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  1. Home rule commissioner candidate deadline nearsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    The 5 p.m. July 15 deadline to become a one-year commission candidate for drafting a charter making Homer a home-rule city on the Oct. 7 ballot is less than two weeks away.

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  2. Chamber won't go to bed with taxRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    The board of directors of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center has unanimously voted to oppose a proposed borough-wide bed tax.

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  3. Begich visits Homer, lays groundwork for campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    With three Republican Party candidates fighting to oppose him in the general election, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, visited Homer and Seldovia last weekend as part of a grassroots campaign laying the groundwork for the November election.

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  4. Fourth of July fun a long-time traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    ... left, and Peggy James staff Uncle Sam's Fireworks Stand on Baycrest Hill. Fireworks were then legal to sell in Homer. From Seldovia to Homer to Happy Valley, Fourth of July events have been a long-time tradition. Seldovia turns its Independence Day ...

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

    Jul 2, 2014 | 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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  6. First Friday & Saturday EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | 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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  7. First Friday is really First Weekend for artsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | 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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  8. Odd Couple' all about oppositesRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    ... to gather up Pier One Theatre's strong cadre of male actors to do the classic version," said Petersen. Former Homer mayor Jim Hornaday, playing an impatient poker player named "Speed" who is grumpy because the card game keeps being interrupted, said ...

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  9. Essence of cosmic: The Cool Juicy Bus battleRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    ... June 10 arrives; time to sell organic smoothies. Not so fast. On June 20, Sage, the daughter, is making smoothies. A Homer police officer pulls in and comes up to talk to her. He tells her someone has filed a complaint against the business. She is ...

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  10. Grandchildren in the garden: pure joyRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Homer News

    ... pretty tricky). Don't forget the dog who was born to have a million kids in her care. What a crew. And this is July in Homer so there were many of Andrea's friends visiting, or who have made Homer home, and this garden could be packed with 10 kids 8 ...

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  11. Police identify victim of house fireRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Homer News

    The State Medical Examiner positively identified Paul Baylink, 46, as the person killed in a Rainbow Court house fire on June 13, Homer Police announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon.

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  12. Letters - July 2Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    My husband and I have lived just down the street from Homer City Hall for more than 35 years.

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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