March-Issue-2 2012

March Issue 2 2012

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Parent has problem with “Persepolis”

Parent has problem with “Persepolis”

Lanier, Suprenant back on track

Lanier, Suprenant back on track

For Mike Suprenant and Jim Lanier, the 2011 Iditarod was a race to forget.
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...
Stoltze gives props to CHS

Stoltze gives props to CHS

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.
MLMS, Gruening wrap ski season

MLMS, Gruening wrap ski season

Mirror Lake eighth-grader Roan Hall turned in the top individual performance at the Anchorage School District’s Middle School Nordic Skiing Championships on Feb. 22 and 24 at Kincaid Park.
Dimond ends Chugiak’s boys basketball season

Dimond ends Chugiak’s boys basketball season

Chugiak’s boys hung with top-seeded Dimond for three quarters...

Archive »Community

Celebrating 2012 Women’s History Month

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles.
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
Meat and biscuit roll-ups

Meat and biscuit roll-ups

Alaskan musher on nationwide TV

Alaskan musher on nationwide TV

Joe Redington, Alaskan dog musher and winner of the Fur Rendezvous race this year...

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...