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Bee Whisperer

Those in the know, or perhaps one might more appropriately say, “the buzz,” of the beekeeping world call him, “the bee whisperer.” Typically, Joe Dunham of Eagle River doesn’t bother to don a protective suit, hat, veil or even gloves when working around the 150 hives he has at five locations in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley.
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BEAR PAW CONTEST WINNERS

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Bear Paw pageant celebrates youth for poise, service

The Bear Paw Pageant held July 9 at the Chugiak High School auditorium began with a warning from pageant director Kathleen Kuersten about the 80’s theme: “The music back then was really awful,” she said, adding, “It was difficult to find music from the era that would be…” she paused for a moment. “Appropriate.”
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Locals Moe, Slemons take wins at Bear Paw 5K

Local runners Jake Moe and Lia Slemons claimed their overall divisions in the Bear Paw 5K race on Saturday, July 11, with times of 15:11.5 seconds and 18:12.7 respectively. Both runners had won the Bear 5K before, and both graduated from Alaska high schools. Slemons, maiden name Ossiander, is a 1998 Chugiak High graduate. Moe graduated from Anchorage Christian Schools in 2003.
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Bee Whisperer

Those in the know, or perhaps one might more appropriately say, “the buzz,” of the beekeeping world call him, “the bee whisperer.” Typically, Joe Dunham of Eagle River doesn’t bother to don a protective suit, hat, veil or even gloves when working around the 150 hives he has at five locations in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley.

Lions provide relief for victims of Sockeye Fire

Roommate, newspaper delivery worker assist gunshot victim

Anchorage police say they responded within four minutes to a call in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 15, that a man had found his roommate with a gunshot wound to his face and head in downtown Eagle River, not far from their apartment.

Chugiak home a total loss in house fire

A Chugiak home was decimated by a house fire on the evening of Sunday, July 19, after firefighters worked to lay 3,000 feet of water hose up the switchbacks of a narrow dirt road leading up to the house at the end of Upper Fish Hatchery Road.

GraceWorks evangelizes with fun, games

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Roommate, newspaper delivery worker assist gunshot victim

Anchorage police say they responded within four minutes to a call in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 15, that a man had found his roommate with a gunshot wound to his face and head in downtown Eagle River, not far from their apartment.

Chugiak home a total loss in house fire

A Chugiak home was decimated by a house fire on the evening of Sunday, July 19, after firefighters worked to lay 3,000 feet of water hose up the switchbacks of a narrow dirt road leading up to the house at the end of Upper Fish Hatchery Road.

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Thanks, Small Engine Repair

Spread the oil wealth

Eagle River Elks Lodge supports community

Editor’s Corner articles ring true

Photo coverage shows bias against Gruening

We, the Gruening Middle School track team, noticed in the April 16 issue of the Chugiak-Eagle River Star, that there were no photos of Gruening athletes. Although Gruening Middle School lost to Mirror Lake, we are still half the middle school population of Eagle River and Chugiak. Of the four photos you included in your newspaper, none of them are of us. Even the front page showed a Mirror Lake hurdler who placed second to one of our faster hurdlers! We worked just as hard as our across-town rival. We deserve to be noticed too.
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