homer today for the annual Winter King Salmon Tournament. The Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center had steady lines of fishermen registering this morning.

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  11. An Outdoor View: Fishing 2015Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... is causing the downturn in abundance of Alaska-origin kings. In saltwater, feeder kings can be found year-round near Homer and Seward. Most are caught from boats by anglers trolling with downriggers. These fish are nowhere near as large as mature ...

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  12. Council to interview two for city manager jobRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Homer News

    The Homer City Council will interview two applicants, both city employees, for city manager at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Cowles Council Chambers, City Hall. To be interviewed are Matt Clarke, deputy harbormaster, and Katie Koester, community and economic development coordinator.

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  13. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... north of Kenai on the Kenai SPur Highway. This is a great new venue with a very intimate setting. Maura's Cafe from Homer will provide an array of desserts and light appetizers! Ticket price also includes 2 drink tickets for your choice of beer or ...

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  14. Lady Mariners gear up for StateRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Homer News

    ... joking, having a good time, getting ready for business." Of all the teams she's played on in her four years at Homer High, senior Larsen Fellows said this year's squad "fits the best together." Her senior teammate, Shelby Alexander, agreed, ...

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  15. Homer Peewee C Team wins championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Homer News

    ... become a champion. Hard work, patience and the tenacity to get through the ups and downs of a long hockey season. The Homer Hockey Pee Wee C team rose to the occasion over this past weekend and claimed the State Championship trophy for the second ...

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  16. Let's work together for better policies at Bishop's BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Homer News

    Homer's citizens and visitors encompass a wide spectrum of beach users: dog walkers, quiet seekers, coal collectors, off-road vehicle drivers, kayakers, paddle boarders, fat-tire bikers, picnickers, wave-watchers, painters, tide-poolers, birders, educational and recreational class attendees, and the many other user groups I likely forgot. I believe that a beach policy can be implemented which protects important areas while allowing us all the freedom to enjoy our beaches.

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  17. Beware spring equinox; it's a tricky time of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Homer News

    ... but impossible to describe - lingered for a long time after she'd come inside to borrow our phone. Right now in Homer we're gaining around five minutes of daylight a day. We're looking at seed catalogs and planning our summer camping trips. The sun ...

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  18. School eventsRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Homer News

    ... Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College-University of Alaska Anchorage; Connections; or American Legion Post 16 in Homer. For more information, contact Darlene at 235-6789 or the Legion Post at 235-8864. a Kenai Borough Employees Association scholarship ...

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  19. Variety of groups join forces to preserve the Anchor RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Homer News

    ... or cultural values by working with willing landowners. In recent years, the group expanded its mission beyond the Homer area to the entire Kenai Peninsula. The Anchor River produces king (chinook), silver (coho) and pink salmon as well as Dolly ...

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  20. Resetarits brothers plead guilty, sentenced on harassment chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Homer News

    In an emotional change-of-plea and sentencing hearing at the Homer Courthouse on Thursday, a 2.5-year-old case involving a teenage drinking party incident that shocked Homer ended with two brothers, Anthony and Joseph Resetarits, pleading guilty to first-degree harassment of a 17-year-old boy passed out at the party. Anthony Resetarits, 22, also pleaded guilty to first-degree tampering with evidence, first-degree hindering prosecution, both felonies, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor - his younger brother.

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