Archive of: In the News



ER’s Gales: Congress lacks ‘courage’ June Issue 2 2012

ER’s Gales: Congress lacks ‘courage’

It’s time for a new face in Congress — and Terre Gales thinks he’s the man for the job.

June Issue 2 2012

Eagle River man mauled by bear near Bird Creek

A brown bear mauled an Eagle River man who was hiking alone on a trail near Bird Creek early Sunday morning, according to Alaska State Troopers.

Combat fishing June Issue 2 2012

Combat fishing

At 4 a.m. on a Thursday, the sun was rising above the mountains as fire trucks lined the streets next to the fishing docks here May 24.

Mural project a big deal for local teen June Issue 2 2012

Mural project a big deal for local teen

With the bulk of his portfolio primarily sketched during idle time at school, Lukas Brown was a bit overwhelmed when he was presented his most recent canvas.

Paratrooper killed, three injured in Afghanistan June Issue 1 2012

Paratrooper killed, three injured in Afghanistan

Pfc. Nathan Tyler Davis, 20, was on his first deployment.

Fish on! June Issue 1 2012

Fish on!

When Dustin Slinker first arrived in Anchorage as a member of the U.S. Army, he couldn’t wait to go find out how to catch Alaska’s famous salmon. Six years later, he’s someone locals ask for advice.

All sales final June Issue 1 2012

All sales final

Fuji Gifts got a sendoff worthy of a local landmark on June 2-3, when hordes of people descended on the quirky Chugiak shop for an estate sale.

June Issue 1 2012

Primary elections set

Some hotly contested races should give political junkies their fix between now and the Aug. 28 primary elections.