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Estrada, Blue Knights ride to end hunger July Issue 3 2012

Estrada, Blue Knights ride to end hunger

Actor Erik Estrada led a band of 76 motorcycle riders on Saturday, July 14 from Anchorage to Alyeska and back to Chugiak in the “Riding to End Childhood Hunger” event to support Eagle River-based non-profit organization Dare to Care. The motorcycle riders raised $7,000 for the school lunch program, which benefits students in the Matanuska-Susitna and Anchorage School Districts.

Chugiak High sweeps Bear Paw Pageant July Issue 3 2012

Chugiak High sweeps Bear Paw Pageant

Wendy Martin thought a vacation in Hawaii would prevent her from competing in this year’s Bear Paw Pageant.

Bear necessities July Issue 3 2012

Bear necessities

Thousands of people went on safari over the weekend without having to leave Eagle River.

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.