The bodies of three Eagle River residents were recovered Tuesday, March 5 from the scene of a small plane crash near Rainy Pass.
Steve Hokanson used to run a hedge fund. But he couldn’t deny what he was born to do — work with his hands. “The money was really good, but at the end of the day, I didn’t make anything,” he said.
Three local residents are vying for the Anchorage Assembly seat being vacated by three-term assemblywoman Debbie Ossiander. It is one of two seats that represents Chugiak-Eagle River.
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.
After a decade of work, the Anchorage Assembly finally approved a rewrite of the Municipality’s land use code. On a 9-2 vote — with Adam Trombley and Patrick Flynn opposed — the Assembly pass the Title 21 rewrite as its meeting Feb. 26.
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.
Greek mythology, comedy and singing will collide this weekend at Gruening Middle School when the original production of “The Missing Piece of Pi” is performed.
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.
During Fur Rendezvous, Brian Nosich transforms from a mild-mannered father of two into a master craftsman for the ages. “I draw my inspiration from Bernini and Michelangelo,” said Nosich — his tongue firmly in cheek — as he sculpted an 8-foot block of snow on Feb. 22 in downtown Anchorage.