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Jan - 05 - 2006


ACS scouts tower sites

Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Besh Cup filled with ice, freezing rain


Bowling teams back on lanes

Busy CHS girls ready for hoops

Caught red handed

CHS bowlers Iversen, Oaks win tournaments

Construction site theft

Couple chases burglars

Cross-country ski races at Bartlett Saturday

Cup of controversy

Dorothy Pickett

Dorris, skiers head for Utah races

Elmendorf airmen awarded Bronze Stars

Eminent domain is wrong

Employee workshop scheduled

Eye on Juneau

Fifth graders get the cold facts about science

Gates to keep troublemakers at bay

Gay cowboy movie means spiritual battles remain

Girls hockey team expects to win

Grapplers go to Kenai Dual Friday

Hoch wins Spirit of Youth award

Ice fishing heats up on Mirror Lake, cool at Fire

It's Your Business

Local engineer climbs aboard missionary ship

Local singer's demo CD a hit with troops

MEA bills to rise in 2006

Menagerie and legacy left behind

Murkey's advice to elderly is annoying

Mustang hoops team1-2 in Surf 'n Slam

Need help winterizing vehicle

Not time to leave Iraq yet


Photo: A family that skis together...

Photo: Happy new year!

Photo: Happy new year!

Photo: Loading up

Photo: Mid-afternoon snack

Photo: Palin making local rounds

Police officer injured in crash with SUV; no charges

Pro-drillers must realize ANWR is not a park

This Week

Under the influence

Vehicle rolls but no injuries

Wanna be a page?

Why encourage shopping out of state?

Wolves boys to measure development

Wolves coach says she must stretch roster

Jan - 12 - 2006

4 Alaskans killed in copter crash

AK deployments on the rise

Alaska Fine Arts Academy


Beef burgalrized

Bingo is back

Boondock's Big Buck Contest results

Businesses feel the pinch

CHS boys beat South on hard court

CHS hockey team chills Eagle River 8-0

Chugiak girls beat South by 20

Driving under the influence

Eagle River girls face four games in four days

ER girls to host in-service clinic

Erratic driver charged with DUI

Every street has a story

Fight for Constitution, not Bush

Fire truck transport becomes a lesson in perseverance

How a street gets its name

I'd rather fly in Alaska

Knowles doubters were wrong

Local skiers competitive at Bartlett Relays

Martial arts classes offer more flexibility

Memorial service planned for Schulz

Mustang wrestlers third in Kenai, Wolves get pinned

Newest Title 21 draft to be released Friday

No rest for weary


Pennington wins Boondock's Big Buck Contest

People should see movies prior to criticizing them

Photo: Calendar girl

Photo: Keeping in touch

Photo: Ready for the cold

Rumsfeld should be embarrassed

Sandra "Bonita" Rabalais

Serendipity in transition

Stevens squandered power

Stolen snowmachines recovered

Studio in Designs

Summers, Ducker winners in Classic

Suspects arrested in mail thefts

The 'Mountaintop' speech - an excerpt

This Week

Three local schools among state's best

Time Was

Tool heist

What would Gramma say?

Wheeler leads Ice Dogs' scoring, fifth in NAHL

Why not Alaska?

Wolves lose, get fan support in first home game

You can't blame Uncle Ted

Jan - 19 - 2006

A good, ol' fashioned thanks

ACS adds cell tower site option

Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Andaliyaha "Andi" Kylie Marie Porcher

Boating course offered

Bowlers keep striking hard

Brides: Finding rings to suit your modern to traditional style

Brides: Internet can help brides orchestrate a nicer wedding

Brides: Making beautiful music together

Brides: Platinum rings can make weddings shine

Brides: Sewing machine is bridal gift that keeps on creating

Brides: Top five tips for a brilliant wedding proposal

Burglars like music, booze but not guns

CHS fifth, Wolves 21st in Vandergaw Invite

CHS pucksters win 3 in Fairbanks

Chugiak girls hoops hits dry spell

Dahlstrom further punished by GOP

Driver injured on Old Glenn

Emergency care plan at CHS stalled

Enjoyed street signs article

Film, column were wonderful

Fold card room bill

Good job, Mr. Kreseth

How to help a Scout

Is Stevens fit to lead?

It's cookie time

Masked man robs gas station

Most neighbors say 'no' to bridges, 'yes' to road fixes

Mustangs persevere, win hard court thriller at East 56-55


Open door creates inviting target

Proud grandfather

Returning soldiers must adapt to homefront

Ronald Alan Schulz

Share your letters from the troops

Shorter sessions not smart

Singleton conquers Linx Loppet

Stage is set for Eagle River community theater this summer

That's my little sister!

This Week

Time Was

'We are not small anymore'

Why GOP caucus is losing touch with conservatives

Wolf girls a work in progress

Wolves 2-1 in Nikiski Tipoff

Jan - 26 - 2006

A Saturday gone to the dogs

Alaska Fine Arts Academy


Barbara Jean Jones

Board could ban eagle feeding

Bush is the real threat

Chugiak Classic race results

Close loss to Wasilla a warm-up for region tourney

Couple injured in Glenn Highway accident

Couple says rewards justify risks of working in Iraq

Doing business after hours

Drunk drivers snagged through roadway campaign

DUI despite highway switcheroo

Eagle River car buyers take flight, save money

Eagle River post office tops

Fresh snow greets Besh Cup skiers

Gearing up for battle

Getting geared up

Go west - Wal-Mart expansion plans stay course

GOP on crash course toward - buckle up! - liberalism

Home burgled, ransacked

In top spirits

Intoxicated teen suspects sexual assault

Lanser wins Eagle River Classic on fresh powder

Local volcanologist buzzing about Augustine eruption

Lynx beat JV Wolves


Mustangs 'homered in Homer'

New Title 21 draft mulled


PFD bill unfair to students

Proud to be bear scat

School budget cuts could hit assistant principals, others

Teen charged with five-finger discount

There is no surplus if you make long-term budget plan

This Week

Time Was

Two Alaskan airmen killed in Iraq

Vandals target church

Voters should not forget

We need more Dahlstroms

What's in a street name

Winter express

Wolves get season's first win on ice

Feb - 02 - 2006

3rd Wing named Outstanding

ACLU protects constitution

Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Alaska Moving Arts Center

Appreciate the military Friday

Barn door still open on animal ordinance

Base rec areas open to civilians

Beer theft attempt fails

Chamber needs help with bowl-a-thon

Checkpoint 1 officials have fingers crossed

CHS wrestlers second in Region meet

CHS wrestling alumni activities this weekend

Chugiak bowlers roll over South 23-1

Chugiak sweeps Stears tournament

Deepest sympathies

Fitness center opens

Government airport workers need whistle-blower protection

Hockey girls win one, head to regions

Impressed with Palin

Increase Seward Highway patrol

Job shadowing reveals reality to students

Leave government out of money-making business

Low temperatures rise enough for Skiathalon

Man trapped in car crash

Mustang girls beat West 48-40

Mustang pucksters get 7-0 Senior Night victory against cougars

New Mat-Su hospital creates local options

One of four local Iditarod mushers withdraws from race


People We Know

Photo: Frost turns up mayoral heat

Photo: Out of tokens?

Push to ban eagle feeding in state won't take flight

Snowmachiners get green light on river

Stunt girls

Survey: Let's be careful how we use so-called surplus

This Week

Time Was

Under the influence

Wolves lose to top-ranked South, exit regions

Woman, infant uninjured in rollover

YOUTH SPOTLIGHT: Nicole Marie Stenerson

Feb - 09 - 2006


Alaska Fine Arts Academy


Alaskan commander addresses local chamber

Birds of a feather...


Carlson, Apodaca head to 2006 Arctic Winter Games

C-ER girls hockey team bows out of CIC tourney

CHS baseball meeting tonight

CHS hoops teams lose to Service

CHS wrestling reunion gathers athletes, coaches

Chugiak adds another state champ to the list

Chugiak teen honors troops via Heroes of Freedom

Chugiak third in state wrestling meet


Cupid arranges romantic dinner choices

Dog days of winter

Dressed to ski

Elephants and Anchorage winters don't go together

Emergency Food Assistance Guide for Chugiak-Eagle River

Fire Lake problem solved

Food bank directors say more people are facing hunger

Free tax help available

Iraq's oil flow to grow, Georgia Navy reservist says

Kids ice fish derby Saturday

Korean parachute specialists reassigned to Fort Rich

Legislative town hall meeting Saturday

Locals fare well in Fairbanks Besh Cup

Meet the Artist: Greg Bombeck

Mixed results for Chugiak, Eagle River bowling teams

More impaired drivers nabbed

Mustangs advance to state

Rottweilers threaten students at bus stop

Russian, local school principals compare notes

Seven locals named to 2006 Jr. Nationals Nordic Team


Siegel, Wheeler named to All-CIC hockey squad

Slippery slope

Stay fit in school

Taking a Stand

This Week

Time Was

Title 21 Chapter 11 released online

Turn off 'Will and Grace'

We should care about sales tax

When it rains...

Wilson named to Alaska Wrestling Hall of Fame

Wolves win one, lose one

Feb - 16 - 2006

26 VIDs? Yeah, maybe per block!

ACLU protects Constitution

Adult hoops gets into full swing

Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Army to be commended after grandson wounded

Bad puppy care

Bunde should help end daylight-saving time

Bush has no reason to wiretap

Car phone use banned on base

CHS girls hoops team falls flat, loses 64-32

Chugiak boys lose to Lynx

Dreyer provides Olympic shutout

Eagle River becomes skating rink

Firewood factory

Judge sides with Navy in widow's suit

Local Iditarod route needs snow

Man injured in hit and run

Meet the 'Eagle Lady'

Military academies looking for a few good students

More locals getting on the bus

Mustangs third in state hockey tourney

One man's astronomical journey


People We Know

Photo: Scout 'sisters'

Rising temperatures threaten region ski meet

Schnell: Think before using 'emergency' line

She should change channel

Stopping military PFD checks would be a disgrace

Thief steals man's ashes

This Week

Time Was

Unhappy with street maintenance

Why they continue to enlist

Wolf girls record wins

Wolves bowl over T-Birds

Wolves lose heartbreaker to T-birds

Feb - 23 - 2006

14 Chugiak-Eagle River teachers honored


Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Alaska Moving Arts Center

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT: Cassandra Lue Sandall

An excellent choice

APD raid recovers truckloads of stolen goods

Base turns playing in snow into an art from

Bill to let troops hunt, fish for free

Blue Devils go 3-2 in Wasilla

Burge fourth in Women's World Championship Sled Dog Race

Carl's Jr. opening delayed

Catch the eye of employers: Update your resume

CHS teams lose steam at East

Don't fool around with cold

Dreyer wins Olympic bronze

Eight speedskaters qualify for Arctic Winter Games

Food bank wonderful, thanks to church

Get your business online and get noticed easily

How should the state's oil tax system be revised?

