A brown bear mauled and seriously injured a hiker in the woods above Eagle River Road on Sunday afternoon.
Thousands of people went on safari over the weekend without having to leave Eagle River.
The five fun-filled days of the 2012 Bear Paw Festival continue today (Thursday, July 12) throughout Chugiak-Eagle River.
Sunny skies likely drew a record crowd to this year’s Alaska Scottish Highland Games.
Eagle River is having a bear of a summer. Already this year, two people have been attacked by brown bears in this community, while a third attack near Bird Creek involved an Eagle River man out for an early-morning hike.
That’s what was going through the mind of Dr. Dan Hull during this year’s Eagle River Nature Center spring auction, where the recent Alaska transplant submitted the winning bid to release a rehabilitated bald eagle back into the wild.
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.
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.
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.