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Feb - 12 - 2002

107 locals get moose, sheep hunt permits

Alpenglow Elementary students 'Go for the Gold'

Assembly nixes service area change

Bears down boys in fight for first

Bears out-hoop Chugiak girls

Brownies earn super patch

Calendar February 7, 2002

Chugiak church opens food pantry

Council seeks speed reduction on Old Glenn stretch

Earthquake shakes area

Editorial February 7, 2002

Gentlemen, carve your engines!

Handful of pioneers choose Chugiak as name for community

Letters to the Editor February 7, 2002

Little performers go 'Under the Big Top'

Man kills wife, self

Mustangs take down tournament field

New locksmith on call

No vote for new Eagle River high school

Obituaries - Roland David Stowe

Obituaries - William John Hrdlicka

Ongoing Events February 7, 2002

People We Know February 7, 2002

Police Briefs February 7, 2002

Question of the Week:

Residents fight plan to lower Fire Lake

School Calendars February 7, 2002

Short takes February 7, 2002

Shorthanded Mustangs shut out Golden Bears

T-Bird bowlers strike CHS

Time Was February 7, 2002

Mar - 14 - 2002

$960,000 parks bond on ballot

Auction benefits private schools

Candidates make their pitch for school board


Community Calendar March 14, 2002

Erickson Big Sky hoops MVP

Fire guts Klondike Concrete offices, warehouse

From bagpipes to dirt bikes, the boy has 'Spirit of Youth'

Janecek seated on MEA board

Kenai fishing regulations change

Letters to the Editor March 14, 2002

Man's tower plans irk some neighbors

Meetings planned to discuss ski hut site

Mustangs slam Kodiak

Obiturary March 14, 2002

Ossiander: School bonds 'worthy of support'

People We Know March 14, 2002

Police Briefs March 14, 2002

Question of the Week: When will you consider it spring?

Redington dominates night race

School calendar March 14, 2002

Short Takes March 14, 2002

Sports Calendar March 14, 2002

SPOTLIGHT: Robert A. Young

Star Trivia March 14, 2002

Starlight March 14, 2002

Three grapplers win Kodiak tournament titles

Time Was March 14, 2002

Volk new Chugiak High School principal

Mar - 21 - 2002

A cat's best friend


Anger rises over tower proposal

Boundary dispute heats up

Calendar March 21, 2002

Carbon monoxide is silent killer

CHS girls hoops team second in regionals, head to state

Chugiak rights ship

Community council needs board members

Council backs chalet for mushers

Council boundary changes delayed

Editorial March 21, 2002

Education for outdoor life

Heard in the halls

Legislators to meet public

Letters to the Editor March 21, 2002

Libraries have avalanche information

MEA defends its $140,000 communications budget

Mustangs Bailey, Tol 'wrest-less'

No more free lunch

North to Alaska and the meaning of life

Nutter a top-10 NCAA shooter


On The Loose: Kiliak Glacier a worthy goal

Police Briefs March 21, 2002

Ptarmigan opens to snowmachines

Question of the Week: Are you satisfied with the way MEA runs your utility?

Rotary club honors most-improved students

School Calendar March 21, 2002

Sports Calendar March 21, 2002

Star Trivia March 21, 2002

Start-time forum today

Time Was

Travelers can vote absentee

Twelve local polling places will be available on April 2:

What's on the April 2 ballot

Young scientists bloom at Eagle River Elementary

Mar - 28 - 2002

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT-- Sharon Michelle Minsch

Archers hit their mark

Back to the drawing board

Births & Achievers March 28, 2002

Blue Devils win Mite Tier II state crown

Calendar March 28, 2002

Candidates differ on MEA performance

Chamber News March 28, 2002

Change law or leave Eagle feeder be

CHS boys struggle at state

CHS 'lawyers' state champs again

Dreyer leads Brown to NCAA hockey finals

Engagement - Corlett, Lanham

Fairclough pushes school issues

Heavy snow gobbles up budget

Letters to the Editor March 28, 2002

Peters Creek Park to get pavilion

Pick a tax - any tax!

Police Briefs March 28, 2002

Putnam beats buzzer with game-winner

Question of the Week: Do you believe in miracles?

School calendar March 28, 2002

School News March 28, 2002

Short Takes - March 28, 2002

Star Trivia March 28, 2002

Street crews battle ice-clogged drains

Struggling fire department wants more space, training

Students use grant money to design ski bridge

Time to change batteries, but what about clocks?

Time Was

Tol wins wrestling title at Rocky Mountain Nationals

VanCise earns scouting's highest honor

Willhoit joins Prudential team

Apr - 04 - 2002

AFD logo features eagle and river

Board rejects Chugiak High overcrowding options

Calendar April 4, 2002

CHS Choir 'coach' plots next win

CHS earns robotics award

CHS looks to pin down another title

Chugiak Senior Center housing project takes shape

DeVilbiss named to MEA board

Easter egg hunters get the early green light

Gold Nugget triathlon moves to Chugiak

Hunters acquitted

Hurdy Gurdy hike on tap

Letters to the Editor April 4, 2002

Local man injured on Glenn

Locals bring home Arctic Winter Games hardware

Not just a walk in the park

Obituary April 4, 2002

Parks, road, fire bonds pass

People We Know April 4, 2002

Putting their best foot forward

Recycling meeting Monday

School boundary changes move ahead

School Calendar April 4, 2002

Short Takes April 4, 2002

Snowboarding at 41 not 'neato'

Sports Calendar April 4, 2002

Star Trivia April 4, 2002

Steiner and Friedman in runoff

Time Was, April 4, 2002

Voters approve school bonds

Why did you vote?

Apr - 11 - 2002

AIH passes longevity test

Airplane affords passage to secret paradise


Arctic Heat third at spring break tourney

Artist's banners to brighten Eagle River

Bearing with new trash day

Calendar April 11, 2002

CHS boys soccer gets back to business

Chugiak vs. Russia?

Editorial April 11, 2002

Good eggs compete in Easter Relay race

Gruening wins another Science Olympiad title

Kohring's bill would delay tattoo license requirement

Letters to the Editor April 11, 2002

Mustangs aim for 50 titles

Obituaries - Donald George Zimmerman III

Obituaries - William L. Crouse

P&Z approves housing site

People are on their own in avalanche country

People We Know April 11, 2002

People We Know April 11, 2002

People We Know April 11, 2002

'Picture This' blossoms into Eagle River mainstay

Police Briefs April 11, 2002

Precinct 445 voters gun down taxes


Saturday full of political events

School boundary decision due

School calendar April 11, 2002

School design plans outlined

Short Takes April 11, 2002

Should Alaska nix daylight-saving time?

Snow clues reveal avalanche chances

Sports Briefs April 11, 2002

Sports Briefs April 11, 2002

Sports Calendar April 11, 2002

Star Trivia April 11, 2002

Stud removal deadline nears

Time Was, April 11. 2002

Two elected to MEA board

Water, sewer deadline nears

WNBA stars to conduct clinic here

Wrecking yard still going, growing after four decades

Apr - 18 - 2002

-- State Champions! --

250 respond to 'one-stop'



Borup, Frichtl soar in local dive meet

Budget ax may spare Chugach State Park


Chugiak High seeks mini-school environment

Chugiak High wins Science Olympiad

Chugiak track teams off to cool start

Coaching staff honored

Dyson, Phillips weigh in on subsistence conflict

Groundswell growing for revolution to stop 'Big Lie'

Hikers explore Hurdygurdy drainage with care

Legislators consider tapping PFD

Letters to the Editor

Local snowmachiner dies in fall; another escapes

Major shake-up in works


Mustang track teams ready for season

My idea to make Earth a better place is to...

New school boundaries set

PFD checks are not welfare

Police Briefs

Police bust pot grow operation

Postmaster accommodates last-minute taxpayers

Predators win state championship

Questions abound as runoff nears

School calendar

Short takes

Sports briefs

Sports Calendar

Still Granny after all these years

Taylor R. Gramkow

Time Was

Tom M. Rollman

What long-time business is described as a "hobby gone astray"?

What's the best book you've read lately?

Apr - 25 - 2002

30 attend CVFD presentation


Ax murder trial slowly takes shape


Bow fish tournament targets northern pike


Chugiak bands win top prize

Engagement announced: May-Murdoch

Four Chugiak choirs strike gold

Girls' study catches scofflaw drivers

Grill Station targets hungry folks on the go

Instant-runnoff voting on August ballot

Joanie Hufford

Kott's resolution would unlock federal land

Landscaper wants to work closer to home

Leon murder case postponed

Letters to the Editor

Mustang boys hold ground against Lynx

Neighbors wary of Peters Creek housing plans

New book illuminates aurora borealis

Public water extension tops Chugiak wish list

Redistricting plan heads to judge

School calendar

Should people be forced to choose between their PFD and welfare checks?

Softball team looks toward another run

Sports Briefs

Sports Calendar

Star named among best

They've got the music in them

Time Was

Trail plans resurface

Two wins kickstart girls soccer squad

Welfare-or-PFD bill would affect 130 here

Young painters get to show their work at Jitters

May - 02 - 2002


Barbara Gayle Jordan


Blood drive, marrow registry set


Candidates wade through new districts

Chugiak-Eagle River residents given bigger dog to wag

Conduct Eagle River fire drill

Council to seat three

Elvis is leaving the house

'Finishing touches' begin on Business Boulevard

Group sues Army over flats cleanup

Heard in the hall

Kinnevan and Sandhoffer pace Chugiak High track and field team

Letters to the Editor


Mustang boys soccer team drops a pair

Mustangs have high hopes as season starts

Mustangs steal a pair to open season

Neighbors manage to slow tower plans


Police Briefs

School Calendar

Shutouts end Mustang win streak

Sports Calendar

Spring cleanup week kicks off Saturday

Students get tips on four-wheeler safety

Throw a pie, help a family in need

Time Was

Two school board finalists to face off

Wanted: Community Council members

What bait are squirrels partial to, according to Barb Smith?

