Homer Town Crier

  • June 22 A person at 11:04 p.m. made a 911 call of people illegally camping in the woods near the Sterling Highway and threatening birders and tourists. Police responded and arrested a 39-year-old man on an outstanding warrant. June 23 A man at 7:34 a.m. reported a h...

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:06am
  • June 15-21 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to four medical calls...

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:03am
  • June 15-21 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 15 medical calls and two fire calls....

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:03am
  • June 15-21 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to six medical calls and one fire call....

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:02am
  • Edna Bernice Fisk of Homer, 94, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Edna was born in Melita, which is now Sterling, Mich., in 1920. As a young woman, Edna was swept off her feet by a serviceman, Toras Fisk, and they were wed in 1943. Toras was the love of her life and they began a ...

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:01am
  • Merle Walter Johnson, M.D., pioneer Alaska physician known to many as the father of the Community Health Aide Program, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, surrounded by family at his son’s home in Anchorage. He was 92. Gatherings to remember Walter will be held during the third week of July in Homer and...

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:58am
  • On Father’s Day, June 21, 2015, Debra “Debbie” Beth Eayrs, 64, died.  “Loving wife, best friend, mother and grandmother, she was called home to her heavenly father,” her family said. Debbie had suffered from a lung disease for many years, the last 10 of which had become increasingly d...

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:57am
  • Homer resident Mr. Zachery J. Hinsberger, 24, died Saturday, June 20, 2015, in Homer.  Memorial services will be announced at a later date. ...

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:54am
  • Edna Farsdahl, also known as “Grandma” to many, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in her own home surrounded by her family. She lived to be 102 years old. Born in 1913 in Makoti, N.D., Edna grew up on a farm with five brothers and sister. Each day began with milking eight cows....

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:50am
  • Longtime Alaskan and Homer resident Gordon M. Layel, 67, died June 2, 2015, at home from heart failure. Memorial services will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at the V.F.W. Post #10221 in Anchor Point. Gordon was born Jan. 19, 1948, in Charlotte, N.C. He attended college and also served in ...

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:46am

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