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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...
Kenai considers cutting teachers in '03

...Syverson 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...
Local Briefs

...Homer. "We live in a very dynamic area that is always changing," Carmen Field with the Research Reserve told the Homer Tribune. The project will examine natural processes, long-term changes and the effects of man-made structures on beach...
Alaska Digest

...about a dozen businesses, including a bulk grocery store, an express mail service, a Subway sandwich shop and the Homer Tribune. The state Division of Motor Vehicles also has an office there. Mall owner Ray Evarts said he was shaken by the...


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