Increased credit on way

Land use law not acceptable

Local businesses find 'niches'

Local venue kind to prep bowlers

Locals quick to the rescue

Locals race for School Board seats

Man arrested on several charges

Moms in business must work to find balance

Monument stolen from son's grave

Mount Baldy access in voters' hands

New Alaska Guard recruits won't go to Iraq, Afghanistan

New salon opens

No excuse for rude driving

Nuevo 'Vista'

Officials: Iditarod stop here unlikely

Plan retirement with lifetime income annuity

Rev. Samuel K. Fields Jr.

Sales tax plan 'ain't writ rite'

This Week

Time Was

Tool heist

Udchachon second in Little Su 50

WACKO brings together best of Chugiak High School

Wal-Mart expansion plans move forward

Websters go for golden

Woman injured in vehicle accident

Mar - 02 - 2006


Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Anchorage Area Commissary to get facelift

Arctic Winter Games to feature locals

Blue Devils Midget Comp winless in tournaments

Boot Seekins while we can

Ceremonial start won't go distance

Christensen leaving school district

CHS bowlers claim title, Wolves sweep

Chugiak High girls lose one, win one

Curtain rises on 'Amadeus'

Dennis Clark leaves UAA's Eagle River campus

Driving under the influence

Eagle River girl hoopers lose to Dimond 60-30, Service 43-24

Educators get insight on children with deployed parents

Eye on Juneau

I-Did-A-Walkers finish fitness trek

Iditarod artist Van Zyle looks back

Iron Dog included locals

Local lawmakers respond to new oil tax plan

Local residents seek seats on MEA board

'McWalkers' carry Field's 'dog' to Nome

Medalist Pam Dreyer back home

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake makes good in City Championships

Mustangs, Wolves finish strong at state ski meet


Retired fireman Braendel reflects on 26 years

Same race - different journeys

Send Tara a card

Spirited people dominate the news

State's largest Catholic church takes shape

Stockwells going to Orlando

This Week

Time Was

Title 21 comment period ends Friday

Voter registration deadline Sunday

Why I rode my eagle to this peaceful place

Why I'm running

Wolves boys outhoop CHS

Mar - 09 - 2006


Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Around the Diamond

Assembly passes revised large animal ordinance


CHS wrestlers hold banquet

Chugach Eagles Wrestling seventh in Tanana Invitational

Chugiak boys win league finale

Chugiak High, Eagle River bowlers recognized tonight


Deischer, Wasson named to GNAC Academic All-Conference Team

Don't ignore crosswalk

Dreyer to greet community

Eagle River High track team almost off and running

Firefighters brave the unknown every day

First Lady seeks volunteer nominations

Flying high

For vets: 'A Summer of Honor - A Season of Gratitude'

Fort Rich Wildlife Center to close

Griffin named freshman of year

Historical Society open house Sunday

Hoch to receive award Saturday

How many more lies?

It doesn't matter where they live

It's cookie time

Lady Huskies in YMCA girls hoop tournaments

Lanier to spread Vaughan's ashes

Local music students earn district honor chairs

Local tax preparation site

Lucille "Lucy" Meveline McConnaughey

Meet the Artist: Ron Lange

Memorial vet wall to make local stop

Military events and activities

Muni: Land clearing loop- hole closed

Mustang cheerleaders third in CIC competition

Mustangs Frichtl and Schierholt sign letters of intent

New head coaches at ERHS

Odds and ends

Photo: Fast food

Photo: For the kids

Special Olympic speedskating Wednesday

Stars Dance/Drill team shines in statewide competition

Team Alaska takes early lead

This Week

Time Was

Volunteers start new home for paralyzed veteran

We should have a cemetery

Wolves no match for T-Birds down stretch

Mar - 16 - 2006

Time to mimic the ravens


AFD rating could drop insurance rates

Alaska cafe' dedicates wall to armed forces

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Americans are being slowly cooked alive

Around The Diamond

Birds, reptiles stolen from Valley Feed


Blue Devils win state championship

Bush agenda stinks; wake up and smell it

CHS boys head to

Chugiak safe thieves caught

Chugiak track numbers light on day one

Conference encourages growth, strength for women

Cook Inlet All-Region hoops teams named

Decorating with natural light

Eagle River track squad off to fast start

Frechione, Shafer in BC Junior League playoffs

Good article on Shawn Stockwell

Good deed turns bad in local carjacking

History unveiled

Home remodeling trends lean toward hard surface flooring

Homestead Movie Club takes top honors again

Juvenile sets fire to bed

Let the fish story begin!

Lions garage sale nears

Local Title 21 chapter pushed

Locals still on Iditarod trail

Military events and activities

No on Begich, school props


Photo: Off to war

Powerline reroute raises questions of preferential treatment

She knows cow art when she sees it

She was a local legend

Soccer Round-up

Swanson, Huffer Sr. Hall of Famers

Taking a stand: How do you balance your commitments to the caucus with your commitments to your constituents?

Thank goodness there's no voting fee

The play's the thing

The uninvited

Thieves steal piece of school tradition

This Week

Time Was

Transform spare space into guest room

VA teams with National Guard to train new Benefits Advisors

Wolves hoops season over; win CIC academic honors

Women's rights: What is going on in South Dakota?

Mar - 23 - 2006

Absentee voting at Senior Center

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Awesome math experience!

Cemetery meeting March 30

Chugiak Chaparrals compete in Hawaiian festival

Chugiak girls soccer coach happy with talent pool

Chugiak High softball rosters announced

Coach likes Mustangs as dark horse

Coach: CHS baseball team looks strong

Community meets, greets their Olympian

Confusing crime scene

Don't buy a 'RottenNoodle'

Hikers discover vandal

Huskies second at state tourney

Impeach Bush

Impose tax that makes sense

Larry Klayum

Legislators, remember: Uphold Alaska Constitution

Lions garage sale seeks donations

Mayor launches Emergency Watch Program

Mayoral Debate Monday at CHS

Military events and activities


Open house Wednesday to feature potpourri of local road, project plans

Photo: Bright and icy

Photo: Fort Richardson MPs return

Photo: Legislators listen, speak

Sexual assault of a minor reported

Some crimes slowed in 2005; others rose

Sports Briefs

State Defense Force relies on members' life experience

Storm dumps 16 inches on Eagle River Valley

Taking a bite out of student hunger

Tax help available

This Week

Time Was

TSA pat-downs offensive

Vote NO on Baldy trade

Woman heals through faith, writing

Mar - 30 - 2006

A dog's advice

Abortion rarely the solution


Air Force's wacky Spring Carnival boosts morale

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Ask your landlord

Baldy prop: More than meets the eye

Baptist Temple should help others, not itself

Best-of survey reveals landslides, upsets


Celebrating excellence

Chugach Eagle grapplers third

Chugiak-Eagle River voters face 13 bond propositions

Dale Jammes

Dave O'Docharty

Driving under the influence

Eagle River man has close call with home invaders

Flooding still draining patience

Four mayoral candidates sound off at Chugiak High

Grim reality of driving drunk coming to CHS

Gruening has 75 turn out for track

High school students get chance to follow Lewis and Clark's footsteps

I need your feedback before the session ends

It's about rising property values, not so much taxes

Juveniles vandalize gaming store

Local self-taught children's book author living her dream

Locals compete in Dutch Tae Kwon Do tournament

Mayor must deliver on more-police promise

MEA meeting, election Sunday

Military events and activities

Norma L. Dobson


Parks and Rec seeks volunteers, offers thanks

Photo: Irreconcilable differences

Photo: Learning yoga

Prom dress fundraiser

Regulate mining but don't end it

Rolandus "Wally" Wolford

School bond props hit home

Scrappy Mustangs reach state championship game

Seven vehicles vandalized and burgled at Calls Repair

Soccer Roundup

Star Attractions survey brings out gratitude

This week

Time Was

Vince is doing well


Winner's stinky sneaker trail led from Eagle River

Young science standouts earn recognition at fairs

Apr - 06 - 2006

140 turn out to view local projects


After-school drumming class rhythm, culture

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Around The Diamond

Assisted living home opens in Chugiak



Chaparrals host dance and performing arts extravaganza

Chugiak man shoots moose in the nose

Comp Plan releaseslated for Monday

Distressed children removed from home

Downtown revitalization survey and community forum planned

Dreyer, medal a hit at school assembly

Driving under the influence

Election reveals cautious public; politicians should take heed

Fort Rich SKIES Unlimited has its limits after all

Free tax help available

Horses and turkeys and cows - must be Birchwood

John Siegel

Kennedy campaign had help from near and far

Life gets greener at Mile 5.2

Local artists help special children

Local high school students artwork on display at celebration

Local shooters win five titles

Man finds girlfriend dead

Military events and activities

Municipal libraries and People Mover launch poster contest

Neill hooks the prize

North Slope for sale again


People Mover likely to tweak local service this summer

Photo: Hometown boy

Photo: Sunday drive

Plan to get Hooked on Bear Paw

Police, military conduct drug bust

Scouting for food drive

Send us your pet obituaries

Shots fired in Eagle River

Spotlight helps when you're in the spotlight

Starbucks confirms new biz here

Still a soldier: Georgian knocked down, gets up again

Teens help teens to say no

This is the way we wash our... dirt?

This Week

Thumbs down for school bonds

Time Was

Unfinished home vandalized

Vandals strike at Lions Park

Vandals, slash, bash, paint truck

Voters OK Baldy swap


What can be done to deter alcohol abuse in Alaska?

