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  1. 2018 Women of Distinction to be celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Homer News

    Haven House and the Homer community at large will celebrate the 2018 Women of Distinction on Friday at Alice's Champagne Palace. This year's honorees are: Woman of Distinction, Linda Chamberlain; Woman of Wisdom, Daisy Lee Bitter, and Young Woman of Distinction, Chloe Pleznac.

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  2. Post, Kettle honored as lifelong learnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Homer News

    Lee Post helps assemble the skeleton of Woody, a Steller sea lion, last November at Kachemak Bay Campus. Kachemak Bay Campus instructor Lee Post makes a final adjustment to a beluga whale skeleton before it was hung on the ceiling of Bayview Hall in December 2015.

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  3. Warm up your snapping fingers: "West Side Story" comes to HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Homer News

    Homer High School students Marissa Geissler and Theodore Castellani, as Riff, perform a scene from "West Side Story" during a dress rehearsal Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the Mariner Theatre in Homer, Alaska. The musical is this year's production for the school's Concert Choir class, and and was last performed by the high school 15 years ago.

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  4. School district faces $3.4 million budget deficitRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2018 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is facing a roughly $3.4 million deficit this year, but has a few options to close that gap. The projected Fiscal Year 2019 revenue for the district's general fund is $140 million, according to a presentation by Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones Tuesday night at Homer High School.

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  5. Homer students stage walkout after Florida school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Homer News

    Students walk out of Homer High School on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 during a demonstration to advocate for safer schools and honor those killed in the Valentine's Day mass shooting in Pakrland, Florida. About 100 Homer High School students gather on the football field during a walkout staged Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 to protest for safer schools and honor the students killed in the Valentine's Day mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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  6. Homer students stage walkout in wake of Florida school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Homer News

    Students walk out of Homer High School on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 during a demonstration to advocate for safer schools and honor those killed in the Valentine's Day mass shooting in Pakrland, Florida. About 100 Homer High School students gather on the football field during a walkout staged Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 to protest for safer schools and honor the students killed in the Valentine's Day mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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  7. Guest commentary: Striving for improvementRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | Homer News

    In the past month, the Homer Mariner girls' basketball team has faced some major successes and challenges. We have missed school almost every week and played a lot of games, which has taken a toll on our minds and bodies.

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  8. Get ready for - Hibernation Vacation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Homer News

    Parade Marshal Queen Krewe of Gambrinus Hilda Caraballo waves at the crowd at the 2017 Homer Winter Carnival Parade on Saturday. The Krewe of Gambrinus marches in the Homer Winter Carnival parade on Saturday.

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  9. Homer crowns Poetry Out Loud championRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Homer News

    Homer High School student Iris Downey performs during a Poetry Out Loud event at the school Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. Held during the school's Focused On Learning session, the competition is part of a national organization that teaches students memorization, recitation, public speaking skills and literary history.

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  10. Squirrel Nut Zippers aim to make America weird againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Homer News

    In modern American music, running counterpoint to overproduced pop there often has been something raw and original to upstage the musical centers of New York, Nashville and Los Angeles. In 1993 a band named after an obscure early 20th century candy took its quirky mix of jazz, blues, klezmer and punk music and not only shattered the conventions of the time, but achieved commercial success.

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  11. Mountainfilm Fest returnsRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2018 | Homer News

    The Telluride Mountainfilm Festival is returning to Homer once again, for the 16th time, to share tales of adventure and activity. The annual film festival, based in Telluride, Colorado, travels on a tour hosting shows all around the world.

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  12. Quake hits Homer; tsunami warning issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Homer News

    Jan Knutson, left, and Ed Hutchinson wait at Homer High School during a tsuanami evacuation early Tuesday. About 50 cars and trucks including a few motorhomes parked at Homer High School during the tsunami evacuation.

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  13. Mountainfilm fest returns for 16th yearRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | Homer News

    The Telluride Mountainfilm Festival is returning to Homer once again, for the 16th time, to share tales of adventure and activity. The annual film festival, based in Telluride, Colorado, travels on a tour hosting shows all around the world.

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  14. Trot - till you dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Homer News

    A crowd of Homer residents and several of their canine companions take off at the start of the 3rd Annual "Sweating Gravy" Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. Hosted by the Kachemak Bay Running Club and the Community Recreation Program, the run is non- competitive and non-timed.

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  15. Homer mechanic puts away his toolbox; Redline Automotive to take over spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Homer News

    Brant "Boog" Torsen stands by a tool box in July 2009 when he opened his automotive repair shop on Kachemak Drive. Breeanna Torsen, left, poses for a photo with her dad, Brant "Boog" Torsen, in a December 2013 file photo for a Meet the Mariners fundraiser.

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  16. Arts BriefsRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Homer News

    Homer Council on the Arts presents the annual Nutcracker Faire from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday at Homer High School. The show features a variety of handmade gifts crafted by more than 100 artists, including pottery, jewelry, woodwork, photography, preserves, handmade soaps and other health and beauty products, clothing, paper goods, and more.

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  17. Homer celebrates Veterans Day in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Homer News

    Veterans from several area outfits participate in a Veterans Day celebration Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 in front of the Islands and Oceans Center in Homer, Alaska. Members of the VFW Post in Anchor Point listen during a presentation for Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at the Ocean and Islands Center in Homer, Alaska.

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  18. Homer students aid wounded homeless man while on trip to Anchorage for hockeyRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | Homer News

    Several young Homer hockey players got more than they bargained for this past weekend during a trip to Anchorage to play when they came across a homeless man in need of serious medical help. Their coaches say they stepped up and became an example of the kind of community Homer is.

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  19. School sites talk budgetRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | Homer News

    For a short time Tuesday night, schools from all corners of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District were connected by a common cause and presentation: the budget. Superintendent Sean Dusek presented an overview of the district's 2017-18 budget and explained the process for figuring out the Fiscal Year 2019 budget in a Skype session Tuesday during district-wide community budget meetings.

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  20. Young musicians record - Blue Ice' at Grewingk GlacierRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Homer News

    The Homer Youth String Orchestra performs at Grewingk Glacier in August as part of the filming of "Blue Ice." Among musicians, a corny old joke goes like this: "How do you get to Carnegie Hall?" "Practice, practice, practice."

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