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Biking to the coastal trail relatively easy — except for the headwinds May Issue 5 2012

Biking to the coastal trail relatively easy — except for the headwinds

I always wanted to see if I could bike from Eagle River to the end of the Anchorage Coastal Trail and back—roughly 45 miles by my calculation. I finally got around to it May 10 under partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the high 40s and low 50s, with green just popping out in the trees.

Hydro Homestead May Issue 5 2012

Hydro Homestead

A new hydroelectric plant rising on the South Fork of Eagle River represents the municipality’s first small urban hydroelectric plant, a new source of renewable energy that’s expected to power as many as 1,000 homes in the area.

Eagle River back yard doubles as a moose maternity ward May Issue 5 2012

Eagle River back yard doubles as a moose maternity ward

A moose mother found Eagle River’s Sanctuary Drive to be just that recently when she used a family’s back yard there as a sanctuary for her two newborn calves.

Trip of a lifetime May Issue 5 2012

Trip of a lifetime

Talk about a road trip.

Eklutna Lake to host art weekend May Issue 5 2012

Eklutna Lake to host art weekend

Easels will join kayaks and tents on the shores of Eklutna Lake this weekend for a new program designed to bring more artists into Alaska’s state parks.

May Issue 5 2012

Numerous Eagle River gun incidents investigated

Stacey Eichenlaub pulled her Dodge Neon into the driveway on Eagle River’s Walrus Circle so she could run inside and grab a paint swatch on the evening of May 21.

Fightin’ Fish set to arrive May Issue 5 2012

Fightin’ Fish set to arrive

A big run of fish is about to arrive in Chugiak-Eagle River.

Eklutna overpass will close Monday May Issue 5 2012

Eklutna overpass will close Monday

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will close the Eklutna overpass the morning of Monday, June 4. It is scheduled to reopen two weeks later Monday, June 18.

Army team climbing Mount McKinley May Issue 4 2012

Army team climbing Mount McKinley

Eklutna overpass closure announced May Issue 4 2012

Eklutna overpass closure announced

The Eklutna Glenn Highway overpass will be closed the morning of Monday, June 4 and is scheduled to reopen two weeks later Monday, June 18.