Archive of: In the News

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2011 Year in review None 2011

2011 Year in review

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:

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Standing together

This area’s legislative delegation presented a united front at last week’s meeting of the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, with each one taking time to stress the need to reform Alaska’s oil tax structure.

Christmas Giving December Issue 4 2011

Christmas Giving

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.

Cops on the prowl December Issue 4 2011

Cops on the prowl

Every day, Anchorage Police officers play a real-life game of cat-and-mouse with some of the most dangerous drivers in Alaska.

Fireworks changes spark debate December Issue 4 2011

Fireworks changes spark debate

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.

Christmas in Alaska at 30 below  December Issue 4 2011

Christmas in Alaska at 30 below

At mid-day the sun hung wearily above the southern horizon, casting an orange-red glow across the frozen, snow-covered lake.

December Issue 4 2011

All hopped up for the holidays

The purpose of these recipes is to introduce you to a variety of different ways you can use beer in your cooking.

December Issue 4 2011

Subway offers lots of veggie, vegan options

A quick sandwich at Eagle River Subway, near the light on Business Blvd., reveals plenty of vegetarian and vegan options.