Homer Town Crier

  • LaVelle “Vel” Dillon Oct. 19, 1936-Feb. 2, 2016 LaVelle “Vel” Dillon, 79, died Feb. 2, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital after a courageous battle against cancer. “Beloved wife, aunt, friend, Gammy and surrogate mother to many, she passed away peacefully with her husband b...

    Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:52am
  • Harley Hess 1926-Jan. 27, 2016 Former Perl Island homesteader Harley Hess, 90, died Jan. 27, 2016, in Prineville, Ore. Harley asked that no services were to be held and that his ashes be spread on Perl Island . ...

    Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:51am
  • Maggie Koplin has earned the Dean’s Distinguished Achievement Award in recognition of High Scholastic Achievement (a grade-point average more than 3.75) every semester since she started. She is in the second semester of her sophomore year at the University of Wisconsin in Stevens Point. Maggie has...

    Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:50am
  • Allen Benjamin Tucker was born at 7:43 p.m. Feb 3, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital to Paula M. Elvsaas and Tyler B. Tucker of Seldovia. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. His grandparents are Tina Yuth of Seldovia, David Tucker of Sandy, Ore., Sandee Elvsaas of Seldovia and Fred S. Elvsaas of Anchorag...

    Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:49am
  • The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Diamond Ridge Fire Station at 65705 Diamond Ridge Road. There also will be a work session at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station at 53048 Ashwood Ave. The public is ...

    Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:48am
  • Jordan floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee. Just kidding! Wonderfully affectionate, he is 2-years-old, neutered and good with other cats and dogs. To adopt a pet, call or stop by the animal shelter across from the city’s Public Works Department off the Sterling Highway. The shelter is open ...

    Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:07am
  • Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Feb. 1: Judgments...

    Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:06am
  • Jan. 21 Alaska State Troopers at 10 a.m. went to the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward for a report of a disturbance on Jan. 20. A male inmate told troopers that another inmate, a 30-year-old Anchor Point man, threw a cup of coffee mixed with urine and feces at him. The Anc...

    Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:05am
  • Jan. 25 A person at 10:31 a.m. made a 911 call and police could hear a child in the background. Police called back and the child’s grandmother said all was OK — the child had been trying to access a game on the phone. A caller at 11:15 a.m. reported a theft from a car parked nea...

    Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:05am
  • Jan. 25-31 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to five medical calls and fire one call....

    Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:04am

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