• Vol. 18, No. 16
  • Serving Indian, Bird, Girdwood, Portage, Whittier, Hope, Cooper Landing & South Anchorage

  • August 20, 2015
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    Top Stories

    Girdwood Clinic receives more than $1 million grant

    On Aug. 11, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Girdwood Health Clinic was the recipient of a $1,048, 667 grant...

    Girdwood woman recovering at home from bear mauling

    Gabrielle Markel is back home in Girdwood recovering from a grizzly bear mauling. According to the Alaska State Troopers dispatch...

    Completion of Girdwood tennis courts delayed until next year

    The Girdwood Tennis Committee has voted to delay the final surfacing of the new tennis courts until next May or June. The decision comes down to the weather...

    Policing options dominate GBOS agenda; local brewery soon on tap in Girdwood

    Once again, the question of what to do about policing Girdwood after Alaska State Troopers leave on Jan. 1, 2016 was a dominant theme ...

    Around the Arm »

    Around the Arm

    The Girdwood tennis courts look like they’ll take another year to fix. Didn’t this process start in 2005?
    All anyone wants is to resurface them so no one twists an ankle. I resurfaced my parent’s driveway when I
    was 17. I took two days. The Roman Colosseum...

    Cooper Landing News »

    Library Fundraiser

    Summer is slowly but inexorably winding down, and soon enough many of you will be packing up and moving south for the winter. This time is perfect to think about Library Fundraiser that is held the first Saturday of November...

    Hope Happenings »

    Seaview Music

    With the season finale of the Seaview Café and bar scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 15, the Seaview has announced that it will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Live music will continue every Thursday through Saturday, where the tunes are playing...

    Mountain News »

    Only a Few Weekends Remaining for Summer Biking

    By the time this edition of Turnagain Times hits the stands, mountain bikers will have just three weekends remaining in the Alyeska Bike Park, which is slated to cease operations on Sept. 7 (Labor Day)...

    South Anchorage News »

    Alaska Greek Festival Runs this Weekend

    Opa! The aroma of roasted lamb, spinach and feta baked in layers of flaky phyllo and sticky sweet baklava will fill the air this weekend when the Alaska Greek Festival kicks of this Friday...

    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...

    Opinion »

    Paddy Waggin'

    If we’re not careful, the country of China may eat all of the food on our planet and destroy whatever creatures may exist on the endangered species list. Over a billion people, and a newfound upper class that likes anything exotic in their bellies, are killing every living thing...

    Lively Arts »

    ACT presents "Bus Stop", "Panic"

    The Anchorage Community Theatre will be presenting Bus Stop Aug. 21 through Sept. 19. Along with Picnic, William Inge’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, Bus Stop is probably his most performed work...

    Comics »

    "Joe Tentpeg" and "Girdweird"

    Local Girdwood artists Tim Ball and Robby Monroe bring art and humor to the pages of the Turnagain Times with new comic strips each issue.

    Four Valleys Community School News »

    FVCS News

    Brand-new school opens: The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was Tuesday, Aug. 18 for the renovated Girdwood School. We hope many in the Girdwood community were able to attend and witness this
    historic event...

    New retail mall opens in South Anchorage

    Tenants in South Anchorage have been quietly moving in to the sleek new retail space adjacent to Lowe’s and IHOP off O’Malley Road since construction was completed in May...

    2015 Blueberry festival

    The weekend of Aug. 8 and 9 was the seventeenth annual Blueberry Festival. Visitors from all over came to join in on the celebration...


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