January-Issue-4 2012

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January Issue 4 2012

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Murkowski nominates six locals for service academies

POLICE BLOTTER 1/26/12

“Home cooking” in Peters Creek

“Home cooking” in Peters Creek

Those craving meat have to look no further than Peters Creek.
Big bucks dominate annual contest

Big bucks dominate annual contest

This year’s annual Boondock Sporting Goods Big Buck contest lived up to its name.

Archive »Sports

Wrestlers prep for big dance

If you’ve made it this far, wresting finally gets (a little) easier.
Girls hockey to face familiar foe in CIC tourney

Girls hockey to face familiar foe in CIC tourney

The Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team will end the regular season just as it started — against familiar foe Dimond-West.
Eagle River girls end long hoops losing streak

Eagle River girls end long hoops losing streak

Eagle River’s girls basketball team has insisted all season that they’re an improving bunch. On Saturday, Jan. 21, the Wolves proved it with a 45-30 non conference win over Skyview in Soldotna.

A family affair at the Besh Cup

Several local families road-tripped to Homer over the weekend to pick up some valuable Besh Cup Nordic ski race series points.

Archive »Community

Time Was 1/26/12

Time Was 1/26/12

More than just a coffee shop

More than just a coffee shop

Although the Chugiak Coffee Shop continued to be a common meeting place for the town’s civic organizations...

My journey of faith (Part 1)

I am Irma J. Register, one of seven Associate Pastors of the Eagle River Missionary Baptist Church...
Barbecue meat loaf

Barbecue meat loaf

Archive »Schools

Eagle River violinist earns tasty victory

Eagle River violinist earns tasty victory

A hundred bucks will buy a lot of ice cream.

Archive »Military

Kasen J. Lehman

190 Guard members set to deploy to Kuwait

190 Guard members set to deploy to Kuwait

A ceremony to recognize the upcoming deployment of the 98th Maintenance Company was held at the Alaska National Guard Armory on Jan. 23.
Stories help families connect

Stories help families connect

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Deployment can be hard on a family.

Archive »Entertainment

Family folksters

Family folksters

The Hoppers never miss the Anchorage Folk Festival.
Graphic novels: More than just heroes In tights

Graphic novels: More than just heroes In tights

Superman, Batman, X-Men and other do-gooders in tights and capes are probably what you think of when you think about comic books.

Archive »Recreation

Winter’s snow is a book… Tracks are the chapters and stories

Winter’s snow is a book… Tracks are the chapters and stories

January ski and snowshoe trips to Eagle Lake in South Fork valley reminded me of an essay on snow and tracks by Alaska poet John Haines...
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