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  1. The Arts in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | Homer News

    The Homer Council on the Arts annual Jubilee Youth Performing Arts Show is 7 p.m. Friday at the Mariner Theatre. Tickets are $5 youth, $10 HCOA members and $15 general admission, on sale at HCOA and the Homer Bookstore.

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  2. Homer raises more than $3,000 for Big Brothers Big SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | Homer News

    Homer stands out as a major contributor to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska's Bowl for Kids' Sake fundraiser, due to the efforts of Gina Pelaia and her team, the Rolling Realtors. The Homer community's Big Brother Big Sister branch held the event on April 2 and had seven teams participating, according to the Bowl for Kids' Sake website.

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  3. Homer's Best betsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 7 | Homer News

    Periodically the Homer News gets press releases from Outside media flacks pitching a story. Usually they went us to cover some event happening in Anchorage and we have to explain Alaska geography to them.

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  4. Life rafts mandatory for boats under 36' 3 miles outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Homer News

    Boats under 36 feet operating more than 3 miles from shore will be required to have a life raft as of Feb. 26, in addition to the mandatory dockside safety exam. After the first two years, they have to be sent in and re-packed every year for an additional cost.

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  5. Mariners place sixth in toughest wrestling tournament in AlaskaRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Homer News

    The Homer Mariners finished sixth with 86 points among 43 wrestling teams at the annual Lancer Smith Memorial tournament Friday and Saturday at Colony High School. It's considered the toughest tournament in Alaska.

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  6. Cash for Cans food drive raises $76,300Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Homer News

    Diana Jeska of the Homer Community Food Pantry, left, accepts a check from Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Homer branch manager Alita Mahan. Alaska USA Foundation recently announced that Alaska USA Federal Credit Union members contributed $76,300 to support community food banks during the annual Cash for Cans Food Drive.

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  7. Clinic answers legal questions for elderlyRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Homer News

    Area residents armed themselves with the legal information they'll need as they age during an elder law clinic on Tuesday at the Soldotna Public Library. Greg Peters, an elder law program director for Alaska Legal Services, travels all over the state to give presentations to Alaska's aging population.

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  8. Mat-Su Assembly OKs $1.75-million sale of ferryRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2015 | Homer News

    Borough Manager John Moosey got approval from the Mat-Su Assembly last week to sell the M/V Susitna ferry for $1.75 million to the Philippine Red Cross. "I'm elated that this ship will be put to the noble work of saving lives after disasters in the Philippines," Moosey said in a borough release.

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  9. Race to Alaska will return next summerRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2015 | Homer News

    The boat race that challenged contestants to sail, paddle or pedal their vessels from Washington to Alaska will return next year. This summer's Race to Alaska was a simple concept: teams raced the 750 miles from Port Townsend, Wash., to Ketchikan for a $10,000 first-place prize, reported the Ketchikan Daily News.

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