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  1. Mariner girls bring home wins, boys split Cordova weekendRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Homer News

    ... The boys team split the weekend with two close games, resulting in a 48-45 win on Friday and a 43-52 loss on Saturday. Homer managed to keep a small lead for most of the game, hitting a few key three-point shots. When the Wolverines pulled ahead in ...

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  2. Homer High skiers honor Lars SpurklandRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Homer News

    ... the "Spurkland Scramble," and the stadium at Service High was set up in an "S" shape to honor Spurkland. "Many of the Homer skiers had Lars' brother Jan as a very inspiring mentor and ski coach, so being at this special memorial/race meant a lot to ...

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  3. Spa Envy to host chamber eventRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Homer News

    Spa Envy will host the Homer Chamber of Commerce's December After Hours Event from 5-7 p.m. today. The business, which has been opened since Oct. 1, is located in the historic building next to Don Jose's Mexican Restaurant, on Pioneer Avenue near Main Street.

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  4. Revamped features style in - nearly new'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Homer News

    ... shop and buy things for other people, so I figured why not try and make some money from it," she said. Jones moved to Homer 22 years ago, and spent most of that time working at Eagle Eye Photo and Moore and Moore Services. She noticed that there ...

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  5. Pollock fishery now happening off HomerRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Homer News

    ... would be the base for the test fishery, and a commissioner's permit was issued, but no one signed up to fish it. Some Homer fishermen approached Alaska Department of Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Jan Rumble about trying it in Kachemak Bay, ...

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  6. Solstice Ball to benefit KBFPCRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Homer News

    ... Youngblood and Amy Reedy, said that the Divas were the biggest inspiration for the event. The troupe came down to Homer this fall to perform at Youngblood's birthday party, and mentioned to Pelaia that many years ago they had performed at Alice's ...

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  7. Awards nominations due Dec. 20Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Homer News

    Nominations for the 2015 Arts Awards, presented annually by Homer Council on the Arts, are due Saturday at HCOA. The awards recognize individuals and businesses for extraordinary contributions to and achievements in the arts in these categories: Arts Leadership/Advocacy, Arts Education, Youth Artist of the Year, Artist of the Year, Arts Lifetime Achievement, Arts Business Patron and Volunteer of the Year.

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  8. JBER soldier charged in - sexting' case with Homer girlRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Homer News

    Homer Police have charged a Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson soldier in a "sexting" case last summer involving a Homer teenager under the age of 16. Michael R. Wiedemann Jr., 20, faces charges online enticement of a minor and possession of child pornography, both felonies. "Sexting" is the practice of sending pornographic messages and photos by cell phone.

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  9. Interim city manager namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Homer News

    Marvin Yoder will start after Jan. 1, and in the last two weeks of December will visit Homer, meet with outgoing City Manager Walt Wrede and get to know city departments, the city announced in a press release last week. Yoder will serve as interim manager for no more than six months.

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  10. Community News - Dec. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo courtesy of Jim Lavrakas ATV winner Tim Shea of Anchor Point poses with his Honda Ranger ATV, won in the Homer Chamber of Commerce's annual raffle. Some 25 people showed up at the Homer Elks Club last Wednesday to watch Andy Armstrong of Homer take home the grand prize at the Chamber of Commerce annual raffle drawing.

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  11. Marcella Fiebelkorn "Kitty"Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Observer

    Marcella was the loving mother of Amy Col-berg of Homer, AK, Rick of Soldotna, AK and Rev. Daniel Fiebelkorn of Our Lady of Mt.

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  12. Small-school wrestlers await state spotlightRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... the lights will dim and the spotlight will shine up above for the championship finals at 5 p.m. "It's special," Homer coach Chris Perk described. "It's a pretty neat moment to soak up and be the focus of attention. In wrestling it's just you and ...

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  13. Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballotRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... passed three weeks prior to the election granted the borough authority that required general law cities like Soldotna, Homer and Seldovia to levy a sales tax. The borough does not collect sales tax on groceries in the winter, but large grocery ...

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  14. Mariners lose battle to Kards, 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Homer News

    The Homer Mariner co-op hockey team was on home ice Tuesday, playing the Kenai Kardinals at the Kevin Bell Arena. The fast-paced game ended in a 2-1 win for the Kards, with the Mariners outshooting the Kardinals 29-17.

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  15. Mariners kick off hoops season in CordovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Homer News

    As their second week of practice wraps up today, the Homer High School Mariner basketball teams are anxious to kick off the competitive season with games in Cordova on Friday and Saturday. Although practice officially started Dec. 1, both the boys and girls teams have been training at informal open gym sessions throughout the fall.

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  16. Freshmen skiers lead Mariners at TsalteshiRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Homer News

    The Mariner cross country ski team competed in their first race of the season last Saturday at the Tsalteshi Trails in Soldotna. Last week's discouraging wet weather caused the race, which was originally scheduled to be held above Homer at the Lookout Trails on Ohlson Mountain Road, to be moved farther north.

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  17. Let's protect Bristol BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Homer News

    ... children and it takes a watershed to raise a salmon. Let's safeguard both of these legacies. Marin Lee was raised in Homer. She fishes in Bristol Bay as a deckhand on the F/V K2 and is currently studying Environmental Science at the University of ...

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  18. Crew has cold feet on big shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Homer News

    Most residents of Homer would say it's been a mild fall. The grass is green. People are picking kale and herbs from their gardens.

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  19. Robo teams go wild with awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Homer News

    The southern Kenai Peninsula did themselves proud at the First Lego League competition at Skyview Middle School in Soldotna on Saturday. The West Homer Elementary School Brick Heads won best robot design and the WHES Squirrels in Space were in first place for the robot missions going into round three, but were beat in the last round by another Homer team, Your Mama's Llamas, a combination of former WHES students coached by Arthur Kettle and Paul Rauch: Homer High School freshmen Ben Kettle and Doug Dean, Homer Middle School student Ali McCarron; and home-school student Caleb Rauch.

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  20. Homer DDF team performs well at Eagle RiverRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Homer News

    Eighteen members of the Homer High School debate, drama and forensics team are back from a multi-school meet at Eagle River High School last weekend. Participating schools included East, South, Service, West, Eagle River and Chugiak high schools, as well as Homer.

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