White stuff gives way to gray stuff

Woman dies on the Glenn

You'll feel a slight pinch

Apr - 13 - 2006

120 Fort Rich students may soon go to Gruening

400 wrestle in Chugach youth tournament

7-year-old closer to new heart

A taxing process


AK Fine Arts Academy readies for summer

Alaska Moving Arts Center

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT Maraya Suzanne Anderson

Alaskans can grow wisdom while waiting to plant

Angry vandal damages Jeep

Attorney teaches Alyeska how to correctly handle whistleblowers

Avoiding lawn care blunders


Building undergoes name change

Careful now

Chamber Business Development Workshop series coming

CHS Class of 1976 reunion this summer

Chugiak girls varsity soccer team on a roll

Church too political

Driving under the influence

Easter egg hunts this weekend

Extend your living space with fencing and decking

Former Alyeska official claims toxic vapor venting

Fullmer named 2006 4A Coach of the Year

Hewitt swift in first meet

Inspectors 'vindicated' as Alyeska settles

It's Your Business

Jim Creek area should not scare law-abiding public

Legislative town hall meeting Saturday

Legislators had better think this one through

Local swimmers compete in 'Last Chance' meet

Local votes favor Frost

Military events and activities

New tower, donation benefits local school

One good turn...


Parks & Rec needs green thumbs

Public hearings Wednesday on bus route changes

Sports Briefs

Still winter in Birchwood

Students for healthier lunches

Students shine in culinary, career competitions

The hunt for old munitions

This Week

Time Was

Tips for creating outdoor rooms

Title of 'Alaska's story' depends on who's telling it

Vietnamese join Marines in memorial service

Wasilla woman injured in Glenn accident

Wireless calls present emergency response challenges

Wolves competitive in first soccer game

Wolves track teams lose to Bears in opening meet

Apr - 20 - 2006



An egg-citing weekend

April Surprise

Begich lesser of two evils


Boys win, girls lose in dual meet at Chugiak

Chamber workshop cancelled

CHS boys in soccer hunt; Wolves gaining experience

CHS girls unbeaten soccer season continues

Chugiak Lions grateful

Chugiak man caught with drugs, paraphernalia

Chugiak-Eagle River land use changes draw nearer

Community Cleanup Day is back

Digital deletion at photo shop

Eagle River jumps into first 'official' meet Saturday

Eagle River major makes Guard history

Eagle River shooter becomes own target

Finding that perfect prom dress just got a lot cheaper

Fundraiser for breast cancer research April 30

Hiland inmates re-stitch their lives

I see myself as an advocate for our community

Insurance search reveals marijuana pipe

Local man to run Chugach Park

Local schools first, third in State Science Olympiad

Local Title 21 chapter is milestone, but road is long

Military events and activities

Mother alleges sexual abuse of daughter

Odds and Ends

Photo: Choose your weapon

Photo: Lending an ear to local concerns

Photo: Showing her wares

Remembering Amanda - I hope I said 'I love you'

Replacing salmon is a ridiculous solution

Softball teams ready for Bat-A-Round

Sports Briefs

Students get crash course on DUI woes

Stupid people for Begich

Team Fullmer completes three-peat

Thanks for the bootie

This Week

Time Was

What a performance!

Wrestlers fare well in tournament

WWII vet recalls cavalry, bombardier experiences

Apr - 27 - 2006

15 Minutes DUI simulation gets students' attention


An armed proposition


Beating the street

Benjamin Boquecosa

Caldwell, Roberts lead locals at Speedo swim meet

Chamber luncheon, spring forum

CHS baseball tonight

CHS girls soccer team drops one to South

CHS win streak ends; Wolves win

Chugiak boys tie T-Birds in soccer

Comp plan means everything

Controlled burns scheduled

Cops: Buckle up or pay the price

Eagle River boys soccer team looking for win

Eagle River girls second in Chugiak track meet

Emotions were real in drunk driving tragedy simulation

Every 15 Minutes good news for all of us

Fairclough off and running

Heading back into harm's way

Local pair wins volunteer awards

Local salon trimmed of deposit

Mid-air plane crash shocks pilots' friends

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake girls post win in season-opening meet

Next Comp plan meeting May 9

NWS: Despite chill, snow, April's been pretty normal


Pastor plans to open Birchwood Christian School

Roger Caudill

Taking a Stand: What do you hope to accomplish before end of session?

The madness of King George

This Week

Time Was

Under the influence

Water rate increase proposed

May - 04 - 2006

Enforce fish and game regs

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Ben Franklin on liberty vs. security

Chamber explores downtown destiny

Chat to trap: local teen becomes victim

CHS makes right track meet choice

CHS musicians, singers win big

Chugiak boys soccer team drops two

Chugiak vies for first place in soccer conference

Community absent from Comprehensive Plan meeting

Community Cleanup Day is Saturday

Disabled Army vet determined to stay positive

DUI crackdown campaign ends with 541 arrests

Eagle River girls up soccer record to 3-1

Eye on Juneau

Fire season has begun

Gas prices: Big Oil should not shoulder all the blame

Gay-Straight Alliance Club tries to end 'silence'

Homeowners' dreams become nightmares

Kudos to 15 Minutes crew

Local honoree in Arthritis Walk

Local teams lead softball conference

Longtime Chugiak High School activities secretary Kuersten retires

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake downs Gruening in dual track meet


People We Know

Plant fundraiser to help Shawn Stockwell

Sharing fun times

Smooth Sister-School Exchange

Spike strips finally stop Palmer man

They mean business

This Week

Time Was

What's the point?

Why did Army choose fence?

William Smoke

May - 11 - 2006

A rush of spirit

Alaska is not a church

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Anderson named local Wal-Mart Teacher of Year

Bear paw pins available to order

Beautiful again

Before becoming teen mom: Baby, think it over

Bring on $4 a gallon

Can I 'borrow' a pencil?

CHS Mock Trial team to try national case

CHS softball team trots along at 7-1

Coyotes win, Gruening second

Déjà vu for Wolves in Chugiak soccer rematch

Dear Mom, I'm sorry

Donley wins Bike for Women

Eagle River girls third in Junior-Senior meet

Eagle River students climb aboard Japanese destroyers

ERHS band uniform fundraiser Friday

Internet rape victim shares her story

Loan, Novakovich win Hill Climb

Military events and activities

Mom Squad has plenty of can-do attitude, bleach

MOMS Club members give to each other

Moose can't keep Wolves from win

Motel burgled and vandalized

Mustangs lose to top-ranked T-Birds then edge West

Not taken to the cleaners

Now it's spring

Oil industry lobbyists out-haggling legislators so far


People We Know

Photo: Oops

Ready to graduate

Reckless driver arrested on DUI, gun charges

Robert Schoonmaker

Search leads to drug discovery

Shop Talk

Snow greets some commuters Monday

Thanks for your support

This Week

Time to clean up roadside memorials

Time Was

TOPSoccer meeting and registration Monday

Vernon Freeman Sr.

Woman charged with DUI, endangering kids

Woman dies while jogging

May - 18 - 2006

$15 million heading this way

AFD burns brush to protect subdivision


Another Stockwell fundraiser planned

Band halfway there

Big oil has better accountants

BP does not stand for Alaskans

Chugiak baseball in first with 8-3 nod over South

Chugiak Elementary fifth-graders win Math Derby

Chugiak mail theft on rise

Church too political

Cops increase odds to crack Internet crime

Eagle River teen dies in collision


Fair elections needed in Native corporations

Final summary of bills from the 24th Legislature

Former resident dies in fire

Fort Greely soldier overcomes illiteracy, graduates

Friday, May 19

Hodgkin's patient needs help

Jan Blackburn

Local relay for life Friday

Local schools near back of CIC pack

Memorial program is good for the grieving

Men sentenced for teen's overdose

Military events and activities

Monday, May 22

Music teacher reached ears, hearts

Mustang girl kickers fall in CIC finals

New Legislative office to open


People We Know

Photo: Ducks must share pond

Photo: NASA Plane

Photo: Women in business

Plot thickens for Chugiak varsity softball team

Saturday, May 20

Sports Briefs

Sunday, May 21

Thank you, Gov. Murkowski

This is the point: Bush is a criminal

Thursday, May 25

Time Was

To thank or not to thank

Tuesday, May 23

Waters points way for first-place Wolves softball team

Wednesday, May 24

Yard of the Week nears

May - 25 - 2006


Barbara Ann Wooten

Bush is not a criminal

Carole Lloyd

CHS baseball team clinches conference

CHS student registrar to say her last goodbyes

Chugiak High juniors get 'real life' job training

Chugiak High School

Chugiak High School girls soccer team fifth at state

College students can create smart dorm room decor

Construction tools stolen


Coyotes clean up at middle school track finals

Driving under the influence

Eagle River Christian High School

Eagle River High School

Eagle River takes down Chugiak twice

Freddy's friendly checkout

Friday, May 26

Grad Blast set for Tuesday

Guard thinner stateside, but officials say no worries

Homeowner robbed of electronic equipment

Juveniles charged with assault, robbery, burglary

Local athletes shine at state high school track meet

Memorial Day plaque unveiling Monday at Fort Richardson

Middle School track and field championship results

Military events and activities

Monday, May 29

Moving Wall resolution signed

'Offbeat America' has eye on Alaska


Parade of states

Parents can help teens avoid being victimized

People We Know

Photo: Ready for action

Photo: Refreshing sign

PHOTO: Relay for Life a success

PHOTO: Spring has finally sprung

Please leave my brother's roadside memorial alone

Rebecca Lynn (Gregory) Peterson

Saturday, May 27

Sports Briefs

Summer road projects light in Chugiak-Eagle River

Sunday, May 28

Thursday, June 1

Time Was

Tips for making Grad Night safer


Traffic violation becomes police chase in Chugiak

Tuesday, May 30

Two suspects charged in Gruening break in

Vandals wreak havoc at junk yard

Weapons and tools burgled

Wednesday, May 31

Wolves ready to howl at graduation

Wolves win one, lose two

Wrestler Apodaca second at Nationals

Jun - 01 - 2006

11-1 Chugiak heads to state baseball tourney


ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT: Genevieve Carolyn Kershaw

Appreciation: Dillingham to take 12 soldiers fishing

Arctic Sun closes

Benson taking on Young

Chief Alex Park beautification


Five local students among ACS graduates

Four CHS players all-conference

Friends: Lloyd was a natural at nature

Going undercover reveals online danger for teens

Grad Blast welcomes all seniors

It's about time - clock is up!

