Spotlight on: Gruening Middle School

Gruening Middle School stands out.Good news abounds for Gruening Middle School (GMS) students and their families. On their last “report card” GMS boasted an attendance record and Alaska School Performance Index (ASPI) higher than the district average, as well as a four-star rating.Bobby Jefts is justifiably proud of his school as he launches into his 11th year as Gruening Principal.

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Safe Families for Children – Protecting The Future of Families in Crisis

Safe Families for Children, a non-profit allowing parents in crisis a “time-out” before their children are neglected or forced into foster care.

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Nike Site Reflections

Visible from Anchorage, below the Nike Hercules Missile installation, is a lighted star installed by the military in 1960.

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Eagle River Tattoo

The tattooists at Eagle River Tattoo are all skilled artists. They notice they have far more parent - and even grandparent - customers than young customers.

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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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Alaska Velo Sport: Not Your Ordinary Bicycle Shop

Velo also sponsors races and individuals in the annual Road Race Series. A growing number of customers are commuters during the snow-free months.

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Saving Memories An Eagle River Woman’s Business and Life Passion

Feusner cringes when she thinks about losing important photos. Memories can be lost in a fire, a computer can crash and a USB stick can become corroded.

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Creating Prayer Rosaries Is a Local Woman’s Calling

In 2001 when Officer Justin T. Wollam of the APD was killed in the line of duty, Darosett incorporated APD lapel pins into her rosaries.

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One Fish Tagged Equaled a Successful Day in Challenging Weather

Even if they did make appointments, fish would not keep them consistently and pleas for placid seas often go unheeded by the big weatherman in the sky.

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Adonia – Eagle River Boutique Offers Shopping Destination For All Women

“I love how comfortable and affordable the clothing offered at Adonia is,” Beckee Edge, owner of the Behavior Matters clinic in Eagle River said.

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