Eagle River/Chugiak Community

Meat is Essential!

How Can Alaska Gain True Food Security? This updated story was first published June 5, 2020  Alaskan grown beef prepared for market at Mt. McKinley Meats & Sausages. Alaskans know when calamity strikes we can expect to see responding events happen fast. The November 2018 earthquake was such a wake up call–and the pandemic of …

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Hazards Veterans Faced:

Do we now Ignore the Hazards until no Veterans are Left to Tell? Some might be surprised to know that the image of Alaska as a pristine place with clean environment as far as the eye can see is a myth. In fact, the U.S. Military has made many hazardous dump sights around this state …

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EaglExit Parade

EaglExit Draft Proposal Review

What MORE do you need to know about this effort? The citizen’s group known as EaglExit declares in its current Draft Proposal for detachment (04/24/22) that residents of the Chugach-Eagle River Area are not well-served by the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) and they want the constitutionally established Alaska Local Boundary Commission (LBC) to allow detachment …

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Watch Candidate Joe Wright: Voters here will have to make some calculated choices with RCV

A Proven Republican Steps Into the Fray: Joe Wright! Watch for a rugby style primary election scrum1 in the upcoming Eagle River-to-Eklutna Senate District L race! Voters here will have to make some calculated choices with the newly established Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) in a crowded field if we expect to change the political calculus …

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Year-end review

Seeking Alaskan Truths in 2021 (2021©donnliston.co)   Living the Alaskan Lifestyle is by definition active. Sitting at a computer screen or looking at a phone are not active pursuits. So, having lived the Alaskan Lifestyle 60 years means I have mostly found my groove in dealing with demands of Alaskan Life—I’ve done enough Alaskan stuff …

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Let Small Business Freedom Ring!

Kim’s Asian Cuisine and Bistro in Eagle River, Alaska is a Business Pandemic Survivor First published in December of 2021. We who have won Gods’s great lottery to be Americans (4.25% of the world’s population)—greater odds for Alaskans!—can only imagine what depravity and destitution occur from the ravages of war. [1]US Population Clock Being the …

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Garcia’s Restaurant

 Quirky and Comfortable with Great Food (2021©donnliston.co) As owner of Garcia’s Cantina in Eagle River, Joel Rivas does it all. Some years back I remember standing in the parking lot of Garcia’s Restaurant and Cantina when a parade of antique automobiles pulled in, one of which included a teacher friend and her Anchorage Assembly member husband, Peggy …

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