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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Fill The Bus Campaign

The burden of purchasing school supplies or providing food is just not feasible for many local families. Your Lions club is here to help.

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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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Friends of Nike Site Summit announces 2018 tour dates

Friends of Nike Site Summit (FONSS) invites the public to tour historic Site Summit in Arctic Valley this summer. The tour dates are: a dinner/tour fundraiser the evening of Wednesday, June 20; a hiking tour limited to 20 people on Saturday, July 21; and morning and afternoon tours on Sunday, Aug. 5 and Saturday Aug. 18. Bus seats on the Aug. 5 and Aug. 18 afternoon tours are extremely limited due to advance registrations, but the other tours have ample room for more participants.

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Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks Baseball – Host families needed!

The Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks Baseball June 5 with first home game June 11. The team is still in need of a few host families.

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