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.
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.
Heavy snow caused a roof collapse in Peters Creek on Wednesday, March 14.
Anyone who’s lived in Chugiak-Eagle River for a while likely felt a twinge of sadness when watching last weekend’s Iditarod ceremonial start festivities in Anchorage.