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  1. Bailey estate expands conservation easementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Homer News

    The Edgar P. Bailey estate has donated a 17.28-acre conservation easement to Kachemak Heritage Land Trust , the Homer land trust organization announced in a press release last week. The addition of important wildlife habitat on the Edgar P. Bailey Estate property known as Inspiration Ridge Preserve expands protected land and connects five existing conservation easements of a total 457.15 acres already donated to KHLT.

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

    Jul 19, 2018 | Homer News

    Cones on Dorothy Drive mark the area where neighbors at the end of the rural road plan to vacate the last 2,000 feet and turn it into a private, gated road. After this photo was taken on July 9, 2018, builders put in a circular turn around on the road downhill from East Skyline Drive in Homer, Alaska.

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

    Jul 12, 2018 | Homer News

    Rep. Paul Seaton tosses bouncy balls into the air for children to run after from his position in this year's Independence Day parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 on Pioneer Avenue in Homer, Alaska. A member of the U.S. Coast Guard tosses candy to children and families lining Pioneer Avenue during the annual Independence Day parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in Homer, Alaska.

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

    May 31, 2018 | Homer News

    A dry cabin burns in a fire that started in the morning Tuesday, May 29, 2018 off Eagleaerie Avenue outside Homer, Alaska. The cabin was unoccupied at the time, and the two pigs belonging to the renter were saved.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Anchor Point meets to discuss river restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Homer News

    Anchor Point residents met with leaders of several local environmental agencies at the Anchor Point Senior Center on Monday, May 14 to discuss suggestions to maintain the Anchor River and repair damage to its banks. The environmental agencies called for the meeting with the community in order to gain insight on what would be the best course of action for these restorations as well as to educate themselves on the behavior and history of the river.

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

    Apr 26, 2018 | Homer News

    Clients of all ages often infer that substance experimentation is a normal developmental process. Or that genetics predispose a person to addiction.

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  13. Haven House selects Women of DistinctionRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Homer News

    The South Peninsula Haven House Board of Directors have announced the 2018 Honorees to be celebrated at this year's Women of Distinction dinner and auction. The honorees are Woman of Distinction, Linda Chamberlain; Woman of Wisdom, Daisy Lee Bitter, and Young Woman of Distinction, Chloe Pleznac.

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  14. HEA customers will see about $2 average monthly price decreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Homer News

    Kachemak Ski Club members on Sunday hold a Homer Electric Association banner for HEA Day at the Homer Rope Tow, Ohlson Mountain. HEA has been a longtime supporter of the club and rope tow.

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  15. Fire danger does not disappear in winterRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | Homer News

    This is the time of year chimneys start to get plugged up with creosote, and Kachemak Emergency Services is trying to help head that issue off before it becomes a real problem. The agency issued a reminder that it has chimney brushes and rods that are available to be loaned out for free to anyone who needs them.

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  16. KESA tackles Fritz Creek fire with help from Homer, Anchor Point firefightersRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | Homer News

    An intense fire last Thursday destroyed a home on East End Road in Fritz Creek, but no one was hurt. Kachemak Emergency Services Chief Bob Cicciarella said the department was called out to the blaze about Mile 9.5 East End Road at 9:35 a.m. Thursday.

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  17. District, parents hash out busing issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Homer News

    While drivers diligently stop at every scheduled route, at some routes no one boards, and for stops where students get on, it might only be one or two. At an informational meeting on Jan. 25 at West Homer Elementary School with Kenai Peninsula Borough School District officials, parents, teachers and principals, the problem of ridership loomed large in the discussion.

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  18. Council will consider first commercial cannabis farm in cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Homer News

    Alaska Loven It plans to operate a marijuana standard cultivation facility in this 5,000-square-foot building, shown in this Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 photo, on Kachemak Drive near the east end of the Homer Airport runway. Alaska Training Room currently uses the front of the building, but owner Mary Jo Campbell said she plans to move this month to a new location on Ocean Drive.

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  19. Year in reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Homer News

    A member of Kachemak Emergency Services makes his way down the slope near Baycrest Overlook on Monday, July 24, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. First responders found a pickup truck that had fallen over the edge after hitting a guard rail on the Sterling Highway, and searched for a possible victim until getting a report that the driver had crashed several days earlier and had walked away uninjured.

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  20. Cycle Logical buys Pioneer buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Homer News

    Members of the Homer cycling community partake of snacks during a open house Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 for Cycle Logical at its new location on Pioneer Avenue in Homer, Alaska. The shop will move from its East End Road location.

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