Michael Burns

...and backpacker. He pointed out every eagle he ever saw to his children, and the family spent weekends at their cabin in Girdwood skiing and hiking. He greatly enjoyed spending time with friends at the duck shack. Golfing was his favorite sport, and...
Girdwood fire chief sick of Seward highway fatalities

GIRDWOOD - Girdwood Fire Chief William Chadwick has called an Aug. 7 forum at the city' the state. It's already designated a safety corridor through Girdwood, allowing for double traffic fines. Chadwick would like to see a...
Girdwood man sentenced for arson

...A man convicted of burning down his Girdwood home in September 2007 was sentenced...burning the house for insurance money. Girdwood firefighters and a neighbor entered the...were unable to fully respond to another Girdwood fire a few hours later. Prosecutors...
Girdwood man pleads guilty for 2009 fatal crash

ANCHORAGE - A 36-year-old Girdwood man has pleaded guilty to causing a 2009 Seward Highway wreck...vehicles on the Seward Highway while driving from Anchorage to Girdwood on Aug. 6, 2009. Cosper could not squeeze his white Dodge pickup...
Applications available for youth leadership conference in Girdwood

GIRDWOOD - LEADOn! Leadership Conference is a youth focused mini-summit for peace and equality to take place from Oct. 4 to 6 in Girdwood. The conference is a chance for teens to learn and share with other teens...
Girdwood man dies nearly a week after accident

ANCHORAGE - A 43-year-old Girdwood man has died, nearly a week after being involved in an accident on the Seward Highway. Alaska State Troopers say Paul C. Wiersema...
Girdwood looking to tame wild Forest Fair

ANCHORAGE - Girdwood is hoping to tame the Forest Fair...winds down. John Gallup a member of the Girdwood Board of Supervisors, says the fair...said John Gallup, a member of the Girdwood Board of Supervisors. "It's just...
Bore tide surfer rescued from inlet near Girdwood

GIRDWOOD - A Girdwood man surfing the bore tide was rescued after being trapped in an inlet. The Girdwood Fire Department launched its rescue boat to pick up 41-year-old Paul C. Wiersema. State police said Wiersema was surfing the bore tide...
Girdwood Forest Fair cancelled

ANCHORAGE - Organizers have canceled the Girdwood Forest Fair because they say rowdy crowds have turned it into...woodsy community park that bears the Forest Fair's name. Girdwood fire chief Bill Chadwick said some 3,000 people camped last...
Youth skiers battle at state championships

...Club's Gabrielle Griggs and Cam Skaggs finished second in the U14 slalom race at the Alaska State Championships on Saturday at Girdwood's Alyeska Ski Resort.Griggs lost by one-quarter of a second in the girls U14 race to Anchorage's Mary Stahla, who...


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