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Jan - 11 - 2007


Allison Kate Chase

Army takes construction cues from private sector

Athlete of the Week

Big Buck winners announced


CAC wins Highest Percent Improvement again in state age-group meet

CHS girls to tangle with statewide teams

Chugach State Park opens Peters Creek for snowmachines

Chugiak High third in Dimond Prep Shootout

Chugiak hockey team plays Dimond, East after break

Chugiak sweeps East in conference-opening C and JV games

Daughter discovers break-in

Eagle River boys join league play in big way

Educated bill has prevention potential

Employee entrance

Fairclough says farewell to Assembly

Fire kills boy, severely burns three in Eagle River home

First of two murals ready for viewing at Eagle River High

Generosity at benefit dinner was greatly appreciated

Local foursome fares well at Senior Nationals Nordic Races

Local representatives prepare for upcoming session

Masses come to Chugiak for annual cross-country classic

Maybe she thought he was “done”

Military events and activities

Monday, Jan. 15

Murkowski jet's price tag is questionable

No smoke or bullets near me, please

OK, which is it, 7.5-hour days or 10-hour days for teachers


Photo: After the storm

Photo: Illuminating discussion

Photo: Mustangs avenged

Races at Beach Lake Trails on sufficient snow

Residential police standoff ends without incident

Saturday, Jan. 13

Section 25 dedicated as municipal parkland Friday

Sort of a false alarm

Sunday, Jan. 14

Thursday, Jan. 11

Thursday, Jan. 18

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

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Valley River Center deal may be complete by end of month

Weather delays Consortium releasing Title 21 survey results

Wednesday, Jan. 17

What would you like to have addressed at the upcoming legislative session?

Wolves contend in Kenai Duals last week, host JV tournament Saturday

Wolves varsity hockey team has four games this week

Jan - 18 - 2007

A warranted stop


Collin Michael Becker

Another great year

Applicants for vacant Assembly Seat 2C

Assembly picks Starr to replace Fairclough until April

Athlete of the Week

Avoid those wedding bill blues with help from your home equity

Bird Count records near record numbers despite snow


Bridal gowns speak to the seasons, new wedding trends

Carmen Rita Cianfrani

Chugiak burglary

Chugiak girls second to Palmer in T-Bird Classic, Wolves win award

Chugiak wins pair on ice; Wolves winless in three-pack

Chugiak, Eagle River highs fare well in Wolves JV grappling invite

Chugiak-Eagle River girls win two out of three hockey games

Close counts in horseshoes, not hoops, as Wolves' boys lose twice

Create memorable wedding tradition with wine

Create the perfect wedding day look with professional assistance

Driving under the influence

East, South highs win at Chugiak Stampede

Edna W. Seabolt

Either UAA funds its hockey program or not try to compete at this level

Elaine E. Lepper

Electric utilities need to reconnect

For Callan, it all started with engine trouble in 1951

Friday, Jan. 19

Guard soldiers build international rapport in Kuwait

John Edward Brusuelas


Mentors matched with students at Eagle River Elementary

Military events and activities

Monday, Jan. 22

Mustang wrestlers win fourth statewide tournament

Mustangs drop conference opener to East


Outstanding warrant

Photo: Iced Wolves

Photo: Pioneer pride

Photo: Quality time

Photo: Rural bunny

Power crises no time for squabbles

Power struggle

Saturday, Jan. 20

Settle the spat between utilities for the sake of the customers

Sports Shorts

State House members prepare for upcoming session

Sunday, Jan. 21

Thursday, Jan. 18

Thursday, Jan. 25

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

Tips on how to be the ideal wedding guest

Trump towers, but not in Hollywood

Unique locations can make wedding day special

Warm, fed and gone

Warrant served

Wednesday, Jan. 24

We're all concerned about children, including teachers' offspring

What is your favorite word?

