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?

POLICE BLOTTER 1/5/12

News briefs 1/5/12

Archive »Sports

Jessi McMullen

Jessi McMullen

Athlete of the Week - January 5, 2012
Football crosses over into basketball season

Football crosses over into basketball season

Even the start of a new sports season can’t erase the way Chugiak High’s 2011 football campaign ended.
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.
Eagle River girls have small basketball turnout

Eagle River girls have small basketball turnout

Eagle River High girls basketball again is suffering from low numbers. The 2011-12 team has just six full-time varsity players and two JV swingers.

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.