Eagle River’s Doug Urquidi isn’t your average politician. The 46-year-old electrician says he’s running for the U.S. House not out of a desire to become a high-powered Washington insider, but because he believes citizen government is what this nation was founded on. And although he’s trying to unseat a well-known Congressman in Don Young, Urquidi believes he’s got a great chance to win in November.
No, it’s not quite time to make up your mind when it comes to the upcoming 2012 presidential election.
If you’re lucky enough to live in Chugiak-Eagle River...
Alaskans who are concerned at the recent pattern of news regarding the future size and structure of the military presence in our state should be reassured that their legislative leaders are working together to address it.
Joyce Little has been the face of advertising in Eagle River and in this newspaper for decades.
We were reminded of that the other day when a longtime area resident remarked that it had finally warmed up enough outside for her to enjoy coffee on her front porch for the first time in a month.
That’s as true for those fighting as for those left behind.