An Eagle Academy Charter School sixth-grader won the 2013 Alaska State Spelling Bee on Friday, March 1 at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts in Anchorage.
Lanier is six years older than the next-oldest musher, but with a healthy dash of pepper left in his beard, he looks much younger. Before the race start on Willow Lake March 3, he said running sled dogs is his personal fountain of youth.
Cessna en route to Takotna was overdue since Monday, March 4.
Birchwood Christian School's boys defeated Cook Inlet Academy 44-27 to finish second in the Peninsula Conference tournament Saturday and earn a state berth for the second year in a row.
Anyone doubting Alaska faces a looming energy crisis hasn’t been attending Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce meetings.
On June 1, 2012 Sgt. Maj. Michael Van Engen had just finished eating lunch in the mess hall at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Southern Afghanistan when all hell broke loose.
No matter how many times he reads “The Importance of Being Earnest,” James Jensen never tires of it. “I’ve always loved this play,” he said. Now, Jensen is sharing his fondness of Oscar Wilde’s famous comedy with the Chugiak-Eagle River community.
Want to learn more about Alaska history? You won’t have to travel far. An eight-part lecture series — which is open to the public — about the history of the greater Cook Inlet area continues Friday, March 1 at the UAA Eagle River campus.