Homer Newswire (Page 14)

Homer Newswire (Page 14)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Homer, AK. (Page 14)

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  1. Now's the time to plan what veggies you wantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Homer News

    ... when I can bring the seedlings out from under the lights in the guest room and let them start the process of facing a Homer summer. Those seedlings are looking fabulous. I had a friend tend them while we were gone for the week and she did such a ...

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  2. Homer's Best BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Homer News

    ... started marvelous and sunny and ended with snow. No one complained, at least those with long memories. One year the Homer Harbor froze solid and the Winter King Tournament had to be postponed. If all you get is some gently falling flakes, well, ...

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  3. The Arts in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer artist Julianne Tomich's paintings of birds are featured in the Fireside Reading Room through mid-April at the Homer Public Library . She will give a talk on the making of her paintings and how to make your own frames and canvases at 6 p.m. March 31 at the library.

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  4. Seldovia writer, artist debut new children's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Homer News

    ... Books of Seattle had its official release on Tuesday. This Saturday, Higman, McKittrick and her children visit Homer several events. At 1 p.m. Saturday they do a reading and craft time at the Homer Public Library. McKittrick also will bring her pack ...

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  5. Signs of SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The American Scholar

    ... f spring. Miranda Weiss is the author of Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska . She is a science and nature writer in Homer, Alaska. On the most Irish of holidays, a look back at where the Celtic Tiger came from, and where it has gone

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  6. Fish and Game euthanizing starlings in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... bird featured in Shakespeare's work to the country. But, as far as Herreman knows, starlings have never lived in the Homer area. He says starlings are cavity nesters and they could force other birds out of prime nesting spots. "And then they also ...

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  7. Forget Hawaii -- our winter getaway is Kachemak BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... opportunities to socialize and enjoy live music -- things absent during Lake Clark winters. So we bought a house near Homer with a small creek running through the yard and a view of Kachemak Bay and the Kenai Mountains. The house is small, because ...

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  8. A California developer is buying up land in Seldovia, leaving some locals concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a pond. It's a conspicuous operation in Seldovia, a close-knit town on the Kenai Peninsula across the bay from Homer, accessible only by boat or plane, with just 255 residents as of the 2010 census. But Davis, who has been a developer for more than ...

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  9. Alaska trawlers furious about Walkera s council nominationsRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Walker's administration is forcing it out of the process at the worst time possible. Walker nominated Buck Laukitis of Homer and Theresa Peterson of Kodiak to replace Duncan Fields and David Long among the 11 voting members of the council, one of ...

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  10. Climate Change Will Lead To More Harmful Algal BloomsRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    Last summer , one of the largest toxic algal blooms in recorded history hit the West Coast, shutting down fisheries from California to Washington. Scientists were seeing cells of the toxic bloom as far south as Mexico, and as far north as Homer, Alaska.

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  11. Mystery-thriller by best-selling author set in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... etches past believability -- well, that will be part of the surprise in reading this mystery-thriller. Nancy Lord is a Homer-based writer and former Alaska writer laureate. Her books include "Fishcamp," "Beluga Days" and "Early Warming."

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  12. Salmon permit prices plunge while halibut soarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... gillnet or seine permits, and the values have declined dramatically," said Doug Bowen of Alaska Boats and Permits in Homer. At Alaska's bellwether Bristol Bay fishery, a base sockeye price of 50 cents a pound helped push drift gillnet permit prices ...

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  13. Earthquakes rock south-central Alaska, western AleutiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Anchorage. The National Tsunami Warning Center says the quake hit at 12:57 p.m. and was centered 50 miles northwest of Homer, a city near the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. The Alaska Earthquake Center reports a magnitude 6.1 quake at 9:06 ...

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  14. Mush on, read onRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | Washington Times

    Lorraine Temple pulled her van into the parking lot at Amity Middle School in Oregon. The Homer, Alaska, resident was greeted by Principal Dave Lund.

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  15. Lawmaker proposes taxes on legal, illegal marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... would generate from such a penalty as illegal marijuana busts are inconsistent. LeDoux referenced a record bust in Homer in mid-February during which Homer police discovered 1,000 cannabis plants in a warehouse with an estimated value of $1.5 ...

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  16. Homer girls head to Regions as top seed with 21-1 recordRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | Homer News

    The Homer girls varsity basketball team picked up three conference wins in their March 3-5 games against Anchorage Christian Schools, Houston and Grace Christian. The team will begin playing the 3A region conference tournament with a 10-0 conference record and 21-1 overall record.

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  17. If anything can unite during divisive times, it's cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Homer News

    ... healthy food and raise happy healthy families. We have wisdom to share about health. Messick, an ex-prosecutor, was in Homer to inform health professionals and law enforcement about designer drugs, a scourge that is causing terrible harm to ...

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  18. Kodiak teacher accepts WHE principal postRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | Homer News

    Eric Waltenbaugh has verbally accepted the principal position for West Homer Elementary, said Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Communications Liaison Pegge Erkeneff. Waltenbaugh is currently serving as a middle-high school teacher and curriculum specialist in the Kodiak School District, and has been there since 2000.

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  19. Pot bust hearing moved to April 5; council set to debate regs MondayRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | Homer News

    A preliminary hearing for a Homer man charged with illegally growing marijuana was held and continued at the Homer District Courthouse last Friday. Seward Magistrate George Peck, filling in for Judge Margaret Murphy, set a new date for Joseph Gabryszak, 32, to 3:30 p.m. April 5, also at the Homer Courthouse.

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  20. It pays to register early for March 19 winter king tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Homer News

    Winners of the 2015 Winter King Tournament, from left to right, Chelsa Johnson of Homer, Mike Olsen of Kodiak and Raymond Tepp of Kenai hold up their winning king salmon. Olsen won first place with a prize of $27,762 for a 30.40-pound fish, Johnson won second place with a prize of $18,508 for a 28.60-pound fish and Tepp won third place with a prize of $14,542 for a 26.50-pound fish.

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