Lions preparing Hawaiian dinners

Local artists wild about salmon

Military events and activities

Military heat source switch impacts hatchery fish

Monday, June 5

Mustangs have momentum

NLS helps vets with reading challenges


PetZoo to break ground soon in Eagle River

Photo: Off to war

Saturday, June 3

Senior Walk fundraiser starts

Shawn Stockwell auction planned

Shop Talk

Single military mother takes deployment in stride

Stars bright in Atlanta

Sunday, June 4

Super Suppers to serve Eagle River

Tara needs more support

Time Was

To my husband and soldier: Thank you


Tuesday, June 6

Wall of honor grows

Wednesday, June 7

What goes around...

Wolves can hit a ton

Wounded troops get personal help

Jun - 08 - 2006

26 locals among Eklutna Challenge field of 134

Alaska Moving Arts Center


Buddy Bear phasing out

CHS second in state hardball tourney

Driving under the influence

Drug-free graduates

Dyson's 'detachment' study gets funds, Assembly nod

Eagle River home burgled


Family inspection

Fort Richardson woman injured in collision

GOP had better smarten up - and fast

Jason Tate

Litterbugs leave calling cards

Local couple loves their llamas

Military events and activities

More to the story

Moving Wall stops here

No free lunch via oil tax

Off and running

Oil tax/gas line issue like scenes from 'The Godfather'

One small speech...


Operation Flower Power grows relationships at Fort Richardson

People We Know

Rowena M. Potts

Short Takes

Smash and grab at Eagle River deli

Social studies never rocked like this

Sports Briefs

Thanks for cleanup help

This Week

Time Was

Trespasser charged with crack cocaine possession

Truckload of gravel stolen

Wolves instant champs!

Woman fights mother's eviction from Senior Center

Woman takes bat to Lexus

Jun - 15 - 2006

58,253 reasons to remember


Alaska Moving Arts Center


An all-Knik Championship

Bear swats sleeping woman


Cash registers stolen

Comp Plan hearing June 22

Costly parking space

CVFD lends men, brush trucks to Nenana firefighters

Donley, Beck win another Eagle River Triathlon

Driver cited after hitting moose

Expelled students to get second chance here

Facts about my mother

Girl becomes baker to get horse

Good going, Republicans

Hot and bothering

Locals galore in 14th Run for Women

Military events and activities

Missing plate leads to weapons charge

One bad recycler can spoil it all


Photo: Beauty in progress

Photo: Fishing and flying

Photo: Warning

Photos: A moving experience

Practice makes perfect

Retiring teacher leaves memories, 'Camp Wannaread'

Shopping center confirmed for north Eagle River

Short Takes

Special session productive

Sports Briefs

Thanks for helping Thomas

This Week

Troops scapegoats for bad leaders

Wastewater treatment rate hike alarms septic haulers

What happened to open-bidding process?

Jun - 22 - 2006

25th Scottish Highland Games promises to amaze

AFD enhances water rescue fleet

AFD enhances water rescue fleet

Alaska Moving Arts Center

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT: Jessica Jean Kopischke

Alcoholics Anonymous

Bad Haggis main dish at Scottish Highland Games

Bad Haggis main dish at Scottish Highland Games

BB gun shooter takes aim at local vehicles

Being a Lower 48 houseguest has its challenges

Buddy system

Cancer survivor to honor others with cabbage art

Changing with the enemy

Chugach Mountain Quilt Guild

Chugiak Senior Center

Chugiak Soccer Club

Chugiak-Eagle River branch library

Chugiak-Eagle River's Stephanie Wonchala crowned Miss Alaska

Clock dedication Monday

Continuation courses plan amended

CVFD men, brush trucks return from Nenana fire

Eagle River Rotary

Eagle River should not separate from Anchorage

Edwards third in Mayor's Marathon

Farmer's market assistance for seniors

Fast & Cold

Fast & Cold

Fluorescent lamp disposal offered

Food program

Homeless woman arrested

Job workshops

Knik All-Star teams announced

Knik Baseball Camp exceeds expectations

La Leche League of Eagle River

McKinley Mountainmen Muzzleloading Rifle Club

Military events and activities

Monday, June 26

Moved with gratitude

MTA reelects incumbents

No need for smoke-free bar ordinance

Ongoing Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Palin is people's candidate

Peters Creek meth lab busted

Playground assault claimed

Post 33 sweeps twin bill before losing to East

Read any good books lately?

Saturday, June 24

Shop Talk

Sports Briefs

Sunday, June 25

Teen stabbed in attempted robbery

Thanks and thanks again

Theater/TV camp on way

Thursday, June 29

Time Was


Tuesday, June 27

Two-car collision leaves one injured

We couldn't hear it

What a blast!

Where was everybody?

Youth football camp gets jumpstart

Jun - 29 - 2006

24 sue condo builder

25th Highland Games golden for fans, competitors

33 in Bomber's Invite

4th Parade will salute Guardsmen

Bess at helm of Wolves football team

Bus stop mayhem

City seeks bike path volunteers

Coffee class

Comp plan: People tend to react rather than act

Construction site theft

Driver discovered with handgun and drugs

Driver rolls truck

Driving under the influence

Eagle River Comp Plan hearing to be continued

Eagle River gets high-tech job hunting, hiring system

ER Legion team wins two of four

Fit to fight

Intoxicated teens make pit stop

Jogger's cause of death determined

Let's not forget mistake we made with Fink

Lions plan extra extravagant third celebration

Little drummer, big men

Local restaurant reopens after getting caught in liquor sting

Locals stack football camp

Loud music incites local man

Military events and activities

Mother-daughter team take breast cancer fight on road

Motorcyclist injured

New flight simulators help Hunter Army Airfield grow

One EAFB gate to open, another to close


People We Know

Photo: An Alaskan backyard

Photo: Time to celebrate

Pic-n-paint Ceramics

Sports Briefs

Summer means business for three local teenagers

Taking aim

This Week

Time for Mothers from Hell 2006?

Time Was

Touched my heart

We appreciate the honesty

Why did you print my letter?

Winning yard

Jul - 06 - 2006

Alaska Moving Arts Center

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT Jeremy Scott Drollinger

Alcoholics Anonymous

Annual picnics provide thanks, entertainment for military families

Army Reserve, Army raise enlistment age for second time

Bear Paw: Something for everyone

Behind Bear Paw

Beware of predators

Buddy Bear to stay- for now

Chugach Mountain Quilt Guild

Chugiak Fourth of July Parade winners

Chugiak Post 33 JV squad leads with 13-1 record

Chugiak Senior Center

Chugiak Soccer Club

Chugiak-Eagle River branch library

Copper River, tee-ball kids saved me from fishaholism

Cops investigate downtown burglaries

Counting my blessings

Dyson to jog through areas of concern

Eagle River Rotary

Educators, students say summer school losing its stigma

End of the line for DART

Food program

Gerard "Jerry" Joseph Caron

It's Your Business

Job workshops

Just passing through

Knik 9/10 All-Stars start early and strong

La Leche League of Eagle River

Legislature needs to ask lots of questions

Locals Benson, Fouts in Wheelchair Games

McKinley Mountainmen Muzzleloading Rifle Club

Military events and activities

Monday, July 10



People we Know

Photo: An afternoon in a winning garden

Photo: New dogs and digs

Photo: Peekaboo

Post 33 goes .500 in Reno; on to BP tourney tonight

Saturday, July 8

Service dog helps keep gas station clerk healthy

Sunday, July 9

The late show

Thursday, July 13

Time Was

Tuesday, July 11

Vote for Nancy

Wednesday, July 12

Win, lose and draw for Wolves

Jul - 13 - 2006

600 guardsmen leave Alaska for war in Iraq

Alabama teams dominate diamond, dodge bullets

Alaska Moving Arts Center


All night grazing

An oasis for ice cream lovers

Annual chamber dinner needs auction items

Arctic Thunder to happen every other year

Armitstead places third in fencing nationals

Bear beats bike

Bear Paw jammin' with salmon

Bear Paw road closures begin Friday

Binkley first to Eagle River for Pancakes and Politics

Blaze strikes Chugiak business

Burglars take Lions' share of booze

Chamber announces annual Bear Paw awards

Child at work

Chugiak Post 33 finishes BP tourney third at 2-2

Chugiak's Jeffers embraces Miss Anchorage title

Community theater group to take center stage

CVFD pulls stuck teen from mud

Don't let bad news change support of war in Iraq

Driver charged with DUI following collision

Family escapes burning home

Fundraiser Monday for Eagle River boy, 2

Gentemann fares well in national shooting championships

Good job

Hot hamburgers

Huge thanks

Kids shooting kids - Anchorage stadium incident hits home

Knik Juniors on to next round

Lions Park hosts state horseshoe championships

Mac Center ice skating team in ISI competition

Military events and activities

Motorcycle theft takes sharp turn

Murkoski needs a faster jet

Ongoing Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Police arrest two burglary suspects

Powell cabin dedication Friday

Science Beat: Oldest Alaska man was 20-something

Sports Briefs

This Week

Time Was

Unique race, unique stories

Vehicle fire shortens family outing plans

Vehicle vandalism

Wilma Grace Marquiss

Work of art

Jul - 20 - 2006


Another Bear Paw in the books

Another Bear Paw in the books

At your service

Athlete of the Week

Bear Paw contests - and the winners are...

Bear Paw ride ends in brawl

Bobbi Barnack named Mac Center's top volunteer for 2006

Catching Fun at Bear Paw

Classic Car Show shortened by shower

Crow Pass Crossing Saturday

Day of fun, fund-raising

Double winners in Bear Paw Tri-Bear-a-Thon

ER baseball team forfeits to Dimond

Fencing club seeks new members

Fun with firefighters

Knik 11/12 softballers edged out of play

Knik Juniors open district tourney with 4-3 loss Sunday

Local skaters win 2006 ISI Summer Competition

Man reports gun threat, gets arrested

Military events and activities

Moe, Edwards repeat in rainy Bear Paw 5K race

Mustang football camp starts Wednesday

Obesity problem prompts summer P.E.


Only God can be dictator

Only God can be dictator

Panthers practice begins Monday

Penny losing its worth but memories are priceless

People We Know

Photo: Relief

Plan to merge Fort Rich, Elmendorf takes shape

Post 33 JV team wins two more; varsity drops two

Ranger kills two bears in local area

Roberts wins disc golf tournament

Rock throwing incidents cause injuries, damage

School may start minus teacher pact

Thanks and I'm sorry

Thanks and I'm sorry

The young man is a hero

The young man is a hero

This Week

Time Was

Two businessmen want veterans' memories to stay alive

Under the Influence

Water, water everywhere - yeah, we wished!

