Archive of: In the News

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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.

Rally for fairness March Issue 1 2012

Rally for fairness

A couple dozen FOCUS Inc. employees and After School Program students circled Eagle River Town Square...

Defending Iron Dog champ looks to three-peat February Issue 4 2012

Defending Iron Dog champ looks to three-peat

Eagle River’s Chris Olds, the two-time defending Iron Dog champion, started his quest for a third straight title Sunday, Feb. 19 at Big Lake.

Snow day February Issue 4 2012

Snow day

Getting up to catch a 7:30 a.m. bus on a Sunday morning might not seem like most kids’ idea of a good time. Unless it’s a snow day.

February Issue 4 2012

Eklutna Bridge meeting Feb. 23

A public meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 23 at Mirror Lake Middle School to discuss the potential closure of the deteriorating Eklutna River Bridge.

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade February Issue 4 2012

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Soldiers have different ways of marking away their deployment times.

February Issue 3 2012

ER residents help out in rural Africa

A group of three Alaskans and six Iowans have been working since Feb. 8 to bring more clean water to the remote village of Old Fangak, S. Sudan.

Taekwondo elite February Issue 3 2012

Taekwondo elite

Moriah Martin is truly taekwondo elite.

Ready to play ball February Issue 3 2012

Ready to play ball

When Lee Jordan looks at Chugiak’s Loretta French Field, he doesn’t see a diamond buried under two feet of snow, but a field of Alaska Baseball League dreams.