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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.

April Issue 2 2012

Charges dropped in 2011 Homestead melee

Anchorage municipal prosecutors have dropped all charges against a trio of Mat-Su men arrested during a wake at Eagle River’s Homestead Lounge last September.

The Lions Park story April Issue 2 2012

The Lions Park story

Last week the last tree was cut and the poles hauled away in preparation for final clearing of stumps and leveling by machinery on the ball diamond area of the Eagle River Lions Club sponsored Community Park.

Sullivan defeats Honeman in wild election April Issue 2 2012

Sullivan defeats Honeman in wild election

With all but questioned and absentee ballots counted, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan appeared to be headed to another term after defeating challenger Assemblyman Paul Honeman in what turned out to be a wild April 3 municipal election.

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.