Homer Newswire (Page 2)

Homer Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Homer, AK. (Page 2)

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  1. What does it take to raise a child?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Homer News

    We have waited to write this letter until we heard from the State Medical Examiner and knew the cause of Devin's death. There have been numerous rumors floating around which is unfair, but human in nature.

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  2. What happens to those halibut after being caught?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Homer News

    When you pull over Baycrest Hill and catch a glimpse of the Spit, it almost looks like a hook dangling in the gaping mouth of Kachemak Bay. And then you pass the sign proclaiming Homer to be the "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World."

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  3. Voznesenka lease agreement stalledRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and the Voznesenka Community Council Inc. have not yet reached a lease agreement for the upcoming school year for the buildings that house the village school's students. Changes in the assessed fair market value and summer fish runs have postponed mutual approval of a new contract.

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  4. Buccaneer bankruptcy demand hits Homer businesses, agenciesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Homer News

    In the Buccaneer Oil bankruptcy case, some local businesses have been hit with a double whammy. Not only does Buccaneer still owe them money, a Houston, Texas, law firm has now sent them dunning letters asking back money Buccaneer had paid.

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  5. Farmers Market: Flower power good for our souls and our economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Homer News

    I have heard flowers referred to as the crystals of the plant world. In the mineral kingdom, all elements of time and space, heat and pressure, material and moisture need to be just perfect for a crystal to grow in rock.

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  6. Homer's Best betsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Homer News

    The sun may not officially have risen, but it's light outside. That early-morning soft summer light that makes you glad you're in Alaska.

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  7. Orchestra plans multifaceted, multimedia performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula's summer charms include our own Kenai Peninsula Orchestra Summer Music Festival, an annual tradition since 1998. This year, the festival will feature performers and music from around the world and visual arts alongside the music.

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  8. Homer man wins Wilderness ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Homer News

    In the grueling Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic, where contestants race unsupported through the wildest country of Alaska, just finishing can be an honor. But when you're not only the first to finish, but the only one of 29 competitors to do so in the scheduled time, the honor gets doubled.

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  9. Borough offers pilot project to recycle e-waste SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | Homer News

    If you live in the Homer-area, pull out any old electronics you forgot to recycle back in April. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste Department is teaming up with Total Reclaim, with support from Cook Inletkeeper, to collect electronics this Saturday, July 11, at the Homer Transfer Station from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every April for the past 10 years, people in and around Homer have come to the back parking lot of Spenard Builders Supply to recycle their electronics from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine.

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  10. Within spitting distance to adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Homer News

    When you're standing at the tip of the Spit, you're already four-and-a-half miles into Kachemak Bay. But the Spit has always served as the springboard to outings that take you far beyond those miles.

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  11. Kachemak Heritage Land Trust Celebrates Anchor riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Homer News

    This evening there's a party in Anchor Point. The Kachemak Heritage Land Trust is hosting "Take Me to the River," a free public celebration of progress in preserving the Anchor River.

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  12. Farmers Market: Fritz Creek Fungi one of the new vendors this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Homer News

    I had a dream last night that I was hunting mushrooms across Kachemak Bay. It was a great dream.

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  13. Never forget: Your garden is to use, enjoyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | Homer News

    It's the best: three "grands" old enough to entrust with scissors and willing to go forth and cut slugs in half. This is akin to a dream come true.

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  14. Native veterans speak through documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Homer News

    War, racism, personal traumas and societal changes are all hard to talk about. Voices from Alaska's rural Native villages are seldom heard in mainstream media.

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  15. Jake Moe finishes first in Spit Run for third timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    Jake Moe of Anchorage checks his time after finishing first in Saturday's Spit Run. It was Moe's third first-place finish.

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  16. Homer Yacht Club teaches safety and funRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    It's no secret that Homer has a vibrant boating community. Beyond the halibut hopefuls, however, Homer draws a different type of boater a bit unexpected for the far north: the sailor.

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  17. Good Ol' Fashioned Fun for the FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    This year, the Fourth of July falls on Saturday, which means some good news for celebrants on the lower Kenai Peninsula: a Hey, you might get Friday off, too. City, borough, state and federal offices are closed Friday, as is the Homer Senior Center lunch.

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  18. Council opposes Navy's exercisesRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    The Homer City Council set an apparent record at its regular Monday night meeting with what may be the largest council packet ever, a two-volume, 1,600-page tome that included 700 pages on beach policy recommendations. Technically, the June 29 meeting was a special meeting since most council members said earlier they couldn't make the meeting last week.

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  19. Aphids plague spruce standsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    Bad bugs attacking the forest have become a recurring nightmare for Alaska. The latest alarm comes from Halibut Cove, where tiny invaders created an icky spring surprise.

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  20. Getting to Bristol Bay not a simple boat rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    Crew from the F/V Independence and the F/V Solstice watch while skipper Louie Flora works on tying the F/V Eagle Claw up to the Independence in Pile Bay on June 16. The three Homer boats traveled the length of Iliamna Lake rafted together. Homer-based drift gillnet boats the F/V Solstice and the F/V Indepence follow the F/V Eagle Claw through a braided stretch of the Kvichak River on June 17. The boats traveled together from Pile Bay to Bristol Bay.

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