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

    Friday Jun 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Helen Hope Hunt and Robert Hensler will marry on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at the Sterling Community Center despite having lost their home and belongings to the Card Street fire in Sterling. The community of Sterling is throwing a wedding for a couple whose home was destroyed in the Card Street wildfire The couple lost almost everything -- including the wedding dress -- in the fire.

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  2. Market Fresh: Fresh fish for the FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Marine Conservation Council's annual Catch of the Season program is offering Bristol Bay sockeye salmon again this summer. "The seafood you order is caught by local fishermen who live and work in the community of Naknek, which means consumers can contribute to the local economy of Naknek," says Kate Vollrath of the Alaska Marine Conservation Council.

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  3. Troopers: Homer pair in traffic stop called in false home invasion reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    What began as a routine traffic stop on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula ended in two arrests and the recovery of a stolen vehicle, and was punctuated by a false report of a home invasion, Alaska State Troopers said. Shortly before midnight Saturday, troopers in Anchor Point pulled a Toyota van over near mile 153 of the Sterling Highway for an equipment violation, according to an online dispatch.

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  4. Troopers: Homer men hitched ride, then attacked, robbed driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two men hitched a ride from Anchor Point to Ninilchik Thursday evening, then attacked and robbed the driver before fleeing with the help of friends who'd followed in a separate car, Alaska State Troopers said. In an online dispatch, troopers wrote that Sean Carpenter, 25, and Clarence Hock, 23, both of Homer asked an unidentified 21-year-old Anchor Point man for a ride to Kenai from an Anchor Point business, Thursday.

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  5. Hometown U: Tsunami lessons for AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lee grew up in Homer, making the Japanese coastal town feel even more familiar. "It was small, about the size of Soldotna."

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  6. Spice up canned salmon with turmeric garlic toppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    I thought that living in a place like Alaska, getting my family to eat seafood -- and salmon, in particular -- on a regular basis would not take as much effort as it actually has. It requires more than my share of culinary tricks and sometimes finds me depleted of arguments, giving in to the requests for chicken or beef, once again.

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  7. Homer jury convicts Anchorage man of Anchor Point murder linked to marijuana saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Homer jury last month found an Anchorage man guilty of second-degree murder and tampering with evidence in a 2012 incident in which he went to an Anchor Point cabin to buy marijuana and then shot a man to death, the Homer News reported . Demarqus Green, now 23, was 20 in July 2012 when he traveled to Demian Sagerser's home near Mile 149 of the Sterling Highway to buy marijuana.

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  8. King of Norway urges Alaskans to prepare for Arctic warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    King Harald V of Norway is welcomed to the Anchorage Museum by director Julie Decker and her children Jack and Annika, who present flowers and a painting by Sonya Kelliher Combs on Wednesday morning, May 27, 2015, downtown. At left is Ambassador Kare Aas.

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  9. Norwegian king explores environmental issues in visit to Kachemak BayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter bearing King Harald V of Norway arrives in Homer on Tuesday morning, May 26, 2015. King Harald V of Norway waves to Homer residents as he arrives at the harbor on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

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  10. Birdbrains get festive in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Western Sandpipers feed along the surf line on the beach at Anchor Point during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival on Sunday, May 12, 2013. HOMER -- Against a backdrop of beer-making equipment, the ever-funny Dave Aplin announced the two categories in the annual "What the Heck Kind of Bird Was That?" bird-calling competition at the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival: "real bird songs" and "miscellaneous or not necessarily true bird songs."

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  11. Four days on the Milo: surfing and stand-paddling near the Kenai fjordsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Those aren't mini ice floes the Milo is slicing through. A snowstorm in April made for sea-soaked drifts the first day out.

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  12. Jakolof jackpot? Secret's out on Seldovia fishingRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The sleepy fishing town located across Kachemak Bay from Homer bills itself as "Alaska's Best Kept Secret," but in truth the stunning scenery of the area couldn't be easier to access. And after Memorial Day weekend, it's not all that sleepy, either.

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  13. To birdwatchers' glee, millions of migratory shorebirds home in on AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Millions of migratory birds descend on Alaska this month to feed and breed. Some have flown thousands of miles to reach their summering grounds.

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  14. Art Beat: Author, pilot, wilderness advocate signs books at air showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mike McBride with Jane Goodall at the 10 World Wilderness Congress in October 2013 in Salamanca, Spain. McBride, was a board member of the Wilderness Foundation, sponsor of the event, for several years.

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  15. Troopers: Body of overdue Seldovia boater recovered after short searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The body of a Seldovia man was found floating near MacDonald Spit in Kachemak Bay Monday evening, not far from where his skiff was discovered about an hour earlier with the motor still running, Alaska State Troopers said. Troopers said 68-year-old Robert Purpura was several hours overdue from a trip to Jakalof Bay when his skiff was spotted by a Seldovia pilot, Keith Gain.

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

    Apr 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lush and verdant Kodiak Island lives up to its nickname of "Alaska's Emerald Isle." The island is home to an abundance of green vegetation: Sitka spruce, alder, birch and cottonwood trees, topped off with a variety of wildflowers and grasses.

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  17. Residential CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kayaking & Wilderness Skills Sponsor: AGEYA Wilderness Education Spend an Awesome week in beautiful Homer, Alaska this summer. Paddle traditional Umiaks and sea kayaks, study marine life, explore the coastline by kayak, go hiking and make new friends! Sharpen your leadership and wilderness skills and learn about the natural history of Kachemak Bay through a variety of fun-filled, hands-on activities.

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  18. Fish-stealing whales take bite out of black cod harvest in Gulf of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Do you put out decoy buoys to try to trick them? Do you blast heavy metal from the deck of your boat to annoy them, or run for hours in hopes of ditching them? All these tactics -- and more -- have been tried by frustrated fishermen working the Gulf of Alaska, where sperm and killer whales skillfully strip high-value black cod from miles of baited lines. "Sometimes, you will catch 3,000 pounds.

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  19. Homer's Salmon Sisters spread love of Alaska through artRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Emma and Claire Laukitis pose around commercial crab fishing pots stored in the Port of King Cove, Alaska Peninsula, Southwest Alaska, summer 2008. The original building , woodpile, and fish-cleaning table on the Laukitis family's homestead, Stonewall Place in False Pass, Southwest Alaska.

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  20. Homer lawmaker introduces bill creating Alaska income tax as aid in countering deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Republican legislator has proposed a state income tax as a way of coping with Alaska's multibillion-dollar budget deficit and quickly dwindling savings accounts. The measure, House Bill 182, would tax income received from a source within the state at a rate of 15 percent of a person's federal income tax payments.

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