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Jan - 09 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Baker headlines local coffee shop concert

Briefs

Calendar

Dahlstrom in, ready to face challenging job

Dahlstrom says she will help bases grow

Editorial

Fire damages Peters Creek home

Flooding threatens residents

Late hoop snares Classic win

Letters to the Editor

Martial arts expert, bodyguard to share skills

Muni to mess with outbuildings

Obituaries

Opinion:

People We Know

'Place of many places' profile: South Fork

Question of the Week

School calendar

Short Takes

Solstice campers revel in their suffering in Hatcher Pass

Sports Calendar

Time Was...

Jan - 16 - 2003

Back in the hangar again

Briefs

Calendar

Chugiak Chaparrals get into national spotlight

Chugiak High girls blast Grace

Classic postponed: lack of snow blamed

Garth shatters Weight Pull record

Geologists discover new fault, believe it caused 7.9 quake

Groom planned unique proposal ... But wedding is bride's job

Guest Editorial

Guide to choosing an engagement ring stone

Hangar 1 has seen its share of action

I do - again!

Letters to the Editor

Mustangs rebound

My final comments from the chair of Chugiak Community Council

Neighbors continue to fight swollen Peters Creek

Obituaries

One year later, wiser: Advice from amateurs posing as pros

People We Know

Question of the Week

Retiring Sens. Halford, Phillips reflect on past, mull future

Senior Center denies alleged patient neglect

Short Takes

sports Calendar

Spotlight

Superintendent, PTA president stand by accused-teacher policy

The groom's checklist - No. 1: Buy the engagement ring

Time Was...

Jan - 23 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Being Human

Besh Cup draws local skiers south

Boys find things rough on the Rock

Briefs

Calendar

Cashing out bucks

Concussions, suspensions lead to tournament withdrawal

Different styles, same result: girls win again

EDITORIAL

Eklutna revamps plans

Former Alpenglow student creates tribute to teacher

Fred Meyer begins to hire more than 200 here

Knights give gift of life: defibrillator

Letters to the Editor

Looking for a few local soldiers - but Peters Creek woman will do

Military Youth Academy receives national award

Mustang hockey team tops Bartlett, Service

People Wek Know

Peters Creek woman takes a dip to fight cancer

Pizza joints change name, line

Question of the Week

Report raises more questions in Business Boulevard dispute

Schools Calendar

Short Takes

Sports Briefs

They prefer the fast lane - on ice

Time Was

Wrestlers Bailey, Brown finish first

Jan - 30 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Board to take advantage of Glenn's scenic byway status

Book review: 'An Army at Dawn'

Briefs

Calendar

Editorial

High school sweethearts wed

Letters to the Editor

Math and Science Night lures prime time crowd

Mustang wrestlers in spotlight on Senior Night

Mustangs varsity boys eke out non-conference win at Colony

Newlyweds place one, two in Cheechako Race

People We Know

Question of the week

Roger that, houah: airborne infantryman is top soldier

School Calendar

Short Takes

Singleton follows his plan, finishes first at home

Small businesses to get 'dream' spot on Fred Meyer site

Sports Briefs

Taking Flight

Time Was

Vandalism spree hits Birchwood,Eagle River

Warriors nip 'Stangs in thriller

Feb - 06 - 2003

14 Chugiak wrestlers head to state tournament

Alaska Star Spotlight:

Alaskans excel in southern California desert warfare training

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Charter school would bring new teaching method

Editorial

Flames erupt in Powder Ridge

Hockey team gears up for state tourney

Information Technology will bridge a better tomorrow

Junior varsity goalie gets to skate out, show his stuff

JV hockey ends season with win

Letters to the Editor

Love - and so much more - is in the air for Valentine's Day

Mustang girl hoopsters beat East twice, get back on track

Obituaries

People We Know

Permanent recycling center on way

'Place of many places' profile:

Problem addressed: Final house numbers verified, city says

Question Of The Week

Realism of war reigns at National Training Center

Short Takes

Split-bit personality haunts boys hoops team: win, loss, win, loss

Sports Calendar

Time Was

Feb - 13 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Anybody Down There?

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Championship grappling attracts former champ

Chugiak girls in first place after challenge

Chugiak's Bailey, Brown Outstanding Wrestlers

Iditarod 'party' bleak; still hope

Letters to the Editor

Living on the air at Mirror Lake Middle School

Local business owners say they don't fear new Fred Meyer

Locals excel at state short-track speed skating championships

Muni rethinks dispatch training, hiring procedures

Mustang boys continue seesaw season

Mustangs ready for tourney

Obituaries

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the Week

Rain doesn't melt spirit in ski finale

School Briefs

South Fork firefighters not holding breath for funding

The face behind the whistle

Time Was

Trainers challenged to maintain proficiency

Troops must undergo strenuous chemical warfare training

Feb - 20 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Birchwood neighbors form watch group after vandalism

Briefs

Business owner says he won't survive Loop Road project

Calendar

Chugiak girls makes quick work of Service

Chugiak JROTC unit wins gold, two bronze

Comp hockey teams ready for center ice, state tourneys

Cope Tiger '03 exercise under way in Thailand

Devine not enough to fuel Mustang boys

Eagle river sailor provides medical support

Editorial

Fire sparks debate

First Parade

Hockey team earns fourth place at state

Honor Society opens heart with Valentine's Day blood drive

Legislature offers voter incentive to build new high school

Letters to the Editor

Local woman starts program to stop domestic abuse - of pets

Mustang bowlers make most of host event, sweep Cougar boys

Obituaries

Parents go after strip clubs

People We Know

Question of the Week

Regional ski meet venue moved to Bartlett High

Retirement planning important for women

School Calendar

Short Takes

Slow going in Juneau

Sports Briefs

Sports Calendar

Taking over husband's auto repair shop is labor of love

The Coast Guard? here?

