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Man falls to his death from cliff in north Anchorage

...alcohol may have been a factor in the incident.Tikiun was sitting on a rock near the edge of the cliff off Mile 1.5 Eklutna Lake Road when he fell and tumbled several hundred feet.Another person in the group called police just before 9:30 p...
State Briefs

...struck out alone to scout a route through a tough area. The group was hiking a traverse from the Eklutna Power House to Eklutna Lake, via Twin Peaks. Mike Majors, one of the hikers, said Saturday that the trek was expected to take 20 hours. As...
Mat-Su winds create megawatts of power

...resources, according to MEA's 2007 Integrated Resource Plan. Matanuska Electric draws 19.5 megawatts from the Eklutna Lake and Bradley Lake hydroelectric projects. Within 50 miles of the Railbelt Intertie, the high-voltage line strung...
Light rains give Alaska firefighters brief respite

...burning in the state. It has burned nearly 200 square miles southwest of Nenana. In the southern part of the state, the Eklutna Lake fire 20 miles north of Anchorage was spreading fast and has grown to about 2 square miles since it was discovered Saturday...
Game board expands Chugach bear hunt

...also warned that one of the new rules adopted Wednesday - allowing bow hunters to go after grizzlies around popular Eklutna Lake - could put park users in close contact with wounded bears. "We're trying to reduce the number of bears slightly...
Man dies when SUV plunges off cliff

...plunged down a 386-foot embankment. Anchorage police say Johnny David Chrestman died early Tuesday morning near Mile 2 Eklutna Lake Road. Police spokeswoman Anita Shell said a worker at a nearby water treatment plant saw the vehicle accelerate to...
State and local briefly in shooting death ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police are trying to identify the body of a man found shot to death off Eklutna Lake Road near Chugach State Park. The body was found by a moose hunter Wednesday. The victim, a Native man in his early...
Body found near Anchorage is not missing barista's

...of Anchorage police, the FBI and Texas authorities.Parker said it had not yet been determined if the body found at Eklutna Lake is connected to any other missing persons cases in Anchorage.The body was of an adult male. Parker said investigators...
Eagle River man grows a garden in his canoe

EAGLE RIVER - Like plenty of local residents, C.J. Mitchell owns a canoe.But he's not launching it into Eklutna Lake on the weekends. Instead, it serves as a large flower bed where he grows bright red poppies in front of his Eagle...
Palmer fire contained put the size at 300 acres, Williams said. No dwellings were threatened by the fire. State park facilities at Eklutna Lake probably will remain closed through the weekend, said Chugach Park Superintendent Al Meiners. Some park facilities...


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