January-Issue-4 2012

January Issue 4 2012

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Engineering the future

Engineering the future

As president of her school’s National Honor Society chapter, Mirror Lake Middle School eighth grader Catherine Goolsby is as sharp as they come.

Murkowski nominates six locals for service academies

POLICE BRIEFS 1/26/12

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

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.
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.
Dana Panfil

Dana Panfil

Athlete of the Week - January 26, 2012

Eagle River, Dimond ladies set to roll

The second-place Eagle River girls bowling team gained 1.5 points on Anchorage Scholastic Bowling League leaders Dimond heading into the final week of the regular season with a dominant 29.5-0.5 win over Service on Jan. 19 at Jewel Lake Bowl.

Archive »Community

Time Was 1/26/12

Time Was 1/26/12

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

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...

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

Stories help families connect

Stories help families connect

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

Archive »Entertainment

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.
Family folksters

Family folksters

The Hoppers never miss the Anchorage Folk Festival.

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...