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Another arrest has been made in an ongoing sexual assault case that stems from a teenage party in Homer last month. Alaska State Troopers said in a statement Monday that an unidentified 16-year-old male was taken into custody Sunday night. 

The Soldotna Stars and the Homer Mariners met Saturday night at Chugiak High School to determine the state’s medium-sized school football champion. It was the Stars that prevailed, 62-20.

Now that a long-sought natural gas pipeline is on its way into Homer, local residents and city officials are going to have to figure out what’s next. A pair of town meetings this week will focus on that question.

On a cold and snowy night at Chugiak High School, the Soldotna Stars football team dominated the Homer Mariners in Saturday's Medium Schools State Championship Game, 62-20.

After eight years in office, Homer Mayor Jim Hornaday has made his mark. A former judge known for his sharp wit and no-nonsense approach to government, Hornaday will take part in his last Homer City Council meeting Monday night. 

A natural gas well near Anchor Point expected to produce up to ten-million-cubic-feet per day is scheduled to be online by the first of next year.  

At its meeting last week in Anchorage, the state Board of Fisheries acted on a request to look into issues affecting Upper Cook Inlet king salmon runs.  As a result, a task force has been created.

The agenda at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly was relatively brief, giving the Assembly time to hear public testimony from many in the packed chambers.  The issues of concern:  the Borough’s anadromous streams ordinance and the PETS working group.

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