February-Issue-4 2012

February Issue 4 2012

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Snow day

Snow day

Getting up to catch a 7:30 a.m. bus on a Sunday morning might not seem like most kids’ idea of a good time. Unless it’s a snow day.
Flipped

Flipped

POLICE BLOTTER 2/23/12

Defending Iron Dog champ looks to three-peat

Defending Iron Dog champ looks to three-peat

Eagle River’s Chris Olds, the two-time defending Iron Dog champion, started his quest for a third straight title Sunday, Feb. 19 at Big Lake.

Archive »Sports

Top skiers prep for showdown

Top skiers prep for showdown

If Chugiak senior Isaac Lammers was bothered by his runner-up individual Skimeister finish at the Cook Inlet Conference Nordic Ski Championships at Kincaid Park on Saturday, Feb. 18, he sure wasn’t letting on.
Marquis Spearman

Marquis Spearman

Athlete of the Week - February 23, 2012
Chugiak boys hit their stride

Chugiak boys hit their stride

Marquis Spearman doesn’t crack under pressure.
Chugiak girls net back-to-back wins

Chugiak girls net back-to-back wins

Chugiak’s girls got back on the winning track with a pair of Cook Inlet Conference wins last week.

Archive »Community

Fried Rice

Fried Rice

Lions, chamber set to host candidate forum

Lions, chamber set to host candidate forum

It is that season again, no not break-up quite yet; rather, it is municipal election season. Among the seats that are up for grabs are positions on the Anchorage School Board (which are all elected “At Large”) and the opportunity to choose who will be the Mayor for the next three years.
The Glenn Briggs Story

The Glenn Briggs Story

Hogs — and the bacon, ham and sausage they produced...

“Black History: The faith of our forefathers”

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for.

Archive »Schools

CHS brings cartoon to life

CHS brings cartoon to life

Chugiak High is bringing the cartoon cast of “Peanuts” to life.

Archive »Military

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade

One day at a time for deployed Spartan brigade

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Soldiers have different ways of marking away their deployment times.

Devon M. Howell

Spartans on patrol

Archive »Entertainment

'Undefeated' inspires effortlessly

'Undefeated' inspires effortlessly

It seems impossibly feel-good, this tale of sacrifice and redemption, tragedy and triumph.
Using graphic novels as a teaching tool

Using graphic novels as a teaching tool

It might surprise you to learn that high school teachers in the Anchorage School District are using comics in a variety of ways...

Archive »Recreation

Hypothetical “Moneyball” sequel would offer pay parity

Hypothetical “Moneyball” sequel would offer pay parity

I want to be in movies. I was thinking about a sequel to the recent motion picture, “Moneyball.” I would call it “Moneycall.”