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  1. Borough mayor's vetoes on school, tourism funding standRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | Homer News

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council will have to live with less money than the assembly originally approved for fiscal year 2019. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly failed to overturn two line-item budget vetoes from Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce at a special meeting Friday.

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  2. Pilot program sparks passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Homer News

    High school students from across the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District wrap up a day of training at Nikiski Fire Station. The group is part of the pilot program, basic firefighter academy, which included a week of training and culminates in the students becoming licensed by the state.

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  3. Lawmakers look at potential problem with chemicals on utility polesRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | Homer News

    Leglislators are debating a bill to exempt utilities from legal liability for chemicals used to treat wooden poles, prompted by possible soil contamination around Homer Electric Association powerline poles following the Kenai Spur Highway north of Sterling. Sen. Peter Micciche sponsored the proposal, Senate Bill 173, with a companion bill, House Bill 334 , sponsored by Reps.

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  4. School briefsRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2018 | Homer News

    Friday, Feb. 23 - Community-wide Restorative Justice Seminar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at KPC. Please call the office for details.

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  5. HEA seeks candidates for three board seatsRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2018 | Homer News

    Homer Electric Association is accepting nominations from members interested in running for a seat on the cooperative's Board of Directors. The board has nine directors, with three from each of the three districts that make up the service area.

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  6. Post-vote, cannabis businesses bloom on peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Homer News

    It's par for the course in their family-owned business, Permafrost Distributors, a cannabis cultivation and retail operation based in Nikiski and Sterling. Another of their brothers helps with cultivation, and a high school friend of Chase Griffith's works in the store in Sterling.

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  7. Crime Stoppers launch app, seek more community involvementRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Homer News

    Though it has celebrated its 25th birthday, the Peninsula Crime Stoppers group is still trying to gain more public attention and involvement. Peninsula Crime Stoppers, a central peninsula-based nonprofit , offers cash rewards for people who turn in tips related to crimes on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  8. School briefsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | Homer News

    Hockey vs Eagle River at the MTA Center in the Palmer Showdown at 5:30 p.m., Wrestling Dual vs Grace Christian School 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 - Wrestling at Nikiski Duals at 2 p.m., and Hockey against Lathrop at the MTA Center in the Palmer Showdown at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 - Wrestling at Nikiski Duals at 9 a.m., Hockey vs Monroe at the MTA Center in the Palmer Showdown at 9 a.m., Sadie Hawkins Dance in the Commons at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 - Skyview eighth grade vs Homer at Homer. Start Times: Girls at 4 p.m., boys at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov 13 - Ninilchik vs Homer at Ninilchik.

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  9. Pierce wins borough mayor's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Homer News

    Charlie Pierce speaks during a forum for borough mayoral candidates in September. Pierce is headed for a runoff election against Linda Hutchings on Oct. 24. The final vote tally Tuesday showed Pierce leading opponent Linda Hutchings by a razor-thin margin - 45 votes, to be exact.

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  10. Tauriainen beats Arness for Nikiski school board seatRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Homer News

    A new face will be representing Nikiski and Tyonek on the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's Board of Education. Jason Tauriainen has beat long-time board member, and current board president, Joe Arness, according to unofficial results from Tuesday's election.

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  11. Mike Illg looks forward to another year on the Board of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Homer News

    After getting a taste of the Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education with a partial term, member Mike Illg of Homer will get to become a more familiar face as he takes his seat for a full term. Illg is running unopposed for the board's District 8 seat, the one representing Homer, for a 1-year term.

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  12. Why I am voting yes on borough Prop. 1Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Homer News

    For 32 years I have lived in a "non-incorporated area" of the Kenai Peninsula Borough which means I do not live within the city limits of Seward, Soldotna, Kenai, or Homer. I am voting ""yes on Prop.

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