Archive of: In the News

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Bill Lowe fire station shuttered March Issue 5 2012

Bill Lowe fire station shuttered

Anyone driving past Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department Station 35 recently may have noticed the red steel building no longer looks much like a working firehouse.

March Issue 4 2012

A good learning opportunity

A popular adult learning program is branching out to Eagle River.

No meat? No problem - March 29 March Issue 4 2012

No meat? No problem - March 29

If you think giving up meat to become either vegan or vegetarian will destroy your chances of eating out and you’ll have to say goodbye to eating out forever—think again. Local restaurants do offer vegetarian and even vegan alternatives…but finding them does take some effort.

March Issue 4 2012

Mayor, school board, ballot propositions to be decided

When Anchorage voters go to the polls April 3, they’ll be tasked with choosing a mayor and three school board members, along with deciding on seven ballot propositions ranging from a $59 million school bond to an ordinance that would grant a new tax exemption to the spouses of deceased military members.

March Issue 4 2012

Fred Meyer clerk steals thousands

A gas station clerk at the Eagle River Fred Meyer pocketed forgotten credit and debit cards, making off with nearly $7,000 before he was caught, authorities said.

'Glad to finally be home' March Issue 4 2012

'Glad to finally be home'

It’s good to be home.

Snow crushes Peters Creek home March Issue 3 2012

Snow crushes Peters Creek home

Heavy snow caused a roof collapse in Peters Creek on Wednesday, March 14.

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet March Issue 3 2012

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet

Swooping down from an open Alaska sky, two 90th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor fighters - tail numbers 4090 and 4190 - flew above the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson flight line in formation and at speed.