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  1. Lt. governor candidates talk in KenaiRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Homer News

    The three candidates running for lieutenant governor of Alaska outlined their platforms Tuesday during a public forum at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center. Andrew Lee, running on the Libertarian ticket, commented that he has not often been asked to join public forums for the lieutenant governor race since campaigning for the seat began.

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  2. Mariners take to water, place third in KenaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Homer News

    The Mariner swim and dive team claimed third place at the five-team Kenai Invitational at Kenai Central High School on Saturday. "Eighty percent of the races were best times for our swimmers for a total of 32.35 seconds of improvement," said Head Coach Scott Smith.

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

    Oct 8, 2014 | Homer News

    If you happened to be cruising the Homer hillside on Sunday, you might have seen little white flakes fluttering down from the sky. No, that was not a jet spilling corn starch, but The Precipitation Whose Name We Dare Not Speak.

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  4. Kenai man honored by UFARead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Homer News

    It was hard to hear the announcement over the din of the 150 people who attended the 40th anniversary banquet for the United Fishermen of Alaska - but when a table mate leaned over and said "Boy that's great," to Jim Butler, the Kenai man knew something was up. Longtime commercial fisherman and Kenai attorney Butler and three others were given UFA's "Fisherman of the Year" award during a Sept.

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  5. Navarre leads race for borough mayorRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Homer News

    With 28 of 29 precincts reporting, current Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre has taken 53.52 percent of the vote in a three-way race against Tom Bearup of Soldotna and Carrol J. Martin, also of Soldotna. Navarre had 4,794 votes.

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  6. Ninth annual Kenai River Marathon draws crowdRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Homer News

    Two hundred nineteen athletes from across the Kenai Peninsula, the state and the country took to the pavement Sunday for the Kenai River Marathon, the half marathon, relay and 5k races on Sunday. Peter Svenning of Palm City, Fla., won the marathon in a time of 3 hours, 29 minutes and two seconds.

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  7. Officials address LNG concernsRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Homer News

    Remarks from state legislators representing the Kenai Peninsula during an Alaska LNG Project update focused on local impact and project finances. Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash and Alaska LNG Project Manager Steve Butt provided an update on the project at a joint public hearing held by House of Representatives and Senate Resources Committees on Monday.

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  8. Council picks committee to screen job applicantsRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Homer News

    Wanted: Chief administrative officer to manage a large lower Kenai Peninsula corporation with an $18 million budget. Supervisory details include directing heads of several departments, enforcing corporate rules and overseeing major properties, including a waterfront enterprise.

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  9. ADF&G biologist charged with moose hunting violationsRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Homer News

    An Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist has been charged with two violations related to a moose hunt last August. Jason Herreman, 33, was charged with taking moose using illegal methods or means and unlawful possession of game, both minor offenses.

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  10. Public testimony favors keeping HERCRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Homer News

    It was a full house at the Homer City Council's meeting on Monday as area residents lined up to make their concerns known. Most comments focused on two topics: the future of the gym that is part of the HERC, Homer Education and Recreation Complex, and the city's acceptance of a"whimsical" seven-foot upright loon holding a windsock.

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  11. Tom Bearup: Borough poised for optimistic futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Homer News

    I have had experiences throughout my life, in business, government and as former mayor of the city of Soldotna that put me in the unique position of being able to relate to the needs of Kenai Peninsula residents of all backgrounds and I want to be your next borough mayor. The borough is poised for a very optimistic future.

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  12. Mike Navarre: Education our top responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Homer News

    I have been honored to serve as Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor for the last three years. I have received a great deal of support and encouragement since I announced my plans to seek re-election and greatly appreciate all of the support - thank you.

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  13. Carrol Martin: We need to grow more of our foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Homer News

    My main concerns for the entire Kenai Peninsula are increasing our own food production and reducing fire danger and damage. Reducing wild fire danger and damage and increasing food production can happen at the same time.

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  14. Mariners find reason to smile in loss to SoHiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Homer News

    In a game where you have to count your blessings wherever you find them, Mariner Head Coach Josh Fraley and the Homer High football team have something to brag about in spite of Saturday's 51-6 loss to the Soldotna Stars. "We're only the second team to score on them all year," said Fraley of the Mariners putting themselves on the board during the fourth quarter of Saturday's game.

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  15. XC girls take first, boys tie for secondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Homer News

    With the Kenai Mountains as a backdrop and Kachemak Bay to their left and right, high school cross-country runners from Kachemak Selo, Nikiski, Nikolaevsk, Soldotna and Homer took to the Spit Trail on Saturday in a 5K Homer invitational. Homer's varsity girls claimed a first-place team finish.

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  16. Connections: It's about working togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Homer News

    Identifying what stands out about Connections, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's homeschool program for grades K-12, was easy for Lee Young, principal of the program for the past 10 years. "The relationships with parents," said Young.

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  17. Girls, boys race to second at XC boroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    Traveling to Nikiski for the boroughs cross-country competition on Tuesday, the Mariners varsity girls and boys each claimed a second-place finish in competition that saw Soldotna first in the girls competition and the Kenai boys in first. "It was awesome," was Head Coach Bill Steyer's one-word wrap-up of the event.

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  18. Register for 26.2-mile Kenai River MarathonRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    The full marathon begins at 9 a.m.; the half marathon at 10 a.m., and the 5K family run and walk begin at 10:15 a.m. Registration is open until midnight Saturday for the full marathon. Register online at kenairivermarathon.org or stop at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center by Saturday.

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  19. Smooth sailing for assembly's Homer visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly moved smoothly and quickly through the agenda of its regular meeting held in Homer on Tuesday. The biggest attention-getter of the evening was assembly member Bill Smith, who represents District 8-Homer on the assembly.

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  20. Prop C would expand SPH service area into oceanRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Homer News

    Lower Kenai Peninsula Borough voters will consider a ballot question, Proposition C, that will expand the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area. While the intent is clear, the actual expansion may confuse voters since it shifts the service area boundary into the ocean - an area with no registered voters.

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