Archive of: In the News



Fairclough heads to state senate November Issue 2 2012

Fairclough heads to state senate

Unlike other victorious politicians Tuesday night, Anna Fairclough didn’t enter Election Central at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage trailing a crowd of sign-waving supporters.

November Issue 2 2012

Former Chugiak High clerk paying back stolen money

Brenda Burge is paying back the cash she stole from Chugiak High.

No Meat, No Problem November Issue 2 2012

No Meat, No Problem

This monthly column explores the vegetarian and vegan opportunities in Eagle River and Anchorage area restaurants. It also looks at other healthy options available in area restaurants like whole grains and low fat.

APD offers tips for safe winter driving November Issue 2 2012

APD offers tips for safe winter driving

With snow and ice here to stay for the next six months, it’s a good time to review safe driving tips. And the Anchorage Police Department has plenty of knowledge to share.

Nine to compete for pageant crowns November Issue 2 2012

Nine to compete for pageant crowns

It’s pageant time. The 2013 Miss Chugiak-Eagle River Pageant will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at Mirror Lake Middle School. This year’s event features nine local contestants, who will compete for the title of Miss Chugiak-Eagle River and Miss Chugiak-Eagle River Outstanding Teen.

Thrift store blues November Issue 2 2012

Thrift store blues

It ain’t easy being thrifty. Rising rent, decreased donations and expanding competition are forcing the Salvation Army to close its Eagle River thrift store Nov. 21.

Spartans welcomed home November Issue 2 2012

Spartans welcomed home

Army Sgt. Thomas Floyd was deployed in Afghanistan for most of the first year of his daughter’s life, so he’s been playing a lot of catch up since returning to Alaska last month.

Colts collect cache of cans November Issue 1 2012

Colts collect cache of cans

Chugiak-Eagle River’s shelves have been restocked — and it’s all thanks to Gruening Middle School.

Bringing laughter to the stage November Issue 1 2012

Bringing laughter to the stage

The musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” is outrageous, chaotic, but above all else — hilarious.

November Issue 1 2012

Lions celebrate 50 years of service

Who are the Eagle River Lions?