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  1. New Year's Eve weekend eventsRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2017 | Homer News

    For New Year's Eve in Homer, bars celebrate in two time zones: New York style at 8 p.m., with a live television broadcast of the ball dropping at Times Square, or at local time at midnight. People celebrating can get home safe.

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  2. Judge grants partial attorney's fees to recall election intervenor Heartbeat of Homer gets $1,150.60Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Homer News

    In an order and decision released on Dec. 22, Judge Erin Marston ruled that Heartbeat of Homer may receive $1,150.60 in attorney's fees for its role as an intervenor in Aderhold et al. v. City of Homer in which three then Homer City Council members challenged a recall election against them on constitutional grounds.

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  3. New math prof starts at KBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Homer News

    Kachemak Bay Campus math professor poses in his office in Bayview Hall at Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. Kenai Peninsula College's Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer welcomed to its ranks this year Assistant Professor of Mathematics Jeffrey Johnson.

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  4. Larene - Tepa' Rogers honored in family memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Homer News

    Tepa Rogers was honored in the 2015 Fourth of July parade as the resident who has lived in Homer the longest. On Dec. 16, Larene "Tepa" Rogers, 86, died with family at her side.

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  5. Progressive, moderate groups meet, strategizeRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | Homer News

    With Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor and Homer City Council elections behind them, and elections for the Alaska House of Representatives and Senate ahead, several progressive and moderate groups seek to organize and pool resources for future political involvement. The "Multi-Group Meeting of Progressives and Like-Minded Folks" took place for the greater part of the afternoon on Saturday at the Kachemak City Community Center.

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  6. Data shows Prince William Sound pink salmon in Homer streamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Homer News

    In this September 2017 photo, pink salmon swim up a drainage ditch at Beluga Slough in Homer, Alaska. Scientists have identified the source of a glut of pink salmon that showed up in streams across Lower Cook Inlet this year.

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  7. Bear Creek Winery lights up the nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Homer News

    Lighted tree and present structures decorate the lawn Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at the Bear Creek Winery Gardens near Homer, Alaska which host a lighted walk each year complete with performances of the Homer High School Swing Choir. Members of the Homer High School Swing Choir serenade passersby from a pavilion on the Bear Creek Winery Gardens on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 near Homer, Alaska.

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  8. Two retail cannabis shops could open in 2018 in HomerRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | Homer News

    As the year closes on the first year that commercial cannabis operations on the lower Kenai Peninsula received licenses, only three Homer area licenses have been issued. Two retail shops have moved to "delegated" - the second-to-last step in the Alaska Marijuana Control Board licensing process - and plan to open in 2018.

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  9. Cycle Logical buys Pioneer buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Homer News

    Members of the Homer cycling community partake of snacks during a open house Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 for Cycle Logical at its new location on Pioneer Avenue in Homer, Alaska. The shop will move from its East End Road location.

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  10. Root' shows expand meaning of community, connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Homer News

    "49 Thumbs" uses plaster castings of the thumbers of people who participated in the square root of 49 art work. Ellen Lord's square is part of the Square Root of 49 piece that Lynn Marie Naden created.

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  11. AMCC launches young fishing programRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | Homer News

    The Alaska Marine Conservation Council and the Alaska Young Fishermen's Network announce the inaugural class of the Young Fishing Fellows Program. Included is Homer fisherman Jamie O'Connor.

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  12. New artist finds patterns for fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Homer News

    Amy Kruse poses for a photo at a First Friday reception on Dec. 1 2017 at Fireweed Gallery in Homer, Alaska. Amy Kruse poses for a photo at a First Friday reception on Dec. 1, 2017 at Fireweed Gallery in Homer, Alaska.

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  13. Boomerang Bags aim to reduce plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Homer News

    Boomerang bags, as seen here, are handmade totes and shopping bags by groups of people in communities around the world through grassroots efforts to reduce the use of plastic bags. The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies is spearheading the start of boomerang bag making in Homer with sewing bees hosted at the center.

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  14. Troopers recover chainsaw from Hutler Road burglaryRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | Homer News

    Alaska State Troopers have charged a Homer man for possession of a chainsaw taken in an October burglary of a Hutler Road cabin near McNeil Canyon. Roy Burke, 39, pleaded guilty in late October for third-degree theft by receiving and was sentenced to five days in jail.

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  15. Council passes $21.7 million budgetRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | Homer News

    Homer has a budget for fiscal year 2018, now that it's been passed by the City Council after several adjustments. Council members voted unanimously at their Monday, Dec. 11 meeting to adopt a roughly $21.7 million budget, with $12 million in the city's general fund and $846,788 in its capital projects fund.

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  16. District superintendent hears busing complaintsRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | Homer News

    Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Sean Dusek said he knew that when he traveled down to Homer last week, he would be asked about student transportation. That topic dominated the hour-long coffee social Dusek hosted Thursday, Dec. 7 at K-Bay Caffee for members of the public to give the district feedback as well as ask questions.

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  17. DEC responds to truck crash on Anchor RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Homer News

    A photo provided by Cook Inletkeeper shows a Freightliner truck operated by AK Trucking that overturned on the Nikolaevsk Road near the North Fork of the Anchor River, Alaska. The crash spilled an estimated 15 gallons of fuel, according to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.

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  18. New nurses to be pinned on MondayRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | Homer News

    The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College announce that eight students have completed the Homer-based University of Alaska Anchorage nursing program, earning a Registered Nurse and Associate of Arts in Science nursing degree. These students began the program two years ago after a year or more or preparatory and prerequisite courses.

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  19. Students share writing in KBC spoken word eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Homer News

    Pedro Ochoa, the assistant cross-country team coach, reads a sonnet he wrote during a Coffee House event held Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at Pioneer Hall on Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. The event was put on by the school's Student Association and was an opportunity for student, many of whom were taking a creative writing class, to share their work aloud in public.

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  20. Semester by the Bay builds bridges, advances futuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Homer News

    Several Semester by the Bay students pose with Woody on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. Woody is the large, male Stellar sea lion whose skeleton SBB students articulated for Lee Post's Skeletal Articulation course this fall.

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