20 years ago in the Homer News:
Despite objections from many lower Kenai Penisula residents, the controversial onshore tracts just north of Homer remained a part of a proposed Cook Inlet state oil and gas lease sale scheduled for December. Most of the tracts are offshore in Cook Inlet, but some 192,000 acres are located on the lower peninsula north of Homer. Opponents said they hoped Gov. Tony Knowles would pull the onshore tracts from the sale.
– From the issue of Sept. 26, 1996
30 years ago in the Homer News: