March-Issue-5 2012

March Issue 5 2012

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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.

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.
Club honors members

Club honors members

Five Eagle River Boys & Girls Club members were honored with Youth of the Year awards Friday, March 9 at the Eagle River Ale House.

Archive »Sports

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.
Lanier cashes in

Lanier cashes in

Chugiak’s Jim Lanier has cashed in.

Archive »Community

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.
Orange refrigerator cookies

Orange refrigerator cookies

Time Was 3/15/12

Time Was 3/15/12

“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

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.