It ain’t easy being thrifty. Rising rent, decreased donations and expanding competition are forcing the Salvation Army to close its Eagle River thrift store Nov. 21.
Army Sgt. Thomas Floyd was deployed in Afghanistan for most of the first year of his daughter’s life, so he’s been playing a lot of catch up since returning to Alaska last month.
Chugiak-Eagle River’s shelves have been restocked — and it’s all thanks to Gruening Middle School.
The musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” is outrageous, chaotic, but above all else — hilarious.
Anchorage Assemblywoman Debbie Ossiander has five months left in her term. And she’s dedicated to have the Municipal land use code rewrite passed by then.
Need something to do this weekend? Forget Anchorage. Chugiak-Eagle River is the place to be.
The 2012 Alaska General Election is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 6. In addition to President of the United States, voters this year will choose a full compliment of representatives to the Alaska House and Senate.
Connie Engelbrecht’s house, tucked away down the valley, doesn’t look like an artist’s sanctuary. Her ‘organic doorbells’ (two dogs named Hank and Aspen) greet people at the door and there are metallic decorations scattered on the lawn. It’s a simple house. But the studio attached is one of a kind. Open, high ceilinged, framed by windows, and colored bright yet simple, Brecht Studio is where Engelbrecht creates her sand-carved art.
That blanket of smoke hanging over the Eagle River Valley recently was actually part of an effort to keep homes in the valley from catching fire.