Years Ago

Years Ago

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

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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