What's your favorite automobile?

Wildfire education plans in works

Wildfire fighters learn from controlled burn

May - 09 - 2002

130-home project starts



Boys stun Juneau, then stumble

Breakfast to benefit science students


Chamber, Star team up for Yard of the Week contest

Chugiak firefighters show their stuff

Chugiak mother learns to find joy in giving up baby

Ekemo breaks record at Palmer Relays

Eklutna Challenge nears

Food drive to ease shortage at pantry

Glenn and Hehnlin sign with Valley City State

Hardball season delayed

Hickel's book filled with hope

Judge mulls redistricting objections

Late-inning drama lifts softball team Mustangs preserve 5-0 record

Letters to the Editor

Leveling the playing field

Local divers excel at nationals


Only you can prevent dead garbage bears

Phillips ready to run -- hard -- in new district

Police Briefs

School Calendar

Short Takes

Sky's the limit for chamber volunteers

Sports Calendar

Steiner wins school board seat, announces ideas

Time Was

What do you want most of all for Mother's Day?

What's the oddest item in Lee and Barb Jordan's refrigerator?

May - 16 - 2002


Bank ATM is partially stolen

Betty Eberhardt

Betty Eberhardt will be missed



CHS 1 for 3 in baseball action

Chugiak hosts Gold Nugget Triathlon Sunday

Community spirit shined on Saturday

Creek-cleaning 'honchos' wanted on Saturday

Defendant wins battle of evidence

Eagle River filmmaker Dionne does it from scratch

Educators honored

Girls end regular season with draw

Gruening threat investigated

Halford to quit Senate

Higher court to hear redistrict gripes

Hit-and-run works for softball team

Hunt for home hazards while spring cleaning

Kids dig archaeology

Letters to the Editor


Modified Polaroid detects kids' vision problems

Ossiander: Two local school board voices better than one

Peak performances benefit track and field team

School Calendar

School design gets review

Short Takes

Soft drinks, dog biscuits fuel cleanup effort

Sports Calendar

'Stangs beat Bears, fall to T-Birds

Time Was

Underclassmen set mark at track meet

What's the one thing you are absolutely going to do this summer?

May - 23 - 2002

Brian Eugene Knowles

Burn ban scofflaws keep firefighters busy


CHS pitching trio a hit on the mound

Chugiak High School selects its top 2002 graduates

Chugiak's Kinnevan is queen of the hurdles

Community owes much to Sen. Rick Halford

Do you support a congressional investigation into what the Bush administration knew about al-Qaida operatives prior to Sept. 11?

Donley cruises to victory In Gold Nugget Triathlon

Eagle River High designs unveiled

Fire destroys storage shed; house saved

Girls soccer team bound for state

Good Luck Class of 2002

High school Grad Blast offers safe celebration

Lamb dominates Eagle River Hill Climb

Letters to the Editor

Local legislators weigh in on extended session

Memorial Day patriotism on tap

Mirror Lake Middle School third quarter honor roll

Mustang boys bow out of region soccer tourney

People We Know

Police Briefs

Political shuffling continues

Remember with a quest for world peace

School district invites criticism from auditors

Short Takes

Sports Briefs

Sports Calendar

Stoltze makes it official

Time Was

Tol signs with South Dakota State

Ultra conservatives look to fill Halford's seat

What did Betty Eberhardt give to a neighbor's baby to save it's life?

Wildfire: What you can do to prevent damage

May - 30 - 2002

Bear Paw to feature Harris and her birds

Book 'One Wing's Gift' lifts the spirit

Broach, Miller and Stoney



CHS crowns no track champs, but lots of achievers

'Click it or Ticket' - or stick it

'Divorcing' Anchorage not so easy

Fitt-Chappell commits to Seawolves

Freedom - that's why!

Kids hammer out solution for wet trail

Local man's greenhouse gets zoning red light

Local streets to get harder surface

Memorial Day ceremony touches on battles past and present

Mustangs top seed in softball tourney

New district stands; filing deadline Saturday

People We Know

Pike bow fishing tournament starts Saturday

Police Briefs

Public hearing Monday on post-Sept. 11 comprehensive plan

Recycling day nears

Rotary club honors 32 of Chugiak High's most improved students

Russell Hilton Oberg

Safety tips can help keep your summer fun

School Calendar

Soccer team settles for sixth place

Split ends Chugiak High baseball season

Time Was

Troopers, APD declare war on seat belt scofflaws

What's the most important trait of a good employee?

