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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.

March Issue 1 2012

Decision coming on Eklutna River Bridge closure

A decision whether or not to close the deteriorating Eklutna River Bridge will be made in the next month...

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...

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.

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...