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Gold Rush! Lanier claims halfway prize March Issue 2 2012

Gold Rush! Lanier claims halfway prize

Chugiak's Jim Lanier was the first Iditarod musher to reach the Cripple checkpoint on Thursday, winning $3,000 in gold nuggets

Candidates square off in Eagle River March Issue 2 2012

Candidates square off in Eagle River

Although the Eagle River Lions are famous for their summertime fireworks show, the club played host to pyrotechnics of a political sort...

Lanier, Suprenant back on track March Issue 2 2012

Lanier, Suprenant back on track

For Mike Suprenant and Jim Lanier, the 2011 Iditarod was a race to forget.

Chugiak man wrote the book on Iditarod history March Issue 2 2012

Chugiak man wrote the book on Iditarod history

Chugiak’s Rod Perry wrote the book on the history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race.

March Issue 1 2012

Birchwood Christian boys make history

Birchwood Christian’s boys became the first in school history to earn a Class 2A state basketball tournament berth with a thrilling 57-56 win over Effie Kokrine in the Central Interior Conference championship Saturday at Anderson School.

CHiPs comes to Chugiak March Issue 1 2012

CHiPs comes to Chugiak

Not a lot of celebrities pass through Eagle River, so when Erik Estrada visited a couple local businesses recently, folks lined up to have their picture taken with the former star of the hit television show CHiPs.

March Issue 1 2012

Chugiak duo to hit the Iditarod Trail

Chugiak mushers Jim Lanier and Mike Suprenant will be among a field of 66 mushers who hit the trail this weekend for the 2012 Iditarod Sled Dog Race.

Blaze destroys home, memories on Klondike Street March Issue 1 2012

Blaze destroys home, memories on Klondike Street

A fire safe couldn’t save the most valuable thing Jayme Bates owned from a fire that destroyed her Chugiak home on Saturday, Feb. 25.

Seconds to spare at state skiing March Issue 1 2012

Seconds to spare at state skiing

Shortly after winning the individual boys Skimeister title at the ASAA Alaska State Nordic Skiing Championships on Feb. 24...