March-Issue-4 2012

March Issue 4 2012

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'Glad to finally be home'

'Glad to finally be home'

It’s good to be home.

POLICE BLOTTER 3/29/12

Fred Meyer clerk steals thousands

A gas station clerk at the Eagle River Fred Meyer pocketed forgotten credit and debit cards, making off with nearly $7,000 before he was caught, authorities said.
2012 School Board Candidates

2012 School Board Candidates

Archive »Sports

Sorensen, Kveseth notch victories

Chugiak’s Tim Sorensen won the boys’ 3,200-meter run in 10 minutes, 30 seconds at “The Mini” — the season’s first official meet — March 23-24 at The Dome. Sorensen also placed second in the 1,600, finishing just 0.16 seconds behind Max Romey of Service.
ERHS girls soccer plays to a draw; CHS downs East

ERHS girls soccer plays to a draw; CHS downs East

Eagle River High sophomore Sam Coy rebounded from an injury in the first half to score the game-tying goal...
Mustangs win PeeWee C title

Mustangs win PeeWee C title

The Mustang Hockey Association’s PeeWee C team won the state championship with a convincing 7-1 victory over the tournament host South Anchorage Mighty Moose on March 18 at the Subway Sports Centre in Anchorage.
ERHS Cheerleaders win state championship

ERHS Cheerleaders win state championship

Archive »Community

Time Was 3/29/12

Time Was 3/29/12

Lions help to stop diabetes

Lions help to stop diabetes

In 1984 during a Lions convention in Las Vegas, I was honored to see Lions Clubs International make their first research donation to the American Diabetes Association. That was also my first week as an employee of the ADA here in Alaska!
Wade Charles wins 600

Wade Charles wins 600

The overall winner of the Midnight Sun 600 snowmobile race between Anchorage and Fairbanks is Wade Charles of Eagle River, who raced his 776 Blizzard Model Ski-Doo in a record 10 hours, 11 minutes and 10 seconds.

Faith column: ~ God Has A Plan for You

“’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord. ‘Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.’” — Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIV)

Archive »People

Skylynn Faith Lineer

Daniel Pettit

Daniel Pettit

Hazel Anne Hartman

Chugiak, Eagle River boys lose conference matches

Chugiak, Eagle River boys lose conference matches

Service High handed Eagle River’s boys a 9-0 loss Saturday, March 24 at The Dome in Cook Inlet Conference soccer action. The loss dropped the Wolves to 0-2 in CIC play.

Archive »Entertainment

Gruening student attends conservation summit

Gruening student attends conservation summit

Gruening Middle School student Vika Morozova joined teens from around the state for a weeklong civics and conservation summit in Juneau last week with Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA), a program of the National Wildlife Federation.

Archive »Recreation

Snowmachine trails provide backcountry access

Snowmachine trails provide backcountry access

I don’t get into arguments over trail use by outdoor recreationists, because I feel there is room in Alaska for everyone — snowmachiners, cross-country skiers, snowshoers, dog sledders, hikers, mountain bikers, etc.