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April Issue 5 2012

Public Safety

Alaska State Troopers say a 26-year-old Wasilla man shot a 25-year-old Colorado woman then turned the gun on himself in the early morning hours of April 21 in Wasilla.

Heading for home April Issue 5 2012

Heading for home

Chugiak’s Loretta French Park is still buried beneath a foot of snow, but that hasn’t put a blanket on the enthusiasm for the historic baseball season set to play out there this summer.

Eagle River loses a true cut-up April Issue 5 2012

Eagle River loses a true cut-up

Hilda Miller, whose sharp scissors, sharper wit and a passion for the outdoors turned her Eagle River barber shop into a rollicking community landmark, died on Feb. 28, 2012 at her cabin in Big Lake. She was 70.

21-year-old soldier killed in Afghanistan April Issue 4 2012

21-year-old soldier killed in Afghanistan

A 21-year-old paratrooper assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson was killed in an improvised explosive device attack on Tuesday, April 3 while on patrol in Afghanistan.

Ruth Glacier is a magical place April Issue 4 2012

Ruth Glacier is a magical place

This week I’d like to take you on an excursion to a glacier theatre...a theatre of eternal ice...a theatre surrounded by dizzying, snow-encrusted peaks, sheer granite walls, a restless theatre of echos, rumbling avalanches; a pensive, brooding theater of silence...a theatre where time suspends itself into an endless beginning.

April Issue 4 2012

Library to hold overdue amnesty

There’s good news for those with overdues.

Bienvenue, Bordeaux! April Issue 4 2012

Bienvenue, Bordeaux!

There aren’t many moose in wine country.

Clearing a place to play April Issue 4 2012

Clearing a place to play

Who needs a weekend off?