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Candy, costumes, community October Issue 4 2012

Candy, costumes, community

Zombies, princesses, superheroes and professional athletes packed Eagle River High for the annual fall carnival Friday, Oct. 19.

No clowning around October Issue 4 2012

No clowning around

With Halloween nearing, now is the time when we intentionally frighten ourselves — whether it be entering into the pitch dark unknown of a haunted house or curling up on the couch for a horror movie marathon.

Begich speaks to seniors October Issue 3 2012

Begich speaks to seniors

Local seniors peppered U.S. Sen. Mark Begich with a variety of questions when the senator popped into the Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center for a visit on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

CVFD holds open house October Issue 3 2012

CVFD holds open house

Even cool temperatures and snowfall couldn’t keep families from getting a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life as a firefighter.

Cops visit pair of businesses October Issue 3 2012

Cops visit pair of businesses

The U.S. Attorney’s office isn’t commenting on several police raids that took place in Anchorage and Eagle River on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Spartan mission formally ends October Issue 3 2012

Spartan mission formally ends

The Spartans of 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, based at JBER, officially relinquished responsibility and operations of Forward Operating Base Salerno, and the Khowst and Paktya provinces, to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air-Assault), Task Force Rakkasan, based at Fort Campbell, Ky., in a transfer of authority ceremony Oct. 6.

October Issue 3 2012

Taxi service ‘woeful’ in Chugiak-Eagle River

Chugiak-Eagle River is suffering from a lack of taxi service.

October Issue 3 2012

Old Eagle River Road upgrade to be discussed

An informational meeting will be held tonight (Oct. 18) to discuss planned upgrades to Old Eagle River Road.

Mayor proposes cuts at Station 11 October Issue 2 2012

Mayor proposes cuts at Station 11

When a kayaker found himself trapped beneath a log in the raging Eagle River last month, dozens of specialized emergency personnel sprung into action in a highly choreographed maneuver that resulted in a dramatic life-saving rescue.

October Issue 2 2012

Bus routes could also be cut

Also included in Sullivan’s proposed budget are cuts that would affect users of the municipality’s public transportation system.

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