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...Float and across from the Seldovia Bay Ferry's Kachemak Voyager. "This is really good," said Homer City Manager Walt Wrede of efforts to remove derelict vessels. "That frees up space for working boats. That's what we want ... It's...
Ash3D is federal answer to ash cloud response

...front-end loaders functioning. "When the cloud started heading this direction, it was very ominous," City Manager Walt Wrede said. "It was kind of scary, mostly because of the unknown." Homer never shut down, but it braced for it. While...
Homer council: 'no' on halibut catch plan letter

...charter fishermen, spoke on a resolution introduced by council member Bryan Zak that would have directed City Manager Walt Wrede to write the U.S. Secretary of Commerce asking that the findings of a current National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
Homer still fighting for gas line

...right in the middle of our presentation the chief of staff got up and walked out without any explanation." City Manager Walt Wrede outlined the coordinated effort to get Parnell's blessing on the gas line. "We had the city lobbyist working on it...
Not time to change

...Johnson, assembly member Ray Tauriainen and assembly president Gary Knopp voted for the measure. Homer City Manager Walt Wrede said the Homer City Council passed a resolution opposing Johnson's ordinance in April. "I think it was the feeling...
Area projects make budget

...not reduce these job-providing projects." Looking specifically to the southern Kenai Peninsula, Homer City Manager Walt Wrede also was pleased. "It's looking good," said Wrede. "We got almost $32 million for the greater Homer area...
Cities seek comp plan help

...complete update and revision of Homer's plan and is asking the borough to assume half that cost. Homer City Manager Walt Wrede said the need for comprehensive community planning "has never been greater." If accepted at introduction, Ordinance...
Homer residents fight new city hall supporters are scratching their heads about the project and are heading back to the drawing board. City Manager Walt Wrede is on vacation until the end of the week and Anne Marie Holen, the city's special projects coordinator, said she...
Endeavour operator fired for 'non-performance'

...sooner rather than later."There's only so many qualified people," he said with a laugh.Homer City Manager Walt Wrede said the announcement got the city's attention and prompted a Friday morning teleconference with Buccaneer officials...
Archer disputes Buccaneer claims, files suit

...Walker and other officials met with Homer City Manager Walt Wrede, Homer Harbormaster Bryan Hawkins and U.S. Coast...people," he said with a laugh. Homer City Manager Walt Wrede said the announcement got the city's attention and...


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