We're wasting another boom

We're wasting another boom

William 'Zeke' Schetzle

Yard - or garden - of the week

Jul - 27 - 2006

A Taste of Chugiak-Eagle River

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT - Katrina Austen Stone George

Arsonist targets abandoned vehicle

Athlete of the Week - Jaimie Wharton

Benson comes to Eagle River for Pancakes and Politics

Bicyclist struck, injured by truck

Chaparrals team selection is Monday

CHS fall athletics swing into motion

Chugiak cheerleading tryouts Monday

Chugiak grad Engibous All-American swimmer for Ouachita

Chugiak High cross country practice begins

Chugiak JV Legion team clinches league title, tournament first seed

Chugiak-Eagle River native releases "Salmon and Sockeye"

Collision kills two, injures two guardsmen

Community rallies around displaced Eagle River family

Comprehensive Plan public hearing rescheduled

Crow Pass victors grateful to competitors

Day camp accentuates the positive

Driving under the influence

Eagle River Legion team readies for qualifying tournament

Eagle River Lions Club asks for community vigilance

Eagle River man found guilty of murder, attempted murder

Eagle River sport docket nearly set

Eagle Scout asks for help supporting deployed troops

Football practice starts Monday

Future guardians fly high on flight refueling mission

Geese have taken over Fire Lake; city should act to protect our health

Governor seeks arts and humanities nominations

High school registration for students new to district scheduled

Hitchhiker discovered with drug paraphernalia

Kings are few, late in Meadow Creek

Lions seek silent auction and Wild Game Feed support

Loan first among women, fourth overall, in Moose Nuggest Duathlon

Longtime Mirror Lake Middle School principal to move on

Military events and activities

Monday, July 31

Mustang hardballers complete six-game set

Mustangs host volleyball camps

Net profits tax on oil is vulnerable to manipulation, so go for simplicity

Numbers dilemma for Eagle River football


Outsiders take range competition

Pair of one-run losses sink Knik in Junior boys baseball tourney at home

People We Know

Photo: Drilling with wolves

Photo: Eaglewood Eden

Photo: Murkowski talks gas pipeline

Photo: Pack, paddle

Photo: Table reserved

Photo: Tourney time

Potential fight leads to disorderly conduct charge

Prank damages Eagle River man's car

Question of the Week: Should smoking be allowed in public places?

Rifle club releases match results

Rosane seventh in Hammerman Tri

Saturday, July 29

Secondhand smoke ban still up in air

Smokers should organize themselves

State and its people need and deserve a fair oil tax structure

Sunday, July 30

Thursday, August 3

Thursday, July 27

Time Was

Trespasser moves in, leaves dog waste, beer behind

Tuesday, August 1

Wednesday, August 2

When the editor's away, the reporters will write - if they can find a topic

Aug - 03 - 2006


Anchorage motorist changes tune, rolls vehicle

Athlete of the Week

Birthday cards for Shawn

Candidates poised for primary election

Chugiak coach looking for more gridiron players

Chugiak JV Legion team steps out early

Collision on the Glenn

Commentary: Alaskan experience sometimes takes more than one try

Distracted motorist drives off highway

Driving under the influence

Eagle River goes 1-2 in season-ending tournament

EOSO bazaar applications being accepted

Flag football fever to descend on Chugiak, Eagle River high schools

Girl learns about business one magnet at a time

Hits, defense take CHS to legion championships

Lifesaving thanks for CVFD

Local high school teams are off and running

Local music students tell of international adventures

Military events and activities

Officials prepare for teacher talks


People We Know

Photo: A halting accident

Photo: Breakfast with Binkley

Photo: Four weed eaters

Photo: Fuzzy companion

Photo: Perennial oasis

Predators take greatest toll on moose

Professional athletes share life, game lessons with children

Proposed herbicide use raises doubts

Saturday, Aug. 5

Shop Talk

Sports Briefs

Summer program graduates record number of students

Sunday, Aug. 6

The novelty of summer has clearly passed

Things look bright for Eagle River

Thursday, Aug. 3

Time Was

Tool theft leads to warrant service

Tuesday, August 8

Vandalism on the roadway

Wasilla man rolls vehicle

Woman collapses, drugs suspected

Aug - 10 - 2006

Absentee voting options

After year off, Arctic Thunder plans booming air show


Annual Walk for Seniors Saturday

Another vehicle likely hit by BB, say police

Athlete of the Week

Best place to express opinion is in voting booth

BP finally repairing more than image

Can't wait until payday - or morning

Coach opens swim season for two schools

Disappointed in Anna

Driving under the influence

Ellet "Allan" Seavey

Family-school partnerships increase student success

Food pantry seeks volunteers

Friday, Aug. 11

Game feed Saturday

Gruening passes No Child test, two schools fail

How teen girls make the most of high school memories

I support Nancy

John James Mitchell

Kincaid strives to reclaim her independence

Late night caller, potential victim

Local college campus grows

Making senior year count for college

Military events and activities

Monday, Aug. 14

More free park parking needed

Murkowski's behavior has made me partisan

On The Gridiron


People We Know

Photo: Big fella

Photo: Blooms abound

Photo: Go 'Stangs!

Photo: Go Wolves!

Photo: Ribbitting performance

Post 33 takes second at state tournament

Preppy and bohemian-inspired looks make the grade

Property tax payment options

PTA members share back-to-school tips

Question of the Week: What's the best place to take summer visitors in Alaska?

Road to Washington?

Saturday, Aug. 12

She coaches CHS gymnasts, while he handles Wolves

Shop Talk

Sunday, Aug. 13

Thursday, August 17

Time Was

Tips from the teacher of the year

Tuesday, August 15

Wednesday, August 16

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman's fantasy turns cabbage, moose into art

Aug - 17 - 2006

$70 million insurance settlement to benefit soldiers

86 Chugiak spikers attend try outs



Albert Loop Trail closed while bears feed on salmon

ASD: Election on first day of school should be OK

Athlete of the Week

Ballot Measure 1 seeks to cut campaign donations

Being on bear alert is no fun

Caught with his knickers down

Chugiak-Eagle River needs its own government

Dad serving in Baghdad logs on to watch son's birth in Florida

Driving under the influence

Eagle River girls love flag football

Eagle River volleyball to go with four teams

Fairclough, Kott race heating up

Fred Meyer employee charged with theft

Gymnastics coach hopes numbers rise

It's time to decide

Look for higher voter turnout courtesy of Frank


Military events and activities

Monday, Aug. 21

Mustangs run out of gas, in opener

Not disappointed at all

Not-so-gated community

Oh baby, baby, baby


Patron nabs shoplifter, police discover stolen badge

Photo: Alternative entertainment

Photo: Looks good, tastes great

Photo: Not just a walk

Photo: Staying close to Mom

Photo: Training

Photos: Arctic Thunder in stormy skies

Question of the Week: How do you feel about heading back to school?

Rainy CHS tennis team perseveres

Saturday, Aug. 19

Science Beat - Removing the mystery from Alaska's washboard roads

Son charged in family feud

Sunday, Aug. 20

Teen angst, assault

Tennis coach: Eagle River looking good

The fairest garden family of them all

They're off !

Thursday, Aug. 17

Time Was

To the Point: Chugiak-Eagle River needs its own government

Tuesday, Aug. 22

Watch out for the women

Wednesday, Aug. 23

Where to cast your vote

Wolves, Mustangs don't mind crowded pool

You make me sick

Aug - 24 - 2006

2005 cyclist champ Loan places third in 2006


Alaskan medical team aids Khaan Quest 2006 participants

Athlete of the Week

Biggest election winners were the people

Chugiak grid squad searching for first win

Dog attack shocks lab owner

Driving under the influence

Eagle River takes lumps in 58-0 drubbing

Easy with that bear spray!

Employee helps himself to cash

Eric Rogers Iditarod fundraiser

Evil Escapades goes to the fair

Fire department jet boat responds to kayak scare

Four-vehicle accident stalls Glenn traffic

Frank Knight

Friday, Aug. 25

Inaugural girls flag football jamboree Saturday

It took a lot of legs

Keep BP maintenance program on ground, please

Khaan Quest 2006 command post exercise a success

Kott voted out; Dahlstrom wins

Liapis scores low despite high water

Local scouts do a wee bit of traveling - all the way to Scotland

Locals say yes to Palin

Locals well represented in Humpy's Marathon

Michelle Rinehart

Military events and activities

Monday, Aug. 28

Motorist causes rollover, flees scene

Muni: Town center deal inches closer

New ROTC program attracts one in 10 students


Old Fashioned Tent Revival scheduled


Our simple-minded U.S. leaders are the real terror

Pair grateful to survive plane crash

Photo: Clear for crossing

Photo: Father and fundraiser

Photo: Spiritual release

Photo: That's some yard!

Photo: What's new, pussycat?

Question of the Week: What is the strangest thing your dog has ever eaten?

Rosanes second in Jack and Jill bike race

Saturday, Aug. 26

Say no to Anchorage

Sunday, Aug. 27

Sweet justice

Swimmers dive in Friday

Teachers must find time to study tentative agreement

Thanks a million

Thanks for supporting ERHS

Thursday, Aug. 24

Thursday, Aug. 31

Time Was

Tuesday, Aug. 29

Volleyball season begins this week

Wet Bartlet Relays wetter this year

Who gets on the ark

Who's inexperienced?

