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  1. Nine first-place finishes give Mariners big winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Photo by Sean Pearson - Chris Cudaback fights to get his hand free from a Houston opponent at Saturday's Rumble. Cudaback finished second overall at 152 pounds.

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  2. ACLU: Invocation rule is 'unconstitutional'Read the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska on Thursday called a recent decision by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly to allow only religious invocations before Assembly meetings unconstitutional, asking that the body change course. ACLU of Alaska's Executive Director Joshua Decker said in a letter to Assembly President Blaine Gilman that if the Assembly wants to have invocations before its meetings, a religious test to determine whether someone can give one "violates the constitutional guarantees of equal protection and religious freedom."

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  3. Sharing the wildRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Sometimes the work is slow enough that you might as well sit down. Scoot on your butt and pull each blueberry stem in turn, until it curves under the moss, red and damp and rooty, and you can't pull any farther.

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  4. Emma Jane McCuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Emma Jane McCune went into the presence of the Lord on Oct. 9. She was born Feb. 23, 1941 in Colorado Springs to Roy and Eva McCune and came to know Christ as a child. She attended Palmer High School, obtained a BA in Education and then went on to earn a Masters of Education in Library Science in 1969.

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  5. Homer Electric Association says rate increase comingRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Homer Tribune Homer Electric Association announced today that members will likely see a rate increase effective Oct. 1. The cooperative has filed a request with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska that increases the cost of power adjustment, resulting in a monthly increase of $7.30 for the average HEA members using 550 kilowatt hours per month. According to HEA, the increase was caused by an increased cost of fuel purchased by HEA to generate electricity.

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  6. BlueCrest briefs assembly on Cosmopolitan developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    In today's economic climate, news that oil and gas development in the Cook Inlet is going well, creating jobs and a revenue stream is welcome for many. But as BlueCrest Energy readies to start up its drill rig to tap into new wells, things are going to get substantially more disruptive, and not everyone is thrilled about it.

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  7. Borough planning commission retains 13 seatsRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    By Carey Restino Homer Tribune Planning commissions fly under the radar of most Kenai Peninsula residents, but at a recent meeting, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Planning Commission considered weighty issues like extending the time needed the Port Graham townsite application, accepting FEMA maps for flood insurance for Seward, Cooper Landing, Ninilchik, Nikiski and Anchor Point, and allowing a structure to be placed in the Kenai River habitat protection district. The commission decisions impact development, the environment and much more from one end of the peninsula to the other.

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  8. Runners compete in marathonRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Homer Tribune The south peninsula found itself well-represented at this year's Kenai River Marathon on Sunday, as some 23 of Homer's finest competed in the annual Kenai Community Foundation fundraising event. Michelle Mitchell placed fourth overall and first among women.

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  9. Proposition 2 best serves residents' health care needsRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    You have many decisions to make in the upcoming regular election on Oct. 4. Proposition 2 is one that actually saves you money while improving healthcare for the service area. Proposition 2 asks voters of the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area for permission for the Kenai Peninsula Borough to borrow up to $4.8 million in general obligation bonds for purposes of improvements to the hospital's operating rooms and an expansion at Homer Medical Center.

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  10. Kenai women charged with stealing mail in Homer areaRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    By Chris Klint Alaska Dispatch News Alaska State Troopers have arrested two Kenai women accused of stealing mail and checks after a search of their vehicle following a random traffic stop uncovered a stack of letters that didn't belong to them. Pamela J. Larson, 39 and Kimberly L. Scheaffer, 46, each face five felony counts of second-degree theft and a misdemeanor count of fourth-degree theft, according to a trooper dispatch.

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  11. FYI - News briefs & announcements - Sept. 22Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    The next syringe exchange is Sept. 27, from 5-7 p.m. at the South Peninsula Hospital Training Center, 203 W. Pioneer Ave. The exchange offers safe disposal of used syringes, safer injection kits, free HIV/Hepatitis C testing and treatment information.

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  12. SPARC building to break ground this monthRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    By the end of this month, Homer should be able to see the beginnings of what will eventually be a 12,000-square-foot multiuse facility that will house everything from soccer games to toddler playgroups. The South Peninsula Athletic and Recreation Center, or SPARC, as organizers call it, still has a ways to go to be fully funded, however, and organizers are holding an information and fundraising event at the Glacier Ridge Brewery from 7:45 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.

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  13. School district seeks to stay afloat in a sea of economic challengesRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Some people believe the school year is a marathon, but I liken it to a 400-meter run - the toughest race to run. We have precious hours, minutes and seconds with students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.

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  14. HEA asks members to approve deregulationRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    This summer, the Homer Electric Association board of directors voted unanimously to hold a member vote on detaching from the state regulatory commission. The move is being championed by some as a way to save money in lean times, but others are concerned about an unregulated association operating a monopoly on the southern Kenai Peninsula.

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  15. A year after Obama's visit, Exit Glacier retreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    Photos provided - Large chunks have cleaved away from the glacier's face in the past month, being tossed downstream and exposing a cave-like opening at the base of the terminus. A year ago, President Obama stood at the toe of retreating Exit Glacier and proclaimed it a beautiful but vulnerable sight, an obvious "signpost" of climate change.

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