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April Issue 2 2012

Man's body found in Eagle River

Police tight-lipped about details; identification is underway

Paratrooper dies in Afghanistan April Issue 2 2012

Paratrooper dies in Afghanistan

Army says three others injured in Sunday attack.

Blaze destroys Birchwood home April Issue 2 2012

Blaze destroys Birchwood home

A passing jogger woke the owners of a house on Baidarka Street, who were sleeping in their shop next door while they remodeled the home.

Armed standoff ends peacefully April Issue 2 2012

Armed standoff ends peacefully

An armed 21-year-old man forced police to close Eagle River Road for much of the morning on Friday, March 30, while negotiators successfully talked him out of committing suicide.

April Issue 2 2012

Huge snowfall creates ‘hectic’ winter for plows

The massive amount of snowfall in Chugiak-Eagle River this winter has racked up a bill of almost $1 million — and that’s just the cost of plowing.

April Issue 2 2012

Comfort campaign aims to help shelters

Planning some interior re-decorating? Now might not be a bad time to spring into action.