Time Was

Feb - 27 - 2003

21 Iditarod scratches could be most ever

Alaska Star Spotlight

Assembly to hear proposal to change fire service boundaries

Briefs

Buser's Iditapledge to help homeless

Calendar

Calendar

Chugiak High's finest compete in Marine Science Bowl

Chugiak senior girls stellar on special hoops night against Lynx

Eagle River man discovers grandfather via journals

Elmendorf's Greatlanders band jams SNL trombonist

Gathers: 'Give me 105 years'

Iditarod not coming? So what!

Improved students awarded pizza

Letters to the Editor

Local mushers first, last in Junior Iditarod

Mustangs sneak by Moose, keep winning

New candidates, bylaw changes on MEA ballot

New route leaves towns out in cold

Obituaries

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the Week

School Calendar

Serum run set stage for Iditarod race

Services gear up for Northern Edge

Short Takes

Soldiers team with airmen at Kulis

Spirit replaces snow

These dogs had their day

Time Was

Tuller, Walden to be married

Mar - 06 - 2003

25th Wacko a tribute to creator Andy Kirk

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Calendar

Can beauty and progress co-exist?

CHS wins JETS competition again

Chugiak boys drop Eagles, up league record to 6-3

Elmendorf members, allies help Thai school children

Letters to the Editor

Local mushers race at both ends of Iditarod

Mustang girls stifle West, lock top hoops seed

Obituaries

Opinion

People We Know

Preparing for disaster

Prison advisory committee needs more evolvement

Question of the week

'Say again, over' - a look at the strange world of military expressions

School Calendar

See John run - but not read

Seniors share victory in annual competition

Short Takes

Singleton repeats as Skimeister

State's enabling leads only to more sexual abuse of minors

Time Was

War talk dominates Alaska Air Guard unit deployment

Mar - 13 - 2003

911 system improving; more work needed

Alaska Star Spotlight

Boys finish strong, head to regionals

Briefs

Calendar

Car-moose accident kills boy

Chugiak girls complete regular season with 57-29 rout of Lynx

Chugiak JNROTC unit ends season

Chugiak pioneer unhappy with governor

Eagle River's Bobby Hill 'Inspires Greatness'

Epilogue for a giving life

Eye on Juneau

First look into Freddy's

Letters to the Editor

MEA ballots in mail

Middle school girls sample life at 25 at career retreat

Mustang PeeWee hockey team falls short in state championship tie-breaker

Obituaries

Opinion

People We Know

Principal dies in car crash

Question of the Week

School Calendar

Short Takes

Some Iditarod sled dogs sent to prison to sit out race

Sports Briefs

Sports Calendar

Students learn to cope

Time Was

Valentine gift keeps couple, dogs on the go

Vote no on MEA bylaw amendments

Vote yes on MEA bylaw amendments

When troops deploy, families have their own 'war' to fight at home

Mar - 20 - 2003

$1.8 million local park bond on municipal ballot

800 in Elemendorf squadron deploy to South Korea

Boys fight for third in region, head to state

Brake lines cut on 50 buses

Bus vandals turn teachers into traffic cops at school

Business Briefs

Calendar

Chugiak defends fire service

Chugiak girls lose nail-biter at regionals

Conflict taints Birchwood school's image

Excluded candidates cry foul

Fire season starts

Firefighters get wrong directions to scene; dispatch blamed

Letters to the Editor

Locals perform well in Iditarod

Longevity bonus discussion dominates legislator's meeting at Senior Center

Neighbor, stranger combat fire

Now that's a smart way to spend a Saturday

Obituaries

Ode to an 'average' U.S. infantryman

Opinion

Property values up - tax dollars too?

Question of the Week

Short Takes

Sports influx represents busiest time of athletic calendar

Teen wonder Ben Couturier keeps on racing, enduring

Three mayoral candidates field questions from packed hall

Time Was

Wind damage mostly minimal in Chugiak-Eagle River

Mar - 27 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Boys lose close ones, place 6th at state

Briefs

Bullets of freedom on their side

Calendar

Chugiak-Eagle River officials learn from disaster drill

Conquer all that closet clutter by building shelves

Eagle River Christian High state champs

Early spring cleaners can focus on garage, painting

Fire burns Chugiak home Monday night

Fiscal truth stings but denial will ultimately be worse

Four quarters worth more than a dollar

Guardsmen to man reactivated Greely

How long will the war in Iraq last?

