Homer Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Short search ensues after truck found fallen off Baycrest Overlook, driver not hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Homer News

    A member of Kachemak Emergency Services makes his way down the slope near Baycrest Overlook on Monday, July 24, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. First responders found a pickup truck that had fallen over the edge after hitting a guard rail on the Sterling Highway, and searched for a possible victim until getting a report that the driver had crashed several days earlier and had walked away uninjured.

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  2. Woman ordered to pay restitution for stolen signs, damaged fieldRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | Homer News

    An Eagle River woman must pay restitution after damaging the McNeil Canyon Elementary School soccer field and nabbing two Smokey the Bear signs from the Kachemak Emergency Services station. Angela M. Glaves, 41, was arrested on May 25 after two separate reports were made to the Alaska State Troopers on May 22 - one of damage to the soccer field made by someone "spinning doughnuts," and another of a woman throwing a piece of cement at the KES station near the school before making off with two Smokey the Bear signs, according to an affidavit signed by Sgt.

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  3. Magical moments in a mystical cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Homer News

    Look at those mountains! Looks at that sunset! Looks at all those boats! Look at that sea otter! Overheard cries of joy, while I walk and work on the Homer Spit this summer. Perhaps only we visitors and newcomers can truly enjoy a magical mystical place like Homer, oblivious to the recent political infighting.

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  4. Utililites pitch expansion at Bradley Lake hydroplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Homer News

    Open since 1991, the Bradley Lake hydropower plant 30 miles east of Homer supplies the cheapest energy on the Railbelt at about 4 cents per kilowatt hour. Utilities are in favor of an expansion, but the board of directors for the Alaska Energy Authority are a bit skeptical.

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  5. Fresh food inspires regional cuisineRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | Homer News

    A little over a year ago I took a trip to visit a friend in Japan. The culture around food there was so different, so deep and so ancient.

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  6. New book captures some of Homer's favorite flavorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Homer News

    Michelle Wilson, left, Sean Hogan, center, and Leah Tufares, far right, stand in front of Cosmic Kitchen, the popular Homer eatery on Pioneer Avenue. Michelle Wilson, left, Leah Tufares, center, and Sean Hogan, far right, stand in front of Cosmic Kitchen, the popular Homer eatery on Pioneer Avenue.

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  7. Ethics complaint could be denied because it violated confidentialityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Homer News

    Members of the Homer Special Election Canvass Board to a hand count of the last batch of ballots on June 16, 2017, afternoon in the Cowles Council Chambers, Homer City Hall. From left to right are City Clerk Melissa Jacobsen, Deputy City Clerk Renee Krause, board member Terry Meyer and board member Maryann Lyda.

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  8. Peninsula food hub expands to AnchorageRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | Homer News

    The new location opened July 8 at the Church of Love at 3502 Spenard Road, giving the hub a fourth location and marking the food hub's first foray off the peninsula. "Anchorage has a much bigger market due to the population," said Robbie Mixon of Homer, Cook Inletkeeper's local food coordinator and the food hub's operations manager, in a phone interview Thursday.

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  9. To change and how? - question facing Homer's small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Homer News

    "The computer business was going into two phases: high-end networking like we have today, which was very technical and I didn't want to get into it, and computer experts going out of style and computer maintenance in style, and I wasn't particularly interested in that either," said Files. In the 20 years that followed, the Forrests hired high school students who, having learned the ins and outs of computers, have gone on to professions in the IT field.

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  10. Seaton's income tax is a necessary evilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Homer News

    Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, has put his next re-election in jeopardy by spearheading an income tax in the Alska House. Chatter about voting him out has already begun amongst Homer residents, as they share the sentiments of some 58 percent of the state who oppose a state income tax in Alaska.

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  11. Leaving best job ever for new adventure is hard to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    I immediately shipped off my resume to the Englewood Herald, and before too long I was driving from Texas to Florida to start my first "real" newspaper job. Fun? I couldn't believe I got paid, no matter how little, to take pictures of whatever was happening on the beach, go fishing and write about it, go on boat rides in which Mercury engines were being tested and write about it, meet interesting people and write about them.

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  12. People injured in recent crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    Two separate vehicle crashes in Homer sent three people to the hospital. Last Friday, June 30, at about 7:15 a.m. a driver lost control of his truck on Diamond Ridge Road and went into the ditch near Shelton Drive and had to be taken to South Peninsula Hospital.

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  13. Murkowski visits Homer on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    At 10:30 a.m. July 7 she holds a constituent meeting at the Cowles Council Chambers, Homer City Hall. Both events are open to the public.

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  14. AP store, clinic damaged in car-ramming incidentRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    An Anchorage man is in jail after using his car to ram another car and causing damage to the Anchor River Store. The collision also damaged the Seldovia Village Tribe Anchor Point Health Clinic, temporarily closing the clinic.

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  15. Mist doesn't dampen spirit of Highland GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    Typical Scottish weather provided the appropriate atmosphere Saturday for the 2017 Kachemak Bay Scottish Club Highland Games at Karen Hornaday Park. Chilly temperatures and a wee bit of mist didn't dampen the spirits of men and women athletes - and a few bairns, or children - competing in the games.

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  16. You, too, can do farm-to-table dinnersRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    That's why I am excited to shine the light on Synergy Garden's 2nd Annual Great Garlic Scape Event this Sunday, July 9, from 6-9 p.m. Lori Jenkins hosts a farm-to-table dinner that includes farm tours, demonstrations, music, wood fired pizza, Jakolof Bay oysters, and more garlicy goodness. You will need to pre-register by July 7, $50 per person, so call 706-273-0077 or email SynergyGardens@gmail.com .

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  17. City invites local businesses to take business expansion and retention surveyRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    The city of Homer's Economic Development Commission has launched a new Business Retention and Expansion initiative to work with the local business community to identify priority projects to help support Homer's business interests. According to a city press release, the project is geared toward existing local businesses because existing businesses are valuable economic and employment assets.

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  18. Armstrong named editor of Homer NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    The announcement was made this week by Deedie McKenzie, group publisher for Morris Publishing Group, which owns the Homer News. "Armstrong's longevity in the community and at the News will serve him well in his new position," said McKenzie in making the announcement.

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  19. Inspired by Alaska, artists look at landscape, people, animalsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Homer News

    Given the powerful influence of the Alaska landscape, wildlife and people, it should be no surprise that Alaska artists draw inspiration from the great land. Shows this month explore Alaska in all its aspects, with some approaches a bit surprising and even subversive.

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  20. Homer peonies hold special place in Homer, holiday and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Homer News

    When Leroy and Rita Jo Shoultz settled on 14 acres near Fritz Creek, the top priority was making an abandoned log cabin habitable for their family and learning to live without running water or electricity. Today, the couple's holdings have spread to 27 acres with a large portion for 12,000-15,000 peony plants ready to burst into bloom.

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