January-Issue-3 2012

January Issue 3 2012

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POLICE BRIEFS 1/19/12

Olympic tough

Olympic tough

What’s tough?

Quick response keeps house fire from destroying home

A nosy neighbor and a quick response by the Anchorage Fire Department helped keep a home at 20513 Eagle River Road from being completely destroyed by fire Thursday, Jan. 12.

Bring on the folk

Eagle River’s Eric Braendel’s reason for playing in the Anchorage Folk Festival year after year is simple: It’s fun.

Archive »Sports

‘Only in Alaska’

‘Only in Alaska’

Some folks pay thousands of dollars for a trip to Alaska, where they’re often treated to a “once in a lifetime” trip aboard a dog sled driven by a professional dog musher.

SPORTS BRIEFS 1/19/12

Skiing: Too cold for classic

Skiing: Too cold for classic

Freshly cut classic ski tracks glistened in the just-rising sun the morning of Saturday, Jan. 14, practically begging to be raced on.
Wrestling: Taus, Morrison earn runner-up finishes at tourney

Wrestling: Taus, Morrison earn runner-up finishes at tourney

Chugiak and Eagle River each had a wrestler make the finals of the Glenn Vandergaw tournament Saturday, Jan. 14, at Dimond High in Anchorage, but neither emerged victorious.

Archive »Community

Parks’ Chugiak coffee shop menu

Parks’ Chugiak coffee shop menu

In place of a recipe this week, the Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society would like to share the menu that was printed on the Parks’ old Parksville flyer. Thanks to their daughter, “Sparkey” for sending the society a copy:

“Who is God’s Greater Holy Temple and their leader?”

My name is Jacqueline Ray of GGHT (God’s Greater Holy Temple) in South Anchorage.
Time Was 1/19/12

Time Was 1/19/12

Help shape our community

Help shape our community

Community service isn’t for everyone, or so some may think.

Archive »Schools

Teachers show off their skills

Teachers show off their skills

When Chugiak High teacher Angela Armstrong reflects on her time as a Chugiak student two decades ago, one event comes to mind — “Faculty Follies.”

Archive »Military

Ryan M. Massingham

Joshua A. Wood

FOB Salerno a Spartan family reunion hotspot

FOB Salerno a Spartan family reunion hotspot

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan, — Having three deployed members in one family at the same time would seem unlikely; however, for the Hale family, it’s a reality.