March-Issue-1 2012

March Issue 1 2012

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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.

POLICE BRIEFS 3/1/12

POLICE BLOTTER 3/1/12

Off to see the wizard...

Off to see the wizard...

Archive »Sports

Local grapplers dominate City Championships

Local grapplers dominate City Championships

Chugiak-Eagle River wrestlers have established themselves as kings of the middle school mat.
Seconds to spare at state skiing

Seconds to spare at state skiing

Shortly after winning the individual boys Skimeister title at the ASAA Alaska State Nordic Skiing Championships on Feb. 24...
Girls limp into state with high hopes

Girls limp into state with high hopes

Chugiak’s girls will look to avenge their regular season finale loss to Bartlett today...
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

Second annual governor’s picnic

Second annual governor’s picnic

A full page ad in the 1960 Knik Arm Courier contained the following information:

“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.
Time Was 3/1/12

Time Was 3/1/12

The lifeblood of Alaska

The lifeblood of Alaska

Did you know that one in three people will need a blood transfusion in their lifetime?

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.