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POLICE BRIEFS - 9/12/13

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ASD superintendent highlights goals

ASD superintendent highlights goals

In his first full school year on the job, Anchorage School District superintendent Ed Graff has no plans to make sweeping changes to the district’s direction.
Brigade honors fallen paratroopers

Brigade honors fallen paratroopers

The first “Sparta Week” celebrating the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division wasn’t all fun and games. In the midst of five days of activities that included athletic competitions, a barbeque and a ball, the “Spartans” paused to honor 81 of their fellow paratroopers who have died in the brigade’s eight-year history.

Archive »Sports

A busy day for local prep athletes

A busy day for local prep athletes

Saturday, Sept. 7 was a busy day for local athletes. Here’s a look at results for Chugiak and Eagle River:
South football blanks Eagle River

South football blanks Eagle River

Eagle River hung with South High for three quarters, but the defending large schools state champion pulled away in the final 12 minutes to earn a 24-0 win Saturday, Sept. 7 at ERHS.
Chugiak football hands Service its first loss

Chugiak football hands Service its first loss

Chugiak won a thriller 27-26 over previously unbeaten Service on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium.

Archive »Community

Three years ago this week

Baked halibut with tomato sauce

Life and Death Drama Plays Out Over Phone

A Place to Serve

Each fall as I look out my windows in South Fork Eagle River and down the Eagle River Valley I am always amazed by mother natures’ wonder. The snow is on the high peaks and the fall colors are abundant. This community of Lions serves in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Archive »Schools

ASD superintendent highlights goals

ASD superintendent highlights goals

In his first full school year on the job, Anchorage School District superintendent Ed Graff has no plans to make sweeping changes to the district’s direction.

Archive »Military

Cautiously embracing camping

My family and I can now say we have been camping in Alaska. I know, some will quibble with my definition of camping; there was no tent involved. However, an RV on the Homer Spit coupled with making S’mores over an open fire classify what we did as camping in my book.
Brigade honors fallen paratroopers

Brigade honors fallen paratroopers

The first “Sparta Week” celebrating the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division wasn’t all fun and games. In the midst of five days of activities that included athletic competitions, a barbeque and a ball, the “Spartans” paused to honor 81 of their fellow paratroopers who have died in the brigade’s eight-year history.

Archive »Recreation

Time: A precious commodity

When we average current male and female expected lifespans in the U.S, 78 years is roughly how long we can expect to live. That gives us 28,470 days, which on the face of it seems quite ample.
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