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No meat? No problem - March 29 March Issue 4 2012

No meat? No problem - March 29

If you think giving up meat to become either vegan or vegetarian will destroy your chances of eating out and you’ll have to say goodbye to eating out forever—think again. Local restaurants do offer vegetarian and even vegan alternatives…but finding them does take some effort.

Gruening student attends conservation summit March Issue 4 2012

Gruening student attends conservation summit

Gruening Middle School student Vika Morozova joined teens from around the state for a weeklong civics and conservation summit in Juneau last week with Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA), a program of the National Wildlife Federation.

March Issue 4 2012

A good learning opportunity

A popular adult learning program is branching out to Eagle River.

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.

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.

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet March Issue 3 2012

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet

Swooping down from an open Alaska sky, two 90th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor fighters - tail numbers 4090 and 4190 - flew above the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson flight line in formation and at speed.