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Never take Alaska for granted November Issue 2 2011

Never take Alaska for granted

I’m probably preaching to the choir, because when I recently asked several people where they would like to live if they could live anywhere in the world, most of them quickly responded: “Alaska.”

Conservation easement will protect 4,800 acres of Knik-Matanuska area land November Issue 2 2011

Conservation easement will protect 4,800 acres of Knik-Matanuska area land

A massive swath of land at the confluence of the Knik and Matanuska Rivers has been set aside for conservation...

November Issue 2 2011

Eklutna Bridge faces closure

The Eklutna Bridge is in immediate need of repair, according to an inspection conducted by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities in August.

November Issue 1 2011

Video: JBER soldiers train for Afghanistan

In this video provided by the U.S. military, soldiers from the 1st Squadron (Airborne), 40th Cavalry Regiment are seen training in the mountains...

November Issue 1 2011

Glenn Highway APD Video

Anchorage Police captured some remarkable video recently that they’ve shared with us. Here’s the press release APD issued yesterday accompanying the video:

Happy trails November Issue 1 2011

Happy trails

A howling wind, blowing snow and freezing temperatures couldn’t knock the grin off Isaac Lammers’ face on Sunday, Oct. 30.

Local music promoter honored November Issue 1 2011

Local music promoter honored

Having promoted more than 500 concerts involving more than 300 artists, Eagle River’s Mike McCormick is well known from Anchorage to Palmer.

“Wild bear encounter” November Issue 1 2011

“Wild bear encounter”

One day when I was 2 or 3 years old, my mom and I went up to Alaska to see our friend Ms. Mary.