March-Issue-5 2012

March Issue 5 2012

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Executive directors receive honors

The Chugiak-Eagle River community knows about the great work done by Seth Kelley and Mark Lackey.

POLICE BLOTTER 3/15/12

House needs to pass school meals bill

House needs to pass school meals bill

Step into the light

Well, if you hadn’t noticed all this new daylight, it’s a sure bet the recent Daylight Savings Time clock switch jolted you into a new world of evening sunshine.

Archive »Sports

Blue Devils head to national tournament

Blue Devils head to national tournament

After stellar regular season and postseason play, the Mustang Hockey Association’s Blue Devils PeeWee AA hockey team is heading to the national tournament.
Jim Lanier

Jim Lanier

Athlete of the Week - March 15, 2012
Area swimmers succeed in Juneau

Area swimmers succeed in Juneau

Dozens of local swimmers made a splash in Juneau Feb. 24-26 for the Alaska Age Group Swimming Championships.
Local skiers shine  at highest levels

Local skiers shine at highest levels

Local Nordic skiers Sarissa Lammers and Kinsey Loan each made the podium on the final day of the 2012 U.S. Ski Association Junior Nationals in Soldier Hollow, Utah.

Archive »Community

“Believe it or not”

“For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” — John, 3:16
Orange refrigerator cookies

Orange refrigerator cookies

Annual derby gives kids a chance to get out on the ice

Annual derby gives kids a chance to get out on the ice

Twelve years ago, Pat Mahoney and the Eagle River Lions sponsored a free fishing derby for kids in the local area.
Time Was 3/15/12

Time Was 3/15/12

Archive »Schools

Excellent educators

Excellent educators

Twelve local educators received “Excellence in Education” awards at the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce luncheon March 7 at Bear Mountain Grill.

Archive »Military

Joint airdrop operation resupplies Combat Outpost Chergotah

Joint airdrop operation resupplies Combat Outpost Chergotah

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — A joint airdrop operation between Task Force Spartan...

Archive »Entertainment

Trip to Mars is no fun in 'John Carter'

Trip to Mars is no fun in 'John Carter'

Yes, there is life on Mars in “John Carter,” and it’s deadly dull.

Archive »Recreation

Scores of Alaskans turn out for celestial light show

Scores of Alaskans turn out for celestial light show

The evening of March 8, a Thursday, was nothing short of a celestial extravaganza. A full moon vied with the aurora borealis to create a spectacular light show across the skies, while Venus and Jupiter played tag as they crouched above the western horizon.