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  1. Winter King is a go for SaturdayRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Homer News

    After a one-week postponement because of harbor ice conditions, the 24th Annual Winter King Tournament happens this Saturday. Lines go in at 9 a.m. and out at 4 p.m., with awards following weigh-in as anglers arrive at the Homer Harbor.

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  2. Resolution emails show backstage political processRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Homer News

    Organizers of a recall effort targeting Homer City Council members Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds say emails showing the evolution of the failed so-called "inclusivity" resolution indicate why a recall is necessary. A Homer News analysis of the emails reveals the original proposal was an anti-Trump and a sanctuary city resolution, but it also shows the complicated, messy process of crafting resolutions and ordinances Recall co-sponsor Larry Zuccaro wrote in a letter to the Homer News that Homer citizens should submit a public records request for emails on the resolution.

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  3. Judge denies assembly member's request for expedited hearing in complaint against boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Homer News

    Editor's note: Following the March 16 court hearing, Assembly member Willy Dunne submitted his opinion piece to the Homer News. That opinion piece can be read at An Alaska Superior Court judge has denied a Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member's request for an expedited hearing to block the borough from blocking him from publishing an opinion piece in the media.

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  4. Council puts HART question on ballotRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Homer News

    In a special election in 2015, voters passed Proposition 1 to suspend for three years the .75 percent of city sales taxes that goes into the Homer Accelerated Roads and Trails fund. That suspension allows the city to use HART sales taxes to fund general government, about $1 million in some years.

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  5. City attorney: recall is - mired in confusion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Homer News

    As Homer City Clerk Jo Johnson this week prepared petitions for a citizen group seeking to recall Homer City Council members Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds, the city attorney at Monday's council meeting provided guidance on the recall process. While the technical requirements are explicit, attorney Holly Wells said state law and court rulings don't provide clear guidance on interpreting the validity of a complaint.

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  6. Point of View: Resolution misunderstoodRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Homer News

    On Feb. 27, the community of Homer missed an opportunity to reaffirm in one collective public voice that which it has always professed itself to be - inclusive, welcoming, live and let live. Resolution 17-019, so roundly condemned by many who testified, was utterly misunderstood as an indictment of Homer for some glaring lack of compassion.

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  7. Assembly member files complaint against boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Homer News

    A Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member from Homer has challenged a clause prohibiting him from speaking or writing about the assembly's controversial invocation policy. In a civil suit, assembly member Willy Dunne, District 9, said a legal nonprofit's contract to defend the borough in an ongoing lawsuit over the invocation policy violates his constitutional right to free speech.

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  8. City to issue recall petitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Homer News

    Homer City Clerk Jo Johnson on Friday, March 10, issued a certificate allowing an application seeking to recall Homer City Council members Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds to go forward. Johnson said Monday that the clerk's office will have petition signature booklets for each council member prepared later this week.

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  9. Mother Nature puts winter back into this year's king tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Homer News

    The last few winters have featured weather more akin to petulant autumns throwing diminutive snit-fits of snow, wind and bawling bursts of waterfall rains. I'd suggest that this year's 24th Annual Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament notice should capitalize all of the letters in "Winter."

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  10. Group files recall application against three council membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Homer News

    Recalling or attempting to recall three Homer City Council members could potentially throw a wrench in the machinery of city council business. Under city code, it takes four council members to form a quorum and to take an action.

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  11. Suggestion to HEA: Let's move toward whole controlRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Homer News

    A mid-winter musing and suggestion. I would like to suggest a direction HEA could take.

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  12. Family touched by prejudice in HomerRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Homer News

    I love this community and I love America. I have friends and acquaintances with varied political and religious beliefs who have always treated me well.

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  13. Crime rate one indicator of resilient communityRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Homer News

    Editor's Note: MAPP, Mobilizing for Action through Planning &Partnerships, is a local coalition that aims to use and build upon our strengths to improve our individual, family and community health. Health is defined broadly to include cultural, economic, educational, environmental, mental, physical and spiritual health.

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

    Mar 9, 2017 | Homer News

    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 last Friday at Fireweed Gallery.

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  15. Arts in Brief for week of March 9Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Homer News

    Homer Storytellers hold their first gathering from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 18, in the Homer Public Library conference room. "Our goal is to develop a group of storytellers of all ages who want to improve their storytelling skills and share stories with different audiences in Homer," said Skywalker Payne, professional storyteller and co-organizer.

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  16. Cold may curtail spruce aphidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Homer News

    Photos by John Winters, Alaska Division of Forestry. A close-up of a spruce tree damaged by spruce aphids shows healthy needles compared to bare branches.

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  17. West Homer students show work down in artist residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Homer News

    Using low-tech tools like cereal boxes and a pasta maker, Anchorage artist Jimmy Riordan showed West Homer Elementary School students how to create colorful, playful prints and other art works. Last Friday, students displayed their work in the hallways of the school, with older students buddying up with younger students as they looked at the work.

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  18. Consulting firm briefs council on Deep Water Dock optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Homer News

    The Homer Harbor Deep Water Dock has served chip ships, crab boats, cruise ships, several jack-up rigs, US Navy destroyers and even a Greenpeace vessel. Like the saying goes, it's a jack of all trades, but not a master of one - except the purpose it was designed for, a fish processing facility.

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  19. Council rejects inclusivity resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Homer News

    Sarah Vance speaks on Resolution 17-019 at the Homer City Council Committe of the Whole meeting on Monday night. Shahmeer Azmat, left, waits his turn.

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  20. Arts BriefsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Homer News

    Alaska State Parks invites artists to apply for the summer 2017 Artist-In-Residence Program at the Ernest Gruening State Historical Park in Southeast Alaska. The program is open to emerging or established artists working in all types of media.

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