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February Issue 4 2012

Need something to do this weekend?

If you’re lucky enough to live in Chugiak-Eagle River...

Defending Iron Dog champ looks to three-peat February Issue 4 2012

Defending Iron Dog champ looks to three-peat

Eagle River’s Chris Olds, the two-time defending Iron Dog champion, started his quest for a third straight title Sunday, Feb. 19 at Big Lake.

February Issue 3 2012

ER residents help out in rural Africa

A group of three Alaskans and six Iowans have been working since Feb. 8 to bring more clean water to the remote village of Old Fangak, S. Sudan.

Ready to play ball February Issue 3 2012

Ready to play ball

When Lee Jordan looks at Chugiak’s Loretta French Field, he doesn’t see a diamond buried under two feet of snow, but a field of Alaska Baseball League dreams.

February Issue 3 2012

Parakeets fly out of animal shelter

Bird lovers wasted no time rescuing more than two dozen parakeets seized last month from an Eagle River home.

February Issue 3 2012

Legislators address military budget cuts

Alaskans who are concerned at the recent pattern of news regarding the future size and structure of the military presence in our state should be reassured that their legislative leaders are working together to address it.