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  • July 20-27 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 11 medical calls and two fire calls. July 20 Firefighters at 12:53 p.m. went to a small brush fire next to an electrical transformer near Mariner Park on the Spit. July 22 Firefighter...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:48am
  • July 20-27 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to four medical calls and four fire calls. Anchor Point Emergency Services and Homer Volunteer Fire Department will be offering an EMT I class Sept. 9-Nov. 14. Call 235-6700 to sign up or stop by either department....

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:47am
  • Devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Kathleen Walls, 66, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family on July 24, 2015, at Providence Hospital in Anchorage after a lengthy illness. Born Kathleen Margaret Patsch, April 13, 1949, in Klamath Falls, Ore., to parents Margaret Miller Patsch and...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:46am
  • Sandra J. Newton, 77, died July 16, 2015. Her ashes will be spread and memories shared at Bear Creek, a place she had fond memories of. She is survived by her husband, George (Ray) Newton; her four children, Todd, Mike, Mark and Donald Slaughter; her grandchildren, Chad, Angel, Mathew, Michael, Nich...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:45am
  • Zak Krom of Homer, Anchorage and Kodiak died June 25, 2015, in Naknek.  A full obituary and service announcements will be published at a  later date.  A memorial is planned to be held in Homer....

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:43am
  • Homer resident Christopher S. Dawson, 53, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Soldotna. There was a small family wake for Chris and his ashes were spread in Kachemak Bay out of Homer. Chris was born on Nov. 12, 1961, in Laramie, Wyo. “Chris will be remembered by his family and friends for his generosi...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:42am
  • A baby girl was born at 1:16 a.m., July 26, 2015, at South Peninsula Hospital to Crystal and Paul Riedel. She weighed 10 pounds, 4 ounces. Her grandparents are Steve Riedel of Homer, Anni Reed of Thomasville, N.C., and Paul and Lois Anderson of Oakland, Calif....

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:41am
  • The Omicron chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a service organization of women educators, holds its annual Back to School Supplies Project. Help local children start their school year on a positive note by purchasing school supplies and backpacks for clients of the Homer Community Food P...

    Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:39am
  • Make no Bones about it, this boy is ready to rock n’ roll out of here. Two years old, neutered and good with just about everybody and everything, Bones is a classically handsome flame point, with extra toes on the front. Did somebody say fish? To adopt a pet, call or stop by the animal shelter acr...

    Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:16am
  • Data from state and local resources shows heroin use is on the rise, and local responders say the solution to mitigating it will not be immediate or simple. The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services released a report on July 14 titled Health Impacts of Heroin Use in Alaska. The report deta...

    Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:14am

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