Homer Town Crier

  • Eloise “El” Hoyt, 88, died Aug. 16, 2014, in Manistique, Mich. She was born May 7, 1926, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the daughter of Charles and Lura (Hosmer) Locklin, and graduated from Ottawa High School.  She married Kenneth N. Hoyt in 1955, and he preceded her in death in 2001. ...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:06am
  • The city of Soldotna purchased two police interceptors for its fleet. The Ford Explorer Police Vehicles were purchased in alignment with a long-term plan to replace the Soldotna Police Department’s current rear-wheel drive fleet with all-wheel drive vehicles. Kendall Ford in Wasilla was awarded th...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:03am
  • Connie Louise Prouty, aged 62 of Anchor Point, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital. Connie was born Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1951. in Portland, Ore., to Lyle and Leta Mae (Wilson) Hutson. She moved to Alaska in 1977, and lived in Togiak, Levelock, Anchorage and Valdez Creek ...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:03am
  • Brittney Shannon-Lynn Cox was born 2:58 a.m. Aug. 26, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital to LeeAnn Keene and Daniel Cox. She weighed 8 pounds, 3.5 ounces. Her grandparents are Dianna Cox and Michael Cox. was born 2:58 a.m. Aug. 26, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital to LeeAnn Keene and Daniel Cox. She...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:03am
  • Sandhill crane colts are starting to fly. Please report sightings of fledged colts to Kachemak Crane Watch. Include location, date, time and number of colts when first seen to reports@cranewatch.org or 235-6262....

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:01am
  • In January 1978, construction was underway for Homer’s new police headquarters, a single-story facility being built behind the city’s already existing fire hall. Plans called for the 59-by-44-foot building also to house the state police and Alaska Department of Fish and Game enforcement. Cost of...

    Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:18pm
  • Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Aug. 18: Judgments...

    Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:13am
  • Aug. 10 Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited two Eagle River men for sport fishing with more than one line in Kachemak Bay. Aug. 11 Alaska State Troopers at 8:08 a.m. received a report of a driver in a box truck driving erratically on the Sterling Highway near Ninilchik. ...

    Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:13am
  • Aug. 8 Callers at 8:21 a.m. and 6:03 p.m.. reported campers in a no-camping area at Bishop’s Beach. At 8:05 p.m. police warned people not to camp there. Callers at 1 p.m. and 1:20 p.m. reported a phone scam. A woman at 6 p.m. reported a burglary at a Sabrina Road address. ...

    Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:12am
  • Bruce Willard died Aug. 9, 2014 in Arizona where he had been undergoing cancer treatment. Memorial services will be announced and held at a later date. ...

    Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:12am

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