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‘Spartan’ brigade honors its fallen November Issue 4 2012

‘Spartan’ brigade honors its fallen

Described as a “soldier’s soldier” by a member of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Private 1st Class Vincent Ellis was killed in action protecting his fellow “Spartans.”

Therapeutic music November Issue 4 2012

Therapeutic music

Every Saturday, Sarah Jane Coffman visits Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in Eagle River — a place she called home while serving a 14-year sentence for second-degree murder and first-degree burglary.

Dr. Browder: ASD needs to think big November Issue 3 2012

Dr. Browder: ASD needs to think big

Dr. Jim Browder isn’t afraid to think big. The new Anchorage School District superintendent shared his lofty goals for the state’s largest district during an energetic address to the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 7 at Bear Mountain Grill in Eagle River. Among the most ambitious plans Dr. Browder shared was his goal to have the state offer high school students free “dual enrollment” in college course while they’re still in high school.

Eagle River High shows its gratitude November Issue 3 2012

Eagle River High shows its gratitude

Thank you. It’s a simple message, but an important one to relay to our country’s service members — especially for Eagle River High.

‘Oprah’ looks at life on JBER November Issue 3 2012

‘Oprah’ looks at life on JBER

Ask any service member who’s been deployed what they miss most while overseas — family undoubtedly tops that list.

Ladder truck spared in budget November Issue 3 2012

Ladder truck spared in budget

Eagle River’s ladder truck will continue to serve the community, rescued from budget cuts by public outcry and political compromise.

Eagle River hockey downs Chugiak November Issue 2 2012

Eagle River hockey downs Chugiak

Brett Wood's third-period tally was the difference as Eagle River ran its unbeaten streak to five games against Chugiak on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the McDonald Center in Eagle River.

Fairclough heads to state senate November Issue 2 2012

Fairclough heads to state senate

Unlike other victorious politicians Tuesday night, Anna Fairclough didn’t enter Election Central at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage trailing a crowd of sign-waving supporters.

APD offers tips for safe winter driving November Issue 2 2012

APD offers tips for safe winter driving

With snow and ice here to stay for the next six months, it’s a good time to review safe driving tips. And the Anchorage Police Department has plenty of knowledge to share.