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  1. Variety of groups join forces to preserve the Anchor RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Homer News

    Young salmon, such as this silver shown above, winter in the Anchor River. ADFG biologists borrowed the fish, along with other salmon and sticklebacks, to show to about a dozen people during a field trip to Anchor River conservation sites on March 5. The fish was returned unharmed to the channel where it was caught.

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  2. Assembly still chews on food taxRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly this week rejected the ordinance that would repeal the nine-month sales tax exemption on groceries. During Tuesday's meeting, the assembly agreed to postpone voting down president Dale Bagley's proposed substitute ordinance that would keep the sales tax in effect for six months of the year, from Oct. 1 to March 31. "The voters have approved this seasonal sales tax exemption for groceries twice in the last year," Bagley wrote in a memo.

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  3. Cause of razor clams' demise no mystery; it's overharvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Homer News

    Many experts gave presentations on everything from phytoplankton to elodea to marine vertebrates. I attended part of the conference, but was particularly interested in the presentation given regarding East Side Cook Inlet Razor Clam Stock and Fishery Assessment.

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  4. Persily hired by borough mayor as oil-gas adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Homer News

    On the last day of 2012, the oil-drilling rig Kulluk ran aground on Sitkalidak Island near Kodiak. The weather was foul, the location remote, and the timing unfortunate.

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  5. Cause of razor clam decline remains mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Homer News

    Razor clamming, the muddy, yet popular sport that attracts thousands of visiting and local outdoor enthusiasts to the lower Kenai Peninsula's beaches each year, has been prohibited on the east side of Cook Inlet for the remainder of 2015. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the measure in an emergency order last week.

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  6. Another piece of peninsula's past emergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Homer News

    There was no doubt in Phil Gordon's mind what he saw sticking out of the ground near the mouth of Diamond Creek on Jan. 4. It was the tip of a horn. "When I saw it, I thought, 'Oh, I know you,'" said Gordon, who grew up on a farm and can give graphic firsthand accounts of dehorning cattle.

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  7. Diversity drives ConnectionsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Homer News

    Kachemak Selo and other schools off the state road system make it challenging for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District to provide education to the borough's younger residents. Add to that a mixture of languages, religions, cultures and family situations and the challenges only increase.

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  8. Dusek named new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Homer News

    The Board of Education voted unanimously to offer the job to the 22-year Kenai Peninsula Borough School District veteran following public interviews Tuesday. "It is very humbling," Dusek said.

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  9. Middle school wrestlers bring home Boroughs medalsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Homer News

    It was a big Saturday for 10 Homer Middle School wrestlers participating at Boroughs competition at Skyview Middle School in Soldotna. "We did great," said Coach Daniel Rios.

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  10. Borough assembly dumps ordinance prohibiting marijuana cultivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Homer News

    After hours of public testimony during Tuesday's regular meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, the assembly voted down an ordinance that, if passed, would have placed before voters in October the operation of marijuana cultivation facilities in areas of the borough outside cities. Ordinance 2015-02, sponsored by Kelly Wolf of Kenai, failed on a six no, three yes vote.

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  11. Daigle 10th, Homer 5th and 6th at RegionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    Mariner senior captain Aspen Daigle led her team with a 10th place personal finish at the Region III cross-country skiing championships last weekend at the Government Peak trails in Hatcher's Pass, near Palmer. The team pushed off on tracked, well-groomed trails for a 5K classic race on Friday, and again on Saturday for 5 and 7.5K free-style loops.

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  12. Port Graham's team of one shines in book battleRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    Battle of the Books teams are allowed three students - a spokesperson, a recorder and a "thinker," but for the third- and fourth-grade team at Port Graham School, Luke was it. The K-12 school with about a dozen students is on the south side of Kachemak Bay.

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  13. Fish and Game forecasts more kings on the Kenai RiverRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Homer News

    If the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's preseason forecast for the early run of chinook salmon on the Kenai River proves to be accurate, it will be the second lowest run on the river in 30 years. However, the newly released run forecast of 5,265 fish is more than twice the 2014 forecast for the struggling salmon run.

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  14. For Valentine's Day: A love letter to HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    Originally I was going to call this piece "why I've fallen in love with Homer," but it's more than that. In my three and a half years of living here, I've been up the Kenai Peninsula and as far down the head of the bay as Kachemak Selo.

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  15. Freshman skiers lead at BoroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    After a season of improvising, the Mariners demonstrated their skiing prowess at Boroughs competition in Soldotna Feb. 5, with top-10 finishes for both boys and girls and a third-place team finish over all. The skies were clear and the temperatures in the mid-teens as the skiers lined up for an afternoon mass start.

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  16. Recall against assembly member Wolf shot down by boroughRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    On Feb. 5, the borough clerk's office released the results of the application that was submitted by Kasilof resident Chase Duncan on Jan. 26. Duncan cited "incompetent representation" as the reason he filed the petition. "Kelly Wolf has demonstrated extreme and egregious incompetence in his elected position due to his recent Ordinance 2015-002," Duncan stated in his petition, but did not go into further detail.

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  17. Council debates free main allowance on gas lineRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    As the city closes in on approving a final assessment roll for the Natural Gas Homer Special Assessment District, the Homer City Council at a work session on Monday debated an idea that could lower property owner assessments. Should the people who helped fund the gas line get a rebate in the future from the free main allowance, a fee paid by customers who hook up for natural gas service from Enstar? Last week, the city released its final assessment roll.

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  18. Students prove themselves, school employment readyRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Homer News

    Once again, Homer High School was named "most employable school" in Kenai Peninsula Borough School District CTSO, Career Technical Student Organization, competition. "I think Homer is going on year five as most employable school," said Dan Bohrnsen, coordinator of this year's competition at Kenai Central High School, held Jan. 29. "Homer has done very well.

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  19. Homer edges out SoHi at RegionsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Homer News

    A barrage of shots downed one team and a late tip bounced the other as a pair of central Kenai Peninsula squads watched their seasons come to an end during the first day of the North Star Conference Championships at the Menard Arena in Wasilla. Homer's Kiril Sanarov tipped in a deflection off an Anton Kuzmin blast with 1 minute, 37 seconds, left in the extra period to lead Homer to a 2-1 overtime win over Soldotna late Thursday in the NSC quarterfinals.

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  20. Assembly puts food tax on table - againRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Homer News

    Blaine Gilman of Kenai introduced the ordinance that would allow for the borough to collect taxes from Sept.1 until May 31 on non-prepared groceries, during Tuesday's Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting. The borough has missed the opportunity to collect nearly $3 million in tax revenue annually without the exemptions, according to the ordinance.

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