March-Issue-1 2012

March Issue 1 2012

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POLICE BRIEFS 3/1/12

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.

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.
Off to see the wizard...

Off to see the wizard...

Archive »Sports

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...
Alistie Aguilar

Alistie Aguilar

Athlete of the Week - March 1, 2012
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:
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?
Salmon Newburg

Salmon Newburg

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

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.
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...

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.