Surrounded by hostile forces in a faraway land, Army Command Sgt. Major Terry Gardner spent Christmas singing with his troops.
This area’s legislative delegation presented a united front at last week’s meeting of the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, with each one taking time to stress the need to reform Alaska’s oil tax structure.
Bridges new and old, legislators coming and going and a major plane crash were among the headlines this year in Chugiak-Eagle River. In case you missed them, here’s a month-by-month account of the biggest stories to appear this year in the Star: