Homer Alaska - Police & Court Reports

Story last updated at 3:39 PM on Wednesday, January 11, 2012


The Homer Fish and Game Advisory Committee holds its election meeting at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 at the National Estuarine Research Reserve building on Kachemak Bay Drive. Also on the agenda will be discussion of Board of Fish statewide shellfish issues.For more information contact Marv Peters at 235-2468.

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies is running a snowshoe rental program. This program is free to members, or rent five and get the sixth rental free for all others. For information, call 235-6667.

Haven House and CICADA announce a Community Caf Happy Hour from 4-5 p.m. daily through Friday. The caf will be held at 1230 Ocean Drive in Homer. These are free meetings open to anyone wishing to explore how gratitude, purpose and compassion support emotional wellbeing.

Sprout is holding an open-house party from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 20 with lunch provided from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and an activity for little ones from 1-2 p.m. Sprout Family Services, a nonprofit organization, has been implementing its Infant Learning Program since 1986, first under the name Homer Infant Learning Program and for the last six years under the name Birth 2 Three. Community members, enrolled families, board and staff are invited to celebrate the program expansion with the release of a new agency name and logo. For more information, contact Jill Lush, 235-6044 or homerilp@xyz.net.

Ukulele musicians of all abilities are invited to join other ukulele musicians for an hour of sharing music at Friendship Terrace, 250 Herndon Dr., at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays

"Like There's No Tomorrow," the newest ski and snowboard film by Warren Miller, will be shown at the Homer Theatre at 7 p.m. Jan. 26. The show benefits the Kachemak Ski Club Ohlson Mountain rope tow. General admission is $15; students and children are $10.

Deadlines to apply for several property tax exemptions for Kenai Peninsula Borough homeowners are coming up early next year. Jan. 15 is the deadline to apply for the $10,000 volunteer firefighter or EMS provider annual exemption, the $20,000 homeowner's exemption and the disabled resident annual exemption. Feb. 15 is the deadline to apply for the disabled veteran and the senior citizen exemption. All exemption forms can be found online at www.borough.kenai.ak.us or at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Homer Annex located at 106 E. Pioneer Ave., Suite 1. For additional information call the Homer office at 235-9837 or the Soldotna office at (800) 478-4441.

Janice Rowland is hoping to put together a book for her family about her grandfather, Leo Rollins, and his life in Alaska. She is requesting stories from anyone who knew him personally, professionally or has knowledge of anything he did in Homer, Seldovia, Ninilchik, etc. She will accept stories anonymously or with credit; typewritten, hand-written or voice recorded. To contribute, please mail to Janice Rowland, P.O. Box 2825, Big Bear City, CA 92314 or JAWRowland@gmail.com.