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Legislators get an earful March Issue 3 2012

Legislators get an earful

About three dozen people packed the meeting room at the Eagle River Town Center for a town hall meeting with area legislators on Saturday, March 17.

Fishing derby hooks young anglers March Issue 3 2012

Fishing derby hooks young anglers

After pulling the first fish of the day out of Finger Lake near Palmer, Eagle River’s Matthew Williams, 10, was asked if he’d like to hang onto the small rainbow trout or turn it loose.

A confident campaigner March Issue 3 2012

A confident campaigner

Doug Urquidi thinks his chances of unseating U.Eagle River’s Doug Urquidi is confident he can beat the odds and take down Alaska’s senior Congressman.

Snow crushes Peters Creek home March Issue 3 2012

Snow crushes Peters Creek home

Heavy snow caused a roof collapse in Peters Creek on Wednesday, March 14.

BCS boys third at state March Issue 3 2012

BCS boys third at state

After defeating every conference foe in the regular season and winning three straight en route to a Central Interior Conference title, Birchwood Christian School’s boys finished their season as the third best Class 2A basketball team in the state.

March Issue 2 2012

Noorvik downs BCS in state semifinals

Noorvik defeated Birchwood Christian School 58-38 in the boys Class 2A state basketball semifinals Tuesday at Sullivan Arena. The Warriors will take on Yakutat at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday in the third-place game.

BCS boys reach state semifinals March Issue 2 2012

BCS boys reach state semifinals

Birchwood Christian defeated Bristol Bay 34-33 on Monday, March 12 to advance to the semifinals of the state Class 2A basketball tournament at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.

Gold Rush! Lanier claims halfway prize March Issue 2 2012

Gold Rush! Lanier claims halfway prize

Chugiak's Jim Lanier was the first Iditarod musher to reach the Cripple checkpoint on Thursday, winning $3,000 in gold nuggets

Chugiak man wrote the book on Iditarod history March Issue 2 2012

Chugiak man wrote the book on Iditarod history

Chugiak’s Rod Perry wrote the book on the history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race.