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Estrada, Blue Knights ride to end hunger July Issue 3 2012

Estrada, Blue Knights ride to end hunger

Actor Erik Estrada led a band of 76 motorcycle riders on Saturday, July 14 from Anchorage to Alyeska and back to Chugiak in the “Riding to End Childhood Hunger” event to support Eagle River-based non-profit organization Dare to Care. The motorcycle riders raised $7,000 for the school lunch program, which benefits students in the Matanuska-Susitna and Anchorage School Districts.

Bear Paw Awards 2012 July Issue 3 2012

Bear Paw Awards 2012

2012 Bear Paw Community Service Awards

Bear necessities July Issue 3 2012

Bear necessities

Thousands of people went on safari over the weekend without having to leave Eagle River.

Chugiak High sweeps Bear Paw Pageant July Issue 3 2012

Chugiak High sweeps Bear Paw Pageant

Wendy Martin thought a vacation in Hawaii would prevent her from competing in this year’s Bear Paw Pageant.

Bear Paw is here July Issue 2 2012

Bear Paw is here

Get ready for all the activities you can handle.

A very special  delivery July Issue 2 2012

A very special delivery

When John Hillyer first saw reports of the devastating 2011 Japan tsunami, the Eagle River jet pilot’s first reaction was to pack his bags and head home.

Dream literally comes true July Issue 2 2012

Dream literally comes true

Winning $1,064,121.24 in Las Vegas was a dream come true for Linda Fleury — literally.

Airman’s ride brings Britain to JBER July Issue 2 2012

Airman’s ride brings Britain to JBER

Among automotive enthusiasts’ 600-plus horsepower pony cars and hulking SUVs decked out with blingtastic chrome 22-inch rims, Tech. Sgt. Danny Damons’ 1966 Ford Cortina Super might seem rather pedestrian by comparison.

Fritz, Babos, Crow shine at Mt. Marathon July Issue 2 2012

Fritz, Babos, Crow shine at Mt. Marathon

Chugiak’s Lauren Fritz, Eagle River’s Alexander Babos and Eagle River’s Keegan Crow were the top local finishers in this year’s Mount Marathon Race on July 4 in Seward.

July Issue 2 2012

Road closures set for Bear Paw

Traffic patterns in downtown Eagle River from July 13-15 will change due to the Bear Paw festival.