A popular adult learning program is branching out to Eagle River.
When Anchorage voters go to the polls April 3, they’ll be tasked with choosing a mayor and three school board members, along with deciding on seven ballot propositions ranging from a $59 million school bond to an ordinance that would grant a new tax exemption to the spouses of deceased military members.
Eagle River’s Doug Urquidi isn’t your average politician. The 46-year-old electrician says he’s running for the U.S. House not out of a desire to become a high-powered Washington insider, but because he believes citizen government is what this nation was founded on. And although he’s trying to unseat a well-known Congressman in Don Young, Urquidi believes he’s got a great chance to win in November.
About three dozen people packed the meeting room at the Eagle River Town Center for a town hall meeting with area legislators on Saturday, March 17.
After pulling the first fish of the day out of Finger Lake near Palmer, Eagle River’s Matthew Williams, 10, was asked if he’d like to hang onto the small rainbow trout or turn it loose.