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School board seats sought by incumbents

Three incumbents are running unopposed for the three Board of Education seats up for election in 2015. Liz Downing, representing Homer since 2005, Marty Anderson, representing Sterling and Funny River since 2003, and Tim Navarre, representing...
Kudos to the candidates

...Board of Education, Tim Navarre (District 2-Kenai), Marty Anderson (District 5-Sterling/Funny River), and Liz Downing (District 8-Homer) are running for re-election unopposed.In Kenai, Mike Boyle, Bob Molloy and Jim Glendening...
School board goals focus on uncertain future

...the sharp decline in the price of oil, and subsequent budget cuts, "a wake-up call" for the board. Board member Liz Downing said the lack of revenue for next year's budget is a concern statewide. Each department in the Kenai Peninsula Borough...
School board stays out of grocery tax debate

...president Joe Arness said supporting the ordinance would do more harm than good to public perception. School board member Liz Downing agreed with Hohl that funding education should be the school board's top priority. "We have to find a way to fund...
School board, superintendent begin contract discussions

...It (superintendent) is certainly a 24-hour job whether you are on vacation or not," said school board member Liz Downing. Arness said former superintendent Donna Peterson did not take raises while she held the position, but had more benefits...
School board visits Homer

...awareness can make a difference," said Hilts, drawing applause from the audience.In closing comments, board member Liz Downing of Homer reminded the audience of the upcoming Oct. 1 election. The ballot includes a $22.9 million "educational...
Assembly, School Board, Kenai, Soldotna candidates joust for open seats

...National Parks & Recreation Association Service Organization and has lived in Alaska for 12 years. * Elizabeth A. "Liz" Downing is running for the school board District 8 position in Homer. She is the current vice president of the school board...
District 8 - Homer Q&A

1. What is the most important role of a school member and why do you want the job?Liz Downing: Board members have three official roles: hire the superintendent, approve policy, and approve the budget. We have 8 sub-districts...
Anderson, Navarre win school board seats

...Meanwhile, the race for the school board seat representing Homer was too close to call as of Tuesday night. Incumbent Liz Downing led challenger Mike Illg, 451 vote to 438 votes, with absentee ballots yet to be counted. "We'll have to wait...
School board discusses roofs, fields

...turf field upgrade for Homer High School, with a cost of $1.9 million included in the bond. Board vice president, Liz Downing voiced her support of the Homer turf being included in the bond proposal. "It makes senses financially. Other than...


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