Years Ago

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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

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20 years ago in the Homer News At a public hearing for the Parks and Recreation Commission, representatives for 11 organizations pitched their ideas for… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Although Enstar Natural Gas Co. received approval in 1997 by the Alaska Public Utilities Commission to bring natural… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News The loss by fire in July of the Icicle Seafoods plant means the city will have to redo… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Local Republican Party central committee members Luke Welles and Eileen Becker voted to pull endorsement for Republican Party… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News The Homer Fish and Game Advsiory Committee voted to approve a proposed moratorium on new halibut charter businesses,… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Following an outbreak of measles in Alaska, students will be required to show proof of a second measles… Continue reading

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20 years ago in the Homer News Homer got its first traffic lights, but not a full-fledged, red, yellow and green stack. Flashing red lights… Continue reading