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  1. Kodiak fishermen intercepting UCI salmon, say studiesRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Homer News

    Two studies commissioned by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game that were released last month examine the genetic makeup of salmon harvested in the Kodiak Management Area from 2014-2016 and show that a substantial number of sockeye and chinook salmon bound for Upper Cook Inlet are being intercepted by Kodiak fishermen. The studies show that over the course of those three years well in excess of 1 million sockeye and chinook salmon were harvested in KMA that were bound for UCI, with 626,473 sockeye in 2015 alone.


  2. Toby Tyler - 'pillar of art community' - diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Homer News

    In homes and businesses throughout Homer and Alaska - and even the Lower 48 - almost everyone has at least one work of art by R.W. "Toby" Tyler. Whether a wildflower painted on a driftwood barrel stave, a scene of Kachemak Bay or a California Victorian home, Tyler's work is as familiar a sight as a pair of XtraTufs.


  3. IFQs for cod, pollock trawl fishery on holdRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Homer News

    In a battle that dates back to at least the Gov. Frank Murkowski administration, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council put on hold indefinitely any movement toward an IFQ program for the Gulf of Alaska trawl fishery for cod and pollock. At its meeting earlier this month, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten put the brakes on the rationalization program after basically reaching an impasse with the trawler/processor group Groundfish Forum that was pushing for it.


  4. Tanner crab fishery in Bering Sea still possibleRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Homer News

    The Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fishermen reports that the Board of Fisheries has placed an additional item on the agenda of its January meeting in Kodiak, proposal 278. "This proposal would potentially allow the Bering Sea District commercial Tanner crab fishery west of 166 west longitude to be opened at low levels of Tanner crab abundance," according to the board.


  5. Amazing skiesRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Homer News

    Northern lights sine over Homer as seen from Diamond Ridge early Sunday morning. The Orionoid meteor shower also happened that night.


  6. HEA member has lots of questions about deregulation of Homer ElectricRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Homer News

    Providing electric service to HEA members is not a simple job. That is one reason that HEA is currently regulated.


  7. New Homer school principals eager to connect with communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Homer News

    Todd Hindman sits in an armchair in Fireweed Academy's Little Fireweed building on Pioneer Avenue. HIndman has a history of working in schools with project-based programs similar to Homer's charter school.


  8. Burn permits suspendedRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Homer News

    The Alaska Division of Forestry has issued a burn permit suspension as of 8 a.m. July 18 for the Kenai Peninsula and Kodiak areas. According to a notice from the Homer Volunteer Fire Department, the suspension has been put in place due to high to very-high fire danger in the region and the continued drying and curing of fine fuels.


  9. First FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Homer News

    Homer photographer Taz Tally shows his new image of fireweed casting its seed, along with other black and white images printed on metal. Antoinette Walker is an contemporary Alaska artist capturing the marine and coastal life of her island home of Kodiak and Bristol Bay where she fishes for sockeye salmon.


  10. Division of Parks to sell merchandise to help pay costs, become self-sufficientRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Homer News

    Add promotional hats, water bottles, visors and other promotional items to the list of ways Alaska hopes to balance its budget without hiking taxes too high. The Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation got a green light from the Legislature to sell parks-themed merchandise for a profit.


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