Borough gets ACLU bill of $80,000

Community member Kalliste Edeen offers an invocation at the Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting. The borough recently lost a lawsuit over its invocation policy, and has been ordered to pay legal fees for the ACLU. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Community member Kalliste Edeen offers an invocation at the Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting. The borough recently lost a lawsuit over its invocation policy, and has been ordered to pay legal fees for the ACLU. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

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The project is estimated to cost around $10 million.

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Protesters stand in the Homer High School Commons at the end of a rally held by Cook Inletkeeper at the same time as a April 11, 2019 public hearing hosted by the Army Corps of Engineers to take comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Pebble Mine, held at the high school in Homer, Alaska. The protesters marched from their rally outside the school into the commons with the intention of marching into the hearing. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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Dozens of people filed into the stands in the Alice Witte Gymnasium to give their comments

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Assembly approves additional district funding

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