Archive of: Top Stories

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4/25th Paratrooper killed in Afghanistan July Issue 2 2012

4/25th Paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

24-year-old staff sergeant was on his third tour.

Bear Paw is here July Issue 2 2012

Bear Paw is here

Get ready for all the activities you can handle.

A very special  delivery July Issue 2 2012

A very special delivery

When John Hillyer first saw reports of the devastating 2011 Japan tsunami, the Eagle River jet pilot’s first reaction was to pack his bags and head home.

Dream literally comes true July Issue 2 2012

Dream literally comes true

Winning $1,064,121.24 in Las Vegas was a dream come true for Linda Fleury — literally.

Fritz, Babos, Crow shine at Mt. Marathon July Issue 2 2012

Fritz, Babos, Crow shine at Mt. Marathon

Chugiak’s Lauren Fritz, Eagle River’s Alexander Babos and Eagle River’s Keegan Crow were the top local finishers in this year’s Mount Marathon Race on July 4 in Seward.

July Issue 2 2012

Festival activities offer a little something for everyone

The five fun-filled days of the 2012 Bear Paw Festival continue today (Thursday, July 12) throughout Chugiak-Eagle River.

MEA spokeswoman killed in Homer plane crash July Issue 1 2012

MEA spokeswoman killed in Homer plane crash

Cheryll Heinze, 65, was one of five MEA employees aboard a plane piloted by MEA general manager Joe Griffith.

Fun in the sun at annual Scottish Highland Games July Issue 1 2012

Fun in the sun at annual Scottish Highland Games

Sunny skies likely drew a record crowd to this year’s Alaska Scottish Highland Games.

Glacier wreckage is 1950s military plane July Issue 1 2012

Glacier wreckage is 1950s military plane

The wreckage of a military plane found this month on Colony Glacier is that of an Air Force plane that crashed in 1952, killing all 52 people aboard, military officials said Wednesday.

Eklutna breaks ground July Issue 1 2012

Eklutna breaks ground

Eklutna, Inc. is hoping to move into its new headquarters in Eagle River in the next two years.