Homer Newswire (Page 3)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Homer, AK. (Page 3)

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  1. New Homer school principals eager to connect with communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Homer News

    Todd Hindman sits in an armchair in Fireweed Academy's Little Fireweed building on Pioneer Avenue. HIndman has a history of working in schools with project-based programs similar to Homer's charter school.

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  2. Kenai Peninsula Fair is for everyone, says departing managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Homer News

    ... AK 49 Combat Sports gym to produce some rowdy entertainment. Power Plant Productions has previously put on fights in Homer in conjunction with the Homer gym. The fights will be held in a makeshift arena on the fair's rodeo grounds. Admission for the ...

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  3. Fishing results mixed; some still don't understand ethical anglingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Homer News

    ... a.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Saturday. The fishery closes when 1,000-2,000 coho are harvested. Permits are available at the Homer ADF&G office. The Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Area is closed to snagging, from the Homer City Dock near the entrance of the ...

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  4. Veggies abundant at August MarketRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Homer News

    ... 2 p.m. with farmers worried about not selling out of their huge, beautiful vegetables. Since my secret wicked plan for Homer is to get us growing all our own food, I get worried that farmers will just grow less if they don't see the demand for their ...

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  5. Assembly won't reconsider hospital service area boundary moveRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Homer News

    ... Central Peninsula Hospital. It is unfair for them to have to pay more in property taxes to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, which has a higher mill rate in its service area, he said. "It can be safely assumed that the vast majority of the people ...

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  6. Plans for flash-freezing fish facility on Spit move forwardRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    Company plans to bring fish processing facilities to Alaska villages, train workers in Homer By Carey Restino Homer Tribune A nonprofit company planning to use flash-freezing technology to create seafood products not only in Homer but in villages across Alaska has applied for a 20-year lease for two lots on the Homer Spit at the corner of Fish Dock Road. City Manager Katie Koester briefed the council on new developments with Global Sustainable Seafoods of Alaska, which has been discussing its plans with the city for some time now.

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  7. reborn in time for 25th anniversaryRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    When one of the few remaining independent newspaper operators in Alaska heard that the Homer Tribune was shutting its newspaper boxes for good earlier this summer, they said they had to see what they could do. Kiana Peacock and Jason Evans purchased the Arctic Sounder and Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman five years ago, and have been publishing them ever since with the help of Editor Carey Restino, who was based in Homer.

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  8. Candidates for state house present their platformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    Moderator Andy Haas asks candidates Beth Wythe, Rep. Paul Seaton and John Cox a series of questions last week at the Homer Public Library. Incumbent Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, faces a challenge this month for the Republican nomination from two candidates, John Cox, an Anchor Point business owner, and Mary E. "Beth" Wythe, the current mayor of the city of Homer.

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  9. Naval exercise timing, location questionedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    Concern over Naval training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska only a year ago were renewed afresh at this week's Homer City Council meeting as residents testified in support of a resolution opposing proposed training in a highly productive area of the gulf during the spring whale migrations. In 2015, Homer fishermen and citizens protested the exercises, which began in mid-June, with a parade of banners.

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  10. The Alaska summer of a terrier who befriended a horse and challenged whalesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    ... it is. The whales' residence in the bay happens when feed is plentiful here and not in the Gulf of Alaska, said Homer researcher Craig Matkin. He said they came in for that reason last fall as well. Usually they are chasing small fish, mostly sand ...

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  11. We're thrilled to bring news to HomerRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    ... of my business background and her ability to tell stories. One of the first people we hired was talented editor from Homer, Carey Restino. She has made sure our papers have thrived over the past five years, hiring equally talented reporters while ...

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  12. Salmonfest celebrates 'fish, love and music'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by Mavis Muller - Hundreds of Salmonfest participants braved the rainy conditions today to send a clear message of support and solidarity for clean water and for wild Alaskan salmon with an aerial group photo which was lead by Homer artist Mavis Muller. Not even the rain could dampen the spirits of music-goers at the Ninilchik Fairgrounds for the sixth installment of the annual music festival in early August, known as Salmonfest.

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  13. M's to kick off football season at EielsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    On the final day of the Mariners' July football "camp," Homer High School head coach Josh Fraley introduced a new team-building exercise to his team. It came in the form of a 12-mile challenge run that started at the school in town , and ended at the coach's house at Diamond Ridge Everyone completed the run - maybe because there was barbecue at the finish line - but Fraley felt it was successful enough to make it part of the team's annual preseason preparation.

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  14. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Peninsula Clarion

    Starting Aug. 1, KPO will present weekday NoonTime Tunes and other free events featuring local musicians and members of the Navy Winds. The Navy Winds will present free evening concerts on Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna; Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. at Christian Community Church in Homer; and Aug. 10, 5:30 p.m. at the Kenai Community Library.

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  15. Who knows more about local salmon than fishermen?Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    ... have taken 64 percent of their 17 million-pound halibut catch limit with 6 million pounds left to go. Kodiak and Homer remain nearly tied for ports with the most landings. Fishing fleets are targeting Pacific Ocean Perch, rockfish, cod, flounders ...

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  16. 'Heartfelt and Handmade' displays couple's artful ingenuityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Homer Tribune

    ... From Creative Homesteading to the Fine Arts" opened last week featuring the art and ingenuity of these modern-day Homer homesteaders, who have built an extraordinary life close to the earth nestled at the edge of Waterman Canyon east of Homer. "This ...

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  17. Candidates air differencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Homer News

    Homer Mayor Beth Wythe, Rep. Paul Seaton and John Cox pose for a photo at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center debate on Tuesday at the Homer Elks Lodge. Moderator Chris Story, left, asks a question at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center debate on Tuesday at the Homer Elks Lodge.

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  18. Permanent Fund helps all AlaskansRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Homer News

    ... had not been done by the legislature, today we would have the money to float more boats. Larry Smith is a longtime Homer resident and the corresponding secretary of the Kachemak Resource Institute, publisher of Jay Hammond's last book "Diapering The ...

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  19. Alice In Wonderland continues this weekend at Pier One TheatreRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Homer News

    ... "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass." General admission is $12. Tickets are available at The Homer Bookstore and at the door. Reservations 235-7333. Outrageous Jazz, the annual celebration of jazz music, is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and ...

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  20. Council saves for next yearRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Homer News

    In a Homer City Council meeting that covered everything from opposition to U.S. Navy war games in the spring to whether cannabis workers should have criminal background checks, the council returned to a perennial topic: the budget. The council also postponed action on an ordinance to allow further public testimony, an ordinance amending animal control rules.

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