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Alaska editorial: Citizen involvement can cure corruption

This editorial appeared in The Homer Tribune: Sound off on the important issues at This week's news about Alaska legislators allegedly taking oil bribes generally produced...
Alaska editorial: Unemployment pay rates should be increased

This editorial appeared in the Homer Tribune: Sound off on the important issues at A recent study by the state's economic number crunchers focused on Alaska's unemployment...
Commercial fleet feels pocketbook pain

I find it extremely ironic that an article from the Homer Tribune, dated Feb. 14, states that the charter fleet thinks the decision of the halibut commission to impose a reduced bag limit has...
Alaska editorial: Tanker accident should serve as wake-up call

This editorial appeared in the Homer Tribune: It is rare that one gets a second chance to avert a disaster, but in the case of the tanker traffic in Cook Inlet, that is exactly...
Kenai considers cutting teachers in '03

...said. "The human resource department will have to take control and make the final decisions," Syverson told the Homer Tribune. Past years have required the loss of as many as 35 positions, but early retirements offset that loss. "We don't...
Homer councilman resigns, vows to sue city

...Former Homer City Councilman Kevin Hogan submitted his resignation at the end of a council meeting last week, the Homer Tribune reported ( )."People come to the City Council meeting wanting justice. You don't...
Tightened catch limits alarm halibut fisheries

...decline of 15 percent.A final decision will be made at the commission's Jan. 24-27 meetings in Anchorage, the Homer Tribune reports ( )."What I see that's probably most important is it just throws everything...
Homer city council prepares to treat emails as public record, rewriting pre-Internet city code

...written into the city code, comes after the release of thousands of emails from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. The Homer Tribune reports the pre-Internet city code didn't address email, Facebook, Twitter and other social media. "We're...
Bear-viewing, bear-hunting debate heats up

...unjustified restriction on their right to hunt. State says bear-camp burning should have been no surprise By Carey James Homer Tribune Homer - While the burning of a bear-viewing camp built by Michael and Diane Mcbride at Chenik head came as a surprise...
My Turn: Alaska can lead the green economy

...than compete. Consider Alaska's Railbelt: Even Gov. Sarah Palin writes that cooperation is key to its future (Homer Tribune, July 11). If Alaskans chose to cooperate, we could have electricity that pays good livable wages to the people...


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