Archive of: In the News



August Issue 3 2012

Two women die after canoe capsizes on Eagle River

Two Montana women died after their canoe capsized on Eagle River near Mile 7.4 of Eagle River Road on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

Hot times in the city August Issue 2 2012

Hot times in the city

Finding a job in Anchorage is easy. Finding an affordable place to live isn’t.

August Issue 2 2012

Cogdell fails to advance

Eagle River Olympic athlete Corey Cogdell finished 11th overall and failed to advance to the six-woman finals of the Olympic Trapshooting competition on Saturday, Aug. 4 in London, England.

A look into slavery’s past August Issue 2 2012

A look into slavery’s past

Last week, a few dozen Eagle River residents were transported back to the 1800s.

August Issue 2 2012

State Troopers shoot, kill man who weilded bat near Thunderbird Falls

Alaska State Troopers say a vehicle pursuit that began in Wasilla ended when troopers shot and killed a man who advanced on them with a bat near Thunderbird Falls.

Massive crowds flock to air show August Issue 1 2012

Massive crowds flock to air show

With a quarter of a million people attending Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s Arctic Thunder open house and air show Saturday and Sunday July 28-29, 2012 was a “huge success” for the biennial event, said JBER spokesman Luke Waack.

August Issue 1 2012

Candidates to have their say

A trio of local community organizations will host an area-wide candidates forum on Aug. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Eagle River Lions Club.

JBER Scout troops go camping August Issue 1 2012

JBER Scout troops go camping

“Scouting teaches boys responsibility and basic skills on adulthood, it gives them a head start to growing up to be independent young men who can be self reliant and self responsible” said Boy Scout Troop 190 Scoutmaster Wes Raley.

Man, 60, dies  in Hiland rollover August Issue 1 2012

Man, 60, dies in Hiland rollover

Anchorage police said an Eagle River man died when his vehicle rolled over on Hiland Road on Thursday, July 26.

A walk for all ages August Issue 1 2012

A walk for all ages

Folks who aren’t quite as energetic as some of the event’s stars are still welcome at this year’s Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center Walk for Seniors.