Thanks are in Order: ECHO Fall Festival a Huge Success!

Wow. What an amazing day! The ECHO News would like to thank a few people for their support of the First Ever ECHO Fall Festival. These folks are community do-gooders, and it seems there is really nothing that will stop them. Some of them belong to organizations that are known for this doing-good thing, but some of them are just people who like to help in their community. There is no particular order, but there is kind of a story.

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Why Move Mountains for Gold Star Families?

Gold stars start as blue. The service flag, or blue star banner, is displayed by families of service members. When you see this banner or flag, know that each blue star represents an immediate family member who is serving in the Armed Forces. The blue stars represent hope and pride.

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Community: ECHO News and our Student Journalism Program

The residents of Chugiak-Eagle River don’t just share a proverbial zip code. We share a feeling of fellowship with others, we share common attitudes, interests, and goals. One of those commonalities is our kids. Our community rallies behind our schools, sports, and programs to make sure our kids are provided with educational and experiential opportunities - often beyond what their classrooms can provide.

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The ECHO News: Satisfying Your Need to Read

The ECHO News, your community newspaper, is satisfying your need to read. We heard you were looking for something new and different, so we made some changes. Every month you will receive the ECHO News in your mailbox!

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$1574.00

$1574.00. That is the amount printed on the giant check a thankful Bishop Bobby Jones received on behalf of the Food Pantry at Harvest Christian Fellowship on August 15, 2017. Cody Morey and Josh Zullo of Keller Williams Alaska Group were looking for ways to be involved with Bear Paw this year. “We got to talking with the guys from Garcia’s, and they agreed to let us volunteer in their beer tent so we could donate our tips. They even agreed to match what we made.” Morey says.

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Homecoming

Caroline Kirby has been waiting for five months for this moment. June 8, 2017 the day her husband, returns home from a five-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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Bear Mountain Grill Gives Family Business A Whole New Meaning

Ron and Brenda Sabado have been serving up home-style food at the Bear Mountain Grill in Eagle River for going on 9 years.

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NRA Youth Day

This Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 we went to the NRA Youth Day at Birchwood Recreation & Shooting Park. NRA Youth Day is about kids getting to try out lots of

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Annual NRA Youth Day Offers Opportunities to Local Kids

Kessler grew up coming to NRA Youth Day and now returns to volunteer. “I participated as a kid, and I want to make sure that all kids have this.”

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