Archive of: Top Stories



2011 Year in sports None 2011

2011 Year in sports

From the championships to the controversies, local athletes made plenty of headlines in 2011. Here’s how it all went down:

Mustangs upbeat after winless tournament None 2011

Mustangs upbeat after winless tournament

Chugiak head coach Kevin Fullmer isn’t too concerned with his team’s play in 2011. It’s 2012 that counts.

New sign soars over Eagle River None 2011

New sign soars over Eagle River

Suzie Gorski can finally put away her paint cans.

None 2011

Standing together

This area’s legislative delegation presented a united front at last week’s meeting of the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, with each one taking time to stress the need to reform Alaska’s oil tax structure.

2011 Year in review None 2011

2011 Year in review

Bridges new and old, legislators coming and going and a major plane crash were among the headlines this year in Chugiak-Eagle River. In case you missed them, here’s a month-by-month account of the biggest stories to appear this year in the Star:

Wolves name Brewer new head football coach None 2011

Wolves name Brewer new head football coach

New Eagle River football field general Jason Brewer plans to bring a no-nonsense coaching style, enthusiasm and plenty of experience to the job when he takes over in the fall.

Wolves name new head football coach December Issue 4 2011

Wolves name new head football coach

Fireworks changes spark debate December Issue 4 2011

Fireworks changes spark debate

Recent tweaks to the municipal law that allows fireworks on New Year’s Eve require that people light ‘em off at least 200 feet from buildings around them.

December Issue 4 2011

Subway offers lots of veggie, vegan options

A quick sandwich at Eagle River Subway, near the light on Business Blvd., reveals plenty of vegetarian and vegan options.

Christmas Giving December Issue 4 2011

Christmas Giving

At a local church, a Christmas tree sits bedecked, not with flashy ornaments, but with paper ornaments representing donations from the congregation for pregnant women and mothers in need.