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  1. School nurse offers tips to keep students healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Homer News

    With the cold, autumn and winter weather Homer has begun to experience, also comes illnesses such as the common cold, stomach bugs, hand, foot and mouth disease, and influenza, also known as the flu, according to Homer Middle School and Homer Flex school nurse Janette Latimer. While a sneeze or two might not warrant keeping a child home from school - much to their disappointment - certain symptoms do point to a day in bed rather than a desk.

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  2. New and veteran voters cast ballots on Election DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Homer News

    At the other age of the spectrum, pioneer Alaskans looked back at a lifetime of voting for presidents - or at least after Alaska became a state. Homer's young voters felt unenthusiastic about the choices in front of them, even with the excitement of voting for the first time.

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  3. Legendary folk musician Gorka plays in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Homer News

    John Gorka recently released and album he recorded in 1985 in Nashville, Tenn., and recently rediscovered. Gorka carried the tapes from his five-day session in Nashville from him over the years from New York City to Bethlehem, PA., to Minnesota.

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  4. Trump win surprises Homer voters for better or for worseRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Homer News

    Eight years ago at Alice's Champagne Palace when President Barack Obama became the first African-American elected president, a crowd of about 100 whooped when the national television networks declared him the winner. Tuesday night, many in the crowd at the historic Pioneer Avenue bar hoped for another first: the first woman elected president.

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  5. How to give for the holidaysRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Homer News

    As people begin making their Thanksgiving plans and maybe even get an early start on gift shopping, Homer also opens its wallets - and hearts - to give to those more in need. Last Friday, the Homer Community Food Pantry held its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser.

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  6. Fishing boat burns in harborRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Homer News

    A fire early Thursday morning burned to the deck a 32-foot commercial fishing boat at the Homer Harbor. In the first use of a new harbor fire fighting system, Homer Volunteer Fire Department firefighters and Homer harbor officers were able to keep the fire from spreading to nearby boats and harbor floats.

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  7. Adult hockey tournament attracts players from afarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Homer News

    Hockey players from as far away as Minnesota traveled to Homer over the Oct. 28-30 weekend for the fourth annual Homer Co-Ed Adult Hockey Jamboree. In total, 56 players - many from Alaska cities such as Juneau, Anchorage, Kenai, Soldotna and Homer - competed on five teams, said Homer Hockey Association Vice President Jan Rumble.

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  8. Arts in briefRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Homer News

    Downward Dog Productions presents Red House Records recording artist John Gorka in concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Bunnell Street Arts Center. Tickets are $26-28, on sale at Bunnell.

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  9. Black-and-white Ritz starts winter gala seasonRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Homer News

    Do not adjust your peepers. If you go to the Pratt Museum's fundraiser on Saturday, Black and White Ritz Cabaret Ball, and everything looks grayscale, no, you haven't acquired dog eyes.

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  10. Saturday's health fair all about youRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Homer News

    The 2016 Rotary Health Fair will provide the Homer-area community with an opportunity to consult with a new array of doctors, get a flu shot, do a variety of wellness checks and even enjoy a massage. The fair, which has served Homer residents for 33 years, has many services for the community to take advantage of from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Homer High School.

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

    Nov 2, 2016 | Homer News

    Type in "cute kitten videos" and Google shows 3 million hits. Type in "Trump Clinton" and 450 million hits pop up - more hits than the population of America.

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  12. Mariner volleyball team reaches for region titleRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Homer News

    The Mariner volleyball team competes at the Region III 3A Volleyball Tournament this weekend where they will face opponents that they have both won against and lost to during the course of the season. The tournament starts Friday at Houston High School.

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  13. Amazing skiesRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Homer News

    Northern lights sine over Homer as seen from Diamond Ridge early Sunday morning. The Orionoid meteor shower also happened that night.

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  14. School EventsRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Homer News

    Nov. 3: Fireweed Share the Spirit Movie Night at Homer Theatre featuring The Polar Express and several student-made shorts. Oct. 27: No school.

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  15. Community invited to try new biking, running trailRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Homer News

    The all Out Fun Ride on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 11 a.m.-4 p.m. will be the first event on the full mile Rollin' Coal trail at Diamond Creek State Recreation Area. Participants are welcome to stay all day or come for a few loops, as the event is based on time trials, said Catriona Reynolds.

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  16. New agreement promises sustainability for ice rinkRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Homer News

    One dessert auction, raffle and golf tournament at a time, the Homer Hockey Association has been slowly, steadily, working toward a more stable financial future for the southern Kenai Peninsula's beloved Kevin Bell Ice Arena. As many may be aware, the HHA, a volunteer nonprofit organization located in Homer, owns and maintains the Kevin Bell Arena.

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  17. '16 election unlike mostRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Homer News

    On the first day of early voting on Monday, 3,300 Alaskans statewide cast their ballots, including 142 in Homer - a sign of high interest in the presidential election. As we count down to election day on Nov. 8, Alaskans have become caught up in one of the most intense presidential campaigns ever.

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  18. Homer man indicted on murder, robbery charges in 2013 caseRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Homer News

    A Kenai grand jury on Oct. 20 indicted Lee John Henry, 55, on murder and robbery charges in the 2013 death of Mark Matthews. The grand jury charged that Henry killed Matthews, then 61, on July 28, 2013, as Matthews walked on the Boystown Trail from Poopdeck Street toward his home in an apartment on Main Street.

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  19. We make the world better for all of us when we find ways to giveRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Homer News

    Why should we "pay it forward"? I am supposed to answer this, and I don't know where to start. My friends wrote far better than I could.

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  20. Council changes harbor rates, continues to mull consolidation of dispatchRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Homer News

    In the first regular meeting of the new Homer City Council and chaired by new Homer Mayor Bryan Zak, the council picked up some unfinished business left from previous meetings. In a meeting with five public hearing items, the meeting ran until 9 p.m. The council passed two main resolutions: However, on Tuesday morning, council member Donna Aderhold, who voted to reject the dispatch consolidation proposal, called for reconsideration.

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