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Foreign airmen get Alaska perspective June Issue 3 2012

Foreign airmen get Alaska perspective

Imagine boarding a C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft and making the flight across the Atlantic Ocean to a place where they speak a language that isn’t your native language. This isn’t your normal U.S. Air Force deployment, but actually a Polish Air Force deployment to Alaska to participate in Red Flag-Alaska.

Community Covenant Church founder steps down June Issue 3 2012

Community Covenant Church founder steps down

When Mark Meredith sold his office furniture business and left the Seattle area to start a church in Eagle River 17 years ago, he was uncertain of the decision to uproot his wife and three children — then ages 8, 11 and 13.

Taxi shortage drives woman to act June Issue 3 2012

Taxi shortage drives woman to act

Need a lift? Megan Patrick is here to help.

Big release June Issue 3 2012

Big release

That’s what was going through the mind of Dr. Dan Hull during this year’s Eagle River Nature Center spring auction, where the recent Alaska transplant submitted the winning bid to release a rehabilitated bald eagle back into the wild.

Man taken to hospital after brush with truck June Issue 3 2012

Man taken to hospital after brush with truck

A pick-up truck struck and injured a pedestrian shortly after 1 p.m. in downtown Eagle River on Monday, June 18.

Welcome to bear country June Issue 3 2012

Welcome to bear country

Eagle River is having a bear of a summer. Already this year, two people have been attacked by brown bears in this community, while a third attack near Bird Creek involved an Eagle River man out for an early-morning hike.

Ebben is Alaska’s best June Issue 3 2012

Ebben is Alaska’s best

Debbe Ebben is all in. Ebben, of Eagle River, earned a trip to Las Vegas on Saturday, June 16, when she won the 2012 Miss Alaska Pageant at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium in Anchorage.

Man hit by truck in downtown in Eagle River June Issue 2 2012

Man hit by truck in downtown in Eagle River

Witnesses report elderly man was conscious after suffering head injury; was attempting to cross Old Glenn Highway

Legislators visit chamber June Issue 2 2012

Legislators visit chamber

Though he’s soon leaving the delegation, Rep. Mike Hawker says legislators representing the Chugiak-Eagle River area present the most united front of any team in the Alaska Legislator.

ER’s Gales: Congress lacks ‘courage’ June Issue 2 2012

ER’s Gales: Congress lacks ‘courage’

It’s time for a new face in Congress — and Terre Gales thinks he’s the man for the job.