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Blaze destroys Birchwood home April Issue 2 2012

Blaze destroys Birchwood home

A passing jogger woke the owners of a house on Baidarka Street, who were sleeping in their shop next door while they remodeled the home.

Armed standoff ends peacefully April Issue 2 2012

Armed standoff ends peacefully

An armed 21-year-old man forced police to close Eagle River Road for much of the morning on Friday, March 30, while negotiators successfully talked him out of committing suicide.

Sullivan defeats Honeman in wild election April Issue 2 2012

Sullivan defeats Honeman in wild election

With all but questioned and absentee ballots counted, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan appeared to be headed to another term after defeating challenger Assemblyman Paul Honeman in what turned out to be a wild April 3 municipal election.

April Issue 2 2012

Charges dropped in 2011 Homestead melee

Anchorage municipal prosecutors have dropped all charges against a trio of Mat-Su men arrested during a wake at Eagle River’s Homestead Lounge last September.

Chugiak choir takes first at Heritage Festival April Issue 2 2012

Chugiak choir takes first at Heritage Festival

Chugiak High’s concert choir won first place at the Heritage Festival at New York’s Riverside Cathedral on March 21-26.

April Issue 2 2012

Comfort campaign aims to help shelters

Planning some interior re-decorating? Now might not be a bad time to spring into action.

Annual Easter egg hunt set for Sunday April Issue 2 2012

Annual Easter egg hunt set for Sunday

The annual Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held Sunday, April 8 at Lions Park in Eagle River...

April Issue 2 2012

Huge snowfall creates ‘hectic’ winter for plows

The massive amount of snowfall in Chugiak-Eagle River this winter has racked up a bill of almost $1 million — and that’s just the cost of plowing.

Spring break European style April Issue 2 2012

Spring break European style

Dozens of Mirror Lake Middle School, Chugiak High and Eagle River High School students experienced the sights, history and culture of foreign countries as they traveled abroad during spring break this year.