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:
Chugiak head coach Kevin Fullmer isn’t too concerned with his team’s play in 2011. It’s 2012 that counts.
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.
A quick sandwich at Eagle River Subway, near the light on Business Blvd., reveals plenty of vegetarian and vegan options.
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.
Every day, Anchorage Police officers play a real-life game of cat-and-mouse with some of the most dangerous drivers in Alaska.