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Army: Two JBER soldiers killed in IED attack May Issue 2 2012

Army: Two JBER soldiers killed in IED attack

Soldiers are third, fourth members of "Spartan" Brigade to die since deployment began in November.

U.S. Army Alaska to get new commander May Issue 2 2012

U.S. Army Alaska to get new commander

Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett will become the 36th commander of the U.S. Army in Alaska during a ceremony on May 17 at JBER's Pershing Field.

May Issue 2 2012

Eagle River man injured in bear attack

A 57-year-old Eagle River man was hospitalized after being attacked by a brown bear Saturday in the Eagle River Valley.

Eklutna Glenn Highway overpass closure delayed May Issue 2 2012

Eklutna Glenn Highway overpass closure delayed

Blaze destroys Birchwood home May Issue 2 2012

Blaze destroys Birchwood home

An early-morning fire off South Birchwood Loop on Sunday, May 6, completely destroyed the home of longtime Chugiak residents Jim and Lindsay Vermillion.

Woman’s cause takes center stage May Issue 2 2012

Woman’s cause takes center stage

As a beauty pageant contestant, Brandy Wendler is used to being in the spotlight.

Fuji Farewell May Issue 1 2012

Fuji Farewell

After spending nearly five decades as Chugiak’s most curious curio shop, the treasure trove known as Fuji Gifts is being liquidated.

Hanging out May Issue 1 2012

Hanging out

Josh Otto is terrified of heights.

CLOSE TO THEIR HEARTS May Issue 1 2012

CLOSE TO THEIR HEARTS

To see her splashing energetically in the springtime mud outside her parents’ Chugiak home, you’d never guess that the ball of energy and mischief called Madisyn Brittain was once a frail infant whose survival was very much in doubt.