Years Ago

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20 years ago After lower Kenai Peninsula residents signed and submitted a petition to create a recreation service area, the borough assembly considered the petition… Continue reading

 

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20 years ago A consortium of five oil and gas companies agreed to pay Cook Inletkeeper $27,500 in copyright fees and to buy 100 copies… Continue reading

 

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20 years ago A couple who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary might have to live towns apart because South Peninsula Hospital’s Long Term Care facility… Continue reading

 

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20 years ago Raven Transit started offering bus service in the summer of 1999 with a 90-minute round trip route from the Down East Saloon… Continue reading

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20 years ago Alaskans should expect big changes in the way the state provides services in the new millennium, Rep. Gail Phillips told a gathering… Continue reading

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20 years ago Homer Children’s Services received a a state Mental Health Trust Authority grant of $27,000 to improve and make more accessible its facilities.… Continue reading

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20 years ago The Kachemak Bay Coalition, a group of people, tourist-related businesses and environmental organizations formed to advocate for a moratorium on personal watercraft… Continue reading

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20 years ago Pratt Museum volunteers cut up a dead gray whale that had been found floating in Halibut Cove Lagoon. The crew spent about… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News The Alaska Legislature appropriated $3.6 million to the city as part of a transfer-of-ownership agreement to move the… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News The lower Kenai Peninsula fared well in state capital projects despite cuts in the budget. Areas in Anchor… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Wildland firefighters kept a 75-acre fire from destroying homes and cabins in the Hutler Road and Mansfield Road… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News An intentional fire and a hoax bomb threat put a damper on the last day of school at… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Citizens angry at legislators who supported capping and tapping the Alaska Permanent Fund mounted a recall drive against… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Firefighters responded to four fires in 12 hours, including one fire that burned a cabin and threatened a… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Rep. Gail Phillips, R-Homer, discussed the “Healthy Alaska Plan,” an economic proposal put forth by the Republican-led majority… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News A leaking gas tank at the Trailside General Store on the Sterling Highway prompted an emergency response from… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News The Homer City Council voted to accept a state deal turning over ownership of the state-owned part of… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News With the state in a fiscal crisis that could lead to cuts for Homer athletic facilities and programs,… Continue reading

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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