Town Crier Highlights


Aurora Jean Lambert graduates this  month with her doctorate degree in veterinary medicine from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada. She is a 2007 graduate of Homer High School and the daughter of Anne Lambert of Anchor Point. She plans to make her home in Missoula, Mont., working as a veterinarian beginning in January.



  Van Cleave Price 

Sept. 12, 1931-May 13, 2016

Longtime Homer resident Van Cleave Price died May 13, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital. He was 84.

Kendall Gordon Branch

1932-Dec. 10, 2015

Homer resident Kendall Gordon Branch departed this life for his next big adventure on Dec. 10, 2015. Kendall was born in Cordova in 1932 to Gordon Thomas and Eva Davis Branch of Chitina. Kendall’s grandparents were Harry Kendall (H.K.) and Mamie Davis, also of Alaska.

Jerry Duane Cupp

Nov. 8, 1947-April 30, 2016

Jerry Duane Cupp passed away April 30, 2016 at home in Homer after a 13-year battle with multiple sclerosis. He was 68.

Jerry was born to Clayton “Bud” Cupp and Wilma Day Cupp in McCloud, Calif., on Nov. 8, 1947. Jerry was the youngest of three sons.

Pet of the Week


Alyona River Kerrone was born at 6:44 p.m. May 12, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital to Jason and Mariah Kerrone of Anchor Point. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.  Grandparents are Al and Shelly Schlott of Anchor Point and Tom and Cindi Irwin of Soldotna.

Willow Rose Abel was born at 3:01 a.m. April 28, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital to Chevelle and Arthur Abel of Kasilof. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces. Grandparents are Jan Waldron and Seymour Abel of Kasilof and Loree and Clint Rayback and Keith Searles of the Mat-Su Valley. Her sister is River Lily Abel.

Exandros Mordecai Eutsler was born at 11:32 a.m. April 20, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital to Heidi and Alexander Eutsler. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces.



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