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  1. Homer trio receives Alaska High School Hall of Fame inductionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Retired teacher, coach and Homer administrator Dave Cloud poses with his wife Melissa, a retired elementary school teacher and former Teacher of the Year award recipient. The Homer girls basketball squad celebrates a third consecutive state championship with a win over Cordova in 1991 in Fairbanks.

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  2. Federal proposal would cut support for Kachemak Bay Research ReserveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A publicly-funded science organization in Homer that aims to provide practical data to Kachemak Bay oyster farmers, boat operators, municipal planners, educators and others may be cut under a federal budget proposal. "A lot of the research they're doing is user-oriented research," said George Matz, chair of Kachemak Bay Research Reserve's nine-member community council, an advisory group composed of University of Alaska-appointed individuals from outside the organization.

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  3. Mariners sweep team titles at unique Homer InviteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Nikiski junior Isaac Averill races to a victory in the boys 100-meter sprint alongside Teddy Croft of Homer and Josh Jackman of Kenai Central Saturday at the Homer Invite at Homer High School. A group of boys race by a dazzling view of Kachemak Bay, Saturday at the Homer Invite at Homer High School.

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  4. Refuge Notebook: Surprising trees grow on the Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Dawn Redwood grows in Homer. Until it was rediscovered in China in 1943, this species was only known from fossil records.

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  5. Rick Brooks to bring unique style to KenaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Rick Brooks is used to traveling with the music. His fingers travel up and down the fret board.

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  6. CIRCAC, state to evaluate old pipelines in Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    After a turbulent spring with multiple oil and gas infrastructure failures in Cook Inlet, a citizen's advisory group and the state agency tasked with environmental protection are planning to take a look at all the aging underwater pipelines in the inlet. The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council, an organization with a board composed of Cook Inlet-area stakeholders and agency representatives tasked with protecting the area from oil spills, plans to work with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to undertake a study of all the pipelines, many of which run along the seafloor.

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  7. Feast your eyes on thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    No reservations are required at the 28th annual Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Visual Feast, which opened with a reception April 6 and will be on display through April 29 at the Kenai Fine Arts Center. In the gallery, a wall full of masks looks out over a display of handmade ceramics and a selection of self portraits, all created by students.

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  8. Senate transforms Education Transformation ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Senate Finance Committee heard Senate Bill 96 on Thursday morning with a changes to a controversial section that called for the consolidation of schools at less than 80 percent capacity that are located on the road systems within 25 miles of each other. The bill, being dubbed the Education Transformation Act, now directs the Department of Education and Early Development to analyze schools with under 70 percent capacity and any unintended consequences that merging schools may bring, said Sen. Shelley Hughes during the committee hearing.

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  9. Live streaming: Fifth-graders visit Slikok CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Fifth-grade students at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary trekked along a trail, across the road, down a hill and over a small stream to Slikok Creek on a scientific fact-finding mission this Tuesday. Suzanne Klaben's class met Melissa Steritz of the Kenai Watershed Forum at Slikok Creek for their monthly evaluation of the water's health as part of the Adopt-A-Stream program.

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  10. Furie settles Jones Act violation for $10M fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Escopeta Oil and Gas Spartan 151 jack-up rig lies at anchor in Kachemak Bay on Monday morning, Aug. 8, 2011. Three Foss Maritime tugboats towed it from Vancouver, B.C., to Homer.

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  11. Dinner highlights student exchange programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The traditional AFS Intercultural Dinner drew a capacity crowd to the Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Kenai the final Sunday in March. Eileen Bryson has been organizing the event for over 3 decades and this year was co-chair along with Laura Sievert and Nancy Cranston.

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  12. Assembly members vote against marijuana license based on personal objectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Local governments in Alaska have the right to object to proposed marijuana licenses, but only if the marijuana business violates state or local law. The topic came up for debate at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly's meeting Tuesday during a normal procedure for the assembly to approve a letter of nonobjection for a marijuana license in Homer.

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  13. Assembly denies ordinance to drop invocation, lawsuit, controversy go onRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    After reams of public comments, dozens of emails and a legal challenge still wending its way through the state court system, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly soundly defeated an ordinance that would have eliminated its invocation procedure. The ordinance, sponsored by assembly member Willy Dunne of Homer, would have repealed the section of code allowing for an invocation before assembly meetings.

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  14. Despite colder winter, - blob' may not be gone yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A more normal winter has helped to dispel a warm water patch in the North Pacific, but it hasn't disappeared entirely. The warm patch, nicknamed "the blob," has been documented since fall 2013, when abnormally warm weather across the North Pacific led to changes in ocean conditions, potentially affecting marine life.

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  15. New Homer artist has first solo gallery show at FireweedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A new Homer artist who grew up sketching and painting in the Halibut Cove art scene now has her first solo gallery exhibit. Chelsea Horn's "Playing With Color" opened March 3 at Fireweed Gallery.

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  16. Contracts and power pooling issues in HEA's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The three people elected this year to the Homer Electric Association Board of Directors will be part of decisions about the utility's natural gas supply contract, its continued management of the Bradley Lake hydroelectric plant, and whether or not to join a group of power producers attempting to save costs by prioritizing their buying and selling of power according to cost of generation. In 2018 the HEA board will decide whether to continue with two important contracts - one for the supply of natural gas fuel that powers roughly 90 percent of HEA's power generation, and the other for management of a state-owned hydroelectric plant that supplies the other 10 percent.

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  17. Board of Fish adds 1 district-wide opener for driftersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A commercial drift gillnetting boat leaves the mouth of the Kasilof River at about 1 a.m. July 17, 2014 during an overnight fishing period in Kasilof, Alaska. Upper Cook Inlet's drift gillnet fleet will get another 12 hours of fishing time in July, but no one is 100 percent happy about it.

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  18. Peninsula Conference girls tourney previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Ninilchik girls will be looking to repeat at this weekend's Peninsula Conference tournament, something they haven't done since their days of dominance. The top-seeded Wolverines head into the girls region hoops tournament this weekend in Homer as one of the favorites to win it all, and a trophy would give them two straight conference crowns.

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  19. Peninsula Conference boys roundup: Ninilchik, Nikolaevsk win 1st dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The top-seeded Ninilchik boys opened their Peninsula Conference tournament Wednesday night with a dominant 96-35 victory over the eighth-seeded Nanwalek boys at Homer High School. The win advanced the Wolverines to Thursday's 8 p.m. semifinal against Lumen Christi, a team that Ninilchik beat 85-23 earlier this season.

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  20. Inclusivity measure stirs debate in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    In the 1970s, a landmark legal case involving one of its residents found the constitutional right to privacy in Alaska extends to the at-home use of marijuana. In 1989, Homer became a "nuclear-free" zone.

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