January-Issue-1 2012

January Issue 1 2012

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Have you signed up for your PFD yet?

If you’re like most of us, your probably haven’t — but you’ve likely already been thinking about getting online to get in line for your annual cut of the state’s massive oil wealth payout.
Chinooks announce 2012 ABL schedule

Chinooks announce 2012 ABL schedule

Are you ready for some…baseball?
A passion for dance

A passion for dance

Janie Williams, the owner and director of the Stars Dance Studio, got up for the second time to shut the door as a gust of wind blew it open.

POLICE BLOTTER 1/5/12

Archive »Sports

Jessi McMullen

Jessi McMullen

Athlete of the Week - January 5, 2012
Chugiak girls look to March

Chugiak girls look to March

Missing the state tournament last year has Chugiak High’s girls basketball team more motivated for this season. But it won’t be easy getting there this year.
Chugiak girls soar to victory in conference opener

Chugiak girls soar to victory in conference opener

Missing state last year coupled with the new rule that guarantees only two Cook Inlet Conference berths in the postseason this year...
Eagle River boys basketball set sights on state

Eagle River boys basketball set sights on state

First-year head coach Fred Young doesn’t care that Eagle River High only won two games last year. He doesn’t care that 10 of his 12 players are new to the team.

Archive »Community

The year ahead

The year ahead

Well we’ve made it through another New Year’s Eve; the spectacular fireworks...

“O Come Let Us Adore Him”

Why do over 250 people come to spend one hour at a time in a small chapel at St. Andrew Church?

Archive »Military

Lucas film premiers for an Alaskan audience

Lucas film premiers for an Alaskan audience

A select group of Reserve Airmen and Anchorage citizens were treated to an advanced screening of the new George Lucas film, Red Tails...

Archive »Entertainment

‘Dragon Tattoo’ kicks proverbial butt

‘Dragon Tattoo’ kicks proverbial butt

Hollywood has commandeered Sweden’s big literary export, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” without compromising the story’s Scandinavian roots or its top-of-the-world, Seasonal Affective Disorder sense of barrenness, even hopelessness.

Archive »Recreation

Great ideas and quotes from bygone days

Great ideas and quotes from bygone days

Over time we have a tendency to forget some of the great ideas put forth by our Alaska luminaries and others.