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Crow Pass an adventure worth taking August Issue 5 2012

Crow Pass an adventure worth taking

The Crow Pass trail isn’t for the faint of heart.

Voters settle primary fights August Issue 5 2012

Voters settle primary fights

Lora Reinbold’s dramatic win in the Republican District 26 House primary election Tuesday night was a family affair.

Girl Scout works to fight cancer August Issue 5 2012

Girl Scout works to fight cancer

Cheyenne Young, who began sixth grade at Middle Lake Middle School this fall, worked to achieve her Girl Scout Bronze Award the weekend of Aug. 10-11 during the Eagle River chapter of the American Cancer Society’s ‘Relay for Life’ event by selling her hand-made duct tape hair ties, ribbons and hair accessories. During the two-day event, Cheyenne raised more than $200 for cancer research and awareness.

Reinbold takes District 26 Republican Primary August Issue 4 2012

Reinbold takes District 26 Republican Primary

Eagle River Republican Lora Reinbold defeated a pair of challengers in the Tuesday, Aug. 28 primary to earn the right to face Democrat Roberta Goughnour in November.

Everyone safe after ER house fire August Issue 4 2012

Everyone safe after ER house fire

There were no injuries to either humans or animals after a house fire broke out on Upper Sunny Circle Friday, Aug. 17 in Eagle River.

Truck fire briefly stalls Glenn traffic August Issue 4 2012

Truck fire briefly stalls Glenn traffic

Anchorage Police said a Ford F-150 pick-up truck caught fire just after noon on Monday, Aug. 20 on the northbound Glenn Highway near the North Birchwood exit, briefly causing traffic to back up in that direction.

August Issue 4 2012

Forum brings out the best in primary hopefuls

Candidates in the upcoming Aug. 28 primary elections were on their best behavior during a forum held Aug. 16 at the Eagle River Lions. How good? One even took time to speak up for his opponent.

Reunion training helps families prepare August Issue 4 2012

Reunion training helps families prepare

They line the runway, making for a sea of shifting bodies, anxious for the aircraft door to open. They are wives, husbands, children, girlfriends, boyfriends and family members who have been waiting these long months for their soldiers to come home.

August Issue 4 2012

MEA approves $4 million contract

Matanuska Electric Association approved a nearly $4 million contract for engineering and design services for its planned natural gas power plant in Eklutna during a meeting Aug. 13.

August Issue 4 2012

ER woman arrested for sexual assault

A 40-year-old Eagle River woman was arrested Aug. 15 after she took a visiting U.S. Air Force airman home and engaged in sexual acts with him while he was asleep, police said.