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April Issue 2 2012

Comfort campaign aims to help shelters

Planning some interior re-decorating? Now might not be a bad time to spring into action.

Armed standoff ends peacefully April Issue 2 2012

Armed standoff ends peacefully

An armed 21-year-old man forced police to close Eagle River Road for much of the morning on Friday, March 30, while negotiators successfully talked him out of committing suicide.

Make friends with your library April Issue 2 2012

Make friends with your library

The guy sitting next to me on the plane made my day.

April Issue 2 2012

Huge snowfall creates ‘hectic’ winter for plows

The massive amount of snowfall in Chugiak-Eagle River this winter has racked up a bill of almost $1 million — and that’s just the cost of plowing.

Annual Easter egg hunt set for Sunday April Issue 2 2012

Annual Easter egg hunt set for Sunday

The annual Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held Sunday, April 8 at Lions Park in Eagle River...

Blue Geronimo detains suspected insurgents April Issue 2 2012

Blue Geronimo detains suspected insurgents

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Paratroopers from Task Force Blue Geronimo detained two suspected insurgents near the Pakistan border, south of Matun district.

Roof collapses in Peters Creek March Issue 5 2012

Roof collapses in Peters Creek

Bill Lowe fire station shuttered March Issue 5 2012

Bill Lowe fire station shuttered

Anyone driving past Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department Station 35 recently may have noticed the red steel building no longer looks much like a working firehouse.

Club honors members March Issue 5 2012

Club honors members

Five Eagle River Boys & Girls Club members were honored with Youth of the Year awards Friday, March 9 at the Eagle River Ale House.

Making a  difference March Issue 5 2012

Making a difference

How many people does it take to make 150 sandwiches in 45 minutes?