Homer Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Chamber champions 'shop local' message; it's an investment in community you call homeRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2016 | Homer News

    ... by American Express in 2010, and is now a recognizable day to observe similar to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The Homer Chamber of Commerce is championing this day and the "shop local" message all year. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) ...

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  2. Pay it forward: Kindness always paysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Homer News

    ... of civil war in our own community. We visited, total strangers, standing in an empty public building where citizens of Homer come and go daily. Unplanned, we stood there held captive to the conversation and the energy between us. Both of us had ...

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  3. Trial set for January in Homer murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Homer News

    Lee John Henry, 55, is charged in the 2013 death of Mark Matthews, then 61, near the Poopdeck Trail in Homer. He was indicted by a grand jury on Oct. 20 on one count of first-degree murder, three counts of second-degree murder, one count of manslaughter and one count of first-degree robbery.

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  4. HEA members file deregulation complaintRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2016 | Homer News

    Two Homer Electric Association members last week filed a complaint with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska regarding a petition by the Alaska Electric and Energy Cooperative Inc., or AEEC, to be exempt from regulation from the RCA. HEA members are currently voting by mail on the question of if HEA should be deregulated.

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  5. EXCLUSIVE: Jewel Brings Son Kase to Her Hometown for a Sweet Family...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | ETonline

    The 42-year-old singer returns to her hometown of Homer, Alaska, for the first time in seven years on her family's long-running Discovery Channel series, Alaska: The Last Frontier, and only ET has the exclusive sneak peek at Sunday's sweet family reunion, which includes the singer's 5-year-old son, Kase Murray. Though Alaska: The Last Frontier, which follows the extended Kilcher family as they live in the Alaskan wilderness, has been on the air since 2011, this marks Jewel's first appearance on the show.

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  6. Dennis Lamar FosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... his wife, Ketza (Bruner) Foster of Carrollton; one son and daughter-in-law, Jason Foster Sr. and Brittany Foster of Homer, Alaska; one daughter, Anna Grace Foster of Carrollton; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Perry Foster of Carrollton and ...

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  7. Jarl, the TrapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The American Scholar

    ... voices from Japan and Russia become a strange kind of company in the dark. Jarl and I talked in a small room at the Homer public library beneath fluorescent lights. He was waiting for a call to find out when he had to show up for his job as deckhand ...

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  8. Ask a Climatologist: Alaska's "relentless" streak of warm temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | APRN

    ... are closest to the Gulf of Alaska and the Bering Sea. Those are areas that have been far above normal. For example, Homer has been more than 1.5 standard deviations above normal every month of 2016. There's only six stations globally that can say ...

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  9. SPARC building on track to open by end of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Homer News

    ... enclose the building shortly after Thanksgiving, said Daniel Zatz of the soccer association. The Soccer Association of Homer spearheaded the building of the SPARC, including receiving a donation matching pledge from the city of Homer. So far, the ...

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  10. Longtime Homer fisherman Jones dies in kayak accidentRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Homer News

    ... He taught a lot of people how to fish." As a testament to his reputation in commercial fishing and the loyalty of Homer's fishing community, six boats and crews on Sunday evening joined the search for Jones when his son reported him missing from a ...

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  11. Boyle hearing continuedRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Homer News

    A change of plea hearing for Stephen Boyle set for Nov. 9 has been continued to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Homer Courthouse. Boyle had been scheduled to enter a plea, but his lawyer, Andy Pevehouse, said they had just that day received a plea agreement and offer from the state.

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  12. Missing kayaker found dead near Anchor PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Homer man was found dead early Monday morning near Anchor Point after not returning from a kayaking trip on Sunday. The son of Kenneth Jones, 72, called police Sunday evening to report his father missing, Homer Police Chief Mark Robl said.

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  13. Homer fisherman dies in kayak accidentRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    A longtime Homer fisherman reported overdue from a kayaking trip on Sunday was found dead by a fellow fisherman early Monday morning. The body of Ken Jones, 72, was found in the water off the Anchor Point bluff about 2:30 a.m. Monday, said Homer Police Chief Mark Robl.

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  14. Yuman Brent Dana recalled as astute businessman, golfer, 'workaholic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Yuma Sun

    ... "We flew to Alaska and rented a motor home for 10 days. We drove all over the Kenai peninsula, with our first stop Homer, Alaska," she recalled. "If anyone knows Brent, they know that Brent drove fast and that was no different while driving our ...

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  15. Last chance in Alaska for characters in UAF professor's collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Mitchell Jensen is an ex-third-string NFL quarterback who has fled his failings and his family and found a niche in Homer with a fishing boat, a Samoan crewman, and the woman he loves who will never love him back. Recalling the journey that brought ...

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  16. Homer kayaker found dead near Anchor PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A longtime Homer commercial fisherman was found dead early Monday near Anchor Point, about 10 hours after he was reported overdue from a kayak trip. Mark Robl, chief of the Homer Police Department, said 72-year-old Ken Jones' son called police at about 4 p.m. Sunday to report his father missing.

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  17. Trump win surprises Homer voters, for better or worseRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... 48 percent and 46 percent in District 31. In the District 31 House Representative race, incumbent Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, ran unopposed in the general election and won with 95 percent. In the District P Senate race, incumbent Sen. Gary Stevens, ...

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  18. Lathrop hockey struggles in Palmer TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... it played in the Palmer Tournament at the Brett Memorial Ice Arena in Wasilla this weekend. The Malemutes fell to the Homer Mariners 6-5 on Saturday after they were manhandled by the Palmer Moose in an 11-1 loss Friday. Junior Steven Trijillo scored ...

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  19. Homer celebrates Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Homer News

    ... Memorial at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Veterans Day activities began with a short ceremony at the Homer Emblem Club Veterans Memorial at the corner of Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue. As people waved flags and thanked veterans ...

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  20. Elementary schools to start earlier than intermediate, high schoolsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Homer News

    Principals of Homer-area schools recommended Option X to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District as the best choice for the change in school start and end times on the lower Kenai Peninsula. Parents, school staff, school board members and district administrators discussed the proposed schedule, which will be effective August 2017, at a meeting on Nov. 2 at Homer High School.

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