Archive of: In the News



Bear necessities July Issue 3 2012

Bear necessities

Thousands of people went on safari over the weekend without having to leave Eagle River.

Bear Paw is here July Issue 2 2012

Bear Paw is here

Get ready for all the activities you can handle.

A very special  delivery July Issue 2 2012

A very special delivery

When John Hillyer first saw reports of the devastating 2011 Japan tsunami, the Eagle River jet pilot’s first reaction was to pack his bags and head home.

Dream literally comes true July Issue 2 2012

Dream literally comes true

Winning $1,064,121.24 in Las Vegas was a dream come true for Linda Fleury — literally.

Airman’s ride brings Britain to JBER July Issue 2 2012

Airman’s ride brings Britain to JBER

Among automotive enthusiasts’ 600-plus horsepower pony cars and hulking SUVs decked out with blingtastic chrome 22-inch rims, Tech. Sgt. Danny Damons’ 1966 Ford Cortina Super might seem rather pedestrian by comparison.

Fritz, Babos, Crow shine at Mt. Marathon July Issue 2 2012

Fritz, Babos, Crow shine at Mt. Marathon

Chugiak’s Lauren Fritz, Eagle River’s Alexander Babos and Eagle River’s Keegan Crow were the top local finishers in this year’s Mount Marathon Race on July 4 in Seward.

July Issue 2 2012

Road closures set for Bear Paw

Traffic patterns in downtown Eagle River from July 13-15 will change due to the Bear Paw festival.

July Issue 2 2012

Festival activities offer a little something for everyone

The five fun-filled days of the 2012 Bear Paw Festival continue today (Thursday, July 12) throughout Chugiak-Eagle River.

MEA spokeswoman killed in Homer plane crash July Issue 1 2012

MEA spokeswoman killed in Homer plane crash

Cheryll Heinze, 65, was one of five MEA employees aboard a plane piloted by MEA general manager Joe Griffith.