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Extravaganza to benefit local boy April Issue 3 2012

Extravaganza to benefit local boy

Area residents will get a chance to help one of their own when the Eagle River Elks Club hosts a special benefit for Ethan Fleetwood, a Chugiak Elementary kindergartner who suffers from a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF).

Be bear aware April Issue 3 2012

Be bear aware

Although the heavy winter snow may have them wanting to hit the snooze button, it won’t be long before local bears begin to rise and shine for the spring.

Police ID dead body as that of missing airman April Issue 2 2012

Police ID dead body as that of missing airman

Police say 24-year-old Clinton Reeves was the victim of foul play.

Paratrooper dies in Afghanistan April Issue 2 2012

Paratrooper dies in Afghanistan

Army says three others injured in Sunday attack.

Blaze destroys Birchwood home April Issue 2 2012

Blaze destroys Birchwood home

A passing jogger woke the owners of a house on Baidarka Street, who were sleeping in their shop next door while they remodeled the home.

Annual Easter egg hunt set for Sunday April Issue 2 2012

Annual Easter egg hunt set for Sunday

The annual Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held Sunday, April 8 at Lions Park in Eagle River...

April Issue 2 2012

Huge snowfall creates ‘hectic’ winter for plows

The massive amount of snowfall in Chugiak-Eagle River this winter has racked up a bill of almost $1 million — and that’s just the cost of plowing.

Make friends with your library April Issue 2 2012

Make friends with your library

The guy sitting next to me on the plane made my day.

Armed standoff ends peacefully April Issue 2 2012

Armed standoff ends peacefully

An armed 21-year-old man forced police to close Eagle River Road for much of the morning on Friday, March 30, while negotiators successfully talked him out of committing suicide.

Sullivan defeats Honeman in wild election April Issue 2 2012

Sullivan defeats Honeman in wild election

With all but questioned and absentee ballots counted, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan appeared to be headed to another term after defeating challenger Assemblyman Paul Honeman in what turned out to be a wild April 3 municipal election.