Of all the reasons musicians play the Anchorage Folk Festival year after year, one tops the list — the other musicians. “Once a year I get to see all my musical buddies,” said Eagle River’s Cheri Spink, who’s played at nearly all 24 festivals.
A soldier from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson has been charged with the Christmas death of Private 1st Class Grant Wise. Specialist Marshall Drake, 23, was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide and failure to obey general regulations, according to a statement released by JBER.
Whether serving as president of her sorority, volunteering with the Alaska Democratic Party or fulfilling her duties as UAA student body vice president, Amie Stanley addressed the same needs — event planning and marketing.
On Jan. 21, two Eagle River locals will travel down Pennsylvania Avenue between the U.S. Capitol and White House as part of the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Parade.
Velma Davidson celebrated her birthday this year in low-key fashion, talking to family over the phone before taking a short nap. After 100 years, she’s earned it.
No skateboarding. At least not on a parcel of land bordering Fire House Lane between Eagle River Road and Seabolt Street, after the Eagle River Parks and Recreation Board voted Monday, Jan. 14 to eliminate a skate park from conceptual plans being drawn up for the area.
It’s time to talk about gun safety. That was the reaction of the majority of Chugiak-Eagle River’s state legislators to a recent proposal that would allow teachers and other permanent employees to carry concealed guns at school.
Rain and 40-degree temperatures led to slick roads and some flooding in Chugiak-Eagle River over the weekend.
The Anchorage Assembly will hold a public hearing on the Title 21 rewrite Tuesday, Jan. 15.