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.
- “So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police."
- Eaglecrest Ski Area is opening this year ahead of schedule.
- Alaska and British Columbia signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday expected to increase the state’s role in transboundary mine decisions.
- New rules could make it possible to develop more renewable energy in Alaska, by making it easier for independent projects to sell their power to the grid.