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Cops visit pair of businesses October Issue 3 2012

Cops visit pair of businesses

The U.S. Attorney’s office isn’t commenting on several police raids that took place in Anchorage and Eagle River on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Spartan mission formally ends October Issue 3 2012

Spartan mission formally ends

The Spartans of 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, based at JBER, officially relinquished responsibility and operations of Forward Operating Base Salerno, and the Khowst and Paktya provinces, to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air-Assault), Task Force Rakkasan, based at Fort Campbell, Ky., in a transfer of authority ceremony Oct. 6.

October Issue 3 2012

Taxi service ‘woeful’ in Chugiak-Eagle River

Chugiak-Eagle River is suffering from a lack of taxi service.

October Issue 3 2012

Old Eagle River Road upgrade to be discussed

An informational meeting will be held tonight (Oct. 18) to discuss planned upgrades to Old Eagle River Road.

Mayor proposes cuts at Station 11 October Issue 2 2012

Mayor proposes cuts at Station 11

When a kayaker found himself trapped beneath a log in the raging Eagle River last month, dozens of specialized emergency personnel sprung into action in a highly choreographed maneuver that resulted in a dramatic life-saving rescue.

October Issue 2 2012

Bus routes could also be cut

Also included in Sullivan’s proposed budget are cuts that would affect users of the municipality’s public transportation system.

Public hearing to be held on local taxi issue October Issue 2 2012

Public hearing to be held on local taxi issue

Got an issue with taxi service in Chugiak-Eagle River? Then speak up.

Munch deadlines fast approaching October Issue 2 2012

Munch deadlines fast approaching

It’s time to get minds on Munching.

Hundreds of ‘Spartans’ return home October Issue 1 2012

Hundreds of ‘Spartans’ return home

Just two months after arriving in Alaska from Connecticut, Amanda Shaw’s husband, Spc. Justin Shaw, left for Afghanistan with about 3,500 paratroopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division.

Kayaker recounts dramatic Eagle River rescue October Issue 1 2012

Kayaker recounts dramatic Eagle River rescue

Clutching to a paddle that he had somehow jammed into debris beneath the frigid, rushing water, pinned and unable to free himself from his submerged kayak, Steve Rossberg wondered if anyone could hear the distress calls from his police whistle. After 90 minutes in the icy water, body numb, he could feel his will to survive ebbing. Then, with his head barely above water, he thought he saw someone on shore making a cell phone call. “I’ve got to hang on,” he thought. “I’ve got to hang on."