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  1. Photographer captures Homer lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photos by Linda Smogor Homer High School's Enchanted Forest Prom 2014 with Prince and Princess Morgan Kelly and Sheldon Hutt. As a young woman, Linda Smogor knew photography was what she wanted to do with her life.

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  2. Fire consumes Diamond Ridge home, owner escapes with serious injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    A large fire consumed a home directly off of Diamond Ridge and Stratus Road near Homer around 9 a.m. on Oct. 29, with billows of smoke that could be seen miles away. Investigation by Alaska State Troopers revealed the 88-year-old male owner of the burned home had attempted to start a fire in a wood stove using gasoline resulting in an explosion.

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  3. Alice's Champagne Palace aims to open in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Chelsea Alward The Alice's sign is an iconic fixture in Homer. The restored bar and restaurant is set to open in December.

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  4. Challenges face watershed developmentRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Ten years ago, Homer put a code in place to protect the city's valuable resource of water. Since then, regulation by code has restricted land use and development by enforcing certain zoning standards to keep city water clean, and avoid raising water treatment costs.

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  5. Critical Habitat rules to changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo courtesy of State of Alaska, Department of Fish and Game Map above outlines the Critical Habitat area of Kachemak Bay; an area that Alaska Department of Fish and Game intends to revise plans and management for by December 2015. A good deal of important conversation is happening about Alaska's fish and game habitats, with changes to plans and management of certain areas.

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  6. Obituary - Nov. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Jeffrey Allen "Ponytail" Geiser, 60, passed away suddenly at his home on Aug. 11, 2014. Memorial services were held Aug. 15 and 16, at his riverside home.

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  7. Births - Nov. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Maddison Grace Quinn, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces, was born at 6:16 a.m. on Oct. 8, 2014, at Sutter Davis Hospital to Ryan Quinn and Katelyn Staley of Davis, Calif. Maddison was welcomed by grandparents Mike and Susie Quinn of Homer, Jeff Bundesen and Robin Staley of Dixon, Ca.

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  8. Public Safety - Nov. 5Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Oct. 29 Animal Related Offense: A caller reported an aggressive moose in the Rochelle Road area, Fish and Game was notified. Public Assist: A caller reported smelling natural gas in his building.

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  9. Mariner Mat Team sixth at biggest small-school inviteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Homer placed five wrestlers in the top six over the weekend at the ACS Invitational in Anchorage. Often referred to as the, "biggest small school tournament" in the state, the invite welcomed 45 teams and offered plenty of wrestling excitement.

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  10. Homer sends swimmers, divers to State competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Swimmers come off the blocks in an earlier season meet at Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center. Four Homer swimmers and two divers will head to Anchorage to represent the Mariners at the State Competition this weekend.

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  11. Lady M's bring 'mental toughness' to Region III Volleyball TourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Lady Mariners Malina Fellows and Maryhana Bowe go up for a block against a Grace hitter in Thursday's loss at home to the Lady Grizzlies. Seeded fifth in the postseason tourney, the Lady M's open Region III play against Seward this Friday at 2 p.m. Lady Mariner Volleyball officially said goodbye to six players and a manager at last Thursday's Senior Night at Alice Witte Gymnasium.

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  12. Fire consumes home off of SkylineRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    A large fire still smoldering consumed a home directly off of Skyline Drive around 9a.m. this morning, with billows of smoke that could be seen near Baycrest in Homer. Neighboring resident Tim Brockhoff said he was one of the first people present at the location of the fire and made the call to for help.

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  13. Homer Hockey hopeful with return of 9 seniorsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Both credit parents and coaches with building such strong youth programs in the community. "We have more of a balance of players," Carlin said.

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  14. Finding a solid niche in HomerRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    By Naomi Klouda Homer Tribune Doing what you love and letting entrepreneurship follows its own course might be the motto of local musician Steve Cornish when he opened the doors of his music shop nearly five years ago. Cornish recalls his own youthful encounter with music.

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  15. 'Oodalloly' steps in to fill Blackbeary Bog's shoesRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    When Homer's popular Blackbeary Bog announced its sudden closure, employee Becca Dalke was as shocked as the many faithful patrons that frequently visited the enchanting store. What Dalke jokingly refers to as "the apocalypse" - a three-day fire sale that ended the Bog's 23 years of service in Homer - became the catalyst for her big opportunity - open a shop of her own.

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  16. Rotary looking for service projects to help youthRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    By Chelsea Alward Homer Tribune Why invest in our local young people and students? Rotary Club of Homer Downtown believes it to be a critical ingredient of a better town. "Because healthy young people create a healthy community," said Jan O'Meara, current president of the club.

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  17. HERC site for Public Safety BuildingRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    There is no demolition or wrecking ball scheduled yet, but the Homer Education and Recreation Complex building, formerly the old middle school, has officially been selected as the site for the controversial Public Safety Building that will house both the Homer Police Department and the Homer Fire Department. Council members predicted the project to be anywhere from five to seven years out, given the process of planning in phases and the $25 million needed to fund the project.

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  18. FYI - News briefs & announcements - Oct. 29Read the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    For the time being, both the council and commission members agree that the next necessary action would be a definition of "tower" regarding structure and height. Both parties hesitated to move toward regulation, given the complexity of the issue and the virtual certainty of involvement of the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Aviation Administration.

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  19. Letters - Oct. 22Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Chris Story mentioned in his post-election opinion piece in last week's Homer Tribune that Lindianne Sarno had a program to harbor chickens within the city of Homer to create an economic boom, and this made him go "huh?" To set the record straight: I mentioned chickens at the Homer Voice for Business meeting as an example of a principle of economic development called Import Substitution. Import Substitution boosts a regional economy with this question: What are we importing from Outside that we could grow here? If Kachemak Bay produced all the chicken, onions, potatoes and carrots we needed, how much money would remain in our local economy? Let's do the math.

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  20. Project Drive teaches the perils of driving drunkRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    How important is a teenager's understanding of drunk driving? The city of Homer and state of Alaska have deemed that understanding worthy of a $36,691 price tag. The program is an effort called "Project Drive."

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