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A successful debut September Issue 1 2011

A successful debut

Chugiak’s fall debut was a smashing success Saturday night as the new-look Mustangs fashioned a 21-18 Cook Inlet Conference football win over South at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium.

Three ND brothers bike for a good cause  September Issue 1 2011

Three ND brothers bike for a good cause

Three brothers from North Dakota recently set off on a 20,000-mile bike trip from Anchorage to the southern tip of Argentina — but not before pausing at a relative’s Eagle River home before the journey.

September Issue 1 2011

Sheryl Loan wins another Tour

For yet another year, Chugiak’s Sheryl Loan is riding at the front of the Alaska cycling pack.

Flag footballers hit the turf for 2011 season September Issue 1 2011

Flag footballers hit the turf for 2011 season

It’s a tale of two turnouts in flag football, where Chugiak is awash in players while Eagle River doesn’t have enough to field three full teams.

We’re so sorry, don’t hike Albert September Issue 1 2011

We’re so sorry, don’t hike Albert

Out of bear necessity, the Eagle River Nature Center’s Albert Loop Trail has once again been closed for the duration of the fall.

Simple steps toward getting on the bus September Issue 1 2011

Simple steps toward getting on the bus

Herding a few hundred middle school students onto about a dozen school buses isn’t easy — especially when it’s the first ride home many will ever take.

The heart of a lion September Issue 1 2011

The heart of a lion

Many of us have made countless trips to Lions Park in Eagle River to watch our kids play ball, attend the Fourth of July festivities or be a part of the Highland games.

Yoga, ballet instructors join forces September Issue 1 2011

Yoga, ballet instructors join forces

All Life Is Yoga owner and instructor Mary McCormick still remembers her first yoga class 15 years ago.

August Issue 1 2011

Tears follow emotional win

Members of the winning football team walked off their home turf Friday night with sadness.

Standoff shuts down Ft. Richardson exit August Issue 1 2011

Standoff shuts down Ft. Richardson exit

A standoff with an armed and suicidal man on Aug. 18 near the Ft. Richardson exit on the Glenn Highway ended peacefully with the man’s surrender.