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April Issue 1 2013

Senator says she’s ‘evolving’ on gay marriage

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Wednesday, March 27 that her views on gay marriage are “evolving” and that she’s reviewing her stance on the issue “very closely.”

April Issue 1 2013

Four charged with Eagle River sexual assault, kidnapping

APD alleges four men repeatedly assaulted 17-year-old girl at an Eagle River apartment in March

March Issue 4 2013

Proposition 2 raises concerns for Road Board

The Chugiak/Birchwood/Eagle River Rural Road Service Area Board has several questions about part of a $2.6 million area wide general obligation bond that will be presented to voters April 2.

Hockey community rallies around Chugiak grad March Issue 4 2013

Hockey community rallies around Chugiak grad

Every four hours, Kathy Folan rotates her 26-year-old quadriplegic son to prevent the development of bedsores. What Robby Warren needs is a therapeutic mattress to keep his body moving as he sleeps — which helps prevent infection and promotes good health for his internal organs.

Legislators, teachers spar on ed funding March Issue 4 2013

Legislators, teachers spar on ed funding

Education funding was a hot topic March 23 during a Town Hall meeting featuring local State House representatives Lora Reinbold and Dan Saddler. About a dozen teachers from Eagle River High turned out to make their case for state funding of education, which they argued hasn’t kept up with schools’ needs.

Murkowski's gay marriage views 'evolving' March Issue 4 2013

Murkowski's gay marriage views 'evolving'

Senator says she's reviewing issue closely

March Issue 3 2013

Town Hall meeting planned

Legislators to update constituents at ER Town Center

Browder to step down as ASD superintendent March Issue 3 2013

Browder to step down as ASD superintendent

School Board president Jeannie Mackie announced March 14 that Anchorage School District Superintendent Dr. Jim Browder will retire effective June 14 and be replaced by Chief Academic Officer Ed Graff.

Staying home March Issue 3 2013

Staying home

Construction in the Eagle River Valley is booming. Even before spring break-up, crews were already busy framing houses in the tightly packed residential neighborhoods clinging to the valley walls — foreshadowing another hectic construction season in one of the Anchorage area’s few remaining buildable areas.

Yakutat downs BCS in consolation final March Issue 3 2013

Yakutat downs BCS in consolation final

Yakutat defeated Birchwood Christian School 51-42 in the consolation final at the boys Class 1A state basketball tournament Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.