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Chugiak skiers have eyes on the prize December Issue 3 2011

Chugiak skiers have eyes on the prize

First-year Chugiak Nordic ski coach Mikey Evans is hoping a summer’s worth of workouts can help propel his Nordic ski team to the top of the state heap by winter’s end.

Army-Navy football game draws large crowd December Issue 3 2011

Army-Navy football game draws large crowd

Covered head to toe in blue and gold windbreaker pants and jacket, Pat McBride stuck out like … well, a Navy fan among a sea of Army faithful.

Isaac Lammers wins Lynx Loppet December Issue 3 2011

Isaac Lammers wins Lynx Loppet

Chugiak senior Isaac Lammers had only his own shadow to fear on Saturday, Dec. 10 on Day 2 of the season-opening Lynx Loppet Nordic ski races at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

Lt. Col. Knight: JBER not going anywhere December Issue 3 2011

Lt. Col. Knight: JBER not going anywhere

Air Force Lt. Col. Dan Knight has worked all around the world...

Tactical shopper performs surgical strikes December Issue 3 2011

Tactical shopper performs surgical strikes

To balance last week’s column on Black Friday “shopper-hunters,” we continue this week with a primer on how to strategize and implement tactical Christmas shopping...

Subsistence speech wows science class December Issue 3 2011

Subsistence speech wows science class

You’ve got to be pretty interesting to keep a classroom full of middle schoolers quiet for 45 minutes. Willy Topkok leaves ‘em speechless.

Underwater education December Issue 3 2011

Underwater education

Hard work pays off.

Wolves’ comeback comes up just short December Issue 3 2011

Wolves’ comeback comes up just short

Eagle River battled back from a three-goal deficit and scored two third-period goals ...

Second storm in two weeks batters area December Issue 3 2011

Second storm in two weeks batters area

Too bad it’s not fishing season.