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June Issue 1 2012

Girl recovering from violent moose attack

A 6-year-old Eagle River girl is expected to make a full recovery after a terrifying encounter with a mama moose on Monday, May 28 in Eagle River.

Plane makes unexpected stop in Chugiak June Issue 1 2012

Plane makes unexpected stop in Chugiak

A pilot was forced to land his home-built single engine airplane on the Old Glenn Highway near the Rural Discount Center in Chugiak on Sunday, June 3.

May Issue 5 2012

Area delegation to addess chamber

Stoltze, Hawker, Fairclough, Dyson, Hawker and Saddler will give post-session briefing at Bear Mountain Grill

Plane lands on Old Glenn May Issue 5 2012

Plane lands on Old Glenn

No injuries in apparent emergency landing Sunday morning.

May Issue 5 2012

Eagle River girl doing okay after moose attack

Mom says 6-year-old has shoulder, collarbone injuries

Biking to the coastal trail relatively easy — except for the headwinds May Issue 5 2012

Biking to the coastal trail relatively easy — except for the headwinds

I always wanted to see if I could bike from Eagle River to the end of the Anchorage Coastal Trail and back—roughly 45 miles by my calculation. I finally got around to it May 10 under partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the high 40s and low 50s, with green just popping out in the trees.

Hydro Homestead May Issue 5 2012

Hydro Homestead

A new hydroelectric plant rising on the South Fork of Eagle River represents the municipality’s first small urban hydroelectric plant, a new source of renewable energy that’s expected to power as many as 1,000 homes in the area.

Eagle River back yard doubles as a moose maternity ward May Issue 5 2012

Eagle River back yard doubles as a moose maternity ward

A moose mother found Eagle River’s Sanctuary Drive to be just that recently when she used a family’s back yard there as a sanctuary for her two newborn calves.

Trip of a lifetime May Issue 5 2012

Trip of a lifetime

Talk about a road trip.

Eklutna Lake to host art weekend May Issue 5 2012

Eklutna Lake to host art weekend

Easels will join kayaks and tents on the shores of Eklutna Lake this weekend for a new program designed to bring more artists into Alaska’s state parks.