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  • Casey D. Wise Feb. 29, 1976-April 18, 2016 Casey D. Wise, 40, of Sycamore, Ill., died Monday, April 18, 2016, at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb, Ill. He was born Feb. 29, 1976 in Homer, Alaska, the son of William and Nancy (Williams) Wise. Casey married Erica Nelson on July 12, 2003 ...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:59am
  • Mary Laurie Epperson June 6, 1922-April 11, 2016 Mary Laurie Epperson, 93, died April 11, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital. “Our beloved mother, friend and teacher passed away,” her family said. “She left behind a legacy that will be forever remembered.” Memorial services w...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:58am
  • Jayden Arthur Simpson was born at 11:20 p.m. April 15, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital to Kristine Sutherland and Joel Simpson. He weighed 6 pounds, 5.1 ounces. His grandparents are Lanny and Carol Simpson of Homer and Richard and Maura Sutherland of Anchor Point....

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:57am
  • Joash Bryan Marchbanks was born at 4:25 a.m. April 14, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital to Joy and Jeram Marchbanks of Anchor Point. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. His grandparents are Bryan and Wilma Epley of Anchor Point and Mike and Joyce Marchbanks of Nampa, Idaho. His older siblings are Jaela,...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:56am
  • Author and speaker Tim Kimmell visits Homer with a seminar, Grace Based Parenting, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Mariner Theatre. The talk is sponsored by the Homer Ministerial Association. Kimmell is the author of the books “Grace Based Parenting,” “Connecting Church and...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:39am
  • Cute as a bug — that’s Penelope. This 8-month-old, short-haired lynx point Siamese is super sweet, playful and good with other cats. What’s not to love?   To adopt a pet, call or stop by the animal shelter across from the city’s Public Works Department off the Sterling Highway. The shel...

    Thu, 04/14/2016 - 9:40am
  • Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through April 8: Criminal Court Carrie M. Adams, 44, fourth-degree theft. Clinton A. Bush, 41, driving while license cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited. Eric Warren, 42, driving while license cancelled, sus...

    Thu, 04/14/2016 - 9:40am
  • April 3 Alaska State Troopers at 8:25 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 42-year-old Homer man on Jenny Way in Homer. Troopers arrested the man for driving under the influence. April 5 Troopers at 10:12 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 40-year-old Homer man near Mile 16 Eas...

    Thu, 04/14/2016 - 9:39am
  • April 5 Police at 2:01 a.m. contacted a 48-year-old man driving on the Sterling Highway and arrested him for driving while license suspended. A caller at 10:39 a.m. reported possible gunfire in the Sterling Highway and Soundview Avenue area. Police responded....

    Thu, 04/14/2016 - 9:39am
  • April 4-10 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to three medical calls....

    Thu, 04/14/2016 - 9:39am

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