March-Issue-5 2012

March Issue 5 2012

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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.

POLICE BRIEFS 3/15/12

POLICE BLOTTER 3/15/12

Bill Lowe fire station shuttered

Bill Lowe fire station shuttered

Anyone driving past Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department Station 35 recently may have noticed the red steel building no longer looks much like a working firehouse.

Archive »Sports

Lanier cashes in

Lanier cashes in

Chugiak’s Jim Lanier has cashed in.
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.
Birchwood Christian makes history — again

Birchwood Christian makes history — again

Birchwood Christian School’s boys did it again.
Jim Lanier

Jim Lanier

Athlete of the Week - March 15, 2012

Archive »Community

Orange refrigerator cookies

Orange refrigerator cookies

Time Was 3/15/12

Time Was 3/15/12

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.
Shirley Gavin, dog sled champion

Shirley Gavin, dog sled champion

The top lady dog musher in the whole world is still Chugiak’s own Shiley Gavin.

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.