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  1. Homer shows Love for OrlandoRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    A group of Homer residents and visitors gathered around the gazebo in WKFL Park on Friday evening and read the names of the 49 people who died in the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida early in the morning on June 12. During an open-mic session after the reading of names, Homer city council member Catriona Reynolds announced to the gathering that she is working on an anti-discrimination ordinance to introduce to the city of Homer, similar to the one passed in Anchorage in 2015. Reynolds is working with the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska on the ordinance, which would prevent discrimination based on a variety of criteria, including sexual orientation and gender identity, she said.

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  2. Time to start thinking about next year's budgetRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Peninsula Clarion

    I see evidence of a lot of hard work on the part of both the School and Borough leadership under our current modalities of budget creation; but my heart goes out to you my fellow tax payers that are asked to support growing budgets in a falling economy. Do you want to change the modality of budget creation? As we all know, oil prices have tanked.

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  3. Full-time cardiologist moves to SoldotnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    Cardiologists have traveled periodically from the Alaska Heart and Vascular Institute in Anchorage to the hospitals in Soldotna and Homer, but now there will be a resident practitioner in the Central Peninsula Hospital specialty clinics building. This isn't Chambers' first time in Alaska.

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  4. Homer man accused of sexual abuse of a minorRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Homer man accused of sexual abuse of a minor led police on a foot chase before being arrested last week. Cim Joel Blair, 34, was arrested Friday in Homer and has been charged with one count of sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree, according to court documents and an online Alaska State Troopers dispatch.

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  5. Kenai Peninsula Air Fair flies through townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai resident Bob Macintosh looks into the cockpit of an autogyro, an experimental aircraft owned by Ian Reid of Homer during the Kenai Air Fair on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Kenai Airport. A trio of World War II era military training planes flies in formation during the Kenai Air Fare on Saturday, June 11, 2016 above the Kenai Airport.

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  6. Support helps KHLT work toward walk-able HomerRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kachemak Heritage Land Trust would like to thank the City of Homer for the grant support we received administered through The Homer Foundation. This much appreciated grant supports our mission: conserving the natural heritage of the Kenai Peninsula for future generations.

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  7. Seldovia festival attracts variety of musiciansRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Peninsula Clarion

    With the right timing, travelers could land on a ferry across Kachemak Bay alongside a boatload of musicians next week. The musicians will all cross the bay to Seldovia from Homer at 11 a.m. June 16 on their way to the 16th annual Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival, which will take place from June 16 to 19. Residents and visitors can see groups perform casually in a busking format Saturday and in formal concerts in the evenings Friday and Saturday.

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  8. Soldotna, Homer set for state softball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Peninsula Clarion

    Looking to build upon three straight bronze medal finishes at the season-ending state tournament, the experienced Homer softball team needs to buck the trend. Back in the state tourney for the first time since 2012, the Soldotna softball team is looking for a new era of success.

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  9. King fishing, youth fishery come to lower peninsulaRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The first weekend in June will offer more chances to fish for king salmon on the lower Kenai Peninsula's rivers and marine fisheries. The Ninilchik River and Deep Creek will open for king salmon fishing for their second weekend and the Anchor River for its third.

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  10. Memorial Day weekend promises sun, Lower Peninsula fishingRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Memorial Day weekend will likely bring a wash of fishermen down to the Kenai Peninsula with school out, predicted temperatures in the 60s and the first king salmon available for river fishing. Deep Creek, the Ninilchik, Anchor and the Kasilof rivers will be open for king salmon fishing this weekend.

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  11. Homer routs SoHi softballRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Homer Mariners softball squad toppled Soldotna 11-2 in a five-inning Northern Lights Conference meeting Thursday in Homer. Riley Walls and Mary Hana Bowe combined for seven of Homer's 11 hits on the day.

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  12. Board of Education will make final decision on pupil transportationRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administrators are proposing route revisions that would cut between six and seven buses on the southern Kenai Peninsula, stagger start times and move to a two-tier system at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. Administrators are also recommending severing ties with First Student, the current transportation vendor for the school district, whose contract is up at the end of the current school year.

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  13. Black Jaxx's BBQ doubles down to HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Another sign of an early spring sprouted as the flashing "Open" sign beneath the Black Jaxx Barbeque smoker on the Kenai Spur Highway lit up and cars began lining up. Harold and his Bean Queen Nicki, avowed snow birds who winter in Oklahoma, returned early this year to expand the family business to Homer.

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  14. An oil drilling rig changed the history of Kachemak BayRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    In the spring of 1976 Governor Hammonds bill to buy-back the Kachemak Bay oil leases and prevent drilling there was doomed in the state legislature. Then on May 5th the drill rig George Ferris became stuck deep in the mud of where it was anchored in Mud Bay.

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  15. An Outdoor View: Paying the duesRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    It's 9 p.m., and Ed Marsters and I have just finished pitching camp on the beach at Whiskey Gulch. We may be pushing the season a little.

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  16. School transportation meetings scheduledRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administrators are holding two public meetings for the families in Ninilchik, Anchor Point and Homer whose transportation options may change at the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Buses may be cut or school start times staggered to offset costs projected to reach deficit spending if services operate at current levels.

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  17. Homer routs Kenai softballRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    A big third inning showing propelled the Homer Mariners softball team to a dominant 18-3 victory over Kenai Central Tuesday in Homer. Homer led 18-3 heading to the bottom of the third frame, and forced the game to end early with a mercy ruling after bringing home 10 runs.

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  18. HEA to hold meeting, electionRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The 22,892 member-owners of Homer Electric Association will have a chance to vote for three representatives on the electrical co-operative's nine-person board of directors in HEA's upcoming election, and to converse with HEA staff at the group's annual member's meeting Wednesday. HEA and its managing staff are overseen by a nine-person board - three directors for the three districts of the Kenai Peninsula, divided based on population.

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  19. Homer's Pitzman set to enter Alaska High School Hall of FameRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    With eight individuals from across the state preparing to be inducted into this year's Alaska High School Hall of Fame class, the Homer Mariners can add one more to their growing list. 1986 Homer High School graduate and two-time state wrestling champion Ian Pitzman will join the seven others Sunday in Anchorage for a well-deserved Hall of Fame induction.

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  20. Bradley Lake maintenence completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The concrete face of Bradley Lake's dam sits above water on Friday, April 19 on the south side of Kachemak Bay, approximately 27 miles from Homer. Red markings on nearby rocks show the lake's normal elevation.

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