Who is Chugiak High School's valedictorian for 2002?

Jun - 13 - 2002


Boyer earns doctorate degree


Couple celebrates 50 years together

Godsey wins Bowfishing Classic

Grants aid Alzheimer's disease study, meals program

Ice cream party jump-starts summer vacation

Local anglers can catch kings, pike, trout and grayling

Local vets demonstrate correct way to fly the flag

Mary Lou Briggs among last true Alaska Pioneers

New Chugiak sports fields are in limbo

New guidebook highlights climbs on Yukla, Polar Bear peaks


People We Know

Police Briefs

Post 33 pounds Service 19-9

Protect airport whistleblowers

School honors business partner

Short Takes

Ski club gets governor's award

Some road projects wind down as others begin

Time Was

To resurrect a river

Weigh station dedicated to fallen Trooper Roelle

What do you plan to do on Father's Day?

What year did Mary Lou Briggs and her husband move to Eagle River?

Whitney, Donley win cool, crowded Eagle River Triathlon

Whoa, Government!

Woodlot needs new home

Jun - 20 - 2002

Alaska Sar Spotlight - Stella Frances Huffer

Army seeks to dismiss Eagle River Flats lawsuit

Army to get close, noisy

Bad Traffic Situation

Bookstore's quick success surprises owners

Butterflies to bears


Chugiak splits twin bill

Eagle River teen dies on Foraker

Fire destroys Chugiak home

Four hardball stars on All-Region team

Glenn gets scenic byway status

Locals share All-America City label


People We Know

Phillips to retire

Police Briefs

Race director quits, blames city

Saturday's Scottish Highland games are more than men in kilts

Short Takes

Sports Briefs

Sports Calendar

Time Was

Ward heads list of four Mustangs on All-Region softball first team

What should never be used as bedding, drapery or wearing apparel?

What's Biting

What's the closest encounter you've had with a bear?

When Phillips' district broke so did his heart

Woodlot opens in new spot

Jun - 27 - 2002

Benson confident in run for lieutenant governor

Birchwood ABC lists honor roll


'Extravaganza' to ignite July Fourth fun

Fourth parade taking shape

Highland Games offer glimpse of old culture, new athletes

Locals go to Israel to 'build emotional bridges'

Memories of Legislature about people, not positions

Muni scraps tower plans


People We Know

Philips bids farewell with gifts to Games, Republicans

Police Briefs

Post 33 boys rock West

Rain does not douse fire ban; AFD: fireworks a concern, too

Selecting to stop grizzly with truck not so natural

Sports Briefs

This Weeks Alaska Star Trivia Question!

Time was

We'll miss Darrell

Whats Biting

Woodbat title goes to Lynx

Jul - 04 - 2002

AFD: Stay fire-wise

Alaska Star Spotlight - Darrell L Breese

Bear Paw packed with new, old fun

Boulevard work goes as planned - more or less


Firefighters learn swift-water rescue the hard - and cold - way

First-time candidate Caswell focuses on education

Girls all-stars ready for battle

Letters to the Editor


One pageant contestant is bound for 'Bears on Broadway'


Party celebrates Chugiak's historic Spring Creek Lodge

People We Know

Pipe dream comes true

Police Briefs

Post team goes on 4-1 run

Sports Calendar

This Weeks Trivia Question

Two locals among record Iditarod sign-up

Jul - 11 - 2002

Alaska Star spotlight


CHS English teacher gets Milken award of excellence

Chugiak outslugs Dimond in tourney tune-up

Couple to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary next week

Do you drink enough water?

