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State Fair draws near August Issue 1 2011

State Fair draws near

It’s fair to say that one Alaska event stands alone as the biggest shindig of the summer.

August Issue 1 2011

Separate Title 21 chapter applauded by local residents

Those in favor of creating a separate chapter for Chugiak-Eagle River to Title 21, which regulates municipal land use, had reason to celebrate Monday night.

July Issue 1 2011

Dipnetting Rules of the Road

The annual dipnetting frenzy at the mouth of the river has become a cherished ritual among urban Alaskans, and their arrival on the peninsula is as predictable as the salmon they follow. And because of the incredible bounty Alaska has to offer, there's plenty of fish for everybody – especially this year. But before you pack up the coolers and head for the beach this weekend, it might be a good time to remember a few simple things that will help make everyone's experience safer and more enjoyable.

Flying Into Business July Issue 1 2011

Flying Into Business

Matt Tomter said he thinks his restaurant will be a big boost to an area not known for its night life.

July Issue 1 2011

Five Teens Injured in Tuesday Accident

An early-morning car accident near North Birchwood Loop on Tuesday left an 18-year-old Chugiak man in critical condition at an Anchorage hospital.

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