Story last updated at 2:52 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2002

10 years ago in the Homer
News State officials call a meeting to settle a dispute between Mossy Kilcher and members of a Russian Old Believer village over the use of automobiles on the East End Road Switchback Trail. Kilcher and the villagers show up, but state officials can't because an eruption of Mount Spurr grounds all air transportation in the area.

Nick Varney's first column, "It's a tough hunt for those seeking male bonding" tackles the intricacies of Alaska's moose hunting regulations. Varney has been offering suspect how-to advice to readers ever since.

--from the issue of Sept. 24, 1992

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