Wilkens third in Seward Silver Salmon Derby

Youth Court seeks local volunteers

Aug - 31 - 2006

ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT Tammy Lynn Gongliewski

Athlete of the Week

CHS unbeaten, Eagle River in mix at flag football fest

Closure starts 50 years after plane crash

Dog attack not surprising

Dogs should not be left out on chains

Driving under the influence

Eagle River falls prey to Service Cougars 43-10

Eagle River man charged with multiple sexual abuse counts

Eagle River swim coach points to progress in loss

Eagle River, CHS runners in mid-pack at Skyview

Editorial was prejudiced

Friday, Sept. 8

It's all for Shawn - thanks

Local musher's Iditarod dream continues in life and on page

Locals respond to Assembly's smoking ordinance

Military events and activities

Monday, Sept. 4

Muni ready to build dam

Mustangs burst out in first win: 47-24 over West


Photo: A lovely yard

Photo: Bird of remembrance

Photo: Close call

Photo: Designated dining area

Photo: Revival

Rain may help Birchwood boy's giant cabbage at Fair

Saturday, Sept. 2

Shop Talk

Soldiers reflect on unique peacekeeping exercise

South nips CHS

Summer road projects wrapping up despite rain

Thank you, Logan

Thursday, Aug. 31

Time Was

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Vehicle totaled on wet roadway

Volleyballs flying everywhere as season opens for slew of teams

Watch out, Tony, Mike and Don

Wednesday, Sept. 6

Sep - 07 - 2006

600 Alaska soldiers train for Iraq war conditions

Alaska lawmakers honored for road-safety laws


Athlete of the Week

CHS wins first tennis match - against Wolves

CHS, Eagles split swim meet

CHS, ERHS gymnasts start today

Chugiak's offensive front gets best of East


Comprehensive Plan hearing Monday

Driver totals Corvette, TV options

Driving under the influence

Eight vie for six Chamber board seats

Friday, Sept. 8

Global warming, terrorism not the only threats

Junk food ban

Keep pets under control

Let's ban a bunch more stuff

Local teams out-flagged by East, Service highs

Military events and activities

Monday, Sept. 11

Mushing class Tuesday

New businesses rate success after first year


People Mover goes laptop-friendly

Photo: Bomb scare

Photo: Bull-headed

Photo: On the line

Purse nabbed in church theft

Saturday, Sept. 9

Scout is grateful

Seat belt law

Senior project appreciated

Senior Singleton wins APU race for Eagle River High

Smoke-free bars

South out-swims Eagle River

Stop swatting and drop the big one

Student project on child obesity wins national award

Students adapt to junk-food ban

Sunday, Sept. 10

Teachers have enough

Teachers: Bargaining team seeks new blood

Thursday, Sept. 14

Time Was

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Volunteers needed to help flood victims

War is peace with GOP, Bush

Wardrobe woes

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Wolves fall to first-place South

Wonchala hopes to shine in Miss America documentary

Sep - 14 - 2006

$10,487 and counting

108 military youth graduate

A WeatherBuilt home performs better during storm season

Academy open house



Athlete of the Week


Branching out

CHS, Wolves in middle of large pack at Kincaid

Chugiak tennis gets second win; Service beats Wolves

Cozy ideas for a warmer winter, from the ground up

Dr. Edward Spencer

Eagle River nips Chugiak for third place in season-opening gymnastics

Elmendorf prepares to absorb Kulis aircraft, manpower

Enrollment increase here helps ASD

Escape high heating bills now

Fort Rich live-fire drills to rattle ranges through Sept. 22

Golf store owner's next round on anti-terrorism course

Here are the facts

History seminar Saturday

I'll work for the people, not the companies

Jay's, Elite Tae Kwon Do schools shine

Local flag squads win round two

Local students collect water for preparedness project

Merry Merchant Munch to have Winter Wonderland walk

Military events and activities

Monday, Sept. 18

Mountain Mary wins moose shot contest

Mustangs return hot from desert tourney

Nanotechnology offers insulating benefits

Old business photos sought

Ombudsman sides against Senior Center


Open Vibe

Patricia Armstrong

Photo: Fishin' in the rain

Photo: Money matters

Photo: Smash

Photo: The grandest yard of all

Photo: Wounded Wolves

Prepare the fireplace now

Quick roof maintenance tips

Readers bag trophy moose pics

Remembering Sept. 11 - good, bad and ugly


Richard Larkin

Saturday, Sept. 16

Several Mustangs make splash in dual meet with Dimond

Solving the mystery of the missing $40,000 doorstop

Stay the course

Sup with friends

Tammy Siegel

Teachers work more than most realize

Thursday, Sept. 14

Time to move on

Time Was

Tips for easing energy bills during winter

Toilets get no respect - until it's too late

Tuesday, Sept. 19

'Walking School Bus' cuts gridlock at Alpenglow


Wednesday, Sept. 20

Wine auction needs items

Wolves bring home first-place swimming trophy, sort of

Wolves score twice in 56-12 loss to West

Woman continues Sept. 11 tradition to aid AFD

Sep - 21 - 2006

Driving under the influence

1,155 times thanks

Active Homestead students earn Healthy Futures honors


Athlete of the Week

CHS boys win, girls lose swim meet to T-Birds

Chugiak volleyball tied for first

Chugiak volleyball tied for first

Cougars claw homecoming game from CHS

Daniel Knisley

Drive-through suspect demands side of cash

Eagle River flaggers keep at it

Eagle River High tennis team nets first win in two years

Eklutna Inc. releases land for 97 homes

Ella Bradfield

Found ticket leads to arrest

Friday, Sept. 29

Gymnasts overpowered by South

Halcro's PFD idea is political suicide

KidsDay aims at creating successful adults

Local Boys and Girls Club receives grant

Local quilters hope many will think pink

Local teams ready to run at Regions

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake wins three of four races at meet

Monday, Sept. 25

More growing pains ahead

Mustang flag football on a roll

One wild ride


Palin, Pancakes & Politics

Pay teachers before funding sports

People We Know

Photo: Autumn races in

Photo: Here to serve

Photo: Nicely framed

Photo: Raising spirits

Photo: Ready to ride

Plan hits traffic jam

Question of the Week: What is your favorite comfort food?

Retiring Lizette Stiehr to refocus her energy

Saturday, Sept. 23

Senior Center director got bad rap

Suspect demands piece of the pie

Tammy Siegel

Thanks for helping us say thanks

Thursday, Sept. 21

Thursday, Sept. 28

Time Was

Title 21 rewrite process extended

Tri swim meet rare double dual for Wolves

Tuesday, Sept. 26

Vandals damage pickup

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Wolves fall to second-ranked Bartlett 46-6

Wolves volleyballers win two

Young must answer questions

Sep - 28 - 2006

$10,000 haul in Chugiak


ALASKA STAR SPOTLIGHT: Chris Randle Boquecosa

Athlete of the Week

Autism support group established


Black bear eats family's Chihuahua

Burglary, stolen car suspects elude police

Chugiak rifle team takes aim

Consortium to meet to discuss Title 21

Eagle River gymnasts break 100-point mark

Eagle River sending two runners, Chugiak one, to state meet

Eagle River volleyballers lose to West, beat Service

Fort Rich unit helps returning soldiers to cope

Gubernatorial candidates debate at Chugiak Tuesday

Happy with Hagees

I knew Knowles was going places

John William Sheerin

Lavon Mearkle

Major road work ahead


Military events and activities

Miss Chugiak-Eagle River upcoming

Monday, Oct. 2

Mustang gymnasts second to Wolverines

Mustangs hold off Bartlett, stay alive

Mustangs tennis team wins two, loses one


Photo: Fall's fireworks

Photo: Hot off the grill fundraising

Photo: Know when to hold 'em

Photo: Saving a dance for her

Question of the Week: When do you predict the first significant snowfall will be?

Saturday, Sept. 30

Seven-year-old Dirkes murder case yet to go to trial

Terrorism not the only threat

Thursday, Oct. 5

Thursday, Sept. 28

Time Was...

Tuesday, Oct. 3

Varsity Mustang spikers sweep T-birds from first place tie

Voters ID requirement is solution in search of problem

Wednesday, Oct. 4

Why no moment of silence?

Wolves host Mustangs at homecoming

Wolves shooters look sharp

Wolves vs. Mustangs: Has a rivalry been born?

Young people get chance to save old language

Oct - 05 - 2006

172nd members were aware of the risks

3,500 bound for 12 months in Iraq


Annual diving invite at Chugiak

Athelete of the Week

Bright Beginnings for School House

Bright Beginnings for School House

Business owners take mobile advertising to new level

Candidates face off

Carrs offers inoculations

CHS Mustang flaggers advance

CHS to host girls hoops clinics

Chugiak gymnasts reach season high 150 points

Chugiak rifle team edges Eagle River

Chugiak swimmers douse Bartlett; Dimond swamps Eagle River

Chugiak volleyball presented with All-Academics commendation

Citizens can help plan future of state parks

Couple sentenced after misappropriating $350,000

Desperately seeking Amy

Disoriented driver

Driving under the influence

ERCHS Eagles win coed soccer championship in Anchorage

Explaining how the state PFD works- in kidspeak

Farewell to The Star - keep it local

Friday, Oct. 13

Friday, Oct. 6

Have laptop, will travel

Henry takes two events in Bartlett Invitational Swim Meet

High Power Rifle Match at BRSP Sunday

Holiday turkeys wanted

Huntington to speak at forum

Indiscriminant burglary

Judy Ann Smith

Julia Elena Checa

Landscaping makes an amazing difference

Little "love" lost in Region IV championship tennis finals

Local author: Be single, pregnant and happy!

Locals in homeschool organization celebrate 20 years

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake, Gruening runners ready for All-School Championship meet

Monday, Oct. 9

Mumma leads local high school runners at state meet

Murder mystery on Soupy's menu

Mustangs secure playoff berth at Wolves' expense

Mustangs stack All-CIC gridiron squad, including Defensive Player of the Year


Park planners hold open houses

People We Know

Permanent Fund Dividend check: Gift or entitlement?


Photo: It's mad, mad Wednesday

Photo: Night lights

Photo: No appointment necessary

Photo: Signing Causes Shivers

Pro-choice or pro-abortion?

Question of the Week: How will you spend your Permanent Fund Dividend check?

Retired cop tackles suspect

Saturday, Oct. 7

Service bounces Wolves from flag football playoffs in round one

Sunday, Oct. 8

Super Suppers to host fundraising event

Super Suppers to host fundraising event

Thanks for supporting CVFD

This year's PFD check ninth largest

Thomas Eugene Burkwist

Thursday, Oct. 5

Time Was

Title 21 chapters released

Top 25 stock holdings for the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

VFW issues essay contest

Wednesday, Oct. 11

What is Alaska like?

