Board of Commissioners for Public Lands en Eagle River Police Have Loan, Still Need Contractor for Remodel <p>The Eagle River Police Department is getting a loan to pay for renovations. Police chief Mark Vander Bloomen says the department wants to create more space for evidence storage.&nbsp; Right now there’s just one small room.</p><blockquote><p>“We identified that we’ve basically used up our evidence storage area.&nbsp; We’re running out of room.&nbsp; A lot of that has to do with DNA evidence – we’re having to keep certain kinds of evidence for longer periods of time.”</p></blockquote><p>Vander Bloomen says the building also needs some security upgrades.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9493 at