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June Issue 1 2012

Primary elections set

Some hotly contested races should give political junkies their fix between now and the Aug. 28 primary elections.

Plane makes unexpected stop in Chugiak June Issue 1 2012

Plane makes unexpected stop in Chugiak

A pilot was forced to land his home-built single engine airplane on the Old Glenn Highway near the Rural Discount Center in Chugiak on Sunday, June 3.

June Issue 1 2012

Girl recovering from violent moose attack

A 6-year-old Eagle River girl is expected to make a full recovery after a terrifying encounter with a mama moose on Monday, May 28 in Eagle River.

May Issue 5 2012

Area delegation to addess chamber

Stoltze, Hawker, Fairclough, Dyson, Hawker and Saddler will give post-session briefing at Bear Mountain Grill

Plane lands on Old Glenn May Issue 5 2012

Plane lands on Old Glenn

No injuries in apparent emergency landing Sunday morning.

May Issue 5 2012

Eagle River girl doing okay after moose attack

Mom says 6-year-old has shoulder, collarbone injuries

Biking to the coastal trail relatively easy — except for the headwinds May Issue 5 2012

Biking to the coastal trail relatively easy — except for the headwinds

I always wanted to see if I could bike from Eagle River to the end of the Anchorage Coastal Trail and back—roughly 45 miles by my calculation. I finally got around to it May 10 under partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the high 40s and low 50s, with green just popping out in the trees.

Trip of a lifetime May Issue 5 2012

Trip of a lifetime

Talk about a road trip.

Eagle River back yard doubles as a moose maternity ward May Issue 5 2012

Eagle River back yard doubles as a moose maternity ward

A moose mother found Eagle River’s Sanctuary Drive to be just that recently when she used a family’s back yard there as a sanctuary for her two newborn calves.

Hydro Homestead May Issue 5 2012

Hydro Homestead

A new hydroelectric plant rising on the South Fork of Eagle River represents the municipality’s first small urban hydroelectric plant, a new source of renewable energy that’s expected to power as many as 1,000 homes in the area.