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  1. Legislature's special session lives in limbo without legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Homer News

    Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, center, leaves the House chambers with Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, left, and Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, after holding a short technical session at the Capitol on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. The Alaska Senate on Friday approved a constitutionally problematic criminal justice reform bill, then adjourned the fourth special session of the 30th Alaska Legislature.

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  2. Electric vehicles raise more questions than answersRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | Homer News

    Though electric cars are finding enthusiastic users in Alaska's Southeast, how they would perform on the Kenai Peninsula is largely a speculative matter. To date, the local peak of electric car popularity may have come when managers of the Kenai's Kendall Ford dealership, formerly Stanley Ford, added several models of hybrid and electric Ford vehicles to its stock.

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  3. Planning commission approves conditional use permit for Aspen Hotel across from SafewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Homer News

    This image taken from a Homer Advisory Planning Commission meeting packet shows the proposed location of an Aspen Hotel in town, which the commission recently granted a conditional use permit. Workers could break ground on a new 72-room Aspen Hotel in Homer by May 2018 if all goes according to plan, according to the project's architect.

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  4. AWIB seeks nominations for Stone awardRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 2 | Homer News

    The Alaska Workforce Investment Board is soliciting nominations in three categories for the David G. Stone Award, the board said in a press release. The award was established to recognize outstanding partners in workforce development and was named in recognition of Stone's dedication to workforce development and Alaska hire.

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  5. First official Indigenous Peoples Day proves satisfying, hopefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Homer News

    Natalie Soto, 2, helps sing with the All Nations Children Dancers as Juneau residents celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Michael Penn Richard Peterson walked to the microphone at Monday night's Indigenous Peoples Day celebration at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, clearly emotional.

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  6. ownership changes handsRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Homer News

    Ownership of the newspaper publications of the Morris Publishing Group, including the Homer News, transferred to GateHouse Media Monday. The signing of a purchase agreement had been previously announced.

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  7. Paul Banks students take steps toward musicianshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Homer News

    Maris Farrington and her father make a violin out of cardboard Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at Paul Banks Elementary School in Homer, Alaska.

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  8. PFD thieves at it againRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Homer News

    This is for all the uninformed among us. At least, in my eternal optimism, I hope that that is the reason politicians such as Mr. Walker and Mr. Seaton were elected to manage our affairs.

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  9. Report recommends improvements for ferry systemRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Homer News

    Insulating the state ferry system from annual political battles is one of the biggest things the lawmakers can do to improve its operating efficiencies, according to a draft report released Sept. 13. The Alaska Marine Highway System Reform Initiative draft report highlights the potential benefits the system could obtain from being converted into a public corporation as well as being forward funded by the state Legislature.

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  10. Morris Publishing Sells Homer News, Peninsula Clarion and Juneau Empire to GateHouse MediaRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Homer News

    As part of a strategic restructuring to focus its business on lifestyle publications, property development and new business, Morris Communications Co. announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell the assets of Morris Publishing Group, including the daily newspapers Kenai Peninsula Clarion and Juneau Empire and the weekly Homer News, to GateHouse Media.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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