Letters to the Editor

Lifesaver honored

Obituaries

Officials: No locals in war yet

Opinion

People We Know

Recycling center opens at Landfill

Sex offender program faces ax

Soldotna nixes Chugiak's Mock Trial travel plans

Time Was

Tuesday ballot includes nine propositions impacting local area

Wartime readiness

Wind damage creates more spring work

Apr - 03 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Briefs

Calendar

Chugiak man likes to clown around on the side

Churches support troops

Dirkes murder case turns 3 1/2 years - and counting

Ed Blahous steps down

Election results get high marks from school advocates

Eye on Juneau

Fred Meyer grand opening events calendar

Fred Meyer kicks off month-long party

Girls soccer team big on talent

Homeland Security head seeks to educate the public

Inman, Scoles on mark

Letters to the Editor

Local students shine during district art exhibit

Locals bring music to troops overseas

Lots of elbow room, old friends

Mayoral runoff would spark fire service area vote

MEA ballots due Saturday at picnic

New boys soccer manager has been around

Opinion

P&Z takes no action on Janke's tower appeal

Parents prepare to battle strip clubs

Park, library bonds rejected, new E-911 system passes

People We Know

Powell speaks of importance of human rights in Iraq fight

Question of the week

Rarely used third tiebreaker eliminates Mustang Squirts

Short Takes

Sports Calendar

Time Was

Track team lacks quantity, but not quality

Women aviator remembers service

Apr - 10 - 2003

Adams has faith in new digs for Christian bookstore

Alaska Star Spotlight

Baseball coach likes turnout

Births

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

CHS softball season hits ground running

Chugiak choir wins national awards

Comp hockey tryouts continue

Doctors: Keep sex offender treatment

EAFB practices bio-war protection

Eagle River Valley resident wants fire service boost

Eagle River woman launches yellow ribbon campaign

Employers get welfare checks in new Job Start program

Garrity acting principal

Gears turning on town clock project

Hockey coach Runyan would rather teach than play

If only all Alaskans could learn to live like we do

Letters to the editor

Local legislators introduce variety of bills

MEA elects Folsom, Lester; passes two bylaw changes

Military requests blood

Mustang track and field roster swells for opening meet today

Obituaries

Ogan to chair national energy group in Washington, D.C.

Opinion

PeeWee D leads local hockey teams at state

People We Know

Runyan's comp hockey team finds going rough at nationals

School Calendar

Secret to staying in business is no secret: hard work

Sports Calendar

Stoltze puts state art on chopping block

Time Was

What's the first item you purchased at the new Fred Meyer?

Winning the war in the kitchen

Apr - 17 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Air Force wants citizens to help fight terrorism

AWWU: Dry winter will not translate to low water levels

Briefs

Bunde: It's time to restore cornfields to their natural state

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Chugiak track teams win in season opener at Service

Church offers free yellow ribbons

Community Council gives nod to new fire department

Debbie Ossiander hangs up her guns

Fire damages Eagle River Valley home

Girls learn from opening soccer losses

Hoop Dreams may come true for Fort Rich MP

Letters to the Editor

Man injured in car-motorcycle accident on Old Glenn

MEA: Janecek ousted; Jordan replaces Hermon

Mustangs finish strong

'My idea to help make the earth better on Earth Day is to...'

No runoff means no Powder Ridge vote

Officials: Little snowpack could lead to big wildfires

Opinion

People We Know

Quakes look to shake things up in Colorado Super Series

Question of the Week

Short Takes

Softball team motivated

Steward, Yost to wed Saturday

Time Was

Apr - 24 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

A good yard is a safe yard

Arturo, 15, is all man on the racketball court

Branch not big enough for both of them

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Chugiak track girls dominate, boys outnumbered

Committee attacks issues

Devine shines once more as Mustang

Doeer does it for Team Betti

Driving in the danger zonerecord pace for fatalities

Early rakers might not get the greenest yard

Elemendorf honors nearly 10,000 volunteers

Eye on Juneau

JV soccer team at 1-1-1

Letters to the Editor

Midas begins to move in

Obituary

Opinion

People We Know

Putnam signs with SWTS

Question of the Week

Ravenwood students go the extra mile

Short Takes

Soccer: Girls search for season's first win; boys unbeaten streak ends

These easy and inexpensive gardening tips may grow on you

Time Was

Trail plans unveiled

Troop support blooms in unlikely places

U-12 Quakes rumble in Colorado

Weekend Bat-O-Rama anticipated to be preview of good season

May - 05 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Birchwood launches read-a-thon

Boys soccer coach discounts 3-game funk

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Campground opens early for people, at least one moose

Center of commerce keeps growing

Cleanup week starts Friday

Cutting sex offender treatment is cutting public safety

Enough to fill a book

Girls get first win, drop one

Girls softball team shines in Bat-O-Rama

Hundreds more at Elmendorf may deploy overseas

Legislators: reduce rental tax; stop government ethanol

Letters to the Editor

Lynx trip CHS track juggernaut

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the week

Short Takes

Some schools get new principals

Souter honored as 20-year Chaparral coach

State nets pesky pike

Stiff fines await garbage bear feeders

Time Was

Vandals trash parks, bus stop

Varsity and JV baseball teams win in exhibitions Monday

May - 12 - 2003

500 wrestlers hit Mac Center for state tournaments

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Annual Run for the Son trek has Harleys, Hondas howling

Begich: Eagle River will no longer be left out

Bill would allow PFD waiver for deployed troops

Boys tie, girls split in varsity soccer action

Briefs

Business Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Chamber touts new business group 'Vision Anchorage'

Chugiak senior selected to embark on summer of science

Chugiak-Eagle River 'divorce' from Anchorage needs support

Eagle River Marine in all the right places - and a ditch

Gruening, Mirror Lake track teams tripped up by Wendler

Hurricane Hudson

Letters to the Editor

Moms vary but share common denominator: love

Mustang baseball team rebounds after dropping two

Mustangs dance despite prom pullout in Palmer Relays

My mom is special because...

Opinion

People We Know

Prison program sentenced to death?

