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  1. Park users, commercial fishermen clash over Tutka Bay net pensRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Homer News

    The debate over whether a Cook Inlet hatchery operator can move some net pens out into a Homer-area bay is tangled up with the future of the tourism industry and commercial fishing in Lower Cook Inlet. A warm, sunny evening didn't dissuade people from flocking to a listening session held at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitors Center in Homer on Monday to voice their support or concerns about the net pens.

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  2. editor leaving job in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Homer News

    Homer News Editor and Publisher Lori Evans has announced she is leaving the newspaper at the end of June to travel and spend time with extended family. Morris Publishing Group, the owner of the Homer News, is now in the process of looking for a new editor.

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  3. Council holds worksession on legislative issuesRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Homer News

    As of April 20 the first session of the 30th Alaska Legislature enters its 93rd day. While in Juneau the House and Senate seem to be headed toward tense negotiations over key bills, including a state income tax, the Homer City Council continued work sessions to keep tabs on the Legislature.

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  4. Arts BriefsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Homer News

    Alaska State Parks invites artists to apply for the summer 2017 Artist-In-Residence Program at the Ernest Gruening State Historical Park in Southeast Alaska. The program is open to emerging or established artists working in all types of media.

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  5. Arts briefsRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2017 | Homer News

    Violinist and teacher Daniel Perry will present a short program about the new Paul Banks Elementary Preludes Violin Classes from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the Bunnell Arts Center. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served.

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  6. S&P: Downturn in energy production hits budgets in 6 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Homer News

    Photo by Mark Thiessen, The Associated Press In this Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, ice forms on pipelines built near the Colville-Delta 5 field, or as it's more commonly known, CD5, drilling site on Alaska's North Slope in Nuiqsut. Six of the country's major energy-producing states have slipped into recession after a sharp decline in production and exploration over the last 18 months caused their tax revenue to plummet, according to a financial analysis released earlier this week.

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  7. Just in time for Kenai Peninsula history conference, films from 1974 event foundRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Homer News

    Volunteers planning the 2017 Kenai Peninsula local history conference got a wonderful surprise in December. Long-lost films of a 1974 Kenai history conference have been found, salvaged and digitized.

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  8. Lance Petersen to receive awards for arts, humanitiesRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Homer News

    Former Pier One Theatre director Lance Petersen has received the Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities for individual artist. The Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities is an annual partnership between the Alaska Humanities Forum, the Alaska State Council on the Arts , the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, and the Office of the Governor to recognize and honor noteworthy contributions to the arts and humanities in Alaska.

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  9. Adult hockey tournament attracts players from afarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Homer News

    Hockey players from as far away as Minnesota traveled to Homer over the Oct. 28-30 weekend for the fourth annual Homer Co-Ed Adult Hockey Jamboree. In total, 56 players - many from Alaska cities such as Juneau, Anchorage, Kenai, Soldotna and Homer - competed on five teams, said Homer Hockey Association Vice President Jan Rumble.

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  10. Cheaper loans for students idea behind measure 2Read the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Homer News

    State Sen. Anna MacKinnon of Eagle River has tried for more than four years to make student loans cheaper. That effort will now be decided by voters on Tuesday.

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  11. REC Room first to receive green light to teach sexual health under new lawRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer News

    When the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District approved the materials and presenters from Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic and teen center the R.E.C. Room at the Sept. 12 board meeting in Homer, they hit a milestone for the state.

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