The new general manager of Eaglecrest Ski Area may be the second hired, but he was as well liked by the Eaglecrest Board of Directors as Ray Gardner, who is unable to take the job due to a family emergency.
Matt Lillard will be on the job by November. Rosemarie Alexander met Lillard in July when the finalists for the post were in town.
- Desiree Hagen won an individual artist award from the Rasmuson Foundation, which she hopes to use on a community papermaking project that helps remove invasive plant species.
- Steck is a Marine Corps veteran who spent time in Iraq. He said he was scared sometimes doing that work, but nothing close to his experience with the bear.
- Chrystal Rose Phillips was arrested early Thursday afternoon and walked out of Bartlett Regional Hospital.