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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.

Candidates square off in Eagle River March Issue 2 2012

Candidates square off in Eagle River

Although the Eagle River Lions are famous for their summertime fireworks show, the club played host to pyrotechnics of a political sort...

Lanier, Suprenant back on track March Issue 2 2012

Lanier, Suprenant back on track

For Mike Suprenant and Jim Lanier, the 2011 Iditarod was a race to forget.

March Issue 1 2012

Birchwood Christian boys make history

Birchwood Christian’s boys became the first in school history to earn a Class 2A state basketball tournament berth with a thrilling 57-56 win over Effie Kokrine in the Central Interior Conference championship Saturday at Anderson School.

Blaze destroys home, memories on Klondike Street March Issue 1 2012

Blaze destroys home, memories on Klondike Street

A fire safe couldn’t save the most valuable thing Jayme Bates owned from a fire that destroyed her Chugiak home on Saturday, Feb. 25.

March Issue 1 2012

Chugiak duo to hit the Iditarod Trail

Chugiak mushers Jim Lanier and Mike Suprenant will be among a field of 66 mushers who hit the trail this weekend for the 2012 Iditarod Sled Dog Race.

Seconds to spare at state skiing March Issue 1 2012

Seconds to spare at state skiing

Shortly after winning the individual boys Skimeister title at the ASAA Alaska State Nordic Skiing Championships on Feb. 24...