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Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: Sometimes I wonder, who needs who

Dog whispers we are not. Suckers for unconditional love, you bet.

 

Loretta Stapel poses in this undated photo taken at the Anchor Point Post Office. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Postal Service)

‘Face of Anchor Point Post Office’ will leave on July 30.

Stapel served 36 years in the U.S. Postal Service, including 33 in Anchor Point.

 

An aerial photo taken in 2014 shows the current South Peninsula Hospital campus. (Photo provided)

Mateo James Holub

Mateo James Holub was born at 2:23 p.m. April 4, 2021, at South Peninsula Hospital to Pepper Nelson and Frank Holub. He weighed 8 pounds,… Continue reading

 

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Western Emergency Services March 29-April 4 Firefighters and… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Town Crier

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council’s upcoming Board of Directors meeting starts at 9 a.m. Friday, April 9, and will be held vitually. A… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Jack

Pets of the week: Jack

Jack is a a 1-year-old male cat with the world ahead of him. He is still quite shy, but every day is blossoming more and… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Jack
Irene L. Kent

Irene L. Kent

Irene L. Kent Died March 20, 2021 Irene L. Kent, 86, lost her battle with cancer on March 20, 2021. Irene married Reed Kent in… Continue reading

Irene L. Kent

Town Crier

Editor’s note: The Town Crier has been updated to correct the place for The Homer Area Caregiver Support Group. It meets in the Homer Senior… Continue reading

Aggi and Anni. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pets of the week: Anni and Aggi

Need a little luck in your life? Anni and Aggi are ready to go! And, black goes with everything, so you can’t lose with these… Continue reading

Aggi and Anni. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Western Emergency Services March 22-28 Firefighters and emergency… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Bjorn and Anni. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pets of the week: Bjorn and Anni

Bjorn is a 1-year-old male cat and Anni is a 5-month old female kitten. These two came from a rough background, but they haven’t let… Continue reading

Bjorn and Anni. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Western Emergency Services March 15-22 Firefighters and emergency… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Town Crier

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Homer from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, March… Continue reading

Aurora Lily Kvasnikoff

Aurora Lily Kvasnikoff was born at 1:48 a.m. on March 21, 2021 to Britney Anahonak and Elias Kvasnikoff of Homer. She weighed 9 pounds, 2… Continue reading

Erik Miles Spurkland

Erik Miles Spurkland was born at 1:22 a.m. on March 16, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Janelle and Jan Spurkland of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Western Emergency Services March 8-14 Firefighters and emergency… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
(Image courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pet of the week: None this week

Unfortunately, the shelter is experiencing a ringworm outbreak. So, until further notice, and until staff can get this contagious fungal infection under control, they cannot… Continue reading

(Image courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)
Donald R. Barnhart

Donald R. Barnhart

Donald R. Barnhart Dec. 21, 1928 - March 7, 2021 Donald R. Barnhart passed away peacefully at Prestige Care & Rehabilitation Center in Anchorage on… Continue reading

Donald R. Barnhart
Frances Moore

Frances Smith Moore

Frances Smith Moore June 23, 1942 - March 12, 2021 Frances Smith Moore, 78, (née Lula Frances Smith) was born June 23, 1942 in Bedford,… Continue reading

Frances Moore
Mark Alan Brooks

Mark Alan Brooks

Mark Alan Brooks July 5, 1963 - Jan. 17, 2021 Anchorage resident Mark Alan Brooks, 57, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 17,… Continue reading

Mark Alan Brooks
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