Question of the Week

Short Takes

Softball team hammers opposition

Supporting the flag

Time Was

Transportation briefs

Women learn self-defense as experts walk away sore

May - 15 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Begich names locals to transition team

Blackhawk touches down for anti-drug talk with students

Boys 1st, girls 4th in Frosh-Soph meet

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Chugiak girls win by one, boys lose in track duals

Chugiak High ROTC raises bar in blood donations

Colts tracksters win big, Coyotes second in separate meets

Eagle River Loop ruts to be filled

'Hey Mom, I'm at war!'

Job Fair set for Saturday

Letters to the Editor

Local businesses donate to MADD campaign

Local legislators delve into abortion, art, ethanol

Mustang soccer teams bow out quickly at regionals

No place like home for 'Stangs

Obiruary

Oh, so close!

Old Glenn's long overdue makeover could mean long delays

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the Week

Speedskater Arnett captures gold in Milwaukee

Time Was

Town center plans on launch pad

May - 22 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Baseball season ends quietly with 10-3 loss

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Chugiak High scholars awarded $2.7

Chugiak High School Honor Graduates

Class of 2003

Coach likes tough competition prior to city meet

Ekemo again tops Region IV podium

Elmendorf AFB prepares to host Arctic Thunder air show

Eye on Juneau

From beans to bullets, supplying troops keeps local busy

Grant allows Chugiak High to launch 'team teaching' curriculum

Gruening school bands jam at Spring Concert

Letters to the Editor

Local triathletes take advantage of hometown venue

Mirror Lake overwhelms Hanshew in dual

Obituaries

One week, five more wins for unbeaten Mustang softball team

Opinion

People We Know

Pro-choice group raps Dyson bills

Question of the Week

Remembering with honor

Senior Center files counter suit

Short Takes

Slew of bills introduced, passed please local law-makers

Teens prefer way cool Grad Blast over getting blasted

Time Was

Track teams burst into contention

May - 29 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

CHS softball squad 21-0

Chugiak High's Debbie Turner Nurse of the Year

Chugiak Post 33 opens long baseball season with pair of wins

Eye on Juneau

Gooding takes over as Pregnancy Resourse Center director

Hard to fill

Hewitt, Mumma lead track teams

How do you feel about the proposed additions to the Patriot Act?

Letters to the Editor

Meet the men and women behind the planes

Muni wildfire advice: what to take, leave

Muscle in spotlight for Chugiak Bodybuilding Championships

Obituaries

Opinion

People We Know

Police department sets deadline for wireless 911 tracking

Stocked fish aplenty; king run promising

Time Was

Track team finishes strong at state

Walk-a-thon set for Saturday at CHS

Jun - 05 - 2003

200 witness ROTC chief Houks retirement ceremony

Alaska Star Spotlight

At last!

Briefs

Briefs

Business Briefs

Calendar

CHS student accepted to Coast Guard Academy

Council redistricting plan on table

Eagle River king salmon run slow

Family ties run deep, locals place high in Challenge

Japanese fighter pilots land at Elmendorf

JV Black, Blue teams finish first, second

Legion splits with Cougars

Letters to the Editor

Military life agrees with local woman; she reenlists at war

Mustangs finish undefeated; state softball tourney starts

National Guard to change command, mission structure

On to the last mission

One-stop shopping

Opinion

Past victims remembered, survivors celebrate in Relay for Life

People We Know

Question of the Week

Safe Haven for Pets established

'Service above self' - a farewell to Eagle River's Albert Van Ornum

Short Takes

Sports Calendar

Time Was

Jun - 12 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Air war games under way statewide

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Dads of Chugiak-Eagle River differ - but not on dedication

Laid-off teachers re-hired

Letters to the Editor

Missile program faces opposition

Mustangs cap perfect softball season with state trophy

Obituaries

Opinion

Pair of bold bears avoids death, but not pain

People We Know

Post 33 splits double-double

Remote ultralight crash kills flight instructor, student

Short Takes

Time Was

Jun - 19 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Anchorage woman crowned; locals score

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Community councils take break; one plans summer solstace party

Eagle River family one of many to see dad off to war

Editorial

Hawks win Colony Days tournament

Knik All-Stars named

Letters to the Editor

New Army units mean more local families, students

Obituary

People We Know

Question of the Week

Retaking the past

Short Takes

State cuts may slow local road work

Teen drug death worries authorities

Theory of evolution OK - except when explaining lightning bugs

Time Was

Two girls buck trend, try out for hardball all-star team

Jun - 26 - 2003

A family affair: Trio of doctors share more than office

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Briefs

Calendar

Celebrate the 4th on the 3rd

Chugiak players learn from college scouts in summer baseball clinic

Different Interests

Faith-based sex offender program eyed

For local legislators, what a difference a year makes

Highland games make yearly visit

Hockey greats hold clinic

Letters to the Editor

Local hunter's trophy moose bags prize

Local woman sixth in Mayor's Marathon

Locals make run in Seattle music scene

Obituaries

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the Week

Short Takes

Spellbound fans flock to midnight sale

Summer Safety Tips

Time Was

Waste site review lacks action, opponents say

Jul - 03 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Birchwood golfer Conley reigns yet again at Links qualifier

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Eagle River Renaissance Man to resurrect fencing here

Emergency response too costly?

Grab a fish and run

Late inning rallies lift Hawks to Juniors championship title

Legislator lambasts Star at Chamber luncheon

Letters to the Editor

Man killed in rollover

Obituaries

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the Week

Recent trip south went sour

Roped into nine Gs

Terror War in Middle East depletes Alaska rescue capability

Time Was

What homeowners, homebuilders can do to prevent forest fire damage

Work continues at Bear Paw's new home

Youth edges experience in Highland Games

Jul - 10 - 2003

Air Force ends stop-loss; airmen to be discharged

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Army Guard unit trained to detect biological, chemical weapons

Bear Paw

Bear Paw festival brings crowds, road closures

Briefs

Business Briefs

Calendar

Fireworks fans

Flat ice, steep shale - what's the diff?