Jan - 25 - 2007

517th Airlift Squadron flies last combat C-130 mission

A $10K write-off in the kleptocracy

A good time was had by all


Mary Graber

Athlete of the Week

Authorities investigating recent church burglaries

Betty Raulerson

Chugiak girls beat West, Bartlett; Eagle River still winless

Chugiak's Wheeler, McMullen playing catch-up in league stat race

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team on a roll

Committee assignments passed out in Juneau


Eagle River on short end of games with Houston, Bartlett

Eagle River proves ideal for foreign exchange students

Educators seek to develop lifelong exercise habits for students

Eklutna Inc. requests changes to Powder Reserve master plan

Guess what I have in my pocket

If English is the accepted language, why do we have to press 1 to hear it?

If you could take a vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Judith Faye Ramage

Local racers part of new generation of competitors

Local speedskaters fare well in Speedskate-Skate Ski Duathlon

Mid-winter softball clinics

Military events and activities

Monday, Jan. 29

Mustangs hope to win conference tournament title at home

Mustangs tie East, defeat West Valley

Niedermeyer, Cannamore both rack up 25 points in CHS and ERHS losses

Night with the Stars Feb. 17, author Bryson to speak

O'CConnor wins annual Business Person's Sled Dog Race

One child dies, two others still critical after fire


Phony officer assaults women

Photo: Heave! Snow!

Photo: It's just business

Photo: On the lookout

Photo: Stack 'em high

Possible connected burglaries

Research project in need of Alaskan contributions

Saturday, Jan. 27

Some local legislators hope for no special sessions

Student seeks Alaskan information, items

Sunday, Jan. 28

Survey reveals residents' desire to control growth, stay rural

The survey says . . .

Thursday, Feb. 1

Thursday, Jan. 25

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

Tool man arrested

Tree of Giving thank you

Under the influence

Weaver ranks first in girls CIC hockey goals, points

Wednesday, Jan. 31

Wolves idle this week, Mustangs had bye last week

Feb - 01 - 2007


Melody Anne Stannard

Arctic Valley and Anchorage Ski Club Timeline

Athlete of the Week

Betty Lou Raulerson

Burt Huffman

Chugiak girls defeat Service

Chugiak girls third, boys seventh; Eagle River squad lays fallow

Chugiak, Eagle River skiers in the mix in dual-style Skiathlon race

Chugiak-Eagle River girls team wins, loses and ties

Club seeks to connect Arctic Valley, Eagle River via hiking trail system

D-icey driving

D-icey driving

Eagle River Christian boys hoop squad wins again

Eagle River dispatched by South in first round of CIC tourney

Eagle River girls win program's first varsity hoop game

Fallen soldiers lost, but not forgotten

Fast times the norm for Alaska Speedskating Club

Fine Arts Academy opening community theater

Fire destroys Peters Creek residence

Friday, Feb. 2

Isn't it cold on the Iditarod trail?

Krause gets in-home care increase

Local boys basketball teams lose to conference foes Jan. 23

Louisa Afra Gangestad

Maintenance leaves local GCI customers disconnected

MicroSociety begins to emerge at Eagle River Elementary School

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Feb. 5

Mustang grapplers win Cook Inlet title, look to state this weekend


Parade of States

Parent volunteers sought to plan 2007 Grad Blast

Photo: Dog days of snow

Photo: Sound of service

Police arrest teens in connection with church burglaries

Saturday, Feb. 3

She's not my wife

Ski with your dog, just not on the Chugiak High trails

Sunday, Feb. 4

Theft leaves Chugiak students without ski equipment

Thursday, Feb. 1

Thursday, Feb. 8

Traffic impact study begins for busy intersection

Trail conditions favor Iditarod stop at Eagle River VFW - for now

Two wins, one loss send Mustangs to CIC playoffs

Under the influence

Wednesday, Feb. 7

What movie, new or old, would you nominate for best picture?

