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  1. Donna and Bernie Gareau selected by Haven House staff as Heroes of HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Homer News

    ... and to promote healthy families." Donna and Bernie Gareau, this year's Heroes of the Heart recipients, arrived in Homer 10 years ago. Originally from Massachusetts, they first visited Alaska in 1995 and after eight vacation trips to various parts of ...

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  2. Despite dreary spring, art pops upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Homer News

    Though Homer might be going through a late winter with mud and dust at a time when in earlier years the first crocuses might have popped up, at art galleries around town spring has come. Youth art tops the list with Jubilee! art shows at Homer Council on the Arts and the Pratt Museum.

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

    Apr 5, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Steritz said. Steritz works with 36 classrooms throughout Kenai Peninsula Borough School District from Kenai to Homer. Once a month, she'll spend a day in the classroom with the students, going over different environmental science topics and then ...

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  4. Why singer-songwriter Jewel says she turned down a million-dollar signing bonus when she was homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | ABC News

    Before she was a four-time Grammy nominee and sold 30 million albums, Jewel Kilcher , who is now known simply as Jewel, was homeless. She left Homer, Alaska, at the age of 15 to attend a fine arts school in Michigan.

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  5. Hamburg SA1 4d Comes First in SGL Performance ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Marine News

    ... four ships built to the seismic sector's all-time highest specifications... The Southwest Alaska Pilots Association in Homer, Alaska has ordered a new pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Maritime Reporter and Engineering ...

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  6. Anchorage utility consolidation ponderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... transmission lines and other infrastructure. Industry experts have said the Railbelt utilities from Fairbanks to Homer have about as many customers as an average Lower 48 utility, albeit over a comparatively vast geographical region. In January, ...

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  7. Southwest Alaska Pilots Order Gladding-Hearn Pilot boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Marine News

    The Southwest Alaska Pilots Association in Homer, Alaska has ordered a new pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation . Delivery is scheduled for 2018.

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

    Apr 3, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... school district this year according to Eileen, one in Nikiski, three at Soldotna High, four at Kenai High and one in Homer. "Too many to name that help put this on, from food donations to a lot of businesses that donate items for our silent auction. ...

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  10. Police: Trucker drove cross country nonstop fueled by meth, LSD, cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... g use and was reluctantly taken to the hospital after "quite the struggle." The driver, identified as Gary Robbins, of Homer, Alaska, was charged with operating under the influence of drugs and several motor vehicle violations.

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  11. High on drugs, truck driver travels 3000 miles NON-STOP; gets license revokedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Indian Express

    While it's quite normal for people to behave strangely when high on intoxicants, this act of a truck driver has taken oddity to an altogether new level. Gary Robbins - a truck driver from Homer, Alaska - was arrested by the Massachusetts police recently as they believe he drove 3000 miles without a single break from Washington while in a state of intoxication.

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  12. Coke, meth, LSD fuel trucker's non-stop, cross-country trip,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... use and was reluctantly taken to the hospital after "quite the struggle." The driver, identified as Gary Robbins, of Homer, Alaska, was charged with operating under the influence of drugs and several motor vehicle violations. He will be summoned to ...

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  13. Meth-LSD-coke cocktail fuels trucker's nonstop cross-country journey 0:0Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | New York Post

    ... g use and was reluctantly taken to the hospital after "quite the struggle." The driver, identified as Gary Robbins, of Homer, Alaska, was charged with operating under the influence of drugs and several motor vehicle violations.

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  14. Drug-fueled trucker drove 3,000 miles Non StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Massachusetts police on Tuesday arrested a truck driver who they say drove 3,000 miles without rest from Washington state while allegedly hopped up on a combination of crystal methamphetamine, LSD, and cocaine. Gary Robbins, a truck driver from Homer, Alaska, was charged on Tuesday with driving while under the influence of drugs as well as 'a laundry list' of motor vehicle violations, the Deerfield Police Department said.

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  15. Alaska's Growing Kelp Industry Helps Drive Sea-To-Table MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... seed. The department of fish and game says you can only farm with plants native to the region. An oyster company in Homer, Alaska sells some wild seaweed that grows on its lines. But the farmed variety is only growing at a couple of test sites in ...

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  16. Johnson wins Winter King with 25.65-pound beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Homer News

    After being postponed a week, ice melted in the Homer Harbor and sun shone on Kachemak Bay, allowing 1,007 anglers in 299 boats and 12 kayaks to cast lines in search of monster winter king salmon in the 24th Annual Homer Winter King Tournament. Homer fisherman Ron Johnson on the Olyjohn took home the biggest fish of 25.65 pounds, winning $21,147 and $32,381.25 in side bets, for a total of $53,528.25 - but he wasn't the only winner on the Olyjohn.

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  17. Borough assessments draw criticism; appeal deadline is FridayRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | Homer News

    ... being too high, too sudden and not an accurate reflection of market changes. "The real estate professionals working in Homer on a day-to-day basis are not seeing the increases the assessors are saying," said Kirk Olsen, a certified appraiser. ...

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  18. Mongolian MPs visit HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Homer News

    Five members of the Mongolian Parliament and an interpreter participated in an Economic Development Roundtable at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center on Saturday, March 25. The Mongolian Delegation was sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Rotary Club and managed by the Open World Leadership Center. Roundtable Panel presentations were made by Chamber business members.

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  19. Longtime Homer doctor retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Homer News

    There have been many finish lines for Randall Wiest since he moved to Homer 19 years ago: the Spit Run, Sea to Ski Triathlon, Kachemak Bay Running Club events and more. He also has been on the front line of Homer's medical community, serving as South Peninsula Hospital chief of staff and, since 1998, as a medical provider at Homer Medical Center.

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  20. Residential community colleges offer low-cost alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Homer News

    ... week on April 5, Lindsay Buccafurni, an admissions counselor from Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Ore., visits Homer High to meet with students and parents to discuss opportunities at COCC. Parents can call Hampson at 235-4621 to set up a ...

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