G.I Bill benefits expanded

Harry Potter is really about getting parents to spend money

Heat doesn't have to cool down fishing

Knik Little League girl's update

Knik quick out of blocks in junior tourney

Letters to the Editor

Local scholarships offered

Muni mulls taking over Chugiak Volunteers

Obituaries

On climbing Pioneer Peak: Why ask why?

Opinion

People We Know

Post 33 drops two to East; rebounds against Bartlett

Post juniors sweep Kenai

Question of the Week

Safety

Showdown?

Time Was

Vandals hit two area schools

Jul - 17 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Anglers at military bases can avoid combat fishing

Army fences force mushing club to find new sled dog trails

Boundary changes worry councils

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Editorial

Female taxidermist driven by challenge, necessity, desire

Figure skaters keep cool at ISA Summer Competition

Fort Rich closure talk returns

History, color mark 5K

How to fish the in-between season

Ice Cream social benefit planned

Kings battle poachers, not duckies

Knik Jr. Boys shine

Letters To The Editor

Local legion team has rough time at BP Invite

Makin' Friends

Muni plans to take over CVFD outrageous money-grab

Old Glenn gets new surface ; crews ahead of schedule

People We Know

Question of the Week

Time Was

Jul - 24 - 2003

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Arctic Heat softball team on fire

Briefs

Brown bear, black bear killed in Eagle River Valley

Calendar

Eagle River hosts battered Crossing finishers

Early birds get first Stanley Cup glimpse

Editorial

Frichtl earns All-American diving status

Knik battles toward state Juniors title

Letters to the Editor

Locals opt for a milder Mount Marathon: Mount Baldy

More Alaska Air Guard members deploying overseas

Muni wrong to call into question care provided by CVFD

Northern Impact softball squad wins U-18 State Tournament

Opposition mounting

People We Know

Preparing for war

Question of the Week

Taped evidence allowed in Keith Dirkes murder case

Time Was

Truth stranger than fiction for Nick Begich

Jul - 31 - 2003

'03 Mustang football team looks stronger

911 system completion

Active-duty airmen can carry over more leave

Alaska Star Spotlight

Briefs

Calendar

Chugiak-Eagle River soldier reflects on Iraq war

Cross country team has returning speed and fresh, young legs

Eagle River woman dead after rollover

Edmonton Oilers trade Eagle River's Swanson to Atlanta Thrashers

Huffer's hands still into football - not as a coach but as a scout

July heat threatens to break record

Letters to the Editor

Local partners trade off victories in Sourdough Half-Ironman

Longevity bonus resurrection dies

Make-A-Wish kid helps cause

Obituary

Opinion

Patti Godfrey - a year later

People We know

Post 33 earns state tournament berth

Question of the Week

Secret to successful dipnetting is letting go... of your pole?

Short Takes

Teenagers reconstruct vandalized Chugiak High library

Time Was

Victims' rights office turns 1

Volleyball court opens to firemen, public

Aug - 07 - 2003

A few good... pilots

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Downed tree becomes hazard for some river runners

Drunk driving deaths decrease

Editorial

Eklutna Inc. hires Gamel as new CEO

Four teams go for soccer cup

Ground breaks for hard-fought Eagle River high school

Harriers set to run

Letters to the Editor

Local pitcher watches plane fall from sky

Minnesota siblings discover each other, family

More help needed for Eagle River boy

Mustang football machine turns on

New Internet cafe touts high tech fun, food

No. 5 ranking irks, pleases Chugiak coach

Obituary

Officials credit residents for lack of wildfires - so far

People We Know

Question of the Week

School registration begins Tuesday

Senior walk nets $13,000

Short Takes

Smorgasbord of high school sports about to get under way

State, federal agencies merge in fight against terror

Time Was

Aug - 14 - 2003

Air Force fitness standards to be raised

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT

Briefs

Briefs

Business Briefs

Calendar

Chugiak Harriers set to run

Chugiak solid in season-opening race

Cosmos win state soccer championship

Elmendorf personnel picked to test new battle dress uniform

First-quarter hole too deep for Mustangs

Golf tournament needs support

Letters to the Editor

Living by the creek

Local pitcher watches plane fall

Military Youth Academy Career Fair today at AJC

Opinion

People We Know

Post 33 exits state

Powells invite community to 50th

Proposed Greenbelt trail prompts concerns

Question of the Week

Questions mount concerning fate of Chugiak VFD

Rotary donates to CVFD

Swim team balanced, strong

Time Was

Top Air Force NCO visits Elemendorf

Track realignment gets design OK

Woman with kids, Chihuahua, shoots to scare black bear, cub

Aug - 21 - 2003

700-strong Fort Rich battalion to deploy to Afghanistan

Alaska Star Spotlight

Alaska's immunization rank improves

Blood needed for deployed troops

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Cherry anchors relay race win

