...12; 16. Johnny Hedges, 3:02:18; 17. Carly Reimer, 3:03:17; 18. Jeff Perschbacher, 3:16:31; 19. Matt Tunseth, 3:19:27; 20. Heather Huff, 3:25:44; 21. Emily Kornelis, 3:37:23; 22. Meg Mueller, 3:37:25...
EAGLE RIVER (AP) - An Alaska newspaper pioneer has taken his extensive database of knowledge about the 49th state online.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON - By helping his fellow soldiers heal their war wounds, Army Master Sergeant Marcus McClain is learning to deal with his own.
CHUGIAK (AP) - When your new office is located in one of the world's most extreme natural environments, it's nice to have a little help moving in. The National Park Service recently enlisted the help of the U.S.
Seward charter fishing boat captain Skip Massey has an easy answer for why he's opened the past four seasons with a boatload of nonpaying clients.
...venue for the event, Kenai Catering provided the hors d'oeuvres and KO Entertainment provided the lights and music. Matt Tunseth was the emcee and Jason Ness the auctioneer. According to Beech the room was filled with 3 types of bidders ? single...
When John Hillyer first saw reports of the devastating 2011 Japan tsunami, the Eagle River jet pilot's first reaction was to pack his bags and head home. "As soon as this hit it was so hard to watch," said Hillyer. At the time, Hillyer -- a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserve who flies full time for FedEx -- was commanding the reserve's F-22 unit, a position that made it difficult for him to leave Alaska for an extended period of time. "I was never called," he said.
EAGLE RIVER - You've got to be pretty interesting to keep a classroom full of middle schoolers quiet for 45 minutes. Willy Topkok leaves 'em speechless. Well, mostly. "This guy's cool!" whispered one of Lisa Andersen's science students to a friend during a recent presentation by Topkok at Gruening Middle School.
EAGLE RIVER -- Suzie Gorski can finally put away her paint cans. The Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce executive director had made sprucing up the old plywood "Welcome to Eagle River" sign an annual rite of spring. "It was just tired," Gorski said of the old sign. Thanks to the work of several community members -- and a $19,000 grant from British Petroleum -- the iconic wooden sign in Chief Alex Park was recently replaced with a brand-spanking-new welcome sign that's sure to become the area's newest big attraction.
Surrounded by hostile forces in a faraway land, Army Command Sgt. Major Terry Gardner spent Christmas singing with his troops. "I was able to sit down with them and sing Christmas carols," Sgt. Maj. Gardner said during a conference call from Afghanistan between he and Col. Morris Goins and Anchorage-area media on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Gardner explained that he visited several outposts in the restive Khost and Paktia provinces during the holiday. At each stop, he asked the youngest and oldest soldiers to choose their favorite holiday songs.
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