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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.

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.

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.

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.

Lanier reaches Nome, milestone March Issue 5 2012

Lanier reaches Nome, milestone

Chugiak's Jim Lanier, 71, became one of only three mushers to complete the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in five different decades.

Roof collapses in Peters Creek March Issue 5 2012

Roof collapses in Peters Creek

March Issue 5 2012

Executive directors receive honors

The Chugiak-Eagle River community knows about the great work done by Seth Kelley and Mark Lackey.