Although the site was familiar, the name of the ball field was changed prior to the Chinook’s first Alaska Baseball League home opener June 13 against the Mat-Su Miners at the Loretta French Sports Complex.
The beginning of the week of June 14 saw a temperature spike Monday, with temperatures at 83 degrees in Anchorage, or 20 degrees hotter than average for that day and one degree hotter than the record high, according to the National Weather Service.
Anchorage police arrested Robert Gill, 68, of Eagle River, in the early morning hours of June 8 after they received a call that a homeowner had been assaulted by a burglar.
Balloons adorned the new sign on Dan “Dr. K” Kosterman’s new sign at the Dr. K’s 20/20 Vision Center (11401 Glenn Highway, Suite B in the Eagle River Mall).
Dads matter. In the world of special needs parenting, it’s often the mother taking the lead in care-giving, nurturing and shuttling to medical appointments. For those wise enough to look further, one sees the father: the family’s breadwinner and parent garnering the insurance coverage the family needs. He’s the guy behind the scenes playing a crucial supporting role.
The tradition of baking sourdough bread is alive and bubbling well in the kitchens of locals – some of whom are using starters dating decades back in the state’s history.
With State High School tournaments in softball up in Fairbanks, the state baseball tournament in Anchorage, and all-star track meet in Kodiak, it might have been easy to overlook the meet that measured the true measure of a champion – the Special Olympics.
Al Nagel, treasurer of the Eagle River Elks club, gets teary when he talks about the things the Elks have done to support Alaskan veterans in the Wounded Warriors program.
“Who’s got my back?” “We’ve got your back!” The spontaneous huddle in the Mulcahy Stadium outfield long after the presentation of the team trophies found Mustang assistant coach Mark Bohrer in the midst of the state champion Chugiak baseball team.
Cindy Moore’s daughter, Breanna Moore, was killed on June 26, 2014, a victim of dating violence. Cindy Moore said she just wants parents, teens and children to have the information they need to learn about healthy relationships, recognize the warning signs of dangerous or unhealthy relationships, and report appropriately when they’re being abused.