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November Issue 1 2012

Lions celebrate 50 years of service

Who are the Eagle River Lions?

Ossiander hopes to pass Title 21 by the end of 2012 November Issue 1 2012

Ossiander hopes to pass Title 21 by the end of 2012

Anchorage Assemblywoman Debbie Ossiander has five months left in her term. And she’s dedicated to have the Municipal land use code rewrite passed by then.

November Issue 1 2012

Bonanza of bazaars

Need something to do this weekend? Forget Anchorage. Chugiak-Eagle River is the place to be.

November Issue 1 2012

General election set for Tuesday

The 2012 Alaska General Election is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 6. In addition to President of the United States, voters this year will choose a full compliment of representatives to the Alaska House and Senate.

Having a blast November Issue 1 2012

Having a blast

Connie Engelbrecht’s house, tucked away down the valley, doesn’t look like an artist’s sanctuary. Her ‘organic doorbells’ (two dogs named Hank and Aspen) greet people at the door and there are metallic decorations scattered on the lawn. It’s a simple house. But the studio attached is one of a kind. Open, high ceilinged, framed by windows, and colored bright yet simple, Brecht Studio is where Engelbrecht creates her sand-carved art.

A ‘wise' decision November Issue 1 2012

A ‘wise' decision

That blanket of smoke hanging over the Eagle River Valley recently was actually part of an effort to keep homes in the valley from catching fire.

Three heroes recognized October Issue 4 2012

Three heroes recognized

Three Alaska Air National Guardsmen received the Bronze Star Medal with Valor for their actions in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011. Tech. Sgt. Shane J. Hargis, Staff Sgt. Theodore M. Sierocinski and Cpt. Koaalii C. “Koa” Bailey were honored during an award ceremony Oct. 13 on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

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.

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