Glenn-Parks interchange construction plans move forward

Highway tourism continues slide; short vacations blamed

It was a parade full of patriotism

Knik girls score major softball comeback

Knik Juniors bomb Seward

Letters to the editor

Local appointed state ombudsman

Locals light up derby board


People We Know

Pike war unnecessary, unjust and not winnable

Police Briefs

Short Takes

Sports Calendar

Swallow invasion, government red tape ruffles couple's feathers

Team spreads fire-wise tips door-to-door

Time Was

What's Biting

Wrangell-St. Elias has solitude, beauty

Jul - 18 - 2002

Alaska Star spotlight

Alaska Star Trivia

Arson plagues Eagle River neighborhood

Bear Paw Festival contest winners

Being Human


Community boosters honored

Eagle River woman turns 100 on chocolate, sunshine

Family, customers remember Spring Creek Lodge

Four local races to be decided in August

Hunting & Fishing

Kale home run keys Chugiak's consolation win

Knik Juniors sweep district, eye state

Letters to the Editor



Outsiders share soccer tips at camp

People We Know

Public Safety

Question of the Week

Ross, Smith defeat big 5K Classic field

Short Takes

Softball administrator Mendenhall waging comeback of her life

Time Was

Young mushers give pictures of thanks

Jul - 25 - 2002

Alaska Star Spotlight


Canine burnout

Chopper rescues unconscious hiker

Chugiak teen outguns all females at state trap shoot

Civilian jobs in jeopardy at Fort Rich

Eagle River gets rare lightning show

Final results of July 13 Bear Paw 5K Classic race

Knik Denali wins district, heads to state

Knik Juniors ousted at state

Letters to the Editor

Local man dies in rollover on Glenn Highway



People We Know

Post 33 suffers nightmare against West

Postal Service raises box fee

Question of the Week

Robinson flies to Crow Pass victory

Short Takes

Summer school graduates honored

Time Was

Vet earns Normandy recognition - finally

Aug - 02 - 2002

Alaska Star Spotlight

Arctic Heat heads for nationals

Ax murder trial Sept. 3


Dimond upends Chugiak; Mustangs head to state

Former Star columns collected in new book

Glaciers are melting fast

GPS teacher learned the hard way

High school sports rolling

Hike to Dogsled Pass, Schroff Lake a visual treat

Hufford armed with determination

Letters to the editor

Local Angler leads Homer halibut derby

Longtime Birchwood land war reaches uneasy truce

Losses prompt sale of ACS TV

Nobody's too old - or young - to walk for seniors


People we know

Police Briefs

Sports Briefs

Three-year-old Anderson murder case to go to trial

Aug - 08 - 2002

Art depicts firefighters' work, workplace

Being Human

Big crimes wake up once-little Eagle River


Chugiak pins run-and-shoot

Community plagued by juvenile crime fighting back

Cosmos earn Far North soccer title

Fairbanks ousts Post 33 from state baseball tourney

How can we run from ourselves?

Interview: Glenn G. Godfrey

King salmon jumps into angler's boat

Letters to the Editor

Mustang cross-country runners set for opener

People We Know

Police look for answers in Godfrey murder

Question of the Week

Short Takes

Sports Briefs

Student registration begins

Time Was

Aug - 15 - 2002

Activities ensure students can survive in 21st century

Birchwood ABC school adds patriotism to three 'R's

Burglars kick down doors in Chugiak neighborhoods

Burglars move operation


Caswell, Ogan sound off on what's best for Senate H

Child passenger safety a family matter

Chugiak harriers romp to win

Construction a way of life at Chugiak High

Couple's hike across England just kept going

Dahlstrom, Murkowski prepare to face off in District 18


Good discipline important to a child's future, happiness

Letters to the Editor

Murder questions remain

Mustangs run wild against WasillaWarriors


Parent network helps all keep track of children

Peole We Know

Police Briefs

Question of the Week

Remove frustration from first day of school

Short Takes

Sports Briefs


Student registration dates announced

Time Was

Volleyball camp stresses conditioning

What parents can do about pessimism

Aug - 22 - 2002

Arctic Heat draws fans in New Mexico desert

Bears take over part of trail


Chugiak JV gridders throttle West for 2nd win

Chugiak runners splash and dash

District sees calendar as 'one-stop' information source

Graduation 'exodus' leaves holes in CHS tennis roster

I want to continue Halford's legacy

Local magazine celebrates one-year mark

Lots of local attractions at Alaska State Fair

Mustangs win defensive battle



People We Know

Police Briefs

Primaries certain to cause confusion at polls

Race for House 18 Seat

Race for House 18 Seat Continued

Response glitch admitted

Sports Briefs


Thousands of homes not on police emergency maps

Time Was

We need a problem-solver in Juneau

What are your voting plans for the primary election next week?

When voting doesn't matter

Aug - 29 - 2002

Alaska Star Spotlight


Cops confirm Brand stalking

Ekemo, boys run second at Skyview

Facing the emotional aftermath of Sept. 11

Heat attracted swimmers - and scratchers?

Letters to the Editor

Levinson, Schurig lead CHS gymnasts

Murkowski edging Dahlstrom

Mustang JVs upend Patriots, 19-6

Mustangs almost get first shutout


Outside firm to pry into delay

People We Know

'Please try to save my life somehow'

Public Safety

Question of the Week:

