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Linda Anne-Martz Bower, 19

Linda Anne-Martz Bower, 19, died in Eagle River on Sept. 10, 2014. She was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend, with whom she had just broken off the relationship.

Russell E. Bingham

Longtime Alaska resident, Russell Edward Bingham, died in his Eagle River residence on August 23, 2014. A service was held on August 29, followed by a burial at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery.

Marcela Rooks

Marcela Rooks died on Aug. 25 after suffering a stroke at North Valley Hospital in Whitefish, Mont. She was surrounded by her daughter and son-in-law, eight grandchildren, and two of her four great-grandchildren.

Mary Lou Barks, 73

Mary Lou Barks, 73, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2014. Her ashes were scattered at her beloved Kenai River. Mary Lou was born on Sept. 21, 1940 in Woodland, Penna. She had resided in Eagle River since 1985.

Richard “Dick” Willson, 88

Longtime Alaskan Resident, Mr. Richard “Dick” Willson, 88, passed away peacefully at home on July 16, 2014. A celebration of life was held on July 26 at the Iditapark in Wasilla.

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William and Lisa Zimmerman

William and Lisa Zimmerman, of Palmer, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mikayla Lea, to Garett Brady Tree, son of Shelli and Gerald Tree.

Corps announces new chief of real estate branch

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District recently selected Michael Coy as the new chief of the real estate branch effective July 27.




Graduating with honors Candace Blas, Chugiak High School graduate 2006, graduated cum laude from the University of Alaska, Anchorage -Spring 2014, with a degree in International Studies. Her first two years of college were spent in North Carolina at Wake Forest University and Appalachian State University. Currently, Blas is the campaign manager for Claire Ross (D) who is running for the Alaska State Senate, District K.

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