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A little seed goes a long way May Issue 1 2014

A little seed goes a long way

A local business hit the big time last month. The Mustard Seed, a chic and colorful little salon tucked away at the end of Hanson Road, was featured in the April edition of “American Salon.”

The Three Musketeers, legislator-style May Issue 1 2014

The Three Musketeers, legislator-style

It’s been 40 years since Eagle River’s Sam Cotten first won a seat in the Alaska state Legislature. Back in 1974, he’d decided to run for the House of Representatives on the spur of the moment, after the filing deadline for legislative candidates was extended from June to July.

Sen. Murkowski speaks at local luncheon May Issue 1 2014

Sen. Murkowski speaks at local luncheon

It was a warm and sunny spring day, and the Eagle River Ale House was bustling with luncheon goers, most of them there to hear Senator Lisa Murkowski speak. Murkowski, in a tweed-colored sweater and slacks, made her way around the room, shaking hands and calling people by name.

May Issue 1 2014

Treatment reduces recidivism among sex offenders

Treatment for adult and juvenile sex offenders reduces the risk of recidivism, according to experts and research, but a lot of offenders’ success in the programs comes down to a major attitude adjustment.

April Issue 4 2014

Alaska Legislature adjourns

April Issue 4 2014

Waiting for answers

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The families of two inmates who died in Alaska jails within a week of each other are looking for answers to questions they say are not being answered.