Homer Town Crier

  • 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
  • Jeremiah Wafford was born at 10:50 p.m. July 14, 2015, at South Peninsula Hospital to Demi Lugo-Sena and Kevin Wafford of Homer. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Aliyah Joy Edens was born at 8:59 a.m. July 15, 2015, at South Peninsula Hospital to Keith and Kaycee Edens of Homer. She weighed 8 pounds,...

    Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:03am
  • Dr. Kelly Cline will present “Mystery of the Martian Plumes,” a free public science lecture, at 7 p.m. July 29 in the Homer United Methodist Church Sun Room. Kelly is associate professor of mathematics and astronomy at Carroll College in Helena, Mont., where he presents a monthl...

    Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:01am
  • Bright-eyed Nirvana dreams of a real home of her own.  This eight month-old tri-colored rumpy is great with other cats, dogs, people; happy playful and funny, you can’t go wrong with this precocious little girl.   To adopt a pet, call or stop by the animal shelter across from the city’...

    Thu, 07/16/2015 - 9:25am
  • Morris News Service - Alaska A man was injured after being shot multiple times in Soldotna early Monday, according to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch.At about 2:30 a.m., troopers responded to an area near Big Eddy Road after a report of gunshots. “When Troopers arrived on scene, ...

    Thu, 07/16/2015 - 9:23am

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