Chugiak C team defense spurs offense

Chugiak unloads on Dimond in conference opener

Community councils resume

Concerned Girdwood VFD looks forward to meeting with mayor

Dyson to head economic group

Editorial

How to handle your anger to achieve weight loss

Latex allergy has girl's classmates, teachers helping out

Letters to the Editor

Local girl potential Idol

Mustang JV team makes most of first and last drive

New lockdown mechanisms to be installed at schools

Obituaries

Officials say site condo ordinance increases public safety

Pentagon backs off from pay cuts

People We Know

Question of the Week

State fair to feature plenty of local fare

Super vision: AWACS planes to get maintenance overhaul

Tennis team opens with JV jamboree

Time Was

Training, timing save two lives

Trend is 'luxury condos'

Two locals among three dead in Seward Highway accident

Volleyball team has senior experience, freshman athleticism

You already hold the 10 keys to a healthier lifestyle

Aug - 28 - 2003

$1.8 million in veteran' s healthcare denied

Airmen can access test info online

Alaska Star Spotlight

Birchwood boy hopes cabbage measures up at fair

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Chugiak C team remains undefeated with 68-6 romp

Chugiak netters opt out of season opener

Chugiak opens swim season Friday

Chugiak to charge for ambulance service

Chugiak volleyball teams reviewed

Closed fort to be resurrected; troops to man missile site

Defense reigns supreme in 12-7 Mustang JV win

Half of local schools make federal grade

Hats off at Chugiak High School

High water dislodges log; another wreaks havoc downstream

It's your business

Letters to The Editor

Mustangs shine at cross country meet

Nail-biter win over East puts Chugiak atop conference

Obituary

Opinion

People We Know

Police announce new community patrol program

Question of the Week

Service members, defense workers to get new ID cards

Time Was

Twelve vie for four spots on chamber board

Zoning ordinance could nullify sign ordinance

Sep - 04 - 2003

60 return from Iceland to warm welcome

Alaska Star Spotlight

Anchorage Youth Court to display work

Big plays tip game to West

Both sides air fence arguments

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

CHS gymnasts improve as opener nears

CHS swim teams drop opening meet

Improvements for mushers near completion

JV squad rides huge second half to 45-6 win over West

Letters to the Editor

Market in Park settles into new home

New community council boundaries take effect Friday

New construction starts on Old Glenn

'No Child' complicates futures of disabled students

Obituary

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the Week

Ready, set - no go

Short Takes

Sports Calendar

Tennis team starts with loss to Lynx

Time Was

Sep - 11 - 2003

Air Force Fitness experts: start training

Alaska Star Spotlight

ALPAR: local recycling center a success

Battle of the Bulge veteran remembers

Birchwood ultralight crash kills Palmer man

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Cheer Bowl packs 'em in, provides thriller, comic relief

Chugiak boys lose a few steps at Palmer Invitational

Chugiak girls, divers dominate, boys second at West

Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department is fine - in Chugiak

Editorial

Enrollment up at UAA's Chugiak- Eagle River campus

History proves its time for us to secede from Anchorage

Homeowners angry over road improvements

JV Mustangs trample Wasilla Warriors 45-6

Kendall joins Dyson in push to form local government

Letters to The Editor

Local out-figures 6,500 to win national math contest

Monday, Sept. 17

Mustang C team continues to roll

Obtituary

People We Know

Public meeting tonight to map library's future

Question of the Week

Saturday, Sept. 15

Skateboard ramps in the mail

South Fork residents consider forming neighborhood trail watch

Sunday, Sept. 16

Tennis team falls to Cougars, Bears

Thursday, Sept. 13

Thursday, Sept. 20

Time Was

Tuesday, Sept. 18

V-ball squad finishes fifth

Veteran paratrooper advocates humanity in new era

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Yard of the Week overall winner announced

Sep - 18 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Anchorage School Board wants to consolidate Exit Exam waiver rules

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Chugiak High boys edged by East in Region preview race

Chugiak High tennis team tunes up amid losses to Dimond

Deployed troops get school loan break

Dyson: Citizens, not DOT, OK'd controversial Loop Road changes

Editorial

Fourth quarter comeback lifts Mustangs to 28-20 win

Homestead's Herbert named Chugiak-Eagle River's best teacher

I promise to stop being young again - starting tomorrow

JV Mustangs trample Service 33-0

Learning by the numbers: JROTC preps kids for military

Letters to the Editor

Liquor store, school team up to stop underage drinking

Mayor schedules budget hearing here

Mustang C team remains undefeated

Mustang swimmers sweep three-way meet at Bartlett

National Weather Service monitoring elements here

Obituary

Question of the Week

RCA says Co-op overcharging MEA and others

Running the numbers

Space-A changes start next month

Time Was

West nips CHS spikers

Where the berries are - and aren't

Sep - 25 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Army suspends fence plans

Briefs

Briefs

Budget hearing tonight at CHS

Calendar

Dirkes murder turns 4

DOT: Homes likely will be spared

Folklore points to snowy winter; NWS not biting

Football team wins ugly, 5-0

Girl scouts personalize peace pole at Homestead Elementary

How to get your storm windows and doors ready for winter

I love deep snow because it makes me feel...

