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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.

Make friends with your library April Issue 2 2012

Make friends with your library

The guy sitting next to me on the plane made my day.

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.

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.

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.

Club honors members March Issue 5 2012

Club honors members

Five Eagle River Boys & Girls Club members were honored with Youth of the Year awards Friday, March 9 at the Eagle River Ale House.

Making a  difference March Issue 5 2012

Making a difference

How many people does it take to make 150 sandwiches in 45 minutes?