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  1. LNG project fields question as fieldwork continuesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Homer Tribune

    Nikiski residents, elected officials and area businesses have questions, Alaska LNG project staff were in the area last week with answers. Project representatives spoke to the Soldotna City Council on April 22 and held an open house April 23 in Nikiski to give an overview of the project, update on fieldwork and outlook on the project's timeline, as well as answer questions from the merely curious to the potentially personally affected and concerned.

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  2. Mariner 2015 boys soccer packed with talent, depthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Senior Drew Brown moves the ball upfield in a home game against Wasilla last year. For the first time in Warren Waldorf's eight years of coaching, 18 of his Mariner soccer players asked to spend their spring break training; in Homer - in the gym.

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  3. Wrestlers raise the roof at Alice Witte GymnasiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Popeye wrestler Mose Hayes works to turn an opponent to his back on Saturday. Hayes placed second in his division.

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  4. Mariners 1 game short for trip to state tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Mariner senior Kenneth Schneider gets in the face of ACS standout Levi Auble. Schneider's attempts at intimidation did little to curb the big man's 21-point scoring performance.

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  5. Borough mayor provides insight on budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Chelsea Alward Borough Mayor Mike Navarre gives a speech on the state oil decline and budget deficits, and the impact on the Kenai Peninsula. Navarre visited Homer Jan. 29 and spoke before the Rotary Club of Homer-Kachemak Bay.

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  6. No to winter food taxRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    More than 1,000 people on the Southern Kenai Peninsula signed the petition, or referendum, to say no to winter sales tax on unprepared foods on the Peninsula composing more than one half of the signatures needed to place the issue on the October 2015 ballot. A total of 1,800 signatures has paved the way for the referendum to appear in the Kenai Peninsula Borough election, which if passed, will repeal ordinance 2008-28.

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  7. Cook Inlet in need of tug escortsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    When the Exxon Valdez "fetched up hard aground" on Bligh Reef in 1989, it was in the dark of night. A mighty storm was raging in Joe Hazelwood's alcohol-fogged brain.

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  8. Wrestling Mariners look to punch tickets to StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Sophomore and team captain Jaime Rios battles an opponent at home. Wrestling at 132 pounds, Rios is looking at a No.

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  9. Share the Spirit celebrates 22 years of givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    A little over two decades ago, "Share The Spirit" was only one of the many puzzle pieces of a complex community effort to offer struggling families help with the holidays. Anticipated by many, Share the Spirit is an annual effort to provide local families and people in need with "Christmas baskets" and gifts for Dec. 25. Long-time volunteer Shari Daugherty said the outreach became what it is today at a crowded meeting in 1992 at the Elks Lodge.

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  10. Grassroots movement works to keep food tax-free in winterRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    The battle for an absence of tax on unprepared foods purchased in the winter has been hard fought. Homer is one of three cities in the borough whose municipality holds control on the decision of food taxation by ordinance, despite voter opposition.

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  11. Mariner Mat Team sixth at biggest small-school inviteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Homer placed five wrestlers in the top six over the weekend at the ACS Invitational in Anchorage. Often referred to as the, "biggest small school tournament" in the state, the invite welcomed 45 teams and offered plenty of wrestling excitement.

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  12. Community News - Oct. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Arlene Adkinson and Tara Kain stand outside St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Saturday with a petition for a referendum to Kenai Peninsula Brough Ordinance 2008-28, that would prevent general law cities in the borough from taxing food in the winter. They have until the middle of November to get 1,600 signatures, and are working with others in Nikiski and Soldotna.

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  13. New count approves animal controlRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    Since it was an advisory vote, this means the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is given the voters' go-ahead to launch a boroughwide animal control department to respond in areas outside of cities. The second question on funding the new program, however, did not meet with voter approval by a big margin: 4,306 yes to 2,451 no.

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  14. Homer wrestlers dominate Nikiski, Voz on the matsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Team co-captain Jaime Rios shouts out instructions to teammate Antonio Ochoa during Saturday's scrimmage. "My goals for the team are to win the Regional title and for everyone to go to State," he said.

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  15. Popeye to send 5 to national girls tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Sean Pearson Junior wrestler Jadzia Martin looks a bit bored as she dominates a Nikiski wrestler on Saturday. Homer's Popeye Wrestling Club will send five girls to compete in the pre-season National War of the Roses Girls-Only Wrestling Tournament in Ohio on Oct. 24-25.

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