December-Issue-3 2011

December Issue 3 2011

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Mustang duo  perfect at AK duals

Mustang duo perfect at AK duals

Chugiak’s Garrett Morrison and Alex Medeiros each came away from the Alaska Duals with perfect records...
Wolves’ comeback comes up just short

Wolves’ comeback comes up just short

Eagle River battled back from a three-goal deficit and scored two third-period goals ...
Tree of Giving - Gift Distribution

Tree of Giving - Gift Distribution

It’s less than 10 days until Christmas.
Army-Navy football game draws large crowd

Army-Navy football game draws large crowd

Covered head to toe in blue and gold windbreaker pants and jacket, Pat McBride stuck out like … well, a Navy fan among a sea of Army faithful.

Archive »This Week's News

POLICE BLOTTER 12/15/11

POLICE BRIEFS 12/15/11

Second storm in two weeks batters area

Second storm in two weeks batters area

Too bad it’s not fishing season.

Municipality wants input on Eklutna Bridge

Municipal Manager George Vakalis wants public input before deciding whether or not to close the Eklutna River Bridge.

Archive »Sports

Mustang duo  perfect at AK duals

Mustang duo perfect at AK duals

Chugiak’s Garrett Morrison and Alex Medeiros each came away from the Alaska Duals with perfect records...
Bowlers mix it up

Bowlers mix it up

Tyler Kearney would love to become a professional bowler someday.
Wolves’ comeback comes up just short

Wolves’ comeback comes up just short

Eagle River battled back from a three-goal deficit and scored two third-period goals ...
Young and hungry

Young and hungry

Losing your head coach to a rival school might seem like a bad break.

Archive »Community

Butter Drop Cookies

Butter Drop Cookies

Before Chugiak had power

Before Chugiak had power

For the first few years of the community, there was no electricity. During the first two years, there was only one home that had any electricity at all. This was the home of Cloyce and Justine Parks.
Time Was 12/15/11

Time Was 12/15/11

Tree of Giving - Gift Distribution

Tree of Giving - Gift Distribution

It’s less than 10 days until Christmas.

Archive »Schools

Underwater education

Underwater education

Hard work pays off.

Archive »Military

Gavin A. Schwartz

Nicole M. Allum

JBER lights up for the holidays

JBER lights up for the holidays

Soldiers and Airmen kicked off the holidays at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson with a concert and tree lighting in front of the U.S. Army Alaska headquarters building Dec. 1.
Army-Navy football game draws large crowd

Army-Navy football game draws large crowd

Covered head to toe in blue and gold windbreaker pants and jacket, Pat McBride stuck out like … well, a Navy fan among a sea of Army faithful.

Archive »Entertainment

Scorsese’s ‘Hugo’ dazzles in 3-D

Scorsese’s ‘Hugo’ dazzles in 3-D

Having been revered as a master for decades and functioning at the top of his game as he approaches 70, Martin Scorsese would seem to have nothing else to prove.

Archive »Recreation

Tactical shopper performs surgical strikes

Tactical shopper performs surgical strikes

To balance last week’s column on Black Friday “shopper-hunters,” we continue this week with a primer on how to strategize and implement tactical Christmas shopping...