Alaska Air Guardsmen rescue four at Knik Glacier

Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued four individuals Aug. 18 after their all-terrain vehicle flipped and fell into the Knik River at the Knik Glacier.

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Eagle River Veteran to be Honored for Work in Naming “Gold Star Peak”

Rep. Dan Saddler (R- Eagle River) will present a legislative citation to Kirk Alkire for his selfless work in naming Gold Star Peak.

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Alaska National Guard welcomes new senior enlisted leader

Chief Master Sgt. Winfield Hinkley, Jr. took the senior enlisted leader position of the Alaska National Guard passing of the Non-Commissioned Officer’s Saber to Maj. Gen. Laurie Hummel.

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Alaskan’s make the podium at the 2018 North American Biathlon Rollerski Championships – August 10 – 12, 2018, Camp Ethan Allen, Jericho, Vermont

Team Alaska rolled into the Rollerski Championships with several podium finishes from the Anchorage Biathlon Club and Alaska Nordic Racing.

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Alaska Air Guardsmen rescue three hikers at Denali Park

Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued three hikers Aug. 6 in the Denali National Park.

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297th Signal Company cases the colors for the last time

The 297th Signal Company, Alaska Army National Guard, deactivated during an Aug. 5 ceremony at the Alaska National Guard Armory here.

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Letter to Parents from the Anchorage School District: 13 Reasons Why

In light of the recent release of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, Season 2, questions from staff, families and community members have been raised. The intense, graphic portrayal of difficult issues involving youth present both the risk of triggering harmful behaviors among some vulnerable youth and the opportunity for adults to engage in meaningful and supportive discussions with youth about these issues.

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Looking for Youth Heroes

Alaskans Encouraged to Nominate Local Youth Making a Difference in Their Communities May 1, 2018 – Do you know youth who are doing great things in their community? Alaskans are encouraged to show their support of youth efforts by nominating them for the Summer of Heroes program.

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Announcing the 2018 Bear Paw Photography Contest!

The Eagle River Camera Club is proud to sponsor the 11th annual Bear Paw Photography Contest.  Adults, teens and children are invited to submit photos taken in Alaska during the time period from January 1, 2017 to date. 

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Purple Up!

Purple Up! The Eagle River Boys & Girls Club celebrated Month of the Military Child on Thursday, April 26th. Community organizations gathered together to show their support for the 1st Annual Eagle River Boys & Girls Club Purple Up Day.  The event began the celebration with the Eagle River AFJROTC Color Guard. All of the youth and guests stood proudly with their hand over their hearts and sang the National Anthem.

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