Archive of: Top Stories

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Valley River Cinemas closes its doors September Issue 3 2012

Valley River Cinemas closes its doors

Due to lack of revenue, Valley River Cinemas has shut its doors.

The fun side of vegetables September Issue 3 2012

The fun side of vegetables

Eagle River Elementary Optional Education students aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty.

Extending autumn eases passage into winter September Issue 3 2012

Extending autumn eases passage into winter

I’ve been known to manipulate the annual calendar to create more summer and shorten winter. Here’s an idea to lengthen our autumn season, and while it might be stating the obvious to many folks, perhaps by knowing that someone else does this might encourage others to try it themselves.

25 years of service September Issue 3 2012

25 years of service

Leader. Mentor. Hard worker. Supportive. A friend.

Local woman publishes spiritual poetry for children September Issue 3 2012

Local woman publishes spiritual poetry for children

When Dena Sessler decided to write a book of spiritual poetry geared toward kids, she thought there was no better way to complement her words than with illustrations by children.

Chugiak football holds off Eagle River September Issue 2 2012

Chugiak football holds off Eagle River

Chugiak defeated Eagle River 13-6 in Cook Inlet Conference football on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium.

Wind storm rips through Chugiak-Eagle River September Issue 2 2012

Wind storm rips through Chugiak-Eagle River

In his four decades living on South Birchwood Loop Road, Manuel Belmudes has never seen anything like the destruction caused by a windstorm that ripped through Southcentral Alaska on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Cold War blast from the past September Issue 2 2012

Cold War blast from the past

Seeking knowledge about the Cold War?

Rain, rain, go away September Issue 2 2012

Rain, rain, go away

So, like many folks this past Labor Day, I was getting tired of sitting around the house waiting for the weather to improve. Despite wind and rain, I decided to head out into South Fork Valley for a hike. Looking across Eagle River Valley, I could see that the mountains were obscured in clouds and that it was definitely raining.

Eagle River family escapes house fire September Issue 1 2012

Eagle River family escapes house fire

Mom, four kids get out after wood stove flare-up; husband currently deployed to Afghanistan