March-Issue-1 2012

March Issue 1 2012

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Chugiak duo to hit the Iditarod Trail

Chugiak mushers Jim Lanier and Mike Suprenant will be among a field of 66 mushers who hit the trail this weekend for the 2012 Iditarod Sled Dog Race.

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CHiPs comes to Chugiak

CHiPs comes to Chugiak

Not a lot of celebrities pass through Eagle River, so when Erik Estrada visited a couple local businesses recently, folks lined up to have their picture taken with the former star of the hit television show CHiPs.
Blaze destroys home, memories on Klondike Street

Blaze destroys home, memories on Klondike Street

A fire safe couldn’t save the most valuable thing Jayme Bates owned from a fire that destroyed her Chugiak home on Saturday, Feb. 25.

Archive »Sports

Alistie Aguilar

Alistie Aguilar

Athlete of the Week - March 1, 2012
Local grapplers dominate City Championships

Local grapplers dominate City Championships

Chugiak-Eagle River wrestlers have established themselves as kings of the middle school mat.
Birchwood Christian seeking first state appearances

Birchwood Christian seeking first state appearances

Both Birchwood Christian School (BCS) basketball teams have a chance to make history...
Boys cagers welcome CIC tourney challenges

Boys cagers welcome CIC tourney challenges

Eagle River boys basketball opens the Cook Inlet Conference tournament today...

Archive »Community

“Even a blind man can tell when he’s walking in the Son”

Ordinarily, as a beggar, Bartimaeus would have sought to make money out of the crowd.
Salmon Newburg

Salmon Newburg

Second annual governor’s picnic

Second annual governor’s picnic

A full page ad in the 1960 Knik Arm Courier contained the following information:
Time Was 3/1/12

Time Was 3/1/12

Archive »Schools

Sweet success for CHS culinary arts teams

Sweet success for CHS culinary arts teams

Chugiak High’s ProStart teams competed at the annual Alaska ProStart competitions...

Archive »Military

Auto shop and understanding

Auto shop and understanding

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Afghan Border Police and Afghan Uniformed Police from all areas of Regional Command-East have been coming to Forward Operating Base Gardez to learn how to work on vehicles...
U.S. Army Alaska chief of staff to serve as “Mr. Mom”

U.S. Army Alaska chief of staff to serve as “Mr. Mom”

Col. Gary Agron ended his three-decade military career in the same place he grew up — Alaska.

Archive »Recreation

It’s important to connect with the child within

It’s important to connect with the child within

One of the most poignant Twilight Zone episodes I ever saw on television was the one set at a home for senior citizens.