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Ladder truck involved in accident November Issue 4 2012

Ladder truck involved in accident

The Anchorage Fire Department’s Eagle River Station 11 ladder truck was involved in a traffic accident at around 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 on the Glenn Highway in Anchorage.

‘Oprah’ looks at life on JBER November Issue 3 2012

‘Oprah’ looks at life on JBER

Ask any service member who’s been deployed what they miss most while overseas — family undoubtedly tops that list.

Ladder truck spared in budget November Issue 3 2012

Ladder truck spared in budget

Eagle River’s ladder truck will continue to serve the community, rescued from budget cuts by public outcry and political compromise.

Fairclough heads to state senate November Issue 2 2012

Fairclough heads to state senate

Unlike other victorious politicians Tuesday night, Anna Fairclough didn’t enter Election Central at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage trailing a crowd of sign-waving supporters.

November Issue 2 2012

Former Chugiak High clerk paying back stolen money

Brenda Burge is paying back the cash she stole from Chugiak High.

No Meat, No Problem November Issue 2 2012

No Meat, No Problem

This monthly column explores the vegetarian and vegan opportunities in Eagle River and Anchorage area restaurants. It also looks at other healthy options available in area restaurants like whole grains and low fat.

APD offers tips for safe winter driving November Issue 2 2012

APD offers tips for safe winter driving

With snow and ice here to stay for the next six months, it’s a good time to review safe driving tips. And the Anchorage Police Department has plenty of knowledge to share.

Nine to compete for pageant crowns November Issue 2 2012

Nine to compete for pageant crowns

It’s pageant time. The 2013 Miss Chugiak-Eagle River Pageant will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at Mirror Lake Middle School. This year’s event features nine local contestants, who will compete for the title of Miss Chugiak-Eagle River and Miss Chugiak-Eagle River Outstanding Teen.

Thrift store blues November Issue 2 2012

Thrift store blues

It ain’t easy being thrifty. Rising rent, decreased donations and expanding competition are forcing the Salvation Army to close its Eagle River thrift store Nov. 21.

Spartans welcomed home November Issue 2 2012

Spartans welcomed home

Army Sgt. Thomas Floyd was deployed in Afghanistan for most of the first year of his daughter’s life, so he’s been playing a lot of catch up since returning to Alaska last month.