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.
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.
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.
Easels will join kayaks and tents on the shores of Eklutna Lake this weekend for a new program designed to bring more artists into Alaska’s state parks.
A big run of fish is about to arrive in Chugiak-Eagle River.
Stacey Eichenlaub pulled her Dodge Neon into the driveway on Eagle River’s Walrus Circle so she could run inside and grab a paint swatch on the evening of May 21.
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will close the Eklutna overpass the morning of Monday, June 4. It is scheduled to reopen two weeks later Monday, June 18.
The Eklutna Glenn Highway overpass will be closed the morning of Monday, June 4 and is scheduled to reopen two weeks later Monday, June 18.