Homer Newswire (Page 12)

Homer Newswire (Page 12)

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

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  1. Arts in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Artist Lynn Marie Naden offers three months of art classes for ages 16 and older in January, February and March of 2017. Classes are held 12:30-4 p.m. Saturdays at her studio off Bear Creek Drive.

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  2. Vets voice concerns at 'listening session'Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Homer News

    As President-elect Donald Trump makes his department secretary appointments, potential candidates have to wend their way through the gantlet of the press in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York and head upstairs for a meeting with Trump. Anyone thinking of being VA Secretary - as Alaska Public Radio reported last month that former Gov. Sarah Palin was doing - might want to face a tougher audience: a roomful of disgruntled military veterans.

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  3. Homer Kilcher clan joins Jewel for holiday specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer will get a Christmas morning treat when CBS broadcasts a holiday special with the Kilcher family. "Holiday Homecoming with Jewel" features Homer's famous musical star, Jewel Kilcher, her aunt Mossy Kilcher, and some of the stars of the Discovery Channel reality TV show, "Alaska: The Last Frontier" - Jewel's dad Atz Kilcher, Bonnie Dupree, Eve and Eivin Kilcher, and Nikos Kilcher.

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  4. Diaries inspire artists in new Pratt exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Among the diaries and journals in the Pratt's collection is a journal by Hazel Heath of her travels in Europe. Jessie Merriam's "In the Garden" was inspired by this 1931 entry from Elizabeth Smith's diary: "Spaded garden - nasty day - found skull."

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  5. Plans for history conference advanceRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Homer News

    The plans for a history conference next April in Soldotna marking the anniversary of America's purchase of Alaska from Russia are under way. With just over four months until the event, the organizers are gathering presenters, public engagement and, as always, stories.

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  6. Youth court judges, attorneys sworn inRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Homer News

    In a ceremony on Monday at the Homer Courthouse, 14 new attorneys and six new judges were sworn in for the West Homer Elementary School / Fireweed Academy division of the Kenai Peninsula Youth Court. Kenai Superior Court Judge Charles Huguelet administered the oath of office to the attorneys and judges.

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  7. Mariner wrestling takes second at stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Homer senior Timmy Woo battles with Glennallen's Caden Gerlach in the 160-pound final of the Class 1-2-3A state wrestling championships Saturday night at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion The Class 1-2-3A and 4A state wrestling championships coincide with each other Saturday at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

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  8. Fish board wants review of fish habitat permit processRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Homer News

    The Alaska Board of Fisheries is preparing to move forward on a formal motion asking the Legislature to review the state's fish habitat permitting process at the request of 13 Cook Inlet-area stakeholders. The group, who made the formal request when the fish board met in Homer earlier this month, wants the board to ask the Legislature to update Title 16, the section of Alaska statute that covers the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's responsibilities.

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  9. Woman found dead at Kachemak Drive homeRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Homer News

    A Homer man found a friend dead in her bed at their Kachemak Drive home, Homer Police said in a press release on Dec. 13. About 7:30 a.m. Tuesday a 44-year-old man made a 911 call reporting he found his friend, Lisa Tinnin, not breathing and unresponsive. Homer Police and Homer Volunteer Fire Department medics responded to the home, a trailer on east Kachemak Drive near the Northern Enterprises Boatyard.

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  10. Christmas bird count: Homer part of traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Homer News

    Ready for its close up A great gray owl perches in an alder bush off West Hill Road in Homer on Friday, March 15. Considered rare for the area, the great gray owl was first reported seen by Landon Bunting, a young birder, on March 4, and has attracted bird watchers almost daily since then. If you like to take long walks on the beach in the blowing snow, enjoy finding exotic new creatures and counting them, join one of the more interesting holiday traditions: the annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count.

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  11. Homer wrestlers defend Kachemak Conference title with second-year winRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Homer News

    The Homer wrestling team kept a tight grip on the Kachemak Conference on Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10, at Anchorage Christian Schools. The Mariners qualified 16 boys for the state meet, which is the most in school history.

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  12. Oxygen therapy being used to treat a variety of medical issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Homer News

    Dr. Patrick Huffman and his staff joke that they may nickname the latest tool in their disease-fighting arsenal R2-O2. The resemblance of the low-pressure hyperbaric oxygen chamber in Huffman's Frontier Natural Health office in Homer to the beloved Star Wars' robot character R2-D2 is hard to miss.

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  13. Defense working through evidence in murder caseRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Homer News

    Public defenders are working through discovery in the case of a Homer man accused of murder in the 2013 death of Mark Matthews, then 61, near the Poopdeck Trail in Homer. Lee John Henry, 55, was indicted by a grand jury Oct. 20 on one count of first-degree murder, three counts of second-degree murder, one count of manslaughter and one count of first-degree robbery.

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  14. South Peninsula Hospital joins statewide patient data networkRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Homer News

    South Peninsula Hospital now shares patient data on the statewide Health Information Exchange, which allows providers to easily access a patient's electronic health records in the case of referrals, specialty consulting and emergencies, according to the Alaska eHealth Network website. Erin Aklestad, an Alaska eHealth Network account manager, is visiting Homer to present what the exchange means for the Homer healthcare community to health clinics today.

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  15. Assembly resurrects invocation guidelinesRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Homer News

    The assembly passed an amendment Nov. 22 deleting the entire policy it had passed in October. That policy set guidelines for who would be allowed to provide the prayer before the regular assembly meetings.

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  16. Council nixes library cutsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Homer News

    In a meeting that ran to 10:30 Monday night, the Homer City Council at its regular meeting defeated several contentious last-minute budget amendments. About 60 people filled the Cowles Council Chambers to voice fierce opposition to several proposals, including: a A proposal by council member Tom Stroozas to cut $65,443 or 10 percent from the Homer Public Library personnel budget.

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  17. Man pleads not guilty to sexual abuse of minor chargesRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Homer News

    Jacob Kemnitz, 30, was indicted on Nov. 23 with one count of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor and five counts of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor for six events alleged to have happened from late 2011 through 2013, according to the indictment. The charges against Kemnitz reference one alleged victim, a boy under the age of 12 over the course of the alleged abuse.

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  18. Pot cod fleet gets bigger area to fishRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Homer News

    The Alaska Board of Fisheries wrapped up its meetings for Lower Cook Inlet issues on Saturday, with one small but substantial change for the pot cod fleet. A proposal brought forward by Homer fisherman Alray Carroll reduced the areas closed to the fleet that are more sheltered in winter months, aiding the small boat fleet.

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  19. Board denies most winter king proposalsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Homer News

    Despite a number of proposals and public comments in favor, the Board of Fisheries made few changes to the Lower Cook Inlet's winter saltwater king salmon fishery. During its final Lower Cook Inlet cycle meeting Saturday in Homer, the board took up a variety of proposals related to the fishery, which typically takes place between Oct. 1 and March 31 in the saltwater south of Bluff Point.

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  20. The Arts in briefRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Homer News

    The Friends of the Homer Public Library presents its third Homer Big Read. The focus of the community read will be Thornton Wilder's books "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" and "Our Town."

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