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300 Spartans return from Afghanistan September Issue 4 2012

300 Spartans return from Afghanistan

A plane load of about 300 members of the Army's 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division returned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, following a 10-month deployment to Afghanistan.

September Issue 3 2012

Back to jail: Probation violation nets Albright murder defendant three months

One of three defendants in the 2010 Eagle River murder of Harvey “Charlie” Albright is back in jail after violating the terms of his probation.

Chugiak boys, four local girls earn state XC berths September Issue 3 2012

Chugiak boys, four local girls earn state XC berths

Eagle River's Hannah Stevens led all local finishers in 3rd place at the Region IV Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Kincaid Park; the Chugiak boys qualified for state by finishing third as a team.

Eagle River family escapes house fire September Issue 1 2012

Eagle River family escapes house fire

Mom, four kids get out after wood stove flare-up; husband currently deployed to Afghanistan

Windstorm rips through Chugiak-Eagle River September Issue 1 2012

Windstorm rips through Chugiak-Eagle River

Gusts reached 50 mph in Eagle River as a windstorm ripped across Southcentral Alaska on Tuesday night.

Teen accused of setting church fire September Issue 1 2012

Teen accused of setting church fire

Police arrested Hans Ihde, 18, of Eagle River after he allegedly set fire to St. John Orthodox Cathedral on Thursday, Aug. 23. Ihde was charged with second-degree arson, second-degree burglary and third-degree theft.

JBER plant turns waste to energy September Issue 1 2012

JBER plant turns waste to energy

During an especially cold December afternoon, a swirling formation of obsidian ravens hovered over a gray chimney, the structure pushing out hot air in the form of burned methane gas and oxygen combusted into water and carbon dioxide.

September Issue 1 2012

Eagle River’s swim/dive team nearly triples

There’s something in the water at Eagle River High.

September Issue 1 2012

Service, South roll local football teams

Eagle River football fell to 0-4 after defending Large Schools state champion Service blanked the Wolves 32-0 on Saturday, Sept. 1 at Chugiak’s Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium.

September Issue 1 2012

Friedli eyes new state diving record

After winning the girls state diving title last year, Kaitlin Friedli has a new goal — set the state record.