February-Issue-3 2012

February Issue 3 2012

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Road response inadequate

Road response inadequate

Student doesn’t want music cut

Student doesn’t want music cut

Legislators address military budget cuts

Alaskans who are concerned at the recent pattern of news regarding the future size and structure of the military presence in our state should be reassured that their legislative leaders are working together to address it.

Parakeets fly out of animal shelter

Bird lovers wasted no time rescuing more than two dozen parakeets seized last month from an Eagle River home.

Archive »Sports

Brandon Parrish

Brandon Parrish

Athlete of the Week - February 16, 2012
No more time for fun and games

No more time for fun and games

After a bit of fun, it’s time to get down to business.
Tough times in girls hoops

Tough times in girls hoops

Every Dimond player scored at least six points as the first-place Lynx rolled to a 77-38 win over Chugiak on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Dimond.
Wolves net pair of CIC wins

Wolves net pair of CIC wins

Eagle River’s Brandon Parrish just scored five points in the Wolves’ 66-62 Cook Inlet Conference overtime win over East on Tuesday, Feb. 14, but he made them count.

Archive »Community

Birchwood Road talk

Birchwood Road talk

Crushed gravel resurfacing by mid-September was promised for the Birchwood Road at a meeting of the Birchwood Community Club, held last Monday night at the home of Lester Juhnke.
Center for the Blind announces grant

Center for the Blind announces grant

The Alaska Center for the Blind is proud to announce a three-year grant to identify Mat-Su residents with uncorrectable vision loss and improve their overall health and well being through vision rehabilitation.

Archive »Schools

Chugiak, Eagle River students go WACKO

Chugiak, Eagle River students go WACKO

For two hours Friday, Feb. 10, the area’s two local high schools put education on hold and competed in a series of challenges that tested strength, speed…

Archive »Military

Learning to survive — and escape

Learning to survive — and escape

There are only approximately 400 Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists in the Air Force, and two of them reside at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Archive »Recreation

Who wants to retire? It’s too difficult

Who wants to retire? It’s too difficult

I used to think people postponed retirement and worked longer than they needed to because they wanted to make more money or they wanted to have something to do to feel useful.