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  1. Shell ships draw protestors, revenue to HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Holding "Shell No" banners, protestors stand against Royal Dutch Shell's plans to drill in Arctic waters this summer in search of oil. The 816-foot Minerva Antarctica provided a dramatic backdrop to a Friday night protest on the Homer Spit, dwarfing 30 or so protesters a few flag-flying kayakers and a very large drum as Homer residents saw first hand the evidence of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to drill in Arctic waters this summer in search of oil.

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  2. Navy urged to change practice time, placeRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    By Carey Restino Homer Tribune The Homer City Council joined Kodiak, Cordova and other Alaska communities this week when it passed a resolution urging the U.S. Navy to change training exercises currently held in the Gulf of Alaska after dozens testified that the training could impact marine mammals and fish in the region. The resolution, postponed at a previous meeting, asked the Navy to hold its training exercises in the fall, not in the summer during the main migration period for the region's fish and marine mammals.

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  3. Kenai schools set for a fully-funded year aheadRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District should fare better than many school districts across the state in the coming year due to how it is funded. "This year they will be fine," said Borough Mayor Mike Navarre, who oversaw a budget this year that involved funding the district to the tax cap through borough taxes.

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  4. Sen. Stevens cautions Alaska against panicRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    It's a job he said the Senate completed, along with $750-800 million in cuts that will not involve mass layoffs. Now the budget is in the hands of the Alaska House.

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  5. Total haul for Alaska salmon pegged at 221 million fishRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    Salmon fisheries are opening this month from one end of Alaska to the other. Total catches so far of mostly sockeye were under 1 million fish, but will add up fast from here on.

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  6. Researchers disagree on pink/sockeye 'food fight'Read the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    Alaska salmon producers are not buying the presumption that growing numbers of pinks are eating too much food in the ocean, causing sockeye salmon to grow slower and smaller. That's the claim of a new study by Seattle and British Columbia researchers, who say the race for food ultimately affects sockeye abundance and survival.

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  7. Body of missing man foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    A man reported missing for several weeks was found dead on April 3 in Kodiak, after the Kodiak Police Department received a call about a deceased male found floating in the St. Paul Harbor. Local resident, 27-year old Mihay Kalugin of Homer had been missing for nearly seven weeks in the area and was believed to be outside of Kodiak, before emergency personnel and KPD responded to a call reporting a body found near the A float of the small-boat harbor.

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  8. Kodiak man nets $27,762 for 30.4-pound kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    Above photo courtesy of Jim Lavrakas Mike Olsen of Kodiak poses with his prize-winning, 30.4-pound king Saturday's Homer Chamber of Commerce 2015 Winter King Salmon Tournament. Olsen won $27,762 for his 30.40 pound catch, and pulled in another $24,326.25 in side boat bets.

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  9. Local fisherman missing for more than 3 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    A 27-year old Homer man reported missing in late February is still unaccounted for, according to the Kodiak Police Department. The department confirmed it has exhausted all leads in the case.

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  10. Letters - Feb. 11Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    McNeil Canyon Elementary would like to express our sincere thanks to Tech Connect. For several years, they have offered to be the drop-off point in town for used ink jet cartridges.

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  11. Salmon Project offers 'salmon swag' gift packsRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    Lovers choose lobster as the top Valentine's Day dish to share with that special someone. Crab legs and shrimp also get the nod as "romantic meals" on Feb. 14 - one of the busiest dining-out days for U.S. restaurants.

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  12. Seafood marketers bring global media blitzRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    Alaska seafood marketers are ramping up promotions and bankrolling a $1 million global media blitz to counteract a tough sockeye salmon market. Sockeyes are by far the most valuable salmon catch, often worth two-thirds of the value of Alaska's entire salmon fishery.

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  13. Retrospective, fish picks and pansRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    Alaska still has its share of naysayers who will quibble about the seafood industry's importance to our great state. They dismiss the fact that fishing was Alaska's first industry and was fish that spawned the push to statehood.

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  14. M's represent at Reno Tournament of ChampionsRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Four Mariner wrestlers traveled to Reno for the 20th Anniversary of the Reno Tournament of Champions. Wrestling in what is referred to as the "toughest tournament in America," the top three placers in each weight class earned All-American status.

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  15. Fishermen can hose down boats, no problemRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    It went down to the wire, but fishermen were relieved to learn they can continue to hose down their decks without fear of violating the Clean Water Act. Congress voted unanimously this week to extend a moratorium for three years that exempts commercial fishing vessels 79 feet and under from needing incidental discharge permits from the Environmental Protection Agency for deck wash.

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