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Chugiak shines at All State Music Festival December Issue 1 2012

Chugiak shines at All State Music Festival

Chugiak High has some serious musical talent. Six Mustangs earned first chair honors at the All State Music Festival on Nov. 17.

FBI says serial killer hid weapons in Eagle River November Issue 5 2012

FBI says serial killer hid weapons in Eagle River

Keyes is believed to have killed at least eight people

Saddler sings into sophomore term November Issue 5 2012

Saddler sings into sophomore term

Being a freshman isn’t always easy. Simple things — finding your way around or learning basic etiquette — can be daunting. If you’re lucky, you’ll survive to become a sophomore full of worldly knowledge and the experience necessary to head into your second term with a song in your heart.

Chugiak High kicks off holidays with a classic November Issue 5 2012

Chugiak High kicks off holidays with a classic

Chugiak High is kicking off the holiday season in classic style. “A Christmas Carol” opens today (Thursday, Nov. 29) at the Steve Primis Auditorium at 7 p.m. The play runs through Saturday, Dec. 1. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for students and $3 for children.

Hometown hero: Daiquiri Wright November Issue 5 2012

Hometown hero: Daiquiri Wright

Eagle River’s Daiquiri Wright, 10, still has extensive scars from a horrific 2007 house fire that claimed the lives of her brother and cousin. And she’s not afraid to show them.

Munching into the holidays November Issue 5 2012

Munching into the holidays

Get hungry, folks. The annual community Christmas buffet known as Merry Merchant Munch is set for this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) in downtown Eagle River. According to Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce special events director Merry Braham, this year’s Munch features a record 55 participating businesses.

Nine pets die in Sunday fire November Issue 4 2012

Nine pets die in Sunday fire

No human injuries reported after fire breaks out in condo.

Crayton, Lochner win pageant titles November Issue 4 2012

Crayton, Lochner win pageant titles

Lillian Crayton, an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Alaska Anchorage, was named the 2013 “Miss Chugiak-Eagle River” on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Mirror Lake Middle School auditorium. Crayton performed a piano solo of Johann Pachelbel’s “Canon in D” for the talent portion of her performance.

Guardsmen recount dramatic rescue November Issue 4 2012

Guardsmen recount dramatic rescue

Jumping from the tail of an HC-130 into the dark frigid night, two elite pararescuemen of the Alaska Air National Guard felt their parachutes deploy, before descending safely to frozen ground 160-miles north of the Arctic Circle.