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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.

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...

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.

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.

Lanier reaches Nome, milestone March Issue 5 2012

Lanier reaches Nome, milestone

Chugiak's Jim Lanier, 71, became one of only three mushers to complete the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in five different decades.

Roof collapses in Peters Creek March Issue 5 2012

Roof collapses in Peters Creek

Bill Lowe fire station shuttered March Issue 5 2012

Bill Lowe fire station shuttered

Anyone driving past Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department Station 35 recently may have noticed the red steel building no longer looks much like a working firehouse.

Excellent educators March Issue 5 2012

Excellent educators

Twelve local educators received “Excellence in Education” awards at the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce luncheon March 7 at Bear Mountain Grill.

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