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Tragic end to Powder Ridge standoff June Issue 3 2012

Tragic end to Powder Ridge standoff

Anchorage Police say a 39-year-old man killed himself Thursday, June 21, at his home in Eagle River.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Chinooks win three straight June Issue 2 2012

Chinooks win three straight

The Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks won their third straight game 5-0 over the Anchorage Bucs on Sunday, June 17 at Mulcahy Stadium to remain unbeaten in Alaska Baseball League play.

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.

June Issue 2 2012

Eagle River man mauled by bear near Bird Creek

A brown bear mauled an Eagle River man who was hiking alone on a trail near Bird Creek early Sunday morning, according to Alaska State Troopers.

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.

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