It's your business

Junior varsity Mustangs survive Golden Bears, 26-14

Lawn and garden protection -- when to wait, when to rush

Letters to the Editor

Missing and fallen warriors honored at Elmendorf

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the Week

Rain, snow doesn't slow Mustang boys in Region win

Residents oppose bridge improvment

Ski chalet construction starts

Small Chugiak gymnast squad beats Golden Bears

Tennis team wins one

There's work to do before curling up in front of fire

Time Was

Oct - 02 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Changed condo ordinance passes

Cherry runs away with state championship, boys 2nd

CHS drops season's last two tennis meets, faces regionals

Cops no longer handle fender-benders

Crimson Bears make meal of Mustangs

Elmendorf hears concerns on waste site

Gruening runners capture meet on Beach Lake trails

High-tech gets higher

Jamboree kids off and running

JV team three-peats in conference

Letters to the Editor

Mayor: More than 100 jobs could be cut

Muni library layoffs first of many

Murkowski backs Guard and Reserve job support

Mustang gymnasts snatch second straight victory

Mustang shooters on target in season preview; first meet Friday

New Alaskan ruminates on what's real and what's not

Opinion

People We Know

Short Takes

Suspect denied bail reduction on anniversary of shooting

Swim team splits with Dimond, loses to Cougars

Time Was

Transportation department promotes alternative to 'S.O.V' commuting

Volleyball team falls in town, recovers in Soldotna, Kenai

Work crews racing winter on Old Glenn

Oct - 09 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Briefs

Bumpy road ahead for Board

Calendar

Calendar

Chugach Electric changes mind; MEA rates to drop

Chugiak swimming, diving teams shine at statewide swim meet

Chugiak volleyballers have double-edged showing at West

Comeau touts district report card progress

Dimond beats CHS in Region IV tennis tourney

Eagle River's Jim Palmer wins William Egan award

Fourth-quarter flash too little, too late for Mustangs

Gruening runners peak in time for fall running finale

Holding a Tune

Know what to do in a fire?

Ladder company to fold for good

Letters to the Editor

Library to lose four workers here, cut kids' programs

Loop Road project scaled down after homeowner objections

Mayor: Job cuts expose city's hiring 'illusion'

Military families 'visually connected' when deployed

Obituaries

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the Week

Secretary approves new ribbon to recognize deployed airmen

Short Takes

Time Was

Traveling Argentineans, car captivate kids

Oct - 16 - 2003

Academy seeks art donations

Alaska Army Guard battalion Kosovo-bound

Alaska Star Spotlight

Are Mayor Begich's budget cuts a good idea?

Briefs

Burch prognosis: Cautious optimism

CHS searching for high rollers

CHS swimmers, divers have fun while beating Bears

Chugiak gymnasts lose to Cougars; McLaughlin sixth

Council funds on chop block

Cutting our fire station nearly in half not a good plan

Department restructuring beefs up Eagle River parks office

Don't be fooled: Candles are pretty, but also dangerous

Eagle River landscape artist plans PBS painting series

Fischer named district's best

Gruening 3rd, Mirror Lake 7th, in district cross-country race

How to make your little sister go away

Hydrant tax would save AFD jobs

If you build it, teens will come...

It's Your Business

Letters to the Editor

Martinez lone Mustang pick to All-Conference first squad

Meeting Monday on proposed Fire Lake community council

Mustang shooters lose in tiebreaker with Cougars

New Fort Rich power system up and running

Obituary

Opinion

People We Know

Scott heads Alaska Air National Guard

Short Takes

Sleuthing the source of Alaska's washboard roads

South Fork Community Council deals with easements, parking

Time Was

Time-honored CBA seeks more community involvement

Video holiday greetings 'next best thing' for some families

Oct - 23 - 2003

60 Mustang hockey hopefuls hit ice

Alaska Star Spotlight

Assembly OKs election to save fire jobs

Bears put schools on alert

Boys win Senior Night swim meet

Briefs

Brown bears munch garbage in Eagle River suburbia

CHS shooters win 4-3, coach protests apparel

Coach: Bowling teams look strong

DEC: Flats cleanup completed

DOT to address Eklutna Lake Road problems

Eklutna students lose bus service

Emergency engine coolant

Fire Lake Council plans move ahead

Gymnasts beat smaller East team

Letters to the Editor

Medalgate: Valor awards gone unchecked in recent wars

No Child Left Behind - a poem

Obituary

Opinion

People We Know

Public use cabins offer winter oasis

Question of the Week

Short Takes

Should Chugiak-Eagle River secede? Yes, but it won't be easy

Ski facility part of Hatcher Pass resort plans

Time Was

Today's faster snowmachines more fun - and more dangerous

Oct - 30 - 2003

140 turn out for Mirror Lake volleyball squad tryouts

800 Fort Rich troops deploy to Afghanistan

Alaska Star Spotlight

Bailey banks on wrestling team balance

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Chugiak gymnasts hobbled by Lynx

City, ACS close $10 million deal to update 911 system

Cuts would hobble pool program

Darts don't do the trick on local garbage bears

Dimond shooters top Mustangs

Don't go there

Editorial

Final meet leaves swimmers smiling, divers winning

Halloween events

Hockey coach hopes enough students skate by with good grades

It's all good for Chugiak High's Bierria

Letters to the Editor

Local man wins 'Oscar of Teaching'

Mirror Lake wrestling coach cautiously optimistic

People We Know

Question of the Week

Short Takes

South Fork subdivison not the place for park access lot

Such strange goings on

Three locals among state's top 40 young business people

Time Was

Volleyball team wins 1 and loses 1

Nov - 06 - 2003

60 attend first ski practice despite snow a no-show

Alaska Star Spotlight

Briefs

Calendar

CHS wrestlers open at Bailey invitational tourney

Corrections

Divers lead Chugiak to third, fourth place region finals

Fire departments meet; future still uncertain

Free V-Day e-cards sponsored by Legion

Gruening wrestlers win at Central

Gymnasts finish season in third

Letters to The Editor

Local singers Cuba bound

Local wins country Song of Year award

Mature help wanted: Work training program needs seniors

Mirror Lake wrestlers impressive in season-opener

Monastery Drive neighbors cook up reasons to attend bazaar

Mustang ghouls gun down East T-birds 6-1 on home haunt

Mustang hockey teams tie East

New park to feature piece of WTC

Obituaries

Opinion

People We Know

Phill Burch spaghetti feed set for Friday

Pro-sobriety group aims to take the 'chug' out of Chugiak

Several Veterans Day events on tap

Short Takes

Special needs program puts students to work

Time Was

What does Veterans Day mean to you?

