Homer Newswire (Page 7)

Homer Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Homer, AK. (Page 7)

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  1. Heading to NanwalekRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | The American Scholar

    ... to know. Miranda Weiss is the author of Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska . She is a science and nature writer in Homer, Alaska.

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  2. HEA answers questions on withdraw from RCA regulationRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Homer Electric Association's 22,892 members will decide whether their cooperative's pricing practices will continue to be overseen by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska , the state agency that regulates public utilities. HEA mailed out the first ballots of its deregulation election on Sept.

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  3. Cops catch man after high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Homer Police Department Community Jail Officer Rick Pitta brings John Suter into the Homer District Courthouse for s his arraignment on Friday morning, Oct. 7. Homer Volunteer Fire Department medics move Paul Suter, 30, in a stretcher to an ambulance after treating him for a head injury following a crash at the Northern Enterprises Boat Yard. Suter is accused of evading troopers in a high-speed chase from Anchor Point to Homer that ended when he crashed a truck he stole.

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  4. Troopers: Homer man nearly hit people during 2 car chasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Homer man is being held without bail on felony drunk-driving charges after Alaska State Troopers said he led them on a vehicle chase near Anchor Point Thursday afternoon - twice. Troopers said in a Friday dispatch that Paul Suter, 30, faces two counts each of felony DUI, third-degree assault, failure to stop for a law enforcement officer, driving with a revoked license and reckless driving.

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  5. New pharmacy offers unique services in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Scotts Family Pharmacy opened in Homer on Oct. 5. From left are technicians Diane Glanville and Krista Glanville and owners Nathan and Gina Scott pose for a photo at the pharmacy counter window. Scotts Family Pharmacy makes its debut in Homer with its soft opening on Thursday, Oct. 6, and plans to offer services currently unavailable elsewhere.

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  6. Homer running squads sweep state team titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Homer News

    The sport of cross-country running is often a numbers game when it comes to team battles, so Saturday's boys-girls championship sweep by the Homer Mariners in the Class 1-2-3A division was one to cherish. For a town of just over 5,000 having to battle Anchorage schools like Grace and Anchorage Christian, the occasion marked the pinnacle of success for the Homer running program.

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  7. Glacier Girls hopes to build girls hockey presenceRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Homer News

    The Homer Hockey Association's new Glacier Girls program is teaching girls hockey with the hope of building a strong youth girls hockey program in Homer. Currently, girls who wish to play hockey travel north to do so, said coach Chris Owen.

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  8. Mike Illlg to represent Homer on Board of EducationRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Mike Illlg, the City of Homer's Community Recreation Coordinator and a former wrestling coach at Homer High and Middle schools, was elected to join in a 5-1 secret ballot vote. School Board president Joe Arness and member Marty Anderson were absent.

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  9. Kimberly Ketter's felony DUI does not disqualify her from city council raceRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Questions raised last week as to whether Homer City Council candidate Kimberly Ketter is eligible to run for office as a result of her felony conviction for driving under the influence were based on false information. Ketter can run for the city council seat while on probation.

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  10. Taking another stab at rewriting the state's alcohol lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... "Public convenience licenses have allowed businesses like St. Elias in Soldotna, Two Sisters Bakery and Fat Olive's in Homer, and the Tide Pool Cafe in Seldovia to serve beer and wine in their restaurants," Queen wrote. "These businesses are ...

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  11. Homer cross-country squads sweep team titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... in the 4A girls race Saturay afternoon on the Bartlett High School trails. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Homer coach Bill Steyer (center) congratulates his girls team for winning the 1-2-3A championship Saturday at the Bartlett High School ...

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  12. Campaign for public safety building funding is a tough sellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    It's clear from the minutes of the Public Safety Building Review Committee meetings, and with all the effort and marketing intended on making a $12 million loan appear to be of negligible effect to taxpayers , city staff and committee members know that they are pushing a proposal that many will find hard to swallow. Homer already has the highest sales tax rate of any city or borough in the state.

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  13. Kenai Peninsula runners chase titles at stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Peninsula runners will be a major part of the title chase in three of the four races Saturday at the state cross-country meet at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. The Kenai Central girls and Homer girls are looking to defend their titles in the Class 4A and Class 1-2-3A races, respectively.

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  14. Refuge Notebook: Celebrate Refuge's 75th birthday with special eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Tom Collopy and Mary Frische of Wild North Photography based in Homer spent over four years photographing the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Jim Pfitzer, will portray conservationist Aldo Leopold in the one-man, one-act play "A Standard of Change."

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  15. New police station badly needed, won't get less expensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    I started my first day of work as a police officer for Homer on Dec. 26, 1984. We had seven police officers then, mine was a new position added to the force.

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  16. Pros, cons of Homer Prop 1: building a new police stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    It's clear from the minutes of the Public Safety Building Review Committee meetings, and with all the effort and marketing intended on making a $12 million loan appear to be of negligible effect to taxpayers , city staff and committee members know that they are pushing a proposal that many will find hard to swallow. Homer already has the highest sales tax rate of any city or borough in the state.

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  17. Prop 1 deserves 'yes' voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    I'm going to try and keep this positive, but I must say that I'm mildly annoyed, and very perplexed, about the lack of support the three people running for Homer City Council have for the Homer Police Department in denying them the opportunity to move out of a cramped and deteriorated building and into a properly sized and designed facility. One candidate believes we need to wait for other "user groups" to commit project funding; another professes an expertise in the cost of commercial construction; and the third believes that if we spend this type of money, it should be on social projects.

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  18. Zak: Alaskans must resolve fiscal crisis nowRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    ... requirements to pay for existing bond debt. Cost shifting without a revenue plan will result in greater failure. In Homer as opposed to other communities, we are more fortunate in that we have a diversified economy. If the state does not raise ...

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  19. Thank climate change for magnolia blooms in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    ... in bloom right here at latitude 59 degrees 39 minutes north. Now that's something to write home about. Well-known Homer gardener Shirley Forquer can do just that. She acquired her plant 12 or 15 years ago in Port Townsend, Wash., gave it a home and ...

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  20. Lewis: Homer can be a four-season destinationRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    I came to Alaska in 1976 and moved to Homer in 1989. Lyn and I raised our two sons, Aaron and Robert, here.

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