Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through May 22: Judgments Kimberly A. Logan, 28, pleaded guilty to an amended charge… Continue reading

Police to teens: Be wise with smart tech

“Public and permanent.” That’s the catch phrase Homer Police Sgt. Ryan Browning kept repeating in a talk on digital con- sciousness he did last month… Continue reading

Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through March 12: Judgments Erik F. Donhauser-Sagmoen, 21, charges dismissed, petition to revoke probation,… Continue reading

State Trooper Report

March 17 Alaska State Troopers at 4:47 p.m. received a report of a burglary at a home near Mile 148 Sterling Highway. Troopers responded and… Continue reading

Kenai man gets 12 years in 2010 car crash fatality

A Kenai man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for causing the death of a Washington, D.C., tourist killed in a 2010 Memorial… Continue reading

Redbeard walks the plank

Inspired by a “Pirates — Seek Treasure in a Good Book” theme, pre-K through second-grade students at Paul Banks Elementary School set a record with… Continue reading

State Trooper Report

Jan. 25 Alaska State Troopers at 1:30 p.m. contacted a 32-year-old Port Graham man at his home and arrested him on a warrant for first-degree… Continue reading

Argh — it’s a good thing to read, matey

If humor does for learning what a spoonful of sugar does for taking medicine, the pre-kindergarten through second-grade students at Paul Banks Elementary School are… Continue reading

Courts Report

Courts Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Dec. 12: Judgments Findlay W. Abbott, 68, pleaded no contest to driving… Continue reading

Police arrest 4 in downtown burglary, theft

Some good old-fashioned police work, including an attentive dispatcher, lead to the arrest this week of four people Homer Police said were involved in the… Continue reading

Courts Report

Courts Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Nov. 17: Judgments Anna A. Basargin, 18, pleaded not guilty to minor… Continue reading

Courts report

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Nov. 10: Judgments Jyoti P. More, 39, charge dismissed, driving while license suspended.… Continue reading

Legal pot opens Pandora’s box

Let’s talk about legalized marijuana. From this time forward I will ask if a business has an enforced zero tolerance substance abuse policy with random… Continue reading

Court Reports

Courts Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Oct. 27: Dismissal Allan Gichuhi Wanyoike, 44, first degree endangering the welfare… Continue reading

Outrage over assault dismissal

Outrage over assault dismissalBorn and raised in Homer, I found myself fortunate to have grown up in a loving, supportive, SAFE community which advocates for… Continue reading

Court Reports

CourtsCourt records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Sept. 12:JudgmentsJonathan R. Cumpton, 25, charge dismissed, driving while license canceled, suspended or… Continue reading

Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through July 10: Judgments William O. Daugherty, 49, charge dismissed, sixth-degree misconduct involving a… Continue reading

One Billion Rising

Participants in Homer Rising, the local version of One Billion Rising, dance at the end of the event last Friday at WKFL Park. People shared… Continue reading

Hearing continued in McClendon case

A preliminary hearing held on Monday in the case of Michael McClendon, 29, has been continued until 3:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Homer Courthouse.… Continue reading

Teen to talk about human trafficking

Recently I traveled up the road to receive an intensive GEMS (Girls Educational Mentoring Services) training on the commercial sexual exploitation of children, otherwise known… Continue reading

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