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  1. Homer outdoor film fest raises funds, celebrates HoWL's accomplishmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Homer News

    Ben Westphal, a senior at Homer High School, surprises the crowd at the Homer Outdoor Film Festival by leading the HoWL Skits 'n Scats crew in a flashmob dance number amid the audience. Westphal choreographed two dance numbers for HoWL's event.

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  2. Event designed to raise awareness of religious persecutionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Homer News

    A report to Homer Police of suspicious activity at the NAPA parking lot on Main Street about 7:20 p.m. Nov. 5 turned out to be a church youth game. Homer Police Lt.

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  3. Endeavour leaving Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Homer News

    In a delicate operation about as slow as watching the tide come in, on Monday the 765-foot heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 15 loaded the jack-up rig Endeavour-Spirit of Independence in preparation for its transit to South Africa. Workers with Spartan Offshore Drilling and Kenai Offshore Ventures, the rig's owner, will finish securing and loading the rig this week.

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  4. Consultants gather info, brief community on PARC surveyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Homer News

    As an Anchorage consulting firm continues working on the city's Park, Art, Recreation and Culture, or PARC, assessment, last Thursday members of the firm held a community workshop at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center to brief citizens and PARC group representatives of its progress. Agnew::Beck has a $40,000 contract to do a needs assessment and will report next spring on its finding.

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  5. Emblem club: dedicated to 'truth, justice, charity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Homer News

    Four years after Emblem Club No. 350 began in Homer, the following notice ran in the two-month-old Homer News in March 1964: "The Emblem Club is now running the Bingo at the Elks on Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. $2 a card with two jackpots.

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  6. Endeavour to leave Cook Inlet next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Homer News

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority sold its stake in Kenai Offshore Ventures for $25.6 million and the Endeavour jack-up rig is on its way out of Cook Inlet, the authority announced Nov. 14. KOV plans to move the Endeavour next week on a heavy lift vessel to South Africa for use in offshore exploration, AIDEA said in its press release on Friday. The 765-foot heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 15 arrived in Homer on Tuesday, said Homer Harbormaster Bryan Hawkins.

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  7. Mariners skate to strong finish at Ice ChallengeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Homer News

    The Peninsula Ice Challenge, held at the Soldotna Regional Sports Center last week, saw hockey action between the SoHi Stars, Kenai Kardinals, Eagle River Wolves and the Homer Mariners. In Saturday's championship battle between the Wolves and the Mariners, the Wolves prevailed 4-2.

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  8. Homer volleyball wins Regions titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Homer News

    For the first time in 11 years, the Homer Mariners volleyball team is headed to State competition. The team secured its place by taking first at Regions on Saturday.

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  9. Homer's Woo, Brant take honors at KotzebueRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Homer News

    After being caught by Barrow's Jonathan Nelson on Thursday night, Mariner Jared Brant avenged the loss, finishing first at 120 pounds. Joining him as a Bush Brawl champion was Timmy Woo, 138.

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  10. Homer Middle School in a word: awesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Homer News

    In her second year as principal of Homer Middle School, Kari Dendurent considers herself "so lucky" to be where she is. "This school's awesome," said Dendurent, who was assistant principal at Houston High school, Palmer High School and at a high school and middle school in Florida before coming to Homer at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year.

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  11. VA to vets: Let us helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Homer News

    Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Anchor Point Post, and American Legion Auxiliary, Post 16, salute during the playing of "Taps" at Veterans Day ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center on Tuesday. During the Veterans Day open house aboard the USCGC Hickory, Ensign David Parker describes the ship's communication system to Amy Springer and Edward Blickhahn.

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  12. Homer: city on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Homer News

    Last week, the Homer News looked at erosion affecting residents of Judy Rebecca Court in the Baycrest Subdivision. This week, the causes of erosion throughout Homer and its possible impacts are explored.

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  13. Helping the helpersRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Homer News

    Snow or no snow, it's becoming that time of year when resources get stretched a bit thin. Summertime employment comes to an end, hours of darkness outweigh hours of daylight, temperatures drop and the holiday season arrives.

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  14. Heliport, helipad ordinance causes some confusionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Homer News

    Sometimes more isn't better, it's more confusing. Case in point, city of Homer Ordinance 14-49, with 136 words in the title.

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  15. New store's philosophy: sustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Homer News

    Shoppers browse at Sustainable Wares last Friday. Most of the furnishings are made from repurposed items like thrift store furniture or salvaged wood, such as the counter, which uses cedar from an old sauna.

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  16. Chronicling the history of homer's oldest churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Homer News

    Homer's oldest church didn't start out with large numbers, a good band, or even its own building. Instead, it started with just a few homesteaders gathering together for Sunday services.

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  17. HEA annual energy fair moving to larger venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Homer News

    The popularity of an event is evident when it needs to move to a larger venue. Homer Electric Association's Energy and Conservation Fair is the perfect case in point.

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  18. Mariners sixth, Woo third at big, little tourneyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Homer News

    The Homer Mariners placed five wrestlers in the top 6 this weekend at the ACS Invitational and Timmy Woo, 138, placed third overall out of nearly 40 wrestlers. Forty-five teams showed up from around the state for the Biggest Small School tourney in the state.

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  19. First Friday EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Homer News

    "Women Who Run With the Tides," opening at the Pratt Museum, features work by Charlotte Adamson. The show features art by 29 women artists who first came together as a group 25 to 30 years ago.

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  20. Local schools given 'Reward School' titleRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Homer News

    Forty-nine schools across the state, including three from the southern Kenai Peninsula, have been recognized as "2013 Reward Schools" by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, the department announced in an Oct. 22 press release. The recognition is a way to honor student achievement for the 2012-2013 school year.

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