Homer welcomes first baby of 2017

Jan 12th 8:25 pm By Staff Report

Born Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 8:15 a.m. to Kcenia and David Reutov of Homer, Everest Reutov received a red-carpet welcome as the first baby born at South Peninsula Hospital in 2017. Everest weighed in at a healthy 7 pounds, 10 ounces and is 20 inches long. With a due date much later in January, Everest was a happy surprise for first-baby honors, his parents said.

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Public Safety - Sept. 22-27

September 29th 10:00 am

FIRE Anchor Point Fire & EMS responded to six emergency medical calls and two fire calls. Kachemak Emergency Services responded to no calls. POLICE Sept. 22 2:45 p.m. An officer assisted AST in attempted location of subject of a welfare check near [...]

Teen Works To Help The Homeless

September 29th 10:00 am

Helping others helps Casey Marsh feel positive By Christina Whiting Homer Tribune [caption id="attachment_51855" align="alignleft" width="250"] Photo provided - Local youth, Casey Marsh, is dedicated to helping the homeless in Homer.[/caption]

Community News - Sept. 29

September 29th 10:00 am

Building a better baby SVT Health and Wellness will host a Thriving Thursday class on Sept. 29 from 6-8 p.m. at 880 East End Road in Homer. Entitled, “Thinking About Getting Pregnant,” the program is hosted by SVT Physician Assistant Page Herring, as [...]

Autumn Is A Time To Embrace Rhythm Of Life

September 29th 10:00 am

By Lisa Asselin For the Homer Tribune Well, it’s that time of year when the winds blow in, the leaves fall and your kiddos must adapt to school life after a summer of nap-free days, late nights and a virtual “raised by wolves” mentality. Some of you [...]

City Council Candidates Weigh In On Issues

September 22nd 10:03 am

Carey Restino Homer Tribune On Oct. 4, Homer city voters will elect two new city council members to fill the seats vacated by Gus VanDyke and Bryan Zak. This council will be challenged with navigating ever-shrinking budgets while carefully promoting [...]

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Opinion: Letters - Jan. 12

January 12th 7:12 pm

ACA needs fixing, not elimination I have been a registered nurse for nearly 35 years, with over 30 of those being in Alaska. I know first-hand that the role our health care system plays is absolutely vital to the well-being of Alaskans. I strive every day [...]

Obituary: Stephen J. Larson

January 12th 7:15 pm

Stephen J. Larson, 52, of Nashua, N.H. and Homer, Alaska, died Jan. 8, 2017 at Portsmouth Regional Trauma Center, Portsmouth, N.H., of injuries suffered in an automobile accident on June 7. He was born June 11, 1964 in Arlington, Mass., grew up and went to [...]

Kenai Borough Assembly readies for lawsuit over religious invocation rule

January 12th 7:23 pm

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly decided Tuesday night to keep in place religious restrictions on who can give an invocation before its meetings, in the face of a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska. Also Tuesday night, the [...]

Alaska sees seasonal rise in rate of flu, other viruses

January 12th 7:18 pm

Influenza infections in Alaska were on the rise leading up to the new year, according to state health officials, who emphasize the value of getting vaccinated — although other respiratory infections were making their way around the state as well. Dr. [...]

Council votes down hatchery resolution

January 12th 7:25 pm

The Homer City Council on Monday voted down a resolution in support of changes to the Tutka Bay fish hatchery program despite testimony of dozens in favor of expanding the program by temporarily placing net pens at the head of Tutka Bay. The resolution, [...]

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