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April Issue 2 2012

Man's body found in Eagle River

Police tight-lipped about details; identification is underway

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.

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.

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.

Chugiak choir takes first at Heritage Festival April Issue 2 2012

Chugiak choir takes first at Heritage Festival

Chugiak High’s concert choir won first place at the Heritage Festival at New York’s Riverside Cathedral on March 21-26.

Spring break European style April Issue 2 2012

Spring break European style

Dozens of Mirror Lake Middle School, Chugiak High and Eagle River High School students experienced the sights, history and culture of foreign countries as they traveled abroad during spring break this year.

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...

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.