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'Glad to finally be home' March Issue 4 2012

'Glad to finally be home'

It’s good to be home.

March Issue 4 2012

Mayor, school board, ballot propositions to be decided

When Anchorage voters go to the polls April 3, they’ll be tasked with choosing a mayor and three school board members, along with deciding on seven ballot propositions ranging from a $59 million school bond to an ordinance that would grant a new tax exemption to the spouses of deceased military members.

March Issue 4 2012

Fred Meyer clerk steals thousands

A gas station clerk at the Eagle River Fred Meyer pocketed forgotten credit and debit cards, making off with nearly $7,000 before he was caught, authorities said.

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.

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.

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.