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  1. Addicts face barriers to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    For people addicted to opiates - or any other substance - there are many barriers to successful recovery, despite the quality of resources that may be available. In Homer, not only is there a lack of care for existing addicts, but there also is a lack of a coordinated approach to prevention.

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  2. Homer's Best BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    Former KBBI Public Radio General Manager Dave Anderson, left, shakes Homer Mayor Beth Wythe's hand after she recognized him for his 35 years of service to the station at the March 29 Homer City Council meeting. Anderson retired last Friday and there is a party for him at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Alice's Champagne Palace.

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  3. Mariner soccer teams score wins at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer High School's boys and girls varsity soccer teams played through the cold rain on Saturday, each earning wins against Eagle River. Soccer games are only cancelled in the case of snow, said Homer High School Athletic Director Chris Perk.

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  4. Homer couple taps trees, turning sap into flavorful syrupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Homer News

    The evaporator allows Beaudoin and Anna Meredith to boil the sap into syrup through a multi-step process. Above, Beaudoin pours some of the syrup from the final pan of the evaporator into a pot.

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  5. Robust sockeye run forecast for InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Homer News

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game's recently released outlook is predicting a relatively robust sockeye salmon run for Upper Cook Inlet this season. That's coupled with a fairly strong Kenai king salmon run, which should allow the department to more closely follow the management plan and loosen restrictions of recent years, especially for the setnetters.

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  6. Soccer season gets rollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Homer News

    The Homer High School boys and girls soccer teams faced their first games of the season against Kenai on Wednesday. They will play their second of the season at home on Saturday, April 9 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. As with many of the other boys sports teams this year, the boys soccer team is built mostly around a core group of sophomores, said sophomore Charles Rohr.

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  7. KSC Kings win big at Sprint meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Homer News

    The Kachemak Swim Club Kings attended the Southcentral Area Sprint Championship Meet in Kenai last weekend and brought home several top honors. Teams from Kenai, Soldotna and Seward also participated in the meet.

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  8. Senior tax exemption may be safeRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Homer News

    A bill that would remove a state mandatory property-tax exemption for Alaska seniors failed to advance out of the House Community and Regional Affairs Committee and is unlikely to pass in its current form in the Alaska Legislature this session. Under legislative rules, as the Legislature is within two weeks of adjournment, any house bill that does not move this week to the full house for consideration is off the table.

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

    Apr 7, 2016 | 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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  10. Gabryszak hearing continued to next weekRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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