Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News

The Homer Advisory Planning Commission forwarded to the city council a proposal to ban signs on poles along the Homer Bypass. The signs would be mounted at ground level and no more than 34-square-feet per side. The new ordinance also would restrict all pole-mounted signs to 20 feet in height.

— From the issue of Sept. 17, 1998

30 years ago in the Homer News

The Nikolaevsk School calendar will follow the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District calendar and won’t accommodate Old Believer students. That means students will miss 14 school days they celebrate as holy days. Some Anchor Point students will be bused to Nikolaevsk. Calendar uniformity was set up to meet the needs of those students.

“It’s not sound educational policy,” said Nikolaevsk Principal Bob Moore. “If there’s no flexibility, the Old Believers come out as losers.”

— From the issue of Sept. 15, 1988

50 years ago in the Homer News

The Homer city budget proposed seeking a $150,000 general obligation bond to pay for a 5,000-square-foot multipurpose building that would house offices for the city administration, Homer Police and the Homer Volunteer Fire Department. It also would hold a large training room built to Civil Defense fallout specifications.

— From the issue of Sept. 20, 1968