Story last updated at
Thursday, May 30, 2002
20 years ago in the Homer News
The Homer City Council voted to pay $50,000 to former Port and Harbor Manager Spike Christopher in exchange for Christopher dropping all claims he has against the city over his firing. The agreement amounted to about one year's pay and settled a lengthy dispute.
Opening Cook Inlet and Shelikof Strait to further oil and gas development is a formula for disaster, said nearly two dozen drilling opponents who expressed their opinions during a two-hour discussion with the Homer City Council. Action on official opposition to such development was delayed after the council recessed.