Staff report Homer Tribune Homer police were called to St. John’s Catholic Church on Nov. 5 to reports of breaking glass. When police arrived a man identified as Alen Tucker Blatchford, 67, was observed in front of Pick N Pay on Ohlson Lane. Blatchford admitted breaking the glassware. Officers report that he was hard to […]
Fire Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to nine EMS calls and one fire call for the week of Nov. 4–10. Kachemak Emergency Services responded to 3 medical emergency calls during the week of Nov. 4 – Nov. 11. Troopers On Nov. 6, at about 1130 hours Alaska State and Wildlife Troopers responded to a reported […]
For the first time in as many years as children have trick-or-treated in Homer, one sensible resident saw the danger of a popular area and worked to make it safer.
Hospice of Homer is a nonprofit organization unique from most other hospice organizations. Rather than relying on medical staff to provide medical services to the community, Hospice of Homer utilizes trained volunteers to provide non-medical services to area residents. Hospice of Homer offers end-of-life support for caregivers, and neighbor-helping-neighbor support to community members who are frail and isolated.
Members of the Homer Volunteer Fire Department brought Engine No. 2 to Paul Banks Elementary School last week. The department has partnered with Paul Banks Elementary for 30 years to teach and encourage fire safety to students. Firefighters Elaine Grabowski, Chris Cushman, and Dan Miotke came to the school for both morning and afternoon preschool […]
Enjoy a Thursday ‘Night of Improv’ Marty Zeller and students from Homer Flex will present “A Night of Improv” on Thursday, Nov. 7 as part of the Artists in the Schools program. There is no cost to attend the 6 p.m. performance at K-Bay Caffe, so just come and enjoy. Help ‘MAPP’ out Homer’s health […]
Staff report Homer Tribune Ashley Rose Dour, 26, was taken into custody after allegedly trying to smuggle heroin to an inmate at the Homer jail. On Oct. 26, Dour came to the Homer jail to bring Patrick Delumeau some clothing, according to a police affidavit. Several days earlier police had monitored, on a jail line, […]
Every day Alaskans gauge the weather and the effect it has on their lives. A morning may begin with a quick look outside to see what the conditions are – is there sunshine, is it cloudy, rain, sleet, snow? Are the roads dry, slick, icy, plowed and ready for travel? These factors may cross our mind depending on where we are going for the day.
In 1998, Homer couple Vince and Alana Greear traveled to Saipan, where they spent the next two years working and exploring. Saipan is the largest island and site of the capital of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
By Carey Restino Homer Tribune Homer’s city council heard from community members Monday night who wanted to start the process of making the city a home rule city, a move that would give the city more control over planning decisions as well as allow the city council more power. According to the state, there are […]