Homer Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Homer Folk School opens doors to enrich livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Sprawled across 80 acres of "back country" at the top of Skyline Drive, the Ageya Wilderness Center served as an ideal location for Homer Folk School organizers to get the word out about the many different traditional arts and trades programs they hope to offer. Saturday's open house introduced board members, provided tours of the facility and offered children's activities and a number of hands-on workshops.

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  2. Council gets first look at budgetRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    ... in 2016. "It speaks to how fortunate we are to have as diverse an economy as we do," Koester said, noting Homer's fishing and large vessel repair industry as well as its visitor industry as part of that diversity. "We are really in a great position ...

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  3. EXCLUSIVE: Jewel's Dad Preps for Her Homecoming With Rare Home Videos on 'Alaska: The Last Frontier'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | ETonline

    ... father, Atz Kilcher, prepares for her anticipated homecoming nearly a decade after the singer left her hometown of Homer, Alaska. In the sweet clip, Atz is seen sketching out "advanced preparations" for his daughter's return to the homestead, as ...

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  4. Homer Folk School shares skills with communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Homer News

    Pegge Paver looks toward her neighbor as a group prepares to contra dance in a yurt at Ageya Wilderness Center as part of the Homer Folk School grand opening event on Saturday, Oct. 8. Robin McAllistar, board member of the Homer Folk School, takes a neighbors hand during contra dance at the folk school's grand opening event on Saturday, Oct. 8. Homer Folk School is here to stay and provide intergenerational learning of folk arts - from homesteading to maritime skills - to Homer and the surrounding areas, said folk school board member, as well as organic farmer and herbalist, Robin McAllistar. "I am such a fan.

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  5. New cop shop still a priority for mayorRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Homer News

    Newly elected Homer Mayor Bryan Zak and city council members Shelly Erickson and Tom Stroozas officially joined the ranks of city government at the end of the Monday, Oct. 10 city council meeting. The council also discussed the new animal shelter contract, potential consolidation of dispatch, and the proposed fiscal year 2017 budget.

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  6. Heading to NanwalekRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | The American Scholar

    ... to know. Miranda Weiss is the author of Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska . She is a science and nature writer in Homer, Alaska.

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  7. HEA answers questions on withdraw from RCA regulationRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Homer Electric Association's 22,892 members will decide whether their cooperative's pricing practices will continue to be overseen by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska , the state agency that regulates public utilities. HEA mailed out the first ballots of its deregulation election on Sept.

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  8. Cops catch man after high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Homer Police Department Community Jail Officer Rick Pitta brings John Suter into the Homer District Courthouse for s his arraignment on Friday morning, Oct. 7. Homer Volunteer Fire Department medics move Paul Suter, 30, in a stretcher to an ambulance after treating him for a head injury following a crash at the Northern Enterprises Boat Yard. Suter is accused of evading troopers in a high-speed chase from Anchor Point to Homer that ended when he crashed a truck he stole.

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  9. Troopers: Homer man nearly hit people during 2 car chasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Homer man is being held without bail on felony drunk-driving charges after Alaska State Troopers said he led them on a vehicle chase near Anchor Point Thursday afternoon - twice. Troopers said in a Friday dispatch that Paul Suter, 30, faces two counts each of felony DUI, third-degree assault, failure to stop for a law enforcement officer, driving with a revoked license and reckless driving.

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  10. New pharmacy offers unique services in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Scotts Family Pharmacy opened in Homer on Oct. 5. From left are technicians Diane Glanville and Krista Glanville and owners Nathan and Gina Scott pose for a photo at the pharmacy counter window. Scotts Family Pharmacy makes its debut in Homer with its soft opening on Thursday, Oct. 6, and plans to offer services currently unavailable elsewhere.

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  11. Homer running squads sweep state team titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Homer News

    The sport of cross-country running is often a numbers game when it comes to team battles, so Saturday's boys-girls championship sweep by the Homer Mariners in the Class 1-2-3A division was one to cherish. For a town of just over 5,000 having to battle Anchorage schools like Grace and Anchorage Christian, the occasion marked the pinnacle of success for the Homer running program.

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  12. Glacier Girls hopes to build girls hockey presenceRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Homer News

    The Homer Hockey Association's new Glacier Girls program is teaching girls hockey with the hope of building a strong youth girls hockey program in Homer. Currently, girls who wish to play hockey travel north to do so, said coach Chris Owen.

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  13. Mike Illlg to represent Homer on Board of EducationRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Mike Illlg, the City of Homer's Community Recreation Coordinator and a former wrestling coach at Homer High and Middle schools, was elected to join in a 5-1 secret ballot vote. School Board president Joe Arness and member Marty Anderson were absent.

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

    Sep 29, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Questions raised last 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. Ketter can run for the city council seat while on probation.

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  15. Taking another stab at rewriting the state's alcohol lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... "Public convenience licenses have allowed businesses like St. Elias in Soldotna, Two Sisters Bakery and Fat Olive's in Homer, and the Tide Pool Cafe in Seldovia to serve beer and wine in their restaurants," Queen wrote. "These businesses are ...

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  16. Homer cross-country squads sweep team titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... in the 4A girls race Saturay afternoon on the Bartlett High School trails. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Homer coach Bill Steyer (center) congratulates his girls team for winning the 1-2-3A championship Saturday at the Bartlett High School ...

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  17. Campaign for public safety building funding is a tough sellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    It's clear from the minutes of the Public Safety Building Review Committee meetings, and with all the effort and marketing intended on making a $12 million loan appear to be of negligible effect to taxpayers , city staff and committee members know that they are pushing a proposal that many will find hard to swallow. Homer already has the highest sales tax rate of any city or borough in the state.

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  18. Kenai Peninsula runners chase titles at stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Peninsula runners will be a major part of the title chase in three of the four races Saturday at the state cross-country meet at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. The Kenai Central girls and Homer girls are looking to defend their titles in the Class 4A and Class 1-2-3A races, respectively.

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  19. Refuge Notebook: Celebrate Refuge's 75th birthday with special eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Tom Collopy and Mary Frische of Wild North Photography based in Homer spent over four years photographing the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Jim Pfitzer, will portray conservationist Aldo Leopold in the one-man, one-act play "A Standard of Change."

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  20. New police station badly needed, won't get less expensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    I started my first day of work as a police officer for Homer on Dec. 26, 1984. We had seven police officers then, mine was a new position added to the force.

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