• Vol. 18, No. 21
  • Serving Indian, Bird, Girdwood, Portage, Whittier, Hope, Cooper Landing & South Anchorage

  • November 5, 2015

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    Inside TurnagainTimes.com

    Troopers stay in Girdwood pushed back to June 2016

    There have been a lot of recent developments with the Girdwood Board of Supervisors Public Safety Task Force, a volunteer group exploring policing options if the Alaska State Trooper Post in Girdwood...

    Girdwood Fire Department Board of Directors’ election marred by fraudulent ballots

    Over half of the ballots cast in this year’s Girdwood Volunteer Fire and Rescue Board of Directors election were tampered with...

    Whittier Mayor and Vice Mayor voted in by City Council

    Mike Miller, director of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage, is a man who has big dreams when it comes to helping wildlife...

    Girdwood Fire Department budget and fire hall construction plan focus of GBOS Meeting

    At the October Girdwood Board of Supervisors meeting, business regarding the fire department was the main focal point...

    In Memoriam

    Shayne Clinton Baringer
    July 11, 1964 – October 13, 2015

    Conservation action class for endangered Cook Inlet belugas

    For those of us who live on Turnagain Arm, beluga whales are a regular sight, but their numbers have dropped significantly in recent years ...

    Opinion »

    Paddy Waggin'

    Hillary Clinton has made $12 million in speaking engagements since leaving as Secretary of State under President Obama. She averaged $335,000 per speech. The Washington Post reported that Clinton made $320,000 just to sit next to the Cisco CEO. Now she wants to be President. How much will that cost us?

    FVCS News »

    FVCS News

    A long and action-packed list of classes and programs are currently offered through Four Valleys Community School. Overwhelmed at the thought of a summation, I highly recommend reviewing the classes for registration with a dose of vigilance. This variation of classes is possible because of you. Thank you to our Pick.Click.Give. donors for 2015. Ours is truly a “Give Where you Live” community.

    Hope Happenings »

    Hope Happenings

    Calling all crafters! The Hope Alaska Christmas Bazaar is scheduled for the first Saturday in December and much more goin on down in Hope!

    KMTA »

    KMTA grants awarded

    The Hope Museum will have new summer programs after receiving a grant from the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area.

    South Anchorage News »

    South Anchorage News

    A lot to check out in South Anchorage! From special classes, chef dinners to Zoo Lights at the Alaska Zoo!

    Mountain News »

    Sitzmark Opens with Deschutes Beer Dinner

    Sitzmark Opens with Deschutes Beer Dinnerpresented by Alyeska Executive Chef Jason Porter and Deschutes Brewery....

    Lively Arts »

    Lively Arts

    Opening this week at Grant Hall on the Alaska Pacific University campus is The Women of Lockerbie by Deborah Brevroot... 

    Trooper Report »

    Incidents as reported by The Alaska State Troopers...

    Any charges reported are merely allegations and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty...

    Cooper Landing News »

    Cooper Landing News

    Plenty of fun, exciting and holiday season activities happening around cooper landing this issue!

    Comic »

    "Joe Tentpeg"

    Local Girdwood artist Tim Ball brings art and humor to the pages of the Turnagain Times with a new comic strip each issue.

    Photo Gallery »

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