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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.

Blue Geronimo detains suspected insurgents April Issue 2 2012

Blue Geronimo detains suspected insurgents

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Paratroopers from Task Force Blue Geronimo detained two suspected insurgents near the Pakistan border, south of Matun district.

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.

April Issue 2 2012

Comfort campaign aims to help shelters

Planning some interior re-decorating? Now might not be a bad time to spring into action.

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.

April Issue 2 2012

Charges dropped in 2011 Homestead melee

Anchorage municipal prosecutors have dropped all charges against a trio of Mat-Su men arrested during a wake at Eagle River’s Homestead Lounge last September.