Archive of: Top Stories



Fireworks changes spark debate December Issue 4 2011

Fireworks changes spark debate

Recent tweaks to the municipal law that allows fireworks on New Year’s Eve require that people light ‘em off at least 200 feet from buildings around them.

December Issue 4 2011

Subway offers lots of veggie, vegan options

A quick sandwich at Eagle River Subway, near the light on Business Blvd., reveals plenty of vegetarian and vegan options.

Second storm in two weeks batters area December Issue 3 2011

Second storm in two weeks batters area

Too bad it’s not fishing season.

Subsistence speech wows science class December Issue 3 2011

Subsistence speech wows science class

You’ve got to be pretty interesting to keep a classroom full of middle schoolers quiet for 45 minutes. Willy Topkok leaves ‘em speechless.

Underwater education December Issue 3 2011

Underwater education

Hard work pays off.

December Issue 3 2011

Municipality wants input on Eklutna Bridge

Municipal Manager George Vakalis wants public input before deciding whether or not to close the Eklutna River Bridge.

December Issue 3 2011

Money added to budget for APD clerk

Eagle River could benefit from the more than $500,000 the Anchorage Assembly added to Mayor Dan Sullivan’s proposed 2012 budget.

Poodles carry Santa’s sleigh December Issue 3 2011

Poodles carry Santa’s sleigh

A few weeks ago, John Suter received a children’s book in the mail titled “Flying Poodles A Christmas Story.”

No one hurt in Tuesday fire December Issue 2 2011

No one hurt in Tuesday fire

An upstairs area and roof of a log cabin at 22833 Eagle River Road caught fire Tuesday, Dec. 13 with two people inside. Both escaped without injury, and firefighters were able to put the fire out within minutes.