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  1. Warning: Bears are still awakeRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Relatively mild weather, combined with availability of human-supplied foods, has led to human-bear conflicts Homer Tribune Recent incidents involving bears in Seward are serving as a wake-up call to many in Southcentral Alaska who believe bears have gone to sleep for the winter. "Bears may be active any month of the year," said Kenai Area Wildlife Biologist Jeff Selinger, "especially if they have access to food."

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  2. Wrestlers make the most of 'Monster Mash'Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    The Class 1-2-3A Mariner wrestlers stood their ground against 4A opponents last weekend, taking third place overall in the Halloween Monster Mash at South Anchorage High School. The two-day, nine-team tournament included eight 4A schools - and Homer - who finished 5-3 overall in the dual format.

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  3. FYI - News briefs & announcements - Nov. 3Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    The Kenai Peninsula Farm Bureau is looking for input from Peninsula residents at the Nov. 3 meeting in Homer. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Kachemak Community Center.

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  4. Kuhns breaks school record in 500 freestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Photo courtesy Homer High School -Kuhns, center, invites her competitors to the top of the medal stand after taking first in the 500 freestyle at Regions. Kuhns will now go on to compete in the State Championships in Juneau this weekend.

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  5. Homer snowboarder ready for world tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by Dmitry Surnin - The Freeride World Tour, which starts in France at Chamonix Mont-Blanc on Jan. 28 and continues to Vallnord between France and Spain in February. When Davey Baird was a kid growing up in Homer, he caught the snowboard bug.

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  6. Nine first-place finishes give Mariners big winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by Sean Pearson - Chris Cudaback fights to get his hand free from a Houston opponent at Saturday's Rumble. Cudaback finished second overall at 152 pounds.

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  7. Diamond Creek bike trail unveiled with celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Photo provided - The 'Rollin' Coal' trail has been in the works for several years and is volunteer built along Diamond Creek Trail. Over the course of several years, plans to create the first official mountain bike trail in Homer have gradually rolled forward, and this Sunday, a day-long event aims to introduce the recreation option to riders of all ages.

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  8. Council rejects dispatch mergerRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    New harbor moorage rates approved By Carey Restino Homer Tribune After countless meetings, hours of often-heated testimony and a $30,000 consultant study, the Homer harbor finally has a new set of moorage fees. The Homer City Council voted to approve the new fees after postponing a vote on the issue for several months to allow fishermen time to weigh in following the fishing season.

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  9. Man arrested in 'Poopdeck Trail' murderRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    It's been three years since Mark Matthews was murdered near Poopdeck Trail in the center of Homer, three years during which family members, as well as the community, wondered if the unusual Homer murder case would ever be solved. But last month, Homer Police finally got a break in the case and arrested Lee John Henry, 55, for Matthews' murder.

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  10. Man arrested in 'Poopdeck Trail' murderRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    It's been three years since Mark Matthews was murdered near Poopdeck Trail in the center of Homer, three years during which family members, as well as the community, wondered if the unusual Homer murder case would ever be solved. But last month, Homer Police finally got a break in the case and arrested Lee John Henry, 55, for Matthews' murder.

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  11. VA volunteers send thank you to picnic participantsRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    The Southern Kenai Peninsula Annual Veterans Picnic was held Oct. 9, and approximately 130 people attended - despite the windy, wet day. The picnic was opened by the presentation of the American flag and Pledge of Allegiance by Junior American Legion Auxiliary members Violet and Lulu.

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  12. Deidre Ann BottineauRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Homer resident Deidre Ann Bottineau passed away suddenly Thursday morning, Oct. 13, 2016. Born in Los Angeles, Calif.

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  13. FYI - News briefs & announcements - Oct. 20Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Alaskans have a great opportunity to practice "Drop, Cover and Hold On" with today's 10:20 a.m. Great Alaska Shakeout. During the Shakeout, Alaskans across the state will simultaneously practice the actions of "drop, cover, and hold on" as a reaction drill to the occurrence of an earthquake.

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  14. Sharing the wildRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Sometimes the work is slow enough that you might as well sit down. Scoot on your butt and pull each blueberry stem in turn, until it curves under the moss, red and damp and rooty, and you can't pull any farther.

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  15. Council gets first look at budgetRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    City staff presented the council with its first draft of the 2017 budget Monday night, and the picture painted was decidedly more rosy than last year's budget with its $1 million shortfall. City manager Katie Koester said the budget was boosted by a 3.8 percent increase in revenue to the general fund.

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  16. Plane crash victims identifiedRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Alaska State Troopers have identified the passenger and two pilots killed recently when the Hageland Aviation Cessna 208B they were in en route from Quinhagak to Togiak slammed into a mountainous area northwest of Togiak. The passenger has been identified as Manokotak resident Louie John, 49. Efforts to reach John's family members last week were unsuccessful.

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  17. FYI - News briefs & announcements - Oct. 13Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    The Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Anchor Point Fire Station on Milo Fritz Avenue. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

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  18. Have frighteningly fun times at futsal tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    While autumn's colorful foliage and crisp temperatures can often evoke a number of cheerful thoughts, soccer is not usually one of them. Sure, soccer is cheery enough.

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  19. Letters - Oct. 13Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Homer, the results are in! In this past election, only 32 percent of registered voters voted. According to news reports, that is an excellent turnout.

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  20. Homer Folk School opens doors to enrich livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Sprawled across 80 acres of "back country" at the top of Skyline Drive, the Ageya Wilderness Center served as an ideal location for Homer Folk School organizers to get the word out about the many different traditional arts and trades programs they hope to offer. Saturday's open house introduced board members, provided tours of the facility and offered children's activities and a number of hands-on workshops.

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