Local Incumbents Retain House Seats; Hughes Wins Senate F

Republican incumbents in state house districts 12, 13 and 14 retained their seats in the state legislature Tuesday night as results were announced Wednesday morning by the state Division of

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Early Voting More Than Doubles Local Primary Turn-Out

Early voting in the Chugiak-Eagle River area has more than doubled the turn-out in the August primary as poll workers at the area’s only local early voting station report constant

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Get All Sides

The ECHO News thanks all candidates from state house districts 12, 13 and 14 and state senate district F for participating in the Oct. 25 candidate debate held at the

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Air Guard rescue crews continue search for pilot missing since Friday

Eagle River, Alaska — The Alaska Air National Guard continues their search for a pilot and downed aircraft in Lake Clark National Park, which began at about 10:25 p.m. last night

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Town Hall on Crime Connects Citizens With Information; Announces New Program

Talk to your neighbors when you see something happening on your street that looks suspicious. Report all crimes to the police, even if you don’t think any justice will come

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Relax At Eagle River Elementary School

Sometimes you just have to take a deep breath and relax. At Eagle River Elementary School, students and staff do that every school day as part of the morning routine.

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National Guard Promotes Two Locals

  Two long-time area residents received military promotions this past week. Col. Blake Gettys of Eagle River was promoted to the rank of brigadier general on Sat., Sept. 24 at

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Local Legislators Support Legal Review of PFD Veto

$1,022. That’s $22 more than Alaska Gov. Bill Walker estimated the 2016 Permanent Fund Dividend would be for each eligible resident back in June when he vetoed half of the

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Students Witness as Life Rises From the Ashes

New vegetation was already established on the site of last May’s fire in the Eagle River Valley when the students in Mark Van Arsdale’s AP Biology class at Eagle River

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