Wireless move

Wireless move

Oct - 12 - 2006

ACS celebrates new location


All-arounder gymnasts abound on local teams

Annual bounty of bazaars, craft shows

Athlete of the Week

Chamber of commerce takes stand against Ballot Measure 2

CHS boosters take aim at new scoreboard, Astroturf

Chugiak defeats East

Chugiak- Eagle River's destiny could soon be calling

Chugiak finishes second to Bartlett in CIC flag finale

Community Bazaar Calendar

CVFD reminds residents to 'Watch What You Heat'

Father, son fight near one another in Iraq war

Goodbye, Kate

Gridiron girls make for more than a good game to watch

'Heart' and 'Hi-Res' on the move

Impending winter brings new safety concerns

Kitchen Fire 101

Local takes on new 'Waste' endeavor

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake records historic sweep in run championships

Munch participants wanted

New Cellular One location

New 'Feed & Seed' owner

Paul "Bud" E. Fillmore Sr.

Photo: Creative diversion

Photo: Fall in

Photo: New destiny

Photo: Palin campaigns chamber

Photo: Passing through

Photo: Police chief speaks on local enforcement

Question of the Week:
How would you encourage people to be firewise?

Sneak peek into local author Begich's mind

Sports Shorts

Suppernanny comes to Eagle River

Thanks from Mirror Lake Middle School

Time has moved on, Dirkes trial stands still

Time running out on temporary air quality program

Time Was
It happened 25 years ago this week...

Today the Alaska Star, tomorrow the world

Tony Knowles has what it takes for Juneau

West wins team tennis title, Chugiak claims mixed doubles

What's news in Chugiak-Eagle River

Why is there no Medicare in Eagle River or Anchorage?

Wildlife dangers a reality for local pets

Oct - 19 - 2006

A family united by a divisive war

A shattering vandalism


Alaska's youth answer the call of patriotism, tradition

APD seeks public's help in tracking thieves

Athlete of the Week

CHS JV football team finishes year unbeaten, atop CIC standings

Chugiak girls basketball to hold in-service clinics Friday and Nov. 10.

Chugiak High marksmen set CIC standard

Chugiak's Henry among state top 16 in four events

Creative local winter recreation abounds

Denise C. Edwards

Driving under the influence

Eagle Academy Charter School exceeds expectations

Eagle River boys basketball offers in-service clinic Friday

Eagle River growth is getting out of control

Eagle River Panthers advance to state championships

Eagle River shooting critically injures woman

Eagle River woman charged with embezzlement

Eagle River, Chugiak place two each on Service-Dimond All-Tourney team

Fairclough is special and interested

Firefighter, dogs injured in residential fire

Friday, Oct. 20

Gravel deal

Health fair poster contest at Senior Center

Henry William Smith

Junior statesmen offer thanks

Mildred Hibpshman

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Oct. 23

Mustangs fifth among 23 teams in Southside Tourney

Mustangs shut out by Colony in state semifinals

Mustangs sweep swim meet with Senior Night flair

No cheers for Pop Warner program


Pancakes provide fuel for Iditarod dreams

Parts stolen from local business

People We Know

Photo: A son remembered, an uncle introduced

Photo: ACS opens new doors

Photo: All in the family

Photo: Breakfast with Huntington

Photo: Dinner with a side of drama

Photo: I see you

Photo: On the way to fire safety

Photo: Right on track

Question of the Week:
What is your favorite form of winter recreation?

Road article misses the design mark

Saturday, Oct. 21

Stryker soldiers build relationships, security in Iraq

Sunday, Oct. 22

Thank you, Eagles

The importance of the Alaska Star

Thursday, Oct. 19

Thursday, Oct. 26

Time Was
It happened 30 years ago this week . . .

Volleyball clinic tomorrow

Wednesday, Oct. 25

West, South dominate 2006 State Invite Tennis Championships

Where have all the trees gone?

Wolves' B, C levels nearly gain rifle victory

Oct - 26 - 2006



Athlete of the Week

Basketball clinics big draws for in-service day

Bazaar Calendar

Bears upend Panthers in Pop Warner championships


Caught red handed

CHS coach, nine players set for Al-Aska Shriners football game Saturday

Chugiak boys basketball program in-service clinic Nov. 10

Chugiak man shed of property

Chugiak seniors beat Bartlett 3-1 in last home volleyball meet

Chugiak, Eagle River gymnasts endseason as one

Chugiak, Eagle River ski practices begins Monday

Chugiak, Eagle River wrestling starts in earnest

Covering the real cost of medical care

Diet tips for more flexible joints

Disorderly shoplifter racks up charges

Driving under the influence

Eagle River candidates question each other, debate

Eagle River High to go with two small hockey teams

Fairclough accusations unjust

Fairclough ad misleading

Fleischhacker wins state small bore silhouette championship

Following up on prior local health, wellness patients

Friday, Oct. 27

Gladys Dixson

Glenn Herring

Jack D. McFatridge

Justice is slow process for Eagle River family

Juvenile rape reported

Konrad's Workshop creates bowls for Bean's

Lester, Niedermeyer named to State All-Tourney football team

Local congregation moves on, in

Low numbers leave CHS hockey with 22 varsity, 13 JV

Military events and activities

Mustangs soaked by Service in regular season finale

Nature Club brings elementary students outside to their subject


Photo: Aiming for tranquility

Photo: All geared up

Photo: An afternoon of reflection

Photo: Breakfast with Bunde

Photo: It's a bazaar season

Photo: Preparing for the trail

Photo: Proud to serve

Photo: The candidates speak

Question of the Week:
What are you going to be for Halloween?

Saturday, Oct. 28

Sunday, Oct. 29

Thursday, Nov. 2

Thursday, Oct. 26

Time Was
It happened 5 years ago this week...

Tools and stereo stolen from local business

Top youth volunteers sought

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Wednesday, Nov. 1

What women need to know about the flu, vaccinations

Wolves best West

Nov - 02 - 2006

A principal friendship strengthened through illness

Accident injures juvenile



Athlete of the Week

Baxter mending for now; Adams improving

Bought any old maps lately?

Children's services building renamed in honor of Chugiak resident

CHS qualifies five, ERHS three for state finals

CHS varsity wresting coach resigns; New coach to be named Monday

Chugiak girls third, Eagle River seventh in finale

Chugiak JV volleyball wins tournament

Chugiak to open Region volleyball tourney with West tonight

Chugiak-Eagle River girls team loses, but still measures up

Donated equipment stolen from nature center

Eagle River campus fills Community Schools gap

Eagle River wrestlers to split ranks for varsity, JV Invites

Eagle River, Chugiak bowlers begin season on a roll

Early snowfall has coaches, athletes eager

Finke selected as Pop Warner All-American

If you blink while reading this, you missed it all

Kudos to the Mac Center

Local man charged in shooting surrenders to police

Local rifle teams suffer sweep from Anchorage schools

Military events and activities

More than 300 soldiers reenlist in record-breaking ceremony

Nelchina Tier 2 caribou hunt changes cross the line


Patriotic curtain trumps new voting machine

Photo: A Knight to remember

Photo: City of Lights

Photo: Linking girls to the land

Photo: Preventive measures

Photo: SKIES the limit

Photo: Snowy shores

Question of the Week: Will you be voting on Election Day?

Sarah will bring new ideas and a fresh perspective

Self medicating

Stroll ends in multiple charges

Three injured in collision

Thursday, Nov. 2

Time Was:
It happened 10 years ago this week...

Vote for the small-town governor

Voters face big decisions on Election Day

Wolves hockey season begins in earnest with tough competition

Wolves need first-round win against Dimond tonight

Nov - 09 - 2006

Alaska Air National Guard in Afghanistan


Alaskan Guard takes over security mission in Kuwait

All in a day's work

ASD weapons, firearm policy isn't child's play

Athlete of the Week

CHS rifle team gains win over East, ERHS off mark

Chugiak wins, Eagle River loses in season-opening bowling meet

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey club wins big over Mat-Su team

Chugiak's Henry wins 100 butterfly state title

Consortium performs housecleaning

Dog Fair Saturday

Eagle Valley Resort: The ski area that never was

Elmendorf seeks environmental board representatives

Family band plays tune members of all ages can enjoy

Friday, Nov. 10

Good news for Snider; improvement for Cox

GOP holds on locally

Gruening teen arrested for drug possession

Hit and run with front yard

Humble predecessors of Eagle Valley Resort

Icy roads wreak havoc

Making sense of military benefits

Margaret O. Swanson

Mark A. Bontems

Meet the Artist Friday

Military events and activities

Monday, Nov. 13

Mustangs claim third place in CIC tourney, go to state

Mustangs look to defend tournament title

Mustangs place four on all-conference volleyball list

Niedermeyer Shriner's defensive player of the game


Operation Santa Claus marks 50th anniversary

Photo: Cold for Frosty

Photo: Enjoying the democratic process

Photo: Explosive fire

Photo: Fair play

Photo: Younger voters have their say

Police respond to domestic violence calls

Question of the Week: Why was it important for you to vote?

Rosella Bingham

Saturday, Nov. 11

Shackelford named CHS head wrestling coach

Six Southeast Alaskan soldiers among guardsmen in Kuwait

Soaring popularity of cellular phones pushing landlines back

Sunday, Nov. 12

Thursday, Nov. 16

Thursday, Nov. 9

Time to fire up the oven and pull out the blueprints

Time Was
It happened 15 years ago this week

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Unwelcome entry

Vandals break windows

Wednesday, Nov. 15

Wolves have Homer's number on the ice rink, win 5-1

Working together to bring a Purple Heart home

Nov - 16 - 2006


Athlete of the Week

Candidate offers gratitude

Chugiak bowlers split with West, Eagle River idle

Chugiak Chaparrals win cheerleading competition

Chugiak child enticed by stranger

Chugiak High rifle team fires off 7-0 win over Service

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team falls

Clear skies for Coast Guard meeting

Consortium performs housecleaning

Creative thanks

Disturbing gesture

Eagle River Valley, Eklutna outside fire service area but protected

Eagle River Wolves win second non-conference game

Eagle River’s Cannamore to play hoops at UAF

Engine block heater timer giveaway

Family in need

Floyd Deaver

Friday, Nov. 17

Good luck Anna, thanks to all

High school basketball begins Nov. 27

Holiday season is an ideal time for giving

Housing market strong but slowing

Military events and activities

Monday, Nov. 20

Mustangs skaters take Menard hockey classic

Mustangs win Bob Bailey Invitational

Mustangs win opener with Juneau, top five finish in state


People We Know: Acheivers

People We Know: Marriage

Photo: A Show of Respect

Photo: Food from the heart

Photo: Four-legged force

Photo: Grand champion Chaparrals

Photo: On a blade and a prayer

Photo: Soldier Show shines

Photos: Thanking those who've served

Poor choice of words

Question of the Week: What is the strangest thing you have had for Thanksgiving dinner?

