Disaster Preparedness Month Falls in September for a Reason

Why do you think the Federal Government made September National Disaster Preparedness Month? Just look around you! This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been a wake-up call, during late August,

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It: Donn Liston Remembers the ADN

There was a time when Anchorage was a two-newspaper town; we had three television stations delivering supplemental news in black and white, with color highlights. As a kid carrying the

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Community: ECHO News and our Student Journalism Program

The residents of Chugiak-Eagle River don’t just share a proverbial zip code. We share a feeling of fellowship with others, we share common attitudes, interests, and goals. One of those commonalities is our kids. Our community rallies behind our schools, sports, and programs to make sure our kids are provided with educational and experiential opportunities - often beyond what their classrooms can provide.

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Seward and Anchorage — A Tale of Two Cities

Throughout history Seward residents and other Alaskans complained that Anchorage got everything... military bases, a large airport, government offices, etc.

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Don’t Get Trampled by Herd Mentality

In prehistoric times, running with the pack may have helped people minimize danger, but today, there are far fewer rewards for following a herd mentality.

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Lock your doors, lock your cars and carry a big stick

Lock Your Doors, Lock Your Cars and Carry A Big Stick. A red pickup was stolen from the owner’s driveway. The vehicle was unlocked and the keys were inside.

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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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July 17, 1898, Headlines Spur Klondike Gold Rush

Among those who mined or otherwise profited from the Gold Rush, many remained in Alaska. “Wise Mike” Stepovich stowed away on a steamer headed for Skagway.

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Cleanse, Detox or Challenge – Is one right for you?

One of the greatest benefits to a nutritional challenge or detox is weight loss and improved health. There are many reasons for these positive changes.

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Eagle River- Chugiak Runners Catch Their Stride on Mt. Marathon

More than 100 Eagle River and Chugiak-area runners made a strong showing July 4 in Mount Marathon race—the 90th running of the iconic event.

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