Sept. 11 memorial planned for Eagle River

Sports Briefs

Student shortage prompts school to discontinue upper grades

Time Was

Title 9, funds block boy's sports hopes

Unbeaten Chugiak batters North Pole

Why vaccinate your children? Here's why

Sep - 06 - 2002

Benson bumped to governor's race


Chambers honored for long education career

Chugiak pursues school-within-a-school concept

Cross-country bicyclists take scenic route

Dahlstrom-Murkowski count begins

Gathers changes plea to no contest

In the eye of the CRUSADER

Independence Day poem appropriate in remembering Sept. 11

Letters to the Editor

Mustang comeback nips Service

Mustang JVs stay unbeaten



People We Know

Question of the Week

Rocky developments

Short Takes

Spotlight - Dennis W. Clark

Swimmers open with losses at Service

Time Was

Vandals strike neighborhood

Sep - 12 - 2002

911 problems plague Muni; public help sought

A family affair: Local promoter brings big names to Alaska

Alaska Star Spotlight

Bartlett, errors trip Mustangs



CHS tennis team tops West, Bartlett

Chugiak boy helps father survive ATV crash

District 18 decided by 56 votes

Dyson gets Muni to compromise

Just Add Color

Letters to the Editor

Murder charge reduced

Mustang JVs dump Bartlett



People We Know

Proposed shuttle service hopes to fill transportation need

Real men would rather walk than shop - let alone talk

Semmler paces Chugiak boys to third place

Short Takes

Sports Briefs

Teacher pedals from Chile to the Alaska arctic

Time Was

Sep - 20 - 2002

Birds' deformed beaks stump scientists


Census bureau: Eagle River separate from Anchorage

Chugiak girls hope to net doubles title

Chugiak survives 'pumped up' Juneau

Chugiak Volunteer Fire and Rescue--neighbors helping neighbors since 1952

Democrats pick new senate candidate in Seat P race

'Hate mail' left at Eagle River homes

Imhoff bowls perfect game in league opener

'Killing frost' predicted this weekend

Kozak, Barnett prevent CHS tennis whitewash

Kurka takes reins at Chugiak Elementary

Letters to the Editor

Mayor's task force releases 911 findings

Mountains are home for ultra-marathon champ

Mustang swimmers swamp West


Public Safety

Question of the Week

School Calendar

Short Takes

Spat over undisclosed finances to be financed by MEA customers

Time Was

Sep - 27 - 2002

AMW: Calendar


Cherry's record win paces Mustang runners

Chugiak-Eagle River area could sure use taxi service

District 16 candidates: Education tops

Double-dip retirement measure may become law

Draft-proof your home: Seal up and save on energy bills

Examining the sights and smells of the fall equinox

Furnace maintenance is key to saving energy and money

Justice delayed

JVs beat Dimond, stay perfect at 7-0

Letters to the Editor

'Little' Mustangs shoot for unbeaten season

Meeting focuses on proposed Eagle River high school

Mew: 911 'quick fix' not the ticket

Muni shorts Eagle River

Never forget



Parade highlights Homecoming

People We Know

Public Safety

Question of the Week

Rally earns Chugiak spot in playoffs

Rumsfeld: NATO needs to transform its military

School Calendar

Sexual assault charges raised against former youth minister

Short Takes

Sports Briefs


Time Was

Top 10 ways to save on your gas bill

U.S. medics treat afflicted Afghans

U.S. moving troops to Cote d'Ivoire

Winterization & Home Improvement

Young mushers get tips from Chugiak Dog Mushers Association

Your roof is calling you now, not later

Oct - 05 - 2002

91 volunteers complete Mirror Lake trail

Adventure or R&R available at Elmendorf rec center


Bear danger prompts another trail closure



Bunde, Schapira believe in different routes to Senate success


Calendar of events on Fort Richardson

District presents educational options

Drenched in victory

Eagle River scene of more multifamily housing

JVs end perfect season

Late Chugiak surge snares state title

Military, civilians battle violence alike

Mustangs face Service in playoffs

People We Know

Pike rows at Games

Prop C boosts hopes for new high school

Question of the Week

Railroad fixes wait on environmental approvalto begin next summer

School calendar

Swimmers win four events

Time Was

VFW announces scholarship contests

Work First - Alaska's new direction for welfare reform

Oct - 12 - 2002

Air Force volunteers help 'over-served' comrades get home safely

Alaska Star Spotlight

Anchorage candidates battle to represent east Eagle River



Can't a moose get a little privacy?

Chugiak battles for 'most physical' win

Chugiak principal likes cops-in-school idea

Chugiak QB sidelined by injury

Crossing the line

Don't wonder what you should do in a fire emergency - know!

Elmendorf Air Force base calendar of events

Hey, kids, can you say 'free money?'

Letters to the Editor

Link between domestic violence, substance abuse topic of conference

Little League umpire earns chance to call big-time games

Mackay, Zenan Region 4 doubles champs

Merchants play 'Let's Make a Deal' with PFD

Minister will be tried

NYC duo to perform


Park builders race winter in Eagle River Commons

People We Know

PFD = Possible Future Dividends

Short Takes

Sport Briefs

This year's Alaska military projects top half-billion dollars

Time Was

Winter has its wonders, but let's hope it's a short one

Oct - 18 - 2002

Ad sparks feud at Freddy's

Army educational program seeks volunteers


Chugiak organizations team up for 'Vial of Life' program

Electrical supply company plugs in

Fort Richardson calendar of events

Heaters can quickly turn warmth into house fires

Home prices in Eagle River now surpass those in Anchorage

House District 17: Longtime incumbent faces former DMV director

Kids dig it on base

Letters to the Editor


People We Know

Potlatch spotlights Native culture

Proposition C supports new school, lower property taxes

Public Safety

Question of the Week

Retired Army colonel, author urges Congress not to go to war half-cocked

Say what?

