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  1. Homer residents evacuate after quake sounds tsunami alarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | APRN

    Homer residents woke up to tsunami sirens in the early morning hours Tuesday. The National Weather Service Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer issued a tsunami warning for the Gulf of Alaska after an 7.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded about 175 miles southeast of Kodiak City at 12:32 a.m. Many Homer residents evacuated, loading their family and pets into cars and headed to higher ground.


  2. Homer fishermen grapple with cod declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | APRN

    "It's going to be a big deal to a bunch of us. I'm guessing we're going to be looking for stuff to do by the end of February at the latest," Alray Carroll said.


  3. Pink salmon found in odd places near HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | APRN

    Fish can be seen swimming through Beluga Slough in the middle of town, a saltwater marsh with no historical salmon returns. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Glenn Hollowell said there have also been reports of fish in other systems around Homer and along the outer coast of the Kenai Peninsula.


  4. Longliners say killer whales stealing fish more persistent than everRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | APRN

    The battle between killer whales and longline fishermen has been going on for decades in the Bering Sea. Pods of whales will follow boats and pick fish off their lines as they pull them in.


  5. Study examines the ripple effect of charter operatorsa choicesRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | APRN

    Homer is known as the "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World." But, charter operators aren't just targeting the prized bottom fish these days.


  6. Homer City Council members survive recall effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | APRN

    Three Homer City Council members subject of a highly contentious recall effort will retain their seats. The political battle led to a court case with the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska and two political groups have formed around the issue.


  7. Homera s recall remains in limbo until vote certificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | APRN

    The votes are all in for Homer's recall election of three liberal city council members. But the results are not yet clear.


  8. 49 Voices: Zach Sarti of AnchorageRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Zach Sarti of Anchorage. Zach is a salesman who moved to Alaska from Illinois.


  9. Some Homer City Coucil members weigh recall case appealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | APRN

    An Anchorage Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday against three Homer City Council members seeking to halt a recall election next month. Council members Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds are subjects of a recall election sparked over two resolutions they crafted and sponsored.


  10. AK: From tree to cream; how birch syrup makes its way to dessert bowlsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | APRN

    The chartreuse leaves of the birch tree are one of the first signs of spring in Southcentral Alaska. But for a few weeks before the leaves unfurl the trees offer a sweet treat -a watery liquid that when tapped and boiled down turns into a rich, nutty syrup.


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