Alaskan Animal Rescue Friends ( AARF) is an IRS recognized 501(c)3 Non-Profit Corporation. AARF is a group of dedicated volunteers working to help the dogs of Alaska. We rescue, rehabilitate, and adopt dogs into loving homes. Most of our dogs come to AARF from rural communities through other rescue organizations such as Bethel Friends of Canines, but we also take in dogs from local animal control facilities, owner releases, and neglect and medical cases.

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Waiting for Mother’s Day

Jeannette and her husband had been married for about a year when they decided to start their family. Months passed, then years without success. Staying positive became more and more difficult. She was being told by her doctors that nothing was wrong, and yet nothing was right either.There were social situations that became overwhelming for her, seeing a little boy drinking hot chocolate, conversations with other couples that centered around their children, watching groups of children play, dance and have fun together. She was happy for her friends with families, but couldn't understand why she was unable to conceive.“You just didn’t know; there were some days I could handle it, other days I couldn’t.”

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Eagle River Hockey League: AA Week Twenty-Two

It’s WEEK TWENTY-TWO of the Eagle River Hockey League, and this is the AA recap. In the second game of the evening, it went down to the wire as second place Shines (13-8-1) took on fifth place PIAS (6-14-2). A trio of goals scored in the first period by Shines Mike Watson and two goals by Nicholas Bennett gave them a 3-0 lead ending the first.

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Eagle River Hockey League: AAA Week Twenty-Two

It’s WEEK TWENTY-TWO of the Eagle River Hockey League, and this is the AAA recap. On Wednesday 2-28-28 the AAA division of the ERHL took to the ice in week 22 of the 24-week season. Last place Garcia’s took on first place Jalapeno’s in the early game. Blake Brazil of Garcia’s opened up the scoring with his goal in the first period.

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Eagle River Hockey League: AA Week Twenty-One

It’s WEEK TWENTY-ONE of the Eagle River Hockey League, and this is the AA recap. In the second game of the evening, last place Stellar shutout first the place Cubbies. After scoreless first period, Ty Johnson scored unassisted as did Robert McCormick ending the period 2-0.

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Eagle River Hockey League: AAA Week Twenty-One

It’s WEEK TWENTY-ONE of the Eagle River Hockey League, and this is the AAA recap. Garcia’s came away with a 6-3 victory over Homestead on Wednesday 2-21-18 at the MAC in the early ERHL AAA game. With the win, fourth place Garcia’s (5-14-2) is trailing third place Homestead (5-12-4) by only two points in the league standings.

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Eagle River Hockey League: AAA Week Twenty

It’s WEEK TWENTY of the Eagle River Hockey League, and this is the AAA recap. With only four games remaining in the regular season, the AAA division teams battled it out at the MAC on 2-14-18. Fourth place Garcia’s (4-14-2) defeated second place Pizza Man (9-8-3) on Wednesday, 6-3.

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Eagle River Hockey League: AA Week Nineteen

It’s WEEK NINETEEN of the Eagle River Hockey League, and this is the AA recap. In the final game of the evening, sixth place Stellar (9 pts) gained two points in the standings on fifth place Play It Again (14 pts) by a shutout, 5-0.

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Eagle River Hockey League: AAA Week Nineteen

It’s WEEK NINETEEN of the Eagle River Hockey League, and this is the AAA recap. In the late game, third place Homestead (5-10-4) gained two points on second place Pizza Man (9-7-3) with a 4-3 win.

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Eagle River Hockey League: AA Week Eighteen

It’s WEEK EIGHTEEN of the Eagle River Hockey League, and this is the AA recap. In game two, Shines outlasted Stellar and won 2-1. After two uneventful periods, the third made all the difference.

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