Story last updated at 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 2, 2002

20 years ago in the Homer News
  • After several of its members, including Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Joe Arness, referred to the proposed new Homer High School as the "Taj Mahal," the assembly voted to postpone approval of the architect's plans for the facility.

  • Kenai Peninsula Borough Attorney Andre Sarisky was fired by Mayor Stan Thompson from the position after six years because Thompson said he wasn't working quickly or efficiently enough.

  • Spitrats say they aren't paying a $3 camping fee. Peggy Chapple, campground owner, said she's charging them.

    --from the issue of Aug. 5, 1982

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