School Calendar

Solution to fiscal gap is to stop giving in to Big Oil

Speed thrills, Olympic coach says

Sports Briefs


Tangled up in light

Time Was

Volleyball team second at Juneau

Oct - 25 - 2002

Alaska Office of Victims' Rights touts open door policy

Alaska Star Spotlight

Automated trash collection begins

Birchwood council not alone in 'crossing the line'


Callan honored for fund-raising efforts

Chugiak rock quarry plans unveiled

Chugiak varsity shooting team aims high

City of Lights kickoff draws hundreds

Defeated but proud

Dyson, Goughnour battle for area's only two-year Senate spot

Eagle River to double?

Elmendorf restoration advisory board to meet

Ex-Chugiak High distance runner back on stride

fort Richardson Calendar of Events

John Wayne, Catholic guilt enough to draw pint of blood

Letters to the Editor

Murkowski says she is ready to go military

Mustangs reap football awards

New shuttle service gives commuters an alternative



Out with the deadwood


People We Know

Plan to head north for adventure this winter

Public Safety

Question of the week

Review: Variety spices Chugiak High School concert

School Calendar


Short Takes

Smoke detectors: a sound that saves lives

Sports Briefs

Spruce trees could fall to Global warming

Time Was

Oct - 31 - 2002

Election more than Fran vs. Frank

Automated trash collection begins



Calling all pilot carsto give drivers a voice

Carving out some quality time

Chugiak High hockey has championship potential

Chugiak rock Quarry plans unveiled

DNA tracks global wanderings of Alaska moose to Siberia

Earned leave carryover OK'd for terror combatants

Fort Richardson Calendar of Events

Hockey teams finish high in tournament

It happened 30 years ago this week...

Letters to the Editor

List of teachers makes me humble, confident to be legislator

Locals to the rescue

Mixed emotions mar Phillips' legislative retirement

Mustangs awaken for volleyball victory

Oliver North: Hollywood's anti-American tirades intollerable


People We Know

Public Safety

Question of the Week

Republican sweep might be contingent on District 32

Rookie Eagle driver among Singapore deployment

School Calendar

Schools eye budget gap

Sports Briefs

Sports Calendar


Unseasonable weather a boon for hikers

Vacations are rare for Chugiak High yearbook staff

Nov - 08 - 2002

59-room motel on way

Bailey, Brown get mat wins





Center brings comfort to Elmendorf families

Chugiak gymnasts end season

Emergency services officials survey earthquake damage

Experts explain 'light' 7.9 quake

Hypocrisy is on trial in Chugiak High play 'Crucible'

Letters to the Editor

Local teenager does man-sized job for Alaska Blood Bank

Looks like four more years of bowing to Big Oil

Mustang pride

Office probes whether cops released too many Godfrey details


Penalties kill Chugiak hopes

People We Know

Proposed land clearing ordinance on shaky ground

Question of the Week

Republicans sweep races

Schade's 285 tops all shooters at Region IV riflery competition at Chugiak High

School Briefs

Short Takes

Sports Briefs

Sports Calendar


Time Was

U.S. Troops shot at in the Gulf again

Urgency surrounds Gulf deployment

Valley Feed moves to larger, more horse-friendly digs

Nov - 14 - 2002

Alaska Star Spotlight



'Businessless' Boulevard



CHS cheer squads finish 1st, 3rd

Chugiak divers win two gold medals

Chugiak draws Juneau-Douglas

Chugiak hockey wins two in Fairbanks

Chugiak-Eagle River legislative power evolves

Craig Campbell has a tired old chip on his shoulder

Eagle River clock tower proposal well received


Fred Meyer, new housing accelerate Old Glenn improvements

Generous turn out bodes well for museum project

Letters to the Editor

Local group places first address sign

Man dies in ultralight crash in Birchwood backyard

Marrow donation harrowing

Murkowski questions exit exam

Mustang rally nets state berth


People We Know

Question of the week

School Calendar

Short Takes

Sports Calendar

'Ti$ the season

Time Was

Top 8 ways to choose gifts for young children

Upcoming holiday bazaars and craft shows

Nov - 22 - 2002

Academy offers arts oasis in winter

Antenna tower plans up in the air; builder set to appeal

Are we doing enough to free Capt. Scott Speicher?