Roadside show

Saturday, Nov. 18

Speedskating club races Saturday

Sports facility development funds in short supply for local high schools

Sunday, Nov. 19

Teenagers take to the workplace

The not-so-usual suspects

The real American idols

Thursday, Nov. 16

Thursday, Nov. 23

Time Was
It happened 21 years ago this week

Unlock the secrets of The Drawer

Vandals escape before police arrive

Wolves continue to improve, gain point against West

Nov - 23 - 2006

‘Tis the season to select a new TV screen: Tips on choosing one

A tradition of giving


Assembly seeks to fill Fairclough’s seat

Barbara Simpson

Christmas travel show to be filmed in Eagle River

CHS varsity pucksters lose to West, beat East

Chugiak-Eagle River girls claim pair of wins

Damage Done

Dan K. Petty

Donations for injured workers

Eagle River receives frigid reception on Fairbanks ice

Edna A. Johnson

Elnora Sensmeier

Gruening students and staff get an “A” for effort

Home invasion leads to stolen vehicle

Hot holiday toys for all ages

Icy roads make for hazardous driving conditions

Individual awards bestowed at Mustang volleyball end-of-season banquet

It’s almost Munch time

Leftovers are what make the holiday

Local ice conditions good for recreation

Local ice conditions good for recreation

Military events and activities

Most improved students make the grade

Mustang wrestlers add North/South Tourney to early season laurels

National youth speaker scheduled at Gruening


Peters Creek overflows banks

Photo: All signs point to college

Photo: Feathered sentinel

Photo: Hot pursuit

Photo: Safe passage

Photo: Trail play

Photo: Turkey with all the fixings

Question of the Week: What are you most thankful for during the holiday season?

Saturday, Nov. 25

Signs of change

Sniffing out crime

So the yarn goes

Special Olympic athletes score access to Elmendorf AFB

Speed skaters display mix of power, fluid form

Sunday, Nov. 26

Teen cited in hit-and-run

The ABCs of Christmas giving

Thursday, Nov. 23

Time to get packing

Time Was - It happened 25 years ago this week…

Tips for buying and using gift cards

Volk, Senden, Uehling tops in annual CHS Staff Turkey Shoot

Volleyball abounds at Mirror Lake

Welcome home your puppy with planning

Dec - 07 - 2006

Community comes through in time of need

Accounting students learn business practices, provide service to school


Alternative high school works on lowering student drop-out rate

Anchorage Clerk named Municipal Employee of the Year

APD recruiting for Citizen Academy

Athlete of the Week

AVA tryouts for grades 5-9 at Mirror Lake Middle School Sunday


Celebrating with sense

CER girls hockey team blanks Dimond-West

Christmas tree cutting available at many area locations

CHS boys varsity basketball team foregoes Outside tourney

City to fix Yosemite Drive drainage

Class seeks help in soldier letter writing project

Dena'ina Center on Schedule

Dyson staying put in Senate

Eagle River High students doing small things for big heroes

Eagle River woman among Biggest Loser's final five

Government Hill path best choice for Knik Arm traffic

High numbers for Eagle River girls basketball teams

Home venue not favorable to Chugiak, Eagle River bowlers

Individual honors at CHS swim banquet


Latex allergy story hits home

Marathon bus treks, two wins for Mustang hockey team

Media icon Augie Hiebert celebrates 90th birthday, service to local school

Merry Munchers

Middle school volleyball season to close with JV, varsity tournaments

Military Events & Activities

Mirror Lake grapplers look to defend ongoing championship string today

Monday, Dec. 11

Nine locals compete in Chugiak-Eagle River Scholarship Pageant


Photo: Breakfast with the big guy

Photo: Clean slate

Photo: Discovering the days of yore

Photo: Seasons collide in color

Photo: Winter Wonderland

Question of the Week: If you had all the money in the world, what one Christmas gift would you buy and for whom?

Rep. Stoltze pledges to seek funding for Chugiak Stadium turf

Road board rejects Eklutna bridge project

Saturday, Dec. 9

Seasonal social activities don'thave to mean unwanted pounds

Show us your Christmas cheer

Sufficient snowfall for high school ski race

Sufficient snowfall for high school ski race

Sunday, Dec. 10

Technology helps communications from Iraq, but personal touch can be missed

They came, they saw, they munched

Thursday, Dec. 14

Thursday, Dec. 7

Time Was
It happened 5 years ago this week...

Two scrimmage games yield average marks for Chugiak High girls varsity hoops

Volleyball seniors thank supporters

Wednesday, Dec. 13

Wipe out obscenities

Dec - 14 - 2006

A word of thanks



Annual Christmas Bird Count approaching

Anti-smoking ban referendum on April ballot

Athlete of the Week

Cellular One opens new store

Chugiak second to South in CIC rifle championship in slim loss

Chugiak ties top-ranked South in non-conference hockey

Comeau again says no to pay raise

Cooking oil fuels Peters Creek resident's family car


Deliciously creative gift giving ideas to whip up at home

Eagle River girls hoop program fields three teams

Eagle River sweeps West in varsity bowling action

Early winter break means added stress for some area teachers, students

ERHS boys, CHS girls fourth in Lynxloppet highlights Anchorage as transportation hub

Friday, Dec. 15

From the Editor

Gift cards sales thriving for local retailers

Grinch steals from elementary school fundraiser

Group reminds shoppers to keep toy safety in mind

Heritage Christian steals away Wolves' season

History of the Christmas stocking

Holiday gift giving steps out of the box

Hopes for new heart temporarily dashed for Stockwell

Ideas for gifts for the unusual, hard-to-buy-for person

In contrast to jeans, a new television always fits

It's great to live in Alaska

McEwen working with local clinic

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake wrestling string snapped, second in city tournament

Mustang wrestlers keep undefeated season going with dual meet


Photo: All is calm

Photo: Pottery play

Photo: Reindeer games

Photo: Sleigh bells ring

Photo: Soup's on

Question of the Week:

Salvation Army strikes gold

Santa Claus targeted in theft

Saturday, Dec. 16

School candy limitations are unfair

Scouting is fun, educational

Secret messages sent home from the war

Sleeping Lady Lions tree of giving seeks elves

Sunday, Dec. 17

Suspension, expulsion numbers announced

Tanaka's takes third in state karate championships

Thanks for the wonderful tree lighting event

Thunderbird Falls is a great place to live

Thursday, Dec. 21

Time Was
It happened 10 years ago this week...

Tis the season for last-minute gift $hopping

Trailer park chase Smash and grab Ammo for previously burgled gun stolen Parked car vandalized, doughnuts taken Juvenile admits to burglary Construction site burgled

Vandals burn, bash Eaglewood mailboxes

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Wild times at the Eagle River Nature Center

Wolves varsity hockey team ends week with best effort Saturday

Dec - 21 - 2006


Actors, crew sought for local production


Area's two high schools to graduate on different days

Athlete of the Week


Christmas gift ideas can help keep kids happy - and active

Christmas wish puts season in perspective

Chugiak-Eagle River Comprehensive Plan approved

Do homework before giving to charities

Don't berate cautious drivers

Donations for locals requested

Eagle River Christian boys score pair of lopsided wins

Eagle River girls open season with losses

Eagle River High's tank runs low in 4-3 hockey loss

Eagle River Rotary

Food baskets make for happier holiday meals

Friday, Dec. 22

Fullmers battle in Palmer Elks title game

Health-related gadgets this year's hot gifts

Hibbard runner-up on The Biggest Loser

Holiday cheer lights up the night, local homes

Junior Nordic program makes learning to ski fun

Kids say the darndest things

Letters to Santa

McCurtain solid in net, provides win in penalty-riddled game

Military events and activities

Monday, Dec. 25

Mushers prep for Iditarod at Sheep Mountain

Mustang wrestlers second in Christmas Classic

Odd, opulent are the true stuff of holiday gift giving


Photo: Budding birch

Photo: D.A.R.E. to be drug free

Photo: Hit the slopes

Photo: Solemn salute

Photo: Sounds of the season

Raven Court home wins first place in Thunderbird Heights lighting contest

Saturday, Dec. 23

Section 25 gravel deal ends debate

Simple celebrating makes a fulfilling holiday

Simple rules for ethical governing

Stocking stuffer tips that fill kids with cheer

Sunday, Dec. 24

Thursday, Dec. 21

Time Was
It happened 15 years ago this week...

Watson bastion in net for CER girls

What do Alaskans really know about UA's Board of Regents?

What do you want most for Christmas?

Wolves go 1-2 in Cougar Tip- Off basketball tournament

Wreath laying ceremony honors veterans

Dec - 28 - 2006

2006 sport highlight replays


Jill A. Galbraith

Anchorage restaurants need to get on board with healthier frying trend

Athlete of the Week

Benefit Tuesday for former resident


Campbell examines past, present and future

Cayle Byers wins in Reno

Chugiak pucksters lose 2-1 in non-conference game to West Friday

Chugiak pucksters lose 2-1 in non-conference game to West Friday

Club members post fast times on McDonald short track

Crimes, capers and close calls among 2006's most memorable police reports

Driving under the influence

Fairclough resigns from Assembly

Families illuminate Jayhawk Drive with fire, ice during holidays

Gilpin fastest at Saturday's Beach Lake Cheechako race

Giving credence to Darwin's theory

Junk food, strike make the grade for 2006

Keeping local sled dog racing on the trail for 56 years

Loan best among locals in Besh Cup 1, 2

Local land use survey completed for consortium

McGuire's criminal offense legislation doesn't go far enough

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake students graduate from D.A.R.E program

New rates set for Chugiak ambulance services


Photo: Man's best friend

Photo: Season of giving

Photo: Slippery slope

Photo: Stellar scout sales

Question of the Week
What is your biggest resolution for the new year?

Saturday, Dec. 30

Six legislators a-lunching

Star performer

Sunday, Dec. 31

Teachers should be able to wear bargaining buttons in classroom

Thursday, Jan. 4

Time Was ...
It Happened 19 Years Ago This Week

Tree recycling collection begins today

Tuesday, Jan. 2

Wednesday, Jan. 3