World-class violinist to play at elementary school

Nov - 13 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Ambulance charge gets thumbs down from many seniors

Briefs

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Change to service area funding eyed by muni officials

CHS Boys hockey team meets Challenge

CHS cheerleaders place second in statewide competition

Chugiak boy bowlers sweep season-opener

Chugiak's Robin Hopper wins Song of the Year contest

Earp, Frichtl state champs again

Editorial

Fire Lake council faces opposition

Forest fire prevention program active in South Fork

Future of service areas uncertain as community grows

George Rogers looks back on busy, honest life

Girls hockey team struggles

Hospital visit brightens Veterans Day for 11 at Elmendorf

Letters To The Editor

Mirror Lake wrestlers start season 2-0 against Hawks, Huskies

Mustang wrestlers second with strong showing at tourney

Obituaries

One way to turn off the oven

Ossiander first into Assembly race to replace Kendall

People We Know

Powder Ridge residents get dual fire department response

Question of the Week

Shooters sweep Bartlett

Special election called off; ladder truck still a goner

Time Was

Vandal's strike new skate equipment; council irked

Volunteers stay intact

Nov - 20 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Alaska: where you come from, to

Briefs

Briefs

Budget cuts already impacting high school

Burglar kicks in doors in Eagle River, Birchwood

Calendar

Chugiak JV hockey team downs West

Cold temps heat up ski team spirit, but more snow needed

Correction

Council plans to be revised after opposition

Dahlstrom, Dyson spend learning time at Chugiak High

Dyson likes secession study results

Fishing: if it doesn't make you cry it will make you laugh

Fourth annual free community T-Day dinner keeps growing

Gruening and Mirror Lake spikers open against each other

Gruening grapplers practice up

It's Your Business

Letters To The Editor

Local scouts create Native culture badges

Mirror Lake wrestlers march on

Mustangs defeat Bartlett in first dual meet

Mustangs unbeaten

New sidewinder missile declared operable at Elmendorf

Opinion

People We Know

Question of the Week

Ramsay: 80 Guard troops to be home for holidays

Ready for winter!

Santa visits Wales in village tour

School Board: Eagle Academy idea needs more work

Time Was

Nov - 28 - 2003

Accident victim Kirkland dies

Alaska Star Spotlight

ALCOM commander commends Alaska relationship

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Com'pet'itors merge offices

Corrections

Couple takes on City Hall

Family, friends food, safety -- what kids are thankful for

Four meets in four days leave young Mustang wrestlers spent

It's almost time to munch and -- oh, yeah -- shop, too

JV pucksters unleash third period flurry against East Thunderbirds

Kathie Steele is Teacher of Year

Letters to the Editor

Maxine McKinley is not your stereotypical 'paperboy'

MEA co-op releases capitol credit checks

More skiers, snow, makes coach smile

Muni attorney: Some service areas are outside of the tax cap

Mustangs in hockey mix despite loss to Service High

New Web site offers veterans health care at their fingertips

Obituaries

Opinon

People We Know

Question of the Week

Softballer Sacks, Waters ink Division I letters

Spirit of giving - by the truckload

Time Was

Dec - 08 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Chaparrals, coeds dazzle Shootout crowd

Cherry to try legs at Footlocker Western race

Chugiak Council announces opposition to ambulance fees

Contests abound in this Merry Merchant Munch

Editorial

Jigsawing a social institution at Senior Center

Letters to the Editor

MHA teams fare well in tournaments

Munch about people, not just food

Obituaries

Old Glenn crews finish season work ahead of schedule

People We Know

Police searching for clues in Elmendorf soldier's death

Reservists gain more benefits, pay raises military-wide

Short Takes

Sled Dog season off and mushing on Beach Lake Trails

'Stangs fall to East, 3-2

Tailgater

Time Was

Truck 11, road funds restored

What is the farthest destination for holiday packages you're mailing?

Wrestlers fall short in season-opening dual meet in new gym

You might not be a Mustang anymore

Dec - 18 - 2003

Alaska Star Spotlight

Are there enough cops here?

Big-name mushers among large field in Chugiak 50, 32

Calendar

Chicago kid's term paper threatens Pittsburgh Steelers fan

CHS girls 3rd boys 4th at Lynxloppet

Chugiak wrestlers easily defeat East, rest before three-meet flurry

Cubs' players make Alaska jaunt to bases

Editorial

Gas smell evacuates Chugiak High school

Grand dame: McConnaughey well connected, purely jaunty

Have the recent burglaries convinced you that Chugiak-Eagle River needs more police protection?

Junior varsity, C teams start hoops season

Letters To The Editor

MEA issues refunds

Mustang girls bowling team on a roll

Mustangs blank Bartlett 5-0 in prep hockey action

New class offers students hands-on ecology experience

Obituaries

Police nab bank robbery suspect

Rifle team third

Short Takes

Strong-arm robber strikes again

Time to hit the military ski slopes

Time Was...

Veterans museum gets donations