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  1. Gun found behind local businessRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Elements Salon was the most recent report in a string of break-ins at local businesses around town, closely following a reported burglary at Don Jose's. Police documents state the two events were reported within less than 24 hours of each other.

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  2. No to winter food taxRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    More than 1,000 people on the Southern Kenai Peninsula signed the petition, or referendum, to say no to winter sales tax on unprepared foods on the Peninsula composing more than one half of the signatures needed to place the issue on the October 2015 ballot. A total of 1,800 signatures has paved the way for the referendum to appear in the Kenai Peninsula Borough election, which if passed, will repeal ordinance 2008-28.

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  3. Harrington crowned State Champ in first Alaska girls' tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by PK Woo Homer sophomore and state champion Heather Harrington poses atop the podium with her winning bracket at the first Alaska Girls State Wrestling Competition at Bartlett over the weekend. "Wrestling in the State Championship Finals is a big deal," said Homer High School Wrestling Coach Chris Perk.

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  4. Mariner Hockey is just getting warmed upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by Tracey Tillion Mariner freshman Dimitry Kuzmin dives for a loose puck in Homer's game against the Colony Knights last weekend. After falling to the Kenai Kardinals last Tuesday at Kevin Bell Arena, the Mariner Hockey Team continued to struggle with a 0-7 loss to Colony in last weekend's Big Lake Lions Classic Hockey Tournament.

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  5. Published events - Dec. 17Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Community Recreation Zumba Christmas Party at the HERC a The fun starts at 11:00 a.m. Get in the Christmas spirit with Christmas music and presents! At the HERC Building Gym. 500 Sterling Hwy, next door to the Homer Middle School at the old Boys & Girls Club Gym.

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  6. Homer library offers girls lessons on codingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Chelsea Alward Youth services librarian, Claudia Haines checks in with Olivia Glasman and Kaylin Anderson during the international "Hour of Code" event. A small piece of a global movement reached a corner of Alaska last Saturday, when the Homer Public Library participated in the "Hour of Code," - a week set aside for people to try computer science around the world - by offering a workshop teaching girls from eight to 12 "introduction to coding."

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  7. Public Safety - Dec. 17Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Dec. 7-14 Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to 12 emergency medical calls, two carbon monoxide checks and one accidental alarm activation at Homer High School. Kachemak Emergency Services responded to one fire call and one EMS call.

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  8. Homer's new vocational libraryRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Dana Payne's "Wake up Homer!" comments in the Homer Tribune about her daughter Kimberly touched my heart. "Let's try to help her friends as well."

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  9. Letters - Dec. 17Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    The New Year is almost here. It will probably bring a collective sigh of relief to many; finally - 2014 is over.

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  10. FYI - News briefs & announcements -Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    The Homer Audubon Christmas Bird Count is Saturday, Dec. 20. Meet at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center at 8:30 a.m. to form teams and get assigned. Coffee, tea and some breakfast breads will be available, and counters will return at 4:30 p.m. to tabulate results and enjoy a potluck meal.

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  11. Hockey Divas take first tournament of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo provided The Divas celebrate their tournament championship in Palmer over the weekend. The Divas are: Karen Weston, Hanna Young, Sue Rennolds, Nora Rojek, Loretta Brown, Jan Rumble, Ori Badajos, Emily Hutchison.

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  12. Skiers scramble for Lars SpurklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by Alison O'Hara Homer skier Jacob Davis awaits his turn at the start of the 8k skate race at Service High School on Saturday. Upon their 9 p.m. arrival into Anchorage, the Homer Ski Team received word that the Lynx Loppet Race they had just traveled to compete in was cancelled due to lack of snow.

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  13. Skyline fire station almost built, may not operate until 2016Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    By Chelsea Alward Homer Tribune Slow and steady progress is being made to provide greater fire protection to Homer and surrounding areas with a newly built Skyline Fire Station. And, while it may look complete on the outside, inside is what really counts.

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  14. Letters - Dec. 10Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Thank you Homer for another successful Special Olympics bowling season. We couldn't have done it without the help of the entire community.

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  15. Community News - Dec. 10Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Donations are being accepted until Dec. 12 at GCI for the T.U.F.F. teens third-annual stocking event. The program aims to provide stockings for homeless and transient students who are a part of Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools in Ninilchik, Homer and across the Bay.

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  16. Birders ready for annual Christmas bird countRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    This year marks the 115th-annual National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count, which - according the National Audubon Society - is the longest-running citizen science survey in the world. The count provides critical data on bird population trends, and this year, you too can be a part of the action.

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  17. Ice rink finds supportRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    It is official: The 2015 budget for the City of Homer has been finalized, and 12-year City Manager Walt Wrede is retiring. Prominent subjects at Monday's City Council meeting -the last of the year - brought a full house to Cowles Chamber at City Hall.

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  18. Births - Dec. 10Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Jonathan Marshal Erickson, weighing 8 pounds, 9 ounces, was born at 11:40 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital to Jonathan and Melinda Erickson. Grandparents are Jeff and Shelly Erickson and Richard and Ronda Gibson.

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  19. Pacific halibut stocks rising in three Alaska areasRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    The Pacific halibut stock appears to be rising from the ashes, and that bodes well for catches in some fishing regions next year. It would turn the tide of a decades-long decline that has caused halibut catches to be slashed by more than 70 percent in Alaska, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia.

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  20. Homer Hockey 1-2 on Valley road tripRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by Tracey Tillion Kiril Sanarov and Garrett Butcher crash the Wasilla net with a shot on goal. Homer fell 0-5 to the Warriors.

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