December-Issue-4 2011

December Issue 4 2011

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POLICE BRIEFS 12/22/11

Fireworks changes spark debate

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.

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.

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.

Archive »Sports

Morrison takes West title

Chugiak senior Garrett Morrison continued his march toward state with a victory at the West Christmas Classic on Dec. 16-17.
Local girls win title

Local girls win title

Sperry’s goal helps CER girls snap losing streak

Sperry’s goal helps CER girls snap losing streak

The Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over visiting Service-East on Dec. 16 at the McDonald Center.
Chugiak hockey coach faces tough decision

Chugiak hockey coach faces tough decision

Rod Wild has some tough decisions to make.

Archive »Community

Time Was 12/22/11

Time Was 12/22/11

Bishop shares personal journey to ministry

Who is Bishop Dave Thomas?
Before town square, the library, or Taco Bell

Before town square, the library, or Taco Bell

As the sun rises at 10:02 in the morning, a cow moose with a calf in tow can be spotted in one of many neighborhoods throughout our town.
Preserving our past

Preserving our past

“We’re losing too many of our old timers and their personal histories!”

Archive »Military

Eagle River Guardsman helps out in Indiana

Eagle River Guardsman helps out in Indiana

The economy may not show many signs of improvement, but Christmas spirit is on the rise...

Matt Leveque

Archive »Entertainment

‘SHERLOCK’ SMOTHERED IN DREARY SAMENESS

‘SHERLOCK’ SMOTHERED IN DREARY SAMENESS

Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law bicker and banter and bob and weave with significantly diminishing returns in this sequel to the 2009 smash hit “Sherlock Holmes.”

Archive »Recreation

Christmas in Alaska at 30 below

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.