Archive of: In the News



Got fish? July Issue 4 2012

Got fish?

There’s still plenty of time to head into winter with a freezer full of fish.

Local boy needs brain surgery Outside July Issue 4 2012

Local boy needs brain surgery Outside

Recently, Mary Meacham’s son, Ty, had been complaining of frequent headaches.

Fundraiser for business owner July Issue 4 2012

Fundraiser for business owner

A fundraiser will be held for George Gardner, owner of Hilltop Recycling in Chugiak, on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. at the Mug-Shot Saloon in Wasilla.

July Issue 4 2012

Is our political system a model of the human brain? (Part 1)

College professors are increasingly crossing disciplines in their exams. For example, what if one of them combined the fields of psychology, neurology and political science to create this final exam question: Compare and contrast the two-hemisphere human brain with the American two-party political system.

Brown bear attacks ER man July Issue 4 2012

Brown bear attacks ER man

A brown bear mauled and seriously injured a hiker in the woods above Eagle River Road on Sunday afternoon.

Arctic Thunder arrives July Issue 4 2012

Arctic Thunder arrives

Arctic Thunder Open House 2012 is coming July 28 and 29 at JBER, and numerous units will have aircraft participating.

Ohio woman to set novels in Eagle River July Issue 4 2012

Ohio woman to set novels in Eagle River

Literary-minded Eagle River residents will recognize a piece of home in a spooky new series planned by indie Ohio author Bryna Butler, who chose Eagle River as the setting for her upcoming werewolf trilogy.

Eat and play July Issue 3 2012

Eat and play

Seeking a low calorie frozen treat?

Thieves flee with Fuji trees July Issue 3 2012

Thieves flee with Fuji trees

Some Chugiak thieves marked this year’s summer solstice by stealing from two old men and a bunch of wounded veterans.

Soldier dies in combat July Issue 3 2012

Soldier dies in combat

A 24-year-old paratrooper assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division was killed on July 14 when his dismounted patrol was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade and small arms fire in the Khost Province of Afghanistan.

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