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  • It boiled down to science vs. emotion and personal property rights vs. communist encroachment by the United Nations as scores spoke about the future of salmon habitat regulation on the Kenai Peninsula. One man, who said he was a Russian immigrant, warned of eventual gulags....

    Wed, 06/19/2013 - 11:49am
  • Mail found in boxes around the borough last week included the National Association of Realtors’ take on the upcoming anadromous stream ordinance public hearing. The borough mayor’s office said much of what is on the mailer is not true. ...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:50pm
  • Let’s hear it for the women anglers leading the 2013 Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby.  On May 27, April Saputski of Rathdrum, Idaho, hooked into a 142.2-pound halibut while fishing with Capt. Scott Glosser of Captain Scott’s Sport Fishing aboard the Mako. With the largest fish caught to date in...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:33pm
  • The annual governor’s summer picnics started in 1959 when Alaska became the 49th state. A full page ad from the 1960 Knik Arm Courier contained the following information: “The 2nd Annual Governor’s Picnic will be held at the Chugiak Carnival Grounds on Sunday, June 12, beginning at noon. Gover...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:33pm
  • A preliminary hearing was continued last Thursday for Zachary Fraley, the Homer High School student charged with first-degree terroristic threatening, a felony, for allegedly placing a bomb-like device at the high school that caused an evacuation May 16....

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:31pm
  • A motorcycle crash on Sunday afternoon killed a Homer man. Travis Coffey, 34, died of his injuries at the crash scene near Mile 19 East End Road. No services have been announced yet for Coffey. According to an Alaska State Trooper press release, Coffey rode his 2000 Triumph motorcycle with a friend ...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:30pm
  • The return to service of the Alaska State Ferry M/V Tustumena has been delayed again. The Alaska Marine Highway System announced last week that the Tustumena will not return to service until July 23. Repair and renovations started last November at the Seward Ship’s Drydock, and the Tustumena origi...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:28pm
  • An administrative law judge has rejected a claim for Kevin Hogan and the Auction Block against the city of Homer, city attorney Thomas Klinkner announced in a memorandum to Mayor Beth Wythe and the Homer City Council at its meeting Monday night. “We are excited about that,” attorney Holly Wells ...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:28pm
  • Traffic is backed up on the Sterling Highway last Friday near Pioneer Avenue as workers replace curb cutouts and sidewalk ramps at street and driveway corners. Work was being done between Mile 170 to 173 Sterling Highway. Motorists can expect lane restrictions and flagging on the road and should be ...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:27pm
  • Homer City Clerk Jo Johnson certified that a citizen initiative to repeal a plastic bag ban had at least the 230 signatures necessary to put the question on the Oct. 1 ballot. Petition organizer Justin Arnold submitted 300 signatures, and of those, the clerk’s office determined 260 were of registe...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:23pm

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