A standoff in a quiet Eagle River neighborhood ended in tragedy Thursday afternoon when police discovered a 39-year-old man dead inside his Powder Ridge home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
There will be kilts, cabers and bagpipes aplenty this weekend when Eagle River hosts the Alaska Scottish Highland Games on Saturday, June 30 at Lions Park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A pick-up truck struck and injured a pedestrian shortly after 1 p.m. in downtown Eagle River on Monday, June 18.
Witnesses report elderly man was conscious after suffering head injury; was attempting to cross Old Glenn Highway