Diane Poage has lived in Eagle River for several years and worked in special education for the Anchorage School District for more than two decades.
“To everyone who has a novel in the works, in a drawer, on the dining room table, or saved in a computer file, I’m advising you to never give up.” So says Mary Wasche, an Eagle River author who recently published her first novel “Escape to Alaska.”
William and Lisa Zimmerman, of Palmer, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mikayla Lea, to Garett Brady Tree, son of Shelli and Gerald Tree.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District recently selected Michael Coy as the new chief of the real estate branch effective July 27.
Graduating with honors Candace Blas, Chugiak High School graduate 2006, graduated cum laude from the University of Alaska, Anchorage -Spring 2014, with a degree in International Studies. Her first two years of college were spent in North Carolina at Wake Forest University and Appalachian State University. Currently, Blas is the campaign manager for Claire Ross (D) who is running for the Alaska State Senate, District K.
Congratulations to former Eagle River resident LCDR James “Jimmy K” Kenshalo, for being selected for the prestigious 2013 Order of Daedalians Exceptional Pilot Award. Kenshalo served as the pilot in command of an MH-65C helicopter during the daring rescue of six hypothermic hikers requiring immediate evacuation from a remote cove near Point Reyes, Calif, late last year.