March-Issue-2 2012

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March Issue 2 2012

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Candidates square off in Eagle River

Candidates square off in Eagle River

Although the Eagle River Lions are famous for their summertime fireworks show, the club played host to pyrotechnics of a political sort...
Chugiak man wrote the book on Iditarod history

Chugiak man wrote the book on Iditarod history

Chugiak’s Rod Perry wrote the book on the history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race.
Stoltze gives props to CHS

Stoltze gives props to CHS

Trail to history

Anyone who’s lived in Chugiak-Eagle River for a while likely felt a twinge of sadness when watching last weekend’s Iditarod ceremonial start festivities in Anchorage.

Archive »Sports

Mike Rud

Mike Rud

Athlete of the Week - March 8, 2012
Eagle River boys lose heartbreaker to West

Eagle River boys lose heartbreaker to West

The Eagle River boys’ basketball season ended with a heartbreaking 61-60 loss to Cook Inlet Conference tournament host West High in the opening round March 1.
Birchwood Christian boys make history

Birchwood Christian boys make history

With a thrilling 57-56 win over Effie Kokrine in the Central Interior Conference championship March 3, Birchwood Christian School’s boys basketball team became the first in school history to earn a trip to the state tournament.
Dimond ends Eagle River girls’ basketball season

Dimond ends Eagle River girls’ basketball season

The Eagle River girls’ basketball season ended with an 89-15 loss to top-seeded Dimond in the opening round of the Cook Inlet Conference tournament Feb. 29 at West High.

Archive »Community

Meat and biscuit roll-ups

Meat and biscuit roll-ups

From Alaska to Ukraine:

From Alaska to Ukraine:

“I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” — Albert Schweitzer
Alaskan musher on nationwide TV

Alaskan musher on nationwide TV

Joe Redington, Alaskan dog musher and winner of the Fur Rendezvous race this year...
Time Was 3/8/12

Time Was 3/8/12

Archive »Schools

Art extravaganza

Art extravaganza

Students, families and friends packed the Anchorage Museum on Friday, March 2 to kick off the 40th annual Anchorage School District art exhibition.

Archive »Military

Afghan security forces make explosive progress

Afghan security forces make explosive progress

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Signs of progress for the Afghan National Security Forces was made in the icy city of Gardez on Feb. 18 when an improvised explosive device was discovered by Afghan Uniformed Police...

Archive »Entertainment

Telling your story with pictures

Telling your story with pictures

Juvenile probation supervisor by day, cartoon artist by night, Lee Post has turned a doodling habit into a hobby/career...

Archive »Recreation

Alaska – a place of firsts

Alaska – a place of firsts

Alaska is such a unique place that it isn’t difficult to compile a list of firsts...
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