Homer Town Crier

  • 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 - 8:42am
  • 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 - 8:41am
  • 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 - 8:39am
  • 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 - 10:16am
  • 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 - 10:14am
  • July 13 A caller at 9:30 a.m. reported a burglary attempt on Mountainview Drive. An officer responded. A caller at 12:15 p.m. reported the theft of a laptop on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer responded. The laptop was recovered. A person at 2:55 p.m. went to the police station reque...

    Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:11am
  • July 13-19 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one medical call and one fire call....

    Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:08am
  • July 13-19 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 12 medical calls....

    Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:07am
  • July 13-19 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to four medical calls and three fire calls....

    Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:06am
  • Longtime Homer resident Robert B. Turkington, 92, died Monday, July 13, 2015, at home with family by his side. Memorial services will be held 3 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, at the Homer Elks Lodge, 215 W. Jenny Lane. Honorary pallbearers are Sean Presley, Daniel Presley, Scott Turkington, Ryan Turkin...

    Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:05am

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