February-Issue-3 2012

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February Issue 3 2012

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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.
Ready to play ball

Ready to play ball

When Lee Jordan looks at Chugiak’s Loretta French Field, he doesn’t see a diamond buried under two feet of snow, but a field of Alaska Baseball League dreams.

ER residents help out in rural Africa

A group of three Alaskans and six Iowans have been working since Feb. 8 to bring more clean water to the remote village of Old Fangak, S. Sudan.

POLICE BLOTTER 2/16/12

Archive »Sports

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.
Brandon Parrish

Brandon Parrish

Athlete of the Week - February 16, 2012
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.
Chugiak hockey goes 0-2 at state

Chugiak hockey goes 0-2 at state

Wasilla got two goals from Colton Fletcher and 30 saves from Larry Massie...

Archive »Community

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.
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.

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.
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