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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...

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.

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.

CHiPs comes to Chugiak March Issue 1 2012

CHiPs comes to Chugiak

Not a lot of celebrities pass through Eagle River, so when Erik Estrada visited a couple local businesses recently, folks lined up to have their picture taken with the former star of the hit television show CHiPs.

March Issue 1 2012

Decision coming on Eklutna River Bridge closure

A decision whether or not to close the deteriorating Eklutna River Bridge will be made in the next month...

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.

Rally for fairness March Issue 1 2012

Rally for fairness

A couple dozen FOCUS Inc. employees and After School Program students circled Eagle River Town Square...

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.

Defending Iron Dog champ looks to three-peat February Issue 4 2012

Defending Iron Dog champ looks to three-peat

Eagle River’s Chris Olds, the two-time defending Iron Dog champion, started his quest for a third straight title Sunday, Feb. 19 at Big Lake.

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade February Issue 4 2012

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Soldiers have different ways of marking away their deployment times.