March-Issue-3 2012

March Issue 3 2012

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A confident campaigner

A confident campaigner

Doug Urquidi thinks his chances of unseating U.Eagle River’s Doug Urquidi is confident he can beat the odds and take down Alaska’s senior Congressman.
Legislators get an earful

Legislators get an earful

About three dozen people packed the meeting room at the Eagle River Town Center for a town hall meeting with area legislators on Saturday, March 17.
Lions thank community for derby support

Lions thank community for derby support

POLICE BLOTTER 3/22/12

Archive »Sports

Chugiak girls look to make state run

Chugiak girls look to make state run

If Chugiak’s girls soccer team is going to return to state this year, the Mustangs will have to do it without standout Kelly Cobb.
ERHS soccer full of ‘quality players’

ERHS soccer full of ‘quality players’

Though Eagle River High is fielding just one girls soccer team, it has a high caliber of players, second-year head coach Lauren Mason said.
ER boys under new leadership

ER boys under new leadership

First-year head soccer coach Max Solodkii couldn’t ask for a better team to start his career at ERHS.
Matt McGimsey

Matt McGimsey

Athlete of the Week - March 22,2012

Archive »Community

10 years ago this week in the Star…

10 years ago this week in the Star…

Naval battle waged on Mirror Lake

Naval battle waged on Mirror Lake

Peters Creek — A violent disagreement among several boat owners on Mirror Lake last Sunday led State Police to issue a warning to all local residents who use this popular recreation area for swimming and boating.
Molded tomato - cabbage slaw

Molded tomato - cabbage slaw

The Prayer of Jabez

“Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, saying, ‘I gave birth to him in pain.’ Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, ‘Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.’ And God granted his request.” — I CHRONICLES 4:9-10

Archive »Military

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet

Fighter squadron receives flagship jet

Swooping down from an open Alaska sky, two 90th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor fighters - tail numbers 4090 and 4190 - flew above the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson flight line in formation and at speed.

Archive »Recreation

Rain-soaked in Hawaii — making the best of it

Rain-soaked in Hawaii — making the best of it

On the Hawaiian island of Kauai three weeks ago, the rain was coming down in buckets, turning small streams into raging torrents, causing mudslides and flooding that closed roads and schools.