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  1. Active runner returns to lifelong passion with Mariner Mile following accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Homer News

    Saundra Hudson crosses the finish line of her first mile run in six months during the Mariner Mile event Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at the high school track in Homer, Alaska.

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  2. School briefsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 21 | Homer News

    Sept. 21: School Pictures Siblings 11 a.m.; Sept. 22: Soccer at Skyview, 3 p.m.; Oct. 2: Renewable Energy Presentation seventh/eighth grade; Oct. 5: Fourth grade to Anchor River; Oct. 6: Kachemak Bay Preserve Presentation first grade; Oct. 18: Picture Retakes; Oct. 20: No School Inservice - End of first quarter; Oct. 23-27: Scholastic Book Fair; Oct. 25: Early Release 1 p.m.; Oct. 26 and 27: No School Parent Teacher ConferencesOct. 27: Halloween Carnival 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept.

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  3. Paul Banks students take steps toward musicianshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Homer News

    Maris Farrington and her father make a violin out of cardboard Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at Paul Banks Elementary School in Homer, Alaska.

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  4. Seaton holds budget town hall meetingsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 21 | Homer News

    Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, sponsors Town Hall meetings on Oct. 5 to discuss the state budget. Joining Seaton is Officer of Budget and Management Director Pat Pitney.

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  5. Council members waive confidentiality on ethics complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Homer News

    The first rule in filing an ethics complaint with the city of Homer is that you don't talk about filing an ethics complaint. The second rule, however, is if the respondents choose to waive confidentiality, anyone can talk about it.

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  6. Why I am voting yes on borough Prop. 1Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 21 | Homer News

    For 32 years I have lived in a "non-incorporated area" of the Kenai Peninsula Borough which means I do not live within the city limits of Seward, Soldotna, Kenai, or Homer. I am voting ""yes on Prop.

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  7. Homer Physical Therapy Clinic brings childhood cancer into spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Homer News

    Kenai Physical Therapy is bringing an international childhood cancer awareness campaign to life in Homer. How can residents get involved? In honor of American Childhood Cancer Organization's Go Gold cancer awareness month, doctors and office staff at KPT painted pictures along with the hashtags #gogold and #KPT on rocks from Homer's beaches.

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  8. Thousand Towns' looks at what some cities do rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Homer News

    On her visits to Alaska over the past 20 years, like a lot of visitors to Homer, singer-songwriter Dar Williams said she came to really, really love the town. She has been here several times, in 1997, 2000 and 2003.

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  9. Burn baby burn: Community art project lights up the nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Homer News

    Shine, the 2017 Burning Basket, burns on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit.

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  10. Paul Banks students help transplant treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Homer News

    Deb Lowney demonstrates to a group of Paul Banks Elementary students how much of a tree's roots need to be buried in the ground when they are transplanted Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 at Karen Hornaday Park in Homer, Alaska.

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  11. Homer visitor takes fish, food to Hurricane Harvey victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Homer News

    Homer visitor "Kajun" Kenny Joffrion stands by his truck and refrigerated trailer loaded with fish, red beans and rice as he prepared to head south to Houston, Texas. Reached by phone in Montana last week, Joffrion said he planned to arrive in Houston on Monday and start cooking for Hurricane Harvey victims.

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  12. Council declines to reconsider resolution addressing recall standardsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 14 | Homer News

    The Homer City Council has reaffirmed its wish to ask the Alaska Legislature to reevaluate the standards for recalling city officials, an issue that arose after a tense recall election in J une that caused divide in the community. Resolution 17-078, asks the Alaska Legislature to "revisit the standard for recalling municipal officials."

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  13. Seven run for two seats on councilRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 14 | Homer News

    In the Oct. 3 municipal election, Kenai Peninsula Borough residents will elect a new borough mayor and vote on school board and assembly members. Residents in the unincorporated areas of the city also will consider a ban on commercial cannabis with Proposition 1, where a "yes" vote approves the ban .

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  14. Railbelt utilities make progress to pool resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Homer News

    The 200-megawatt Southcentral Power Project owned by Chugach Electric Association and Anchorage Municipal Light and Power is seen under construction in 2012. Leaders from Chugach, ML&P and the four other Railbelt electric utilities are moving toward forming a transco, a jointly-owned company that can pool resources and infrastructure to maximize economies of scale and efficiencies.

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  15. Keep Cannabis Legal makes rounds in Homer ahead of voteRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 14 | Homer News

    Proposition 1 on the ballot would outlaw commercial cannabis operations outside of incorporated cities in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. A group of cannabis industry representatives has formed Keep Cannabis Legal and is out in the borough community advocating a "no" vote on Prop 1. A few campaign members stopped in Homer on Sept.

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  16. Homer Doc Fest returns with films both that seek to enlightenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Homer News

    Homer Theatre owner Jamie Sutton, wearing special glasses, introduces Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams," the first digital 3-D film shown at the 55-year-old theater for the 2011 Homer Documentary Film Festival. Next week, Homer film buffs will escape reality for an hour or two during the weeklong 14th annual Homer Documentary Festival, but organizer Jamie Sutton has nothing but documentaries on his mind for far longer than a week.

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  17. Arts BriefsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 14 | Homer News

    Homer writer Nancy Lord launches her new novel, "pH," at 6 p.m. Friday at the Homer Public Library, with a reading and talk. The Homer Bookstore will have copies available for sale and signing.

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  18. School briefsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 8 | Homer News

    Band Meeting, WHE Music Room, 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 - School Board Meeting at Homer High School, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.

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  19. Homer High's FOL brings students, businesses togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Homer News

    In a good example of building the next generation of marine trades-related professionals, Mark Zeiset, owner of South Central Radar, teaches his son Finn, 6, how to test fuses. In a good example of building the next generation of marine trades-related professionals, Mark Zeiset, owner of South Central Radar, teaches his son Finn, 6, how to test fuses.

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  20. Troopers seek Texas man missing in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Homer News

    Alaska State Troopers have released more details about a Texas man they are searching for on the lower Kenai Peninsula. John "Clint" Griffith, 40, was reported missing Sept.

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