The top lady dog musher in the whole world is still Chugiak’s own Shiley Gavin.
Twelve years ago, Pat Mahoney and the Eagle River Lions sponsored a free fishing derby for kids in the local area.
“For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” — John, 3:16
“’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord. ‘Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.’” — Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIV)
In 1984 during a Lions convention in Las Vegas, I was honored to see Lions Clubs International make their first research donation to the American Diabetes Association. That was also my first week as an employee of the ADA here in Alaska!
The overall winner of the Midnight Sun 600 snowmobile race between Anchorage and Fairbanks is Wade Charles of Eagle River, who raced his 776 Blizzard Model Ski-Doo in a record 10 hours, 11 minutes and 10 seconds.