Story last updated at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2002

10 years ago in the Homer News
  • Four McNeil Canyon Elementary School students and their principal are counting themselves lucky to have survived a mid-air collision between two small planes over Denali National Park. Principal Sara Peterson and students Erin Simpson, Maggie Barker, Boyd DeZonia and Zane Cosgrove were on a field trip when the crash occurred.

  • A proposed 132-stall harbor near the mouth of the Anchor River is probably dead unless the Anchor Point is willing to incorporate as a second-class city, An Army Corps of Engineers assessment of the idea didn't appear to justify a $600,000 feasibility study. Meanwhile, an angry group of residents shouted their opposition to the idea of becoming a city during an advisory planning commission meeting.

    <> from the issue of May 14, 1992


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