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  1. Kachemak Drive to open Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Homer News

    With the last bit of work to be done this afternoon, the west end of Kachemak Drive should open tonight. Kevin Jones, the local manager of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, Homer area, said another load of rock and jute matting needs to be put in on a rebuilt slope where a 70-foot section of road collapsed on April 19, but after that's done, the road will open.

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  2. Full Spring ahead at KPCRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... or email pjmiller@kpc.alaska.edu . The popular, nationally recognized writing conference, held at Land's End Resort in Homer, features workshops, panel presentations, readings and craft talks on the topics of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children's ...

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  3. Kodiak information and attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a large group of islands about 30 miles from the Alaska Peninsula and 158 miles across the Gulf of Alaska from Homer. At 3,588 square miles, Kodiak is the largest island in the group and the second largest island in the United States. Only the Big ...

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  4. The Blind Spot: beyond no-man's landRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... finds youth around the state want to talk about alcohol but haven't been able to. A similar campaign was launched in Homer a few years ago, when data showed that people there didn't drink nearly as much as was commonly thought. When the data were ...

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  5. The Blind Spot: Beyond No-Mana s LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | APRN

    ... finds youth around the state want to talk about alcohol but haven't been able to. A similar campaign was launched in Homer a few years ago, when data showed that people there didn't drink nearly as much as was commonly thought. When the data were ...

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  6. Trails Symposium great eventRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Homer News

    The Homer Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission embraced change this year. Instead of continuing with Parks Day, an event that had been poorly attended in recent years, the commission created a whole new concept: the Trails Symposium.

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  7. Town Hall Meetings Tackle Alaskaa s Food Security IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | APRN

    Since January 2014, representatives of the Alaska Food Policy Council have been crisscrossing the state, getting a taste of local foods, food issues, and food successes. The first meeting was held in 2014 in Nome, followed by Juneau, Fairbanks, Bethel, and Palmer, then Homer and Anchorage this year.

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  8. What is Homer doing to prevent disaster?Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    ... as we develop our next All-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Comments can be emailed to Fire Chief Robert Painter at RPainter@ci.homer.ak.us Catriona Reynolds is a member of Homer City Council and is currently participating on the All-Hazard Mitigation ...

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  9. Letters - April 22Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    There is a renewed effort in the Homer area to increase the quantity of recycled materials, rather than placing them in the transfer facility to go to the central landfill in Soldotna. Volunteers have formed the Kachemak Advocates of Recycling group to work toward that goal.

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  10. Community News - April 22Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College and the Kachemak Bay Student Association invites the public to the opening reception of its spring Student Art Showcase this Friday, April 24, from 5-6:30 p.m. The reception features work from this semester's painting and ceramics classes taught by Jim Buncak and Carl Bice, and will be held at the Kachemak Bay Campus' Commons gallery. Friends of the Homer Public Library will host a book release celebration for Homer writer Linda Martin on April 24, at 7 p.m. The event will take place in the fireplace reading area at the library.

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  11. FYI - News briefs & announcements - April 22Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    ... start date is May 18, and Assistant Chief Doug Loshbaugh will serve as acting chief until Terry's arrival. The City of Homer has petitioned the Alaska Supreme Court for review of the April 3, 2015 decision of the Superior Court invalidating ...

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  12. All-hazard mitigation plan to see makeoverRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    A town hall meeting to brainstorm ideas regarding disaster mitigation yielded a handful of community members to share ideas on April 17, but no small conversation. "Preparedness and mitigation sometimes overlap," said Homer Fire Department Chief Bob Painter, who represented the mitigation team for the evening.

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  13. Bluff collapse closes Kachemak DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Chelsea Alward A 50-foot section of pavement on Kachemak Drive breaks off after a supporting bluff sends the roadside into Mud Bay. The Department of Transportation has closed the road, without a statement as to when residents may see the area restored.

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  14. Groups strive for autism awarenessRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... to bring in guest speakers for educational events. In 2012, national speaker, Taylor Crowe, visited Soldotna and Homer to speak about his life with autism. Pegge Erkeneff, district spokesperson, said the school district's plan to address autism and ...

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  15. Salty Dawg Saloon - " Alaska's unique dollar-bill-covered watering holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Today.Az

    While many cafA s and bars choose to display their patrons' praise on sticky notes or paper napkins, a watering hole in Homer, Alaska, has every last inch of its walls and ceiling covered with dollar bills signed by its satisfied customers. Because of its quirky interiors, Salty Dawg Saloon is in fact a cherished landmark of Homer Spit - a 4.5-mile piece of land jutting out from Homer on the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula, into Kachemak Bay.

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  16. FYI - News briefs & announcements - April 15Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    ... for the 2015 PFD this year, creating an overall growth of 20 percent more charitable contributions than last year. Homer saw 1,424 donors raise $93,275.00 in 2015. Top fund raisers were Cook Inletkeepter with 225 donors and $15,175.00, and Homer ...

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  17. City, Castner agree to stay in judge's orderRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Homer News

    The city of Homer and Ken Castner have agreed to a stay of a judge's order enforcing a decision in Castner's favor regarding the Homer Natural Gas Special Assessment District. On April 3, Kenai Superior Court Judge Charles Huguelet ordered the city to cease its method for assessing condominium owners for natural gas service, calling that method "disproportionate" and "arbitrary and unreasonable."

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  18. Mariner girls kick off soccer season with win against NikiskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Homer News

    The Mariner girls christened the newly installed turf field with a well-earned win against Nikiski on Tuesday in their first home soccer game of the season. Homer maintained the majority of the ball control in the first half, but their lead decreased during the second half after Nikiski's offensive presence profited from a few breakaways.

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  19. Mariner boys defeat Nikiski, 6-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Homer News

    Mariner fans were bundled up in the bleachers but the Homer boys brought the heat against Nikiski for their first home soccer game of the season. The Mariners dominated for the duration of the game, giving away only a couple goals to Nikiski in the second half.

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  20. Opinion: Grocery Tax Public Testimony Denied at Next Assembly MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Seward City News

    ... The residents of Seward will not have the chance to voice their opinion on the Grocery Tax Ordinance. The residents of Homer will also not be allowed to be heard. If public testimony had been allowed, the borough annex building in Homer would have ...

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