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  1. Homer's Best BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    You know how in all the hip cities neighborhoods have cool names? There's Soho in New York for "south of Houston" or SoMa in San Francisco for "South of Market." Homer has Old Town, the area south of the Sterling Highway, and "The Views," the area above Pioneer Avenue where all the names end in "-view."

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  2. First Friday EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    Christina Fenner's "Joan and Seraphim," one of her works in her History Retold exhibit at Bunnell Street Arts Center. Formerly Homeric Traders, Alaska Marketplace features work by Homer artist M. Marali Sargent-Smith.

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  3. Celebrate Independence Day with artRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Homer News

    The Fourth of July weekend starts off with an affirmation of one of the basic rights of free people: to create art. As Homer hits the peak summer month, from Old Town to the Homer Spit galleries display exhibits.

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  4. Letters - July 1Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    On behalf of the Rotary Club of Homer Downtown, I want to thank Jane Little and the Homer Foundation for the generous grant that allowed our small club to send two students to this year's Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp in Wasilla. RYLA has been called a life-changer for the young people who are able to attend.

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  5. From the braids of the Kviachak to shores of Bristol BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Crew from the Independence and the Solstice watch while skipper Louie Flora works on tying the F/V Eagle Claw up to the F/V Independence in Pile Bay on June 16, 2015. The three Homer boats traveled the length of Iliamna Lake rafted together.

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  6. Community donates wedding to engaged couple who lost home in Alaska wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a decorative punchbowl, the wedding cake and a tuxedo. Hairdressing and makeup services are included, and a hotel in Homer is providing a room for the honeymoon. Community members have also provided such things as a garter, an aisle runner and ...

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  7. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | APRN

    ... themselves around False Pass, a journey of more than 1000 miles that can be treacherous. But about 60 boats, most from Homer and Kodiak, take a different route across the Chigmit Mountains on the Alaska Peninsula. Dillingham's Molly Dischner tagged ...

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  8. AK: The journey to Bristol Baya s fishing groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | APRN

    ... themselves around False Pass, a journey of more than 1000 miles that can be treacherous. But about 60 boats, most from Homer and Kodiak, take a different route across the Chigmit Mountains on the Alaska Peninsula. KDLG's Molly Dischner tagged along ...

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  9. Highland Games set new field recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    ... throw, sheaf toss, hammer throw, Braemar stone throw and the caber toss. Athletes also participated in unique-to-Homer events like the halibut throw and the golf bag throw. The games also featured the Kilted Mile. The first-place winners are: Please ...

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  10. Extreme conditions make it imperative to obey no burning, no fireworks rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    With the second year of little snowfall, the Homer area is seeing unprecedented conditions for wildfire. The recent fires along the Kenai River and in the Mat-Su are vivid demonstrations of how quickly we can be impacted by wildfire.

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  11. Shell ships call on HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    ... of Dutch Harbor, Barrow, Kotzebue Sound and Wainwright. With the arrival of these ships, you can see what it means for Homer to be a working port. Harbormaster Bryan Hawkins met the Marika at 6 a.m. as the ship tied up. He or one of his staff ...

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  12. Research Reserve gets new partnerRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    ... on Fish and Game had cut annual funding. KBRR's state partner, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, had told Homer's community research program it would have to find another partner. All that has changed. Effective July 1, the Research Reserve ...

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  13. Nonprofit NeedsRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    Friends of the Homer Public Library needs volunteers to help clean up/landscape the western lot and the use of a stump grinder on Sunday, June 28, from 1-5 p.m. at the library. Meet in the library parking lot at 1 p.m. Homer Council on the Arts needs a professional painter to organize the painting of its building on Pioneer Avenue; a good quality sound system for its gallery.

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  14. It's hot in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    ... arrived early on the southern Kenai Peninsula, continuing the trend of record warm temperature anomalies. Average Homer temperatures ran about 5 degrees Fahrenheit above long-term normal for the months of March through May, and June has been ...

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  15. Homer man killed in single-car crashRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    A single-car crash last week killed a Homer man. Alaska State Troopers said Bradley Dickey, 79, died of his injuries at the scene after his 1998 GMC Sierra truck left the road and hit a ditch about 4 p.m. June 17 near Mile 147 Sterling Highway near Stariski Creek.

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  16. Burn ban continuesRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    Firefighters and Homer Police responded to numerous calls last week for people burning campfires, but otherwise the lower Kenai Peninsula has been spared huge wildfires raging elsewhere in the state. With continued dry weather, low winter snowfall and equipment and firefighters spread thin around the state, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources last Friday imposed a statewide open burning and fireworks ban.

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  17. Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    I wish I had a tape measure at last Saturday's Homer Farmers Market. That broccoli and cauliflower must have been at least 10 inches across.

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  18. By road, lake, river: Boats make their way to Bristol Bay fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    Sidney Flora of Homer waits at Williamsport for the F/V Eagle Claw to get hauled out on the way to Bristol Bay. Sidney is getting ready for her first fishing season with her father Louie and uncle Jonathan Flora.

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  19. Let these gardening rules guide you: Keep it small, keep it simple, enjoy itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    I met a soon-to-be retired couple this afternoon. They are moving to Homer from Anchorage and building a new house.

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  20. Homer's Best BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Homer News

    Lately it seems like Homer has had some really important people come to visit. Earlier this month King Harald V of Norway dropped in to chat about climate change.

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