Isley Bay Parrett

Isley Bay Parrett was born at 7:05 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Krista and Jacob Parrett of Homer. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces. Her grandparents are Barb and Rob Mueller of Irvington, Illinois, and Becki and Ken Parrett of Centralis, Illinois.

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The Russian three-masted wooden vessel "Pilgrim" is moored at the Homer Harbor on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. The project of twin brothers brothers Sergey and Alexander Sinelnik, Pilgrim is a wooden-boat reproduction of a 17th century Russian sailing ship and has been sailing around the world since its construction in 2015 and launch in 2017. It arrived in Homer last week after sailing up the Inside Passage from Ketchikan. For more information on the ship, visit ww.http://www.sinelniki.ru. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Walls of the 18th annual Burning Basket, Recover, rest against the basket frame during construction on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, at Mavis Muller's property near Homer, Alaska. The basket is built in sections so it can be disassembled and transported to Mariner Park on the Homer Spit, where it will be burned at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Mavis Muller)
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