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‘Hands-on applied science’ December Issue 2 2012

‘Hands-on applied science’

Students and teachers at Gruening Middle School enjoy the eighth-grade class’ annual submersible remote operated vehicle (ROV) challenge for the same reason — no textbooks.

December Issue 2 2012

Upton back in jail

The 25-year-old Eagle River man charged in a 2010 murder case involving his childhood friend is back in jail on a probation violation — his second in six months.

Avalanche of knowledge December Issue 2 2012

Avalanche of knowledge

Avoiding avalanches is all about awareness. “You gotta have your head in the game,” advised avalanche expert Blaine Smith, a trails planner for Alaska State Parks.

December Issue 1 2012

Military to conduct weapons training

Explosions, small arms fire may be heard in surrounding communities through Dec. 12

Chugiak shines at All State Music Festival December Issue 1 2012

Chugiak shines at All State Music Festival

Chugiak High has some serious musical talent. Six Mustangs earned first chair honors at the All State Music Festival on Nov. 17.

Albright murder house gutted by suspicious fire December Issue 1 2012

Albright murder house gutted by suspicious fire

An early-morning fire Nov. 27 gutted the North Juanita Loop home where three men beat to death Harvey “Charlie” Albright in 2010.

December Issue 1 2012

FBI seeks info on serial killer

Suspected serial killer Israel Keyes stashed weapons and other items in Eagle River for use in future criminal acts, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

December Issue 1 2012

Cockles Never Safe to Eat

In the December 2012/January 2013 issue of Alaska magazine, a story on page 64 called “Hunting the Mighty Cockle” included an error.

Lending a helping hand December Issue 1 2012

Lending a helping hand

Instead of sitting down to a nice Thanksgiving meal, Todd Tarner spent the day more than 4,000 miles from his Eagle River home caring for hundreds of people left homeless by Hurricane Sandy.

Munch winners announced December Issue 1 2012

Munch winners announced

On Monday, the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber announced the winners of the 2012 Merry Merchant Munch contest, which was held Nov. 31-Dec. 1 in Eagle River. A record 55 businesses participated in this year’s event. The following businesses were selected as award-winning participants.

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