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  1. Wild Shore Festival for New Music main concert is SundayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Homer News

    ... East Saloon. The Wild Shore Festival features music from Lower 49 and Alaska composers, including Conrad Winslow of Homer. Performing are Grammy-nominated pianist Vicki Ray and flute, bass and percussion trio Concert Black. Alaska composers featured ...

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  2. First Friday & Saturday EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Homer News

    ... that pull you away from the modern world, its pace and changes, and into the reflective waters of our human history." Homer ceramic artist Lisa Wood Beck creates functional stoneware forms that radiate earthy elegance. Ideas for glazes and designs ...

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  3. First Friday is really First Weekend for artsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Homer News

    With First Friday in July falling on Independence Day, some Homer galleries have chosen to hold art openings on Saturday so as not to conflict with the Pioneer Avenue parade, making it a First Weekend full of art.

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  4. When replacing Alaska ferry Tustumena, how big is big enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The Tustumena's replacement likely will have a host of changes from the vessel now serving Southwest Alaska, from Homer out to the Aleutian chain, but much of the focus has been on how big it should be. The proposed new vessel is slated to be 34 ...

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  5. Homer-area jazz musician leaves for school, branches outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... player and musician Joe DeCino has graduated from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. While he left Homer with aspirations of being a professional jazz-trumpet player, DeCino found himself drawn increasingly to other instruments and the ...

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  6. Spit Run offers same scenic course, new timing equipmentRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    Runners and walkers in this year's "10K to the Bay" Homer Spit Run will not only enjoy the scenic 10K course that begins at Homer High School and continues the length of the Homer Spit, they also will benefit from the event's new automatic timing technology, as well as other added conveniences.

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  7. Homer swimmer wins gold at Special Olympics USA GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    It's Olympic gold for Myrna Kuchenoff of Homer. Kuchenoff was one of two swimmers representing Alaska at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey.

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  8. Disc golf fun for families, increases activity in parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... said one person has scored an ace at the park this summer. Badajos was part of the original group who approached the Homer City Council and Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission with the idea of a disc golf course in October of 2008. "It was a ...

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  9. Mentoring: important way to pay it forwardRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... one of the best ways to show your appreciation for your mentor is to pay it forward and become a mentor yourself. In Homer, we are lucky to have a wealth of opportunities to pick from where you can share your knowledge with a child or a teen or an ...

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  10. What's the city going to do?Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... however, will be assessed $3,283.30 per unit. Believing this would result in unfair treatment to condo owners, a Homer citizen filed a lawsuit against the city, and on Jan. 6, 2014, Judge Charles T. Huguelet agreed. The judge ruled that "the city's ...

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  11. Natural gas assessment inequity already has been decided in courtRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... "The city's assessment with respect to condominium owners is arbitrary and unreasonable." He ordered the city of Homer to correct Ordinance 13-02. Everyone thought the legal battle was over. However, several of us have approached the city and been ...

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  12. No such thing as fair tax, fee or assessment from any governmentRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... The recent discussions about taxes (should the borough institute a bed tax?), "special assessments" (like the one Homer residents will pay for their natural gas line) and other fees we pay local government (for example, for our water and sewer ...

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  13. Sullivan: Campaign based on optimisimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    Less than a week after one of his primary opponents, Joe Miller, spoke in Homer for Father's Day, last Thursday Dan Sullivan visited town for two public meetings and some boots-on-the ground campaigning.

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  14. Homer man arrested on stalking, drug chargesRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    Homer Police last week arrested a Homer man for stalking after a woman reported the man had started to become aggressive and controlling, vandalized her bicycle and sent her threatening text messages.

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  15. Coordinated effort gets help for eagleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    ... a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refuge clerk, who contacted Jason Sodergren, president of Kachemak Bay Birders in Homer; the Bird Treatment and Learning Center in Anchorage; and Mako's Water Taxi. "I've worked with raptors before a little bit, ...

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  16. Condo owners seek clarification on city's natural gas assessmentRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    Condominium owners once again are expressing their concerns over the city's assessment of condos within the Natural Gas Homer Special Assessment District.

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  17. City settles with two in sewage backupRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    The city of Homer has settled with two of three property owners who filed claims in a sewer line backup that pushed raw sewage into three homes on the north shore of Beluga Lake in January 2013.

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  18. Bike, walking advocates push safety, awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    GOOD: Brenda White, left, her Irish water spaniel, Flutie, and Paul Lepsik cross the Homer Spit Road on a crosswalk, the painted white lines.

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  19. 100-plus kids attend Vacation Bible SchoolRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    It may be summer vacation, but a large number of Homer area youngsters just completed one more week of school last Friday.

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  20. Stage Line offers option for travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Homer News

    The Homer Stage Line works to offer timely and affordable freight and passenger transportation prices, and guarantees the option of taking the scenic route rain or shine.

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