Archive of: In the News

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A ‘wise' decision November Issue 1 2012

A ‘wise' decision

That blanket of smoke hanging over the Eagle River Valley recently was actually part of an effort to keep homes in the valley from catching fire.

Three heroes recognized October Issue 4 2012

Three heroes recognized

Three Alaska Air National Guardsmen received the Bronze Star Medal with Valor for their actions in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011. Tech. Sgt. Shane J. Hargis, Staff Sgt. Theodore M. Sierocinski and Cpt. Koaalii C. “Koa” Bailey were honored during an award ceremony Oct. 13 on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Candy, costumes, community October Issue 4 2012

Candy, costumes, community

Zombies, princesses, superheroes and professional athletes packed Eagle River High for the annual fall carnival Friday, Oct. 19.

No clowning around October Issue 4 2012

No clowning around

With Halloween nearing, now is the time when we intentionally frighten ourselves — whether it be entering into the pitch dark unknown of a haunted house or curling up on the couch for a horror movie marathon.

Begich speaks to seniors October Issue 3 2012

Begich speaks to seniors

Local seniors peppered U.S. Sen. Mark Begich with a variety of questions when the senator popped into the Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center for a visit on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

CVFD holds open house October Issue 3 2012

CVFD holds open house

Even cool temperatures and snowfall couldn’t keep families from getting a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life as a firefighter.

Cops visit pair of businesses October Issue 3 2012

Cops visit pair of businesses

The U.S. Attorney’s office isn’t commenting on several police raids that took place in Anchorage and Eagle River on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Spartan mission formally ends October Issue 3 2012

Spartan mission formally ends

The Spartans of 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, based at JBER, officially relinquished responsibility and operations of Forward Operating Base Salerno, and the Khowst and Paktya provinces, to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air-Assault), Task Force Rakkasan, based at Fort Campbell, Ky., in a transfer of authority ceremony Oct. 6.

October Issue 3 2012

Taxi service ‘woeful’ in Chugiak-Eagle River

Chugiak-Eagle River is suffering from a lack of taxi service.

October Issue 3 2012

Old Eagle River Road upgrade to be discussed

An informational meeting will be held tonight (Oct. 18) to discuss planned upgrades to Old Eagle River Road.