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A confident campaigner March Issue 3 2012

A confident campaigner

Doug Urquidi thinks his chances of unseating U.Eagle River’s Doug Urquidi is confident he can beat the odds and take down Alaska’s senior Congressman.

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet March Issue 3 2012

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet

Swooping down from an open Alaska sky, two 90th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor fighters - tail numbers 4090 and 4190 - flew above the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson flight line in formation and at speed.

Legislators get an earful March Issue 3 2012

Legislators get an earful

About three dozen people packed the meeting room at the Eagle River Town Center for a town hall meeting with area legislators on Saturday, March 17.

Snow crushes Peters Creek home March Issue 3 2012

Snow crushes Peters Creek home

Heavy snow caused a roof collapse in Peters Creek on Wednesday, March 14.

Afghan security forces make explosive progress March Issue 2 2012

Afghan security forces make explosive progress

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Signs of progress for the Afghan National Security Forces was made in the icy city of Gardez on Feb. 18 when an improvised explosive device was discovered by Afghan Uniformed Police...

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.

Art extravaganza March Issue 2 2012

Art extravaganza

Students, families and friends packed the Anchorage Museum on Friday, March 2 to kick off the 40th annual Anchorage School District art exhibition.

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.

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.

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