We certainly have our share of difficulties in 2017, but reviewing these facts from 1902 should make us feel rather fortunate.
About one-fourth of our local news broadcasts are devoted to weather, it seems. And admit it, here in Southcentral Alaska we identify our chief weather celebrity by her first name: “Jackie.” After all, she is a local, and we Alaskans […]
Even though Alaska is a relatively young state, it has a fascinating history and rich cultural heritage that reaches back to long before statehood. That history is stored in the memories of Alaska’s Native elders, pioneers, and many other old […]
The students in Deana Sandlin’s first-grade class at the Eagle River Christian Academy made “thankful turkeys” listing the things they are grateful for on the turkey’s feathers. God and family members such as Mom, Dad, brother and sissy made the […]
Good grades aren’t the only way to receive academic recognition. Sometimes a certificate documenting achievement comes with something a bit more tasty: Pizza. Just ask Mathias Brown. “I’ve never had this many awards before,” he said as he held three […]
It’s cold, snowy, and it gets dark out at 5:30. That could be considered depressing. For many people, Alaska’s fall and winter are their favorite seasons. It brings Halloween, Christmas, the New Year and Valentine’s Day. Yet, for others, it […]
Teachers and students at Eagle River High School are putting their money – or perhaps more accurately, their gym shoes – where the mouth is when it comes to the school’s commitment to inclusion of special needs students in “regular” […]
A Close-Up Look at Military Operations It is one thing to learn about the work of military canines or how massive the back end of a C-17 cargo plane is or to watch a video of an improvised explosive device […]