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Fishing derby hooks young anglers March Issue 3 2012

Fishing derby hooks young anglers

After pulling the first fish of the day out of Finger Lake near Palmer, Eagle River’s Matthew Williams, 10, was asked if he’d like to hang onto the small rainbow trout or turn it loose.

March Issue 3 2012

A run to be proud of

Eagle River’s Doug Urquidi isn’t your average politician. The 46-year-old electrician says he’s running for the U.S. House not out of a desire to become a high-powered Washington insider, but because he believes citizen government is what this nation was founded on. And although he’s trying to unseat a well-known Congressman in Don Young, Urquidi believes he’s got a great chance to win in November.

Snow crushes Peters Creek home March Issue 3 2012

Snow crushes Peters Creek home

Heavy snow caused a roof collapse in Peters Creek on Wednesday, March 14.

Chugiak man wrote the book on Iditarod history March Issue 2 2012

Chugiak man wrote the book on Iditarod history

Chugiak’s Rod Perry wrote the book on the history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race.

March Issue 2 2012

Trail to history

Anyone who’s lived in Chugiak-Eagle River for a while likely felt a twinge of sadness when watching last weekend’s Iditarod ceremonial start festivities in Anchorage.