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  1. Heroin addiction hooks HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | Homer News

    Similar to the fable of the blind men each touching different parts of an elephant and arguing over its identity, only communication within the community can make the problem fully apparent, say those who are working to find solutions to the problem. Over the last three years, incidents have popped up in Homer that point to a growing trend, said Homer criminal defense lawyer Andy Haas.

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  2. Gabryszak hearing continued to next weekRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 7 | Homer News

    A preliminary hearing for a Homer man charged with illegally growing marijuana was continued at the Homer District Courthouse on Tuesday. Homer District Court Judge Margaret Murphy, set a new date for Joseph Gabryszak, 32, to 3:30 p.m. April 19, also at the Homer Courthouse.

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  3. Sanders wins support of Dems across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Homer News

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stood out at the Alaska Democratic caucuses on Saturday as the clear winner. Sanders received 81.6 percent of the delegates and 79.6 percent of the votes, according to results released by the Alaska Democratic Party.

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  4. Homer Pee Wee hockey team wins state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer's own Pee Wee Tier III hockey team picked up their third state title in three years on Monday morning at Kevin Bell Arena. The team took the 2015 Pee Wee state title and the same group won the 2014 state title when they played at the Squirt level.

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  5. Alaska Democrats hold caucus SaturdayRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Homer News

    Members of the Alaska Democratic Party get their chance to vote for their party's presidential candidate when the party holds meetings statewide on Saturday morning. Unlike the Republican Party's presidential preference poll, held on March 1 in which party members voted on a ballot, Democrats select their candidate through a caucus.

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  6. School district compliant with immunization rulesRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District was found to be 100 percent compliant in ensuring students without exemptions are vaccinated. Superintendent Sean Dusek announced at the March 8 Board of Education meeting that the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services sampled 800 immunization records in the annual school audits completed early this year.

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  7. What Happens When we die? Funerals help grieving processRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Homer News

    As people near death, there can be a forced intimacy, said Pastor Lisa Talbott of Homer United Methodist Church. For the elderly or those with terminal illness where death is expected, the last conversations with the dying can help ease the passing.

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  8. Women find place to discuss their roles in agricultureRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | Homer News

    Some are looking for new methods to cultivate and market their products a little differently than their male counterparts, while others are seeking ways to balance raising a family and running a farm. Many steer toward each other for an extra hand in navigation.

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  9. Soldotna hospital hopes to upgrade imaging equipmentRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | Homer News

    Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna is looking to update its imaging capabilities with some new equipment if the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly gives it the green light. The assembly introduced an ordinance at its March 8 meeting for the hospital to use funds from its Plant Replacement and Expansion Fund to purchase three new pieces of equipment, totaling approximately $1.5 million.

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  10. Seismic, exploration projects underway on Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Homer News

    The jack-up rig Randolph Yost arrived on the heavy-lift vessel Tai An Kou the evening of Wednesday, March 9. The jack-up rig was floated off the Tan An Kou on Saturday and put legs down at the Deep Water Dock. Furie Operating Alaska will use the jack-up rig to drill new wells in the Kitchen Lights unit off Nikiski.

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  11. Ohlson Mountain: all about the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Homer News

    The artwork of Kachemak Bay Campus student Mirimia Kuzmin is featured on the 20-ounce bottles of water from Ohlson Mountain Mineral Springs H20. Liz Doan gets bottles ready to head down a conveyor belt where they will be filled with water, capped and labeled.

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  12. It pays to register early for March 19 winter king tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Homer News

    Winners of the 2015 Winter King Tournament, from left to right, Chelsa Johnson of Homer, Mike Olsen of Kodiak and Raymond Tepp of Kenai hold up their winning king salmon. Olsen won first place with a prize of $27,762 for a 30.40-pound fish, Johnson won second place with a prize of $18,508 for a 28.60-pound fish and Tepp won third place with a prize of $14,542 for a 26.50-pound fish.

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  13. McNeil Canyon students bring home forensics medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Homer News

    For those who attended, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Forensics Competition was one of the best shows on the peninsula last weekend. Tustumena Elementary School hosted the district-wide Feb. 27 competition during which fourth-sixth graders performed a range of comedic and dramatic sketches, poetry and prose.

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  14. Some school cuts certain; district waits for legislative budget actionRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | Homer News

    The district expects to hear from the state Legislature about how much money it will get April 27, the last day of session, said Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Director of Finance Laurie Olson. The sooner the district hears back though, the better, as it has to wait to learn the actual revenue amount from the state before it can finalize the district budget and issue teacher contracts.

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  15. Homer-area GOP voters cast preference for CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Homer News

    Sandy and Ralph Crane greet voters at the Trailside building in Homer on Tuesday for the state Presidential Preference Poll. About 300 people voted in the first three hours of polling.

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  16. Bill threatens senior tax breakRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | Homer News

    A bill introduced Feb. 24 by Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, would allow local governments to choose whether they wanted to grant a property tax exemption for resident seniors age 65 and older. House Bill 338 would amend a current state law that mandates a $150,000 exemption on property assessments for seniors.

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  17. HEA board nomination period openRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer Electric Association is accepting nominations from members interested in running for a seat on the cooperative's Board of Directors. The cooperative's board is made up of nine directors, three from each of the three districts that make up the service area.

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  18. Assembly approves pot rulesRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Homer News

    The night before entrepreneurs across Alaska were able to apply for marijuana business licenses, the Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly affirmed its local regulations. With a few exceptions, marijuana businesses in the Kenai Peninsula Borough will be regulated similarly to the way the state has chosen to regulate them.

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  19. Alaska LNG Project still moves forwardRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Homer News

    Local representatives of the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas Project said that although their leaders have spoken of possible delays, employees of the project remain set on smaller steps before them. These steps include creating final drafts of impact reports and completing property acquisitions for the prospective pipeline's liquefaction facility and export terminal in Nikiski.

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  20. Homer schools place in district's Battle of the Books competitionRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer students competed with others throughout the Kenai Peninsula in the school district's Battle of the Books. The competitions took place via telephone or videoconference.

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