Years Ago

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20 years ago in the Homer News Thigh-deep snow on the Homer High School track forced the Mariners to practice hurdles in the hallways. The… Continue reading

 

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20 years ago in the Homer News Due to an anticipated $1.2 billion state revenue shortfall, cities like Homer can expect to see more cuts… Continue reading

 

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20 years ago in the Homer News Three Homer residents narrowly escaped certain death when an avalanche came down on them while driving north to… Continue reading

 

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20 years ago in the Homer News Longtime Alaskan Elmer Rasmuson, chairman emeritus of National Bank of Alaska, donated almost 10 acres of downtown property… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News A new microwave transmitter made it possible for Halibut Cove residents to make phone calls to Homer without… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News A Homer girl used cardiopulmonary resuscitation training learned at Homer Middle School to help save her father’s life.… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Homer High School ski coach Mickey Todd got a buzz cut after the Mariner girls won the Region… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News “Warrior princess” Tela O’Donnell, a Homer High School sophomore, sought a national wrestling title when she headed to… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Crew members from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island and villagers from Port Graham saved a Voznesenka… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Homer the cat had an adventure when, while checking out a food trailer at Eagle Quality Center (now… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Caroline M. Coons, 92, died Jan. 11, 1999, in Homer. Coons came to Alaska in 1944, and started… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News The Homer Parks and Recreation Commission recommended that the old Homer Intermediate School — now known as the… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Kenai Borough Assembly member Patrick O’Brien pulled an animal-control ordinance that would have allowed cities with animal control… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News With Alaska North Slope crude oil dropping to a record low of $8.61 a barrel, local gas prices… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Jean Keene, Homer’s Eagle Lady, said she will continue to feed eagles from her home on the Spit… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News South Peninsula Hospital got a $500,000 computed tomography, or CT, scanner. The machine can render images of the… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Nonprofits got support in the draft Homer $11.3 million city budget. Proposed grants ranged from $1,500 to the… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News The Homer Library Advisory Board planned to do a space-needs study to evaluate current and future needs of… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News The Kachemak City Council voted down a grant proposal to support a social services facility to be run… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News The Board of Fish tabled two proposals that would have affected Homer sport fisheries. One proposal would have… Continue reading