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  1. Making place you call home more beautiful, one way to contribueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    It's that time of year when gardens are lush and summer growth at its peak. This summer seems to have out done itself.

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  2. Nonprofit NeedsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    The R.E.C. Room needs four large plastic tote storage bins with lids . Hospice of Homer needs volunteer to weekly water the Hospice of Homer Memorial Garden; volunteers to assist with the Aug. 8 hospice open house event.

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  3. Nature of the SpitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    In 1966, when Daisy Lee Bitter, then a middle school science teacher in Anchorage, first brought a school group down to Homer for a daylong marine science field trip on the Spit, the group came by chartered DC-3 twin-prop airplane. Bitter was eager to show her students the incredible diversity of marine invertebrates you could find along the Spit, a place she had by then been visiting for about a decade.

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  4. Hospice honors cycles of life, communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    Hospice of Homer board members Michael Hawfield, Beth Graber and Pam Breckenridge, from left to right, listen as Homer Mayor Beth Wythe reads a proclamation declaring Aug. 8 Hospice of Homer Day and Aug. 2-8 Hospice of Homer Week. At life's most difficult times, hospice caregivers offer valuable help.

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  5. Homer feels Tuesday's quakeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    A magnitude 6.3 earthquake that occurred Tuesday around 6:30 p.m had its epicenter on the west side of Cook Inlet in Lake Clark National Park, 58.8 miles northwest of Homer and approximately 44 miles southwest of Mount Redoubt Volcano, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Hazard webpage. A recording from the Earthquake Information Center's office phone stated that the quake occurred at a depth of 73 miles, and that "no reports of damage have been received at this time."

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  6. Four charged in alleged oyster poachingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    Alaska State Troopers on July 24 charged a fourth person in an alleged theft of about $200 in oysters from a Little Jakolof Cove oyster farm. Using images from a trail camera that took photos of a group on the dock of the oyster farm, troopers identified a fourth suspect as Anders Gustafson, 37. Troopers previously had identified Ward Matthew Clarke, 44, Rebecca M. Clarke, 38, and Christine L. Anderson Kulcheski, 47. All four face charges of fourth-degree theft and first-degree criminal trespassing.

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  7. City may tax some junk foodRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    In a meeting with an 8-page agenda and 26 items, the Homer City Council on Monday met until 10:10 p.m. - "my longest city council meeting yet," first-term member Catriona Reynolds described it. With such a weighty agenda, it seemed appropriate that at the top of the list was a proposal to redefine as taxable fatty foods such as potato chips, candy, sugary sodas and ice cream.

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  8. Last Frontier' reality show members charged with 2014 hunting violationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    Two members of the Discovery Channel reality TV show, "Alaska: The Last Frontier," have been charged with using a helicopter to hunt black bear in the filming of an episode of the popular Homer-based show. Atz Lee Kilcher, 40, and Cristina Jane Kilcher, 40, both face one charge each of unlawful method-helicopter.

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  9. Phone scams get tech twistRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    The man on the phone has a thick Indian accent. He says his name is James Mirrer and that he is calling from Microsoft technical support in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  10. Farmers Market Kombucha comes in flavors for all palatesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    There is always more to learn. I found this out after years of making kombucha at home and trying to explain to people how a scoby makes kombucha.

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  11. Salmonfest casts a wider netRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    The first year of Salmonfest, the event formerly known as Salmonstock, promises the compelling combination of musical entertainment and salmon habitat conservation efforts that have drawn thousands to the Ninilchik Fairgrounds year after year. The bash begins under a blue moon Friday and carries on through Sunday.

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  12. Personal odyssey ends in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Homer News

    A year ago, Junie Rose regained consciousness to find her head in the lap of a stranger, her motorcycle smashed, traffic stopped around her and an ambulance arriving. She began to cry.

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  13. Homer confronts financial limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Homer News

    The city of Homer convened a town-hall meeting Monday evening. Part of agenda was to discuss the city budget.

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  14. DOT plans to revamp downtown HomerRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Homer News

    Driving in downtown Homer traffic can be a hassle. Is it better to drive all the way around to avoid turning left? Residents and the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities have pondered upgrades for years.

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  15. City ends hook's shuddersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Homer News

    The M/V Polar Bear is back at work after being hauled out on the Spit since late February for extensive repairs. You can't venture onto the Homer Spit without noticing something new and interesting - totes of beautiful red rockfish just unloaded at the Fish Dock; dark gray seabirds, shearwaters, among the scores of kittiwakes and gulls off the tip of the Spit; the 90-year-old wooden halibut schooner, the Grant, back in the Homer harbor after a longlining trip; a cooler careening down a steep harbor ramp, flinging its lid into the water.

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  16. Homer Gardeners unveil their masterpiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Homer News

    See bright orange trollius dance in the shade at the Sunrise Sjoberg and Tim Quinn garden, which is one of the featured gardens this year. This photo was taken during a previous garden tour.

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  17. Homer's Best BetsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Homer News

    OK, Besteroids, here's something the Betster bets you didn't know: This is National Moth Week. In celebration of that event, Shana Loshbaugh, area researcher and journalist and all-around awesome person shared some pictures she recently took of moths on the southern Kenai Peninsula.

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  18. Wild Shore fest designed to inspire, create new musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Homer News

    What do you hear when the tide rushes in or deviously trickles out? A soothing change of pace? A familiar and eternal breath of ebb and flow? Our location, perched on Alaska's wild coast, encourages creative interpretation in many ways. This creative flux inspires the Wild Shore Festival for New Music.

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  19. Composer with Homer roots taking part in international eventRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Homer News

    Conrad Winslow, who grew up in Homer, was selected as one of only eight resident composers at the annual Mizzou International Composers Festival being held this week in Missouri. The festival started Monday and runs through Saturday.

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  20. Arts in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Homer News

    The Alaska Marine Conservation Council is inviting artists of all makes and media to add their personal touch to the first Homer Halibut Festival. Buoys will be distributed to individual artists throughout July.

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