20 years ago in the Homer News:

The request for just over $2 million for a new city library topped Homer’s areawide legislative wish list that was adopted on Monday, Oct. 28. The Homer City Council voted 4-0 to approve the list that shows the city’s support for projects that would serve a public broader than the city’s population.

– From the issue of Oct. 31, 1996

30 years ago in the Homer News:

Disagreement between Alaska utilities and the state about buying the electricity that would be produced by the Bradley Lake hydroelectric project threatened to bring the project to a screeching halt on Feb. 1, 1987. Homer Electric Association General Manager Kent Wick said he doubted that would happen, but the Alaska Legislature and other stumbling blocks stood in the way.

– From the issue of Oct. 30, 1986

50 years ago in the Homer News:

Governor Bill Egan made a campaign stop in Homer on Sunday, Oct. 30, for a cocktail hour at the Sterling, followed by visits to other business establishments with local Democratic Committeemen. Egan then spoke about the growth of Alaska and its economy over the past eight years at a no-host dinner at the Waterfront. At the dinner, Egan stated that Homer was the most enjoyable stop of his campaign yet.

– From the issue of Nov. 3, 1966

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