Years Ago

Years Ago

20 years ago Those opposed to a proposed plan to annex land around Homer were gearing up for a fight, including seeking funds to help… Continue reading

 

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20 years ago Brother Asaiah Bates, 78, departed the Cosmic Hamlet when he died at 11:22 p.m. on March 28 at his home. Reporter Hal… Continue reading

 

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20 years ago Kenai Superior Court Judge Jonathan Link ruled the City of Homer petition to annex 25 square miles could proceed. Citizens Concerned About… Continue reading

 

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20 years ago Parents concerned about a comprehensive sex education program at Homer Middle School and Homer High School objected to the display of condoms… Continue reading

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20 years ago After 47 years in business, Kenai Supply closed its stores from Wasilla to Homer. The death of founder William Wells in December… Continue reading

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20 years ago Residents of an area the city of Homer proposed to annex gave the Homer City Council a clear message at its Feb.… Continue reading

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20 years ago Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Drew Scalzi filed to run for the House District 7 seat held by Gail Phillips. Phillips said… Continue reading

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20 years ago Kenai Superior Court Judge Harold Brown ruled that snowmachiners and others could continue to use an old seismic trail that runs through… Continue reading

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20 years ago Searchers found missing Tustumena 200 musher Rod Boyce alive and in good condition after he had been lost for six days. Snomads… Continue reading

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20 years ago A blizzard some called “the storm of the decade” hammered the Kenai Peninsula. Coming on top of a week of heavy snow,… Continue reading

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20 years ago Homer City Council member Mike Yourkowski pulled a resolution from the agenda that would have opposed action by the North Pacific Fishery… Continue reading

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20 years ago The Homer City Council passed a resolution to preserve wildlife habitat in the Mariner Park Lagoon without attracting more birds to the… Continue reading

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20 years ago Eight Pioneer Avenue businesses were burglarized on Jan. 9 and 10. Someone took tip jars from the Duncan House containing donations to… Continue reading

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20 years ago A $4,000 fireworks display on Beluga Lake brought in the new year and the new millennium. Certified pyrotechnician Jon Faulkner organized the… Continue reading

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20 years ago A planning team from the Department of Fish and Game, Department of Natural Resources and Alaska State Parks took three hours of… Continue reading

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20 years ago At a weekend meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, halibut charter operators came away with no better options than before… Continue reading

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20 years ago The Kachemak Bay Coalation held a forum on personal watercraft, or Jet Skis. The group advocates for a ban on personal watercraft… Continue reading

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20 years ago President Bill Clinton signed a federal appropriations bill that included $10.4 million to build a new Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge visitor… Continue reading

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20 years ago At a Homer High School Parent Teacher and Student Organization meeting, parent Scott Ulmer suggested random drug testing for students. A juvenile… Continue reading

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20 years ago The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a six-month lease for the new Homer Boys & Girls Club in the old Homer Intermediate… Continue reading

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