Lennon Lane Nelson was born at 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Leslie Marie McCombs and Grey Guy Wilson of Ninilchik. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces. Her grandparents are Deidre and John McCombs of Ninilchik, and Michelle and Paul Turwsky of Juneau.
In an order and decision released on Dec. 22, Judge Erin Marston ruled that Heartbeat of Homer may receive $1,150.60 in attorney’s fees for its role as an intervenor in Aderhold et al. v. City of Homer in which three then Homer City Council members challenged a recall election against them on constitutional grounds.
The Ninilchik Senior Center was full of holiday cheer on Tuesday afternoon thanks to a group of students from Ninilchik School, with some help from the snow falling outside and the garland strung throughout the center.
A former pawn shop on Pioneer Avenue that has been vacant for several years got a new owner and will see a business back in it next spring. Last Friday, Derek and Catriona Reynolds, owners of Cycle Logical, got title to the old Homer Trading Post building between the Homer Bookstore and Salvation Army. Cycle Logical held a “before” party to celebrate the purchase on Dec. 15.
This past weekend the Mariners ended their Division II season at the Alaska Airline Center battling over 50 schools for the title of State Champion. The only team to beat the Mariners was from Bethel.
LaRene “Tepa” Rogers
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Lillian Rae Weatherly was born at 1:27 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Melanie and Ian Weatherly of Anchor Point.
The American Legion Auxiliary offers Christmas gift wrapping from noon-5 p.m. today-Saturday and from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Christmas Eve, at Ulmer’s. There is no set charge for this service, but donations to support veterans programs are gratefully accepted.
Mark and Teri Robl
At a loss for what to do with the kids over the holiday break? Not to worry —the 18 kindergarteners in Jennifer Reinhart’s class at Paul Banks Elementary have got you covered.
The Other Fisherman and I will be celebrating 40 years of marriage this week. We moved to California right after we married. Shortly thereafter, Mom mailed me the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook in which she inscribed “Happy honeymoon for the rest of your life!” She knew the way to my husband’s heart was through his stomach. It was the classic red-and-white checked volume, just like hers, only a more recent version.
When southern Kenai Peninsula residents heard BlueCrest’s plans for the Cosmopolitan project just north of Anchor Point, it brought two new words into our vocabulary: hydraulic fracturing, or, simply, fracking.
This holiday season, Alaskans can have a renewed sense of hope for good jobs, larger paychecks, stronger growth, and enduring prosperity. The reason why is today’s passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which includes two historic opportunities for our state.
Scientists have identified the source of a glut of pink salmon that showed up in streams across Lower Cook Inlet this year. Suspicions that some pinks came from hatcheries proved out, but they weren’t all local stocks. In some streams, up to 70 percent were born in Prince William Sound hatcheries.
On Dec. 16, Larene “Tepa” Rogers, 86, died with family at her side. The loss of this lifelong Homer resident is lightened by memories of a life fully lived and family traditions her daughters Linda Rowe and Anita Critchett of Homer and Judy Fowler-Morris of Fairbanks are determined to continue.
By Megan Pacer