Bush's pre-emption policy easy to grasp, once past critics' slogans


Census: We're smarter

CHS wrestles tourney win at Kodiak

Chugiak scoring barrage topples Bartlett, Wasilla

Denali Fault earthquake a once-in-a-lifetime event

Eagle River Community Council gets boost from P&Z

Excitement fills the air in Arctic Village

Federation loses funding

Fort Richardson calendar of events

Grants boost Lions Club water project

Hawker increases tally

Interscholastic bowling teams rolling full speed

Letters to the Editor

Mustangs make quick exit from state volleyball


Officers begin to arrest address problem

People We Know

Question of the Week

School Calendar

Short Takes

Sports Calendar

Students rally to help classmate pay for tumor treatment

Time Was

Nov - 29 - 2002

Mushers, skiers wait for the white

Alaska Star Spotlight

Anchorage School Board needs a few good members

Authorities concerned about thin ice

Brown wins North-South wrestling crown


CHS computer program aids struggling students

Chugiak weighs in on public water, sewer

Delays hit Beach Lake safety fix

District offers educational 'smorgasbord' to Eagle River

Federation will receive funds in mayor's new budget

Groups donate truckloads; more food needed

Letters to the Editor

Mustangs sharp against Service

On weapons of mass destruction


Postal agency sets holiday mailing dates, policies

Question of the week

Remote site mission: never a typical day

Report finds more fault with police

Safety Briefs

School Calendar

Short Takes

Sports Briefs

Time Was

What are you thankful for?

Woman sues Senior Center

Dec - 05 - 2002

Alaska Star Spotlight



Crash kills local woman

Death of Heide Ursula Wallace felt by many in community

Field cooks vie for first place

Girls take their shot on the ice

Goal-hungry Mustangs rip Bartlett, 8-1

Godfrey speaks out

Kids see salmon up close and personal

Letters to the editor

Mayor douses plans to cut fire station by 30 percent



People Mover officials concerned about bus stop vandalism

People We Know

Quarry plans get municipal approval

Question of the week

Ready, set, Munch!

School Calendar

School sewer extension awaits environmental OK

Short Takes

Sports briefs

Time Was

U.S. military's biological, chemical gear questioned again

Wrestlers sweat it out in practice

Wrestling comes naturally for Chugiak High star

Dec - 12 - 2002

Alaska Star Spotlight

Board unanimous in support of building Eagle River high school


Buser fine-tunes yearlings


Cancer-fighting relay planned

Chugiak hoopsters ready to tip it off

Chugiak man dies in wreck


Give the gift of storytelling

'Good Samaritan' helps burn victim

How to buy the right computer software for your child

Iditarod champ goes north to find snow

Is Chugiak Fading?

Jeffers, Lester earn local scholarship pageant crowns

Lazy Mountain not an idle stroll

Letters to the Editor

Master Muncher Makers know what to give - sweets!

Mayor forms 911 oversight committee

Officials prep for base closure review

People We Know

Pupils perform opera for classmates

Question of the Week

School Calendar

School finds room on Fort Rich

Senior gift guide goes hi-tech

Short Takes

Skier Singleton wins

Students involved in lunch-hour accident

Students warm up to gift project for runaway teens

Super- size it!

The results are in...

Time Was...

Top 10 REJECTED gift ideas from Star staff

TOY GIFT GUIDE: here's what they want

Troops practice for Iraq attack

You don't say!

Dec - 19 - 2002

Air Force signs maintenance deal

Alaska Star Spotlight

Board wary of charter school plan


Chugach rate hike would affect MEA customers

Coloring Contest runners-up winners

Dear Santa:


Fire destroys South Fork family's home

Grace stings CHS

Letters to the Editor

Muni attorney to Godfreys: I'm sorry

Mustang girls start hoop play in Kodiak tourney

My favorite part of Christmas is:


OVR jurisdiction established in Godfrey case, others

People We Know

Question of the week

School Calendar

Short takes

Six local projects on statewide needs list

Skiers open season at last

Sports Briefs

Sports Calendar

Students see, hear, touch Native culture

The AC-130

The Christmas I will always remember is:

Time Was

Town Clock committee gets moving on design, pin sales

UAA's Eagle River Campus adds specialty testing center

Dec - 26 - 2002

Alaska Star Spotlight

Anchorage MADD chapter gives holiday party tips

Birchwood rookie to mush for Nome - for life



Chugiak-Eagle River-elects tout local, year-round office

Creatures from the muck may help forecast earthquakes

Eagle River substation waits for front desk clerk


Fire sparks concerns over radio system

Former CHS football stars Fitt-Chappell, Locker in Rose Bowl

Gruening Middle School honor roll for first quarter

Incoming Air Force commander lays out mission

Kennedy looks to replace Ossiander on school board

Letters to the Editor


People We Know

Question of the Week

Several show interest in filling District 18 seat; governor to decide

Short Takes

Sports Briefs

'Stangs gun down West

Time Was...