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May Issue 1 2012

Eklutna Bridge, Eagle River Road get state funds

Two crumbling stretches of local infrastructure were among the biggest winners when the 27th Legislature wrapped up its regular session earlier this month in Juneau by passing a $3.3 billion capital budget that includes millions for local infrastructure improvements.

Citizens on patrol May Issue 1 2012

Citizens on patrol

On a sunny spring evening, the Birchwood Community Patrol rolls into the parking lot of a local park, where several cars sit idling. In short order, two vehicles full of teens decide the big green pick-up is an unwelcome neighbor and high-tail it out of the parking lot.

Chugiak church celebrates 50th anniversary May Issue 1 2012

Chugiak church celebrates 50th anniversary

There’s a party Saturday — and everyone’s invited.

Eagle River theater goes “Reckless” April Issue 5 2012

Eagle River theater goes “Reckless”

Get ready for a “Reckless” ride.

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.

April Issue 4 2012

Chugiak, Eagle River soccer games postponed

The “Birchwood Bowl” games have been put on hold. Chugiak was scheduled to host crosstown rival Eagle River on Saturday, April 21, but the varsity boys’ and girls’ soccer games have been postponed until Tuesday, May 1.

Eagle River girls soccer steamrolls Bartlett April Issue 4 2012

Eagle River girls soccer steamrolls Bartlett

Jackie Klecka erupted for four goals to lead Eagle River girls soccer 8-0 past Bartlett on April 5 at The Dome. With the win, the Wolves improved to 2-2-1 in Cook Inlet Conference play.