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  1. Hillside residents seek to make Kenai Peninsula Borough road privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Homer News

    ... Armstrong/Homer News) Part of country-western singer Zac Brown's log home is visible from Dorothy Drive overlooking Kachemak Bay in Homer, Alaska. The home is under construction with on-site security and marked no trespassing. Brown and other ...

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  2. Independence Day, Homer styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Homer News

    ... parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 on Pioneer Avenue in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) A member of Kachemak Emergency Services tosses candy to eager children along Pioneer Avenue during this year's Independence Day parade Wednesday, ...

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  3. Russian community in Alaska ending football programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 23 | Washington Times

    ... people to make it go," he said of the program. Cobbled together with students from all three schools at the head of Kachemak Bay - Voznesenka, Razdolna and Kachemak-Selo - the varsity team usually only had a player or two on the sidelines to relieve ...

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  4. Russian Old Believer football team disbanded after five years; schools will focus on other programsRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | Homer News

    Irina Ivanow, left, and Fenya Martushoff, right, work a booth to support the head of the bay schools last Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival Arts and Education Fair at Homer High School. After five seasons and just about as many wins, the varsity football program for students in three Russian Old Believer villages has come to an end.

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  5. Borough approves K-Selo school bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    Voters will get to decide the future of a new school for the students of Kachemak Selo in the fall. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly unanimously approved an ordinance to send a proposal to the October ballot asking voters to take on $5.45 million of general obligation bonds to pay for a new school building in the Russian Old Believer village of Kachemak Selo.

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  6. Regional administrator for Razdolna, Kachemak Selo retiresRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Homer News

    After more than three decades working in education, Timothy Whip is settling down for some "me time." The regional administrator is headed for retirement and will not return as principal of the Razdolna and Kachemak-Selo schools next school year.

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  7. Kachemak Selo School bond proposition up for voter approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | APRN

    Voters in the Kenai Peninsula Borough will decide in October whether the small Russian Old Believer village of Kachemak Selo, also known as K-Selo, will get a new school. The roadless village near the head of Kachemak Bay serves roughly 45 students in three deteriorating houses that were converted into classrooms over 30 years ago.

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  8. Assembly passes budget, raises mill rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... to voter approval, part of a match for a state grant to pay for a new school at the Russian Old Believer village of Kachemak Selo. They declined a proposal to ask voters to increase the borough sales tax from 3 percent to 3.5 percent on a 5-4 vote, ...

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  9. Firefighters save East End Road homes from wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Homer News

    An alert neighbor and a quick response from firefighters at about 6 p.m. Sunday saved two East End Road houses from being destroyed by a wind driven wildfire. Kachemak Emergency Services, Alaska Division of Forestry, Homer Volunteer Fire Department and Anchor Point Emergency Services all went to the 2.1-acre fire in the woods behind four homes between Yukon Street and Greer Road on the north side of East End Road near Mile 9. A resident of the area, Jack Allen, noticed black smoke, called 911 and began attacking flames with a garden hose.

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  10. Blaze destroys dry cabin off Eagleaerie AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Homer News

    ... was at home and saw the fire from their property, he said. She called first responders and then called her husband. Kachemak Emergency Services, with mutual aid from Homer Volunteer Fire Department, kept the blaze from spreading into the nearby ...

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  11. Firefighters save two East End Road homes from wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | Homer News

    A quick response from firefighters on Sunday afternoon saved two East End Road houses from being destroyed by a swift, wind driven wildfire. Kachemak Emergency Services, Alaska Division of Forestry, Homer Volunteer Fire Department and Anchor Point Emergency Services all went to the fire in the woods behind two homes between Yukon Avenue and Greer Road on the north side of East End Road near about Mile 9. "Two homes that were definitely threatened were saved and protected," said KES Fire Chief Bob Cicciarella at the scene of the fire.

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  12. Booksellers Predict Hot Sales This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... period in 2017 - but, like many stores around the country, anticipates a boost from some big seasonal events. The Kachemak Writers' Conference, which will be held in Homer in June and will feature Anthony Doerr as the keynote speaker, should produce ...

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  13. Assembly to consider bonds for K-Selo schoolRead the original story

    May 24, 2018 | Homer News

    Kenai Peninsula Borough voters may be asked this fall to take on several million dollars in bond debt to pay for a new school in the remote Russian Old Believer community of Kachemak-Selo. The approximately 50 students at the K-12 school in Kachemak-Selo, operated by the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, use three older buildings - one is a converted home - that have long needed repair or replacement.

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  14. Anchor Point meets to discuss river restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Homer News

    ... Stream Watch coordinator Alice Main with the Kenai Watershed Forum, Lauren Rusin and Marie McCarty with the Kachemak Heritage Land Trust, and Kyra Wagner and Devony Lehner with the Homer Soil &Water Conservation District. Carol Petraborg from the ...

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  15. Shorebird artist explores birding through soundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Homer News

    Erin Rae D'Eimon stands by one of her paintings at the First Friday opening for her show on May 4, 2018 at the Homer Council on the Arts in Homer, Alaska. Erin Rae D'Eimon's painting for the 26th annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival features a greater yellowlegs towering over Iliamna Volcano.

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  16. Wildfires sweep southern peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... in Nikolaevsk a few hours later. Multiple agencies, including the Division of Forestry, Ninilchik Fire Department, Kachemak Emergency Services and Anchor Point Fire, responded to the fires. Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management ...

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  17. Kenai Peninsulaa s last bowling alley closes after nearly 60 years of operationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | APRN

    Owner of Kachemak Bowl, Mark Cooper, has worked at the bowling alley since he was a teenager. The Kenai Peninsula's last bowling alley has closed down.

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  18. Adult Talks Event at Homer High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Homer News

    ... teaching and, just as importantly, learning from students. Tim Robinson is owner and a mental health therapist at Kachemak Counseling Clinic in Homer. He provides adolescent, adult, and couples counseling services. www.kachemakcounseling.com A ...

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  19. School board changes K-Selo school site selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    Spurred by a fear of landslides, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education has officially revised their site selection for a new school in the remote Old Believer community of Kachemak Selo. The board's approval reverses the location decision made in 2014.

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  20. Haven House selects Women of DistinctionRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Homer News

    ... organizer, leader and volunteer for over 60 years. She helped start the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, Kachemak Heritage Land Trust and Kachemak Bay Research Reserve to name a few. She has taught at Kachemak Bay Campus, written several books, ...

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