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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.

March Issue 3 2012

A run to be proud of

Eagle River’s Doug Urquidi isn’t your average politician. The 46-year-old electrician says he’s running for the U.S. House not out of a desire to become a high-powered Washington insider, but because he believes citizen government is what this nation was founded on. And although he’s trying to unseat a well-known Congressman in Don Young, Urquidi believes he’s got a great chance to win in November.