March-Issue-2 2012

March Issue 2 2012

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Scouts shoot high, earn honor

Scouts shoot high, earn honor

Lanier, Suprenant back on track

Lanier, Suprenant back on track

For Mike Suprenant and Jim Lanier, the 2011 Iditarod was a race to forget.
Parent has problem with “Persepolis”

Parent has problem with “Persepolis”

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.

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.
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...
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

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...