You Can't Take It With You

Feb - 08 - 2007


Linda Bingham Coy

Athlete of the Week

Bus vs. car

Candidates lining up for area Assembly seats

Car theft

Charges, suspects increase in local church burglary cases

Chugiak couple wed in impromptu Elmendorf ceremony

Chugiak girls extend CIC streak with win

Coyote girl cross-country skiers howl with top finishes

Eagle River boys and girl hoop dreams fall at East

Eagle River Christian boys continue scorching pace

Eagle River road plowing is top notch

Eagle River woman facing animal cruelty charges

E-mail — Useful tool or malicious conspirator

GCI to challenge MTA in Chugiak-Eagle River telephone market

Glenn Highway lighting project moving forward

Griffin records 10th double-double in 'Huskers' 76-67 win over Baylor

Gruening students get 'zapped' for missing school assignments

Heartfelt Thanks

Locals start contest for Chugiak-Eagle River motto

Mayor brings city officials to town hall meeting

Mayor encourages local voters to support Anchorage bonds

McMullen, Morse and Wheeler named to boys All-CIC hockey squad

Military events and activities

Monday, Feb. 12

Mustangs out in first-round of CIC tourney

Mustangs second as Knights snag state title

New football league offers area youth an alternative to Pop Warner


Photo: Abracadabra

Photo: Book warriors

Photo: Cadet cleaning crew

Photo: Playmates

Photo: Power Point

Photo: Readying for the takedown

Quick-change artist

Redhot Dimond-West bests Chugiak-Eagle River girls

Remember Shawn Stockwell on Valentine's Day

Saturday, Feb. 10

Schools' secretaries, assistants handle much more than their jobs

Sunday, Feb. 11

Thursday, Feb. 15

Thursday, Feb. 8

Time Was
It happened 20 years ago this week...

Under the influence

Uninsured Chugiak home lost to fire

U-Scan first, leave second

Weaver and Mrugala named to girls All-CIC hockey team


Wednesday, Feb. 14

What would your slogan for Anchorage be?

Feb - 15 - 2007


Lynnette Marie

Another church targeted

Another local trailer park closing

Athlete of the Week


Charles Butler

Chugiak High works miracles with latest production

Chugiak skiers peaking at right time, regions this week

Closing up shop or changing hands

Coming soon




Eagle River defeats Chugiak in varsity hoops play

Eagle River girls win first, Chugiak still unbeaten in CIC play


Finding a new home difficult for mobile home owners

Friday, Feb. 16

From bad to worse

Is Zapped program too little too late?

John McKay

Local dentist replaces skis stolen from Chugiak Elementary School

Local snow removal budget in good shape

Luke Joniak

Lupo and Byrnes enter Anchorage Assembly races

MEA to hold annual meeting March 17

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake provides great trails for middle school classic race

Monday, Feb. 19


Open for business

Photo: Clowning around

Photo: First responders

Photo: Sweet relief

Pleas, Apodaca among girls state wrestling champs

Prom Dress Event upcoming

Saturday, Feb. 17

Sunday, Feb. 18

Teachers revisit the early days of teaching in Chugiak school

The Miracle Worker

Thursday, Feb. 15

Thursday, Feb. 22

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

Too many trail pins confusing local cross-country skiers

Two down, three to go

Under the influence

Valentine's fair provides support to military families

Wednesday, Feb. 21

What's the craziest thing you've done for love?

Feb - 22 - 2007


AFD kicks off community-based fire planning in Eagle River

Kali Rae Macalino

ASD students on the trail of education, adventure

Assembly Action

Athlete of the Week


Bombay Express

CHS girls and ERHS boys fourth in Region IV finals

Chugiak extends league-leading mark with two wins

City, feds team up to fund prosecutors

Coldwell Banker

CSC U-15 boys team competitive in Coaches' Classic

Driving under the influence

Eight candidates run for three MEA Board seats

Elaine Moore


Evolution of administrative professionals

Exit Realty of Alaska

Fairclough concerned with ability to legislate in 90-day session

Final Anchorage Cup race brings locals to Kincaid Park for races of all distances

Friday, Feb. 23

Glacier Bears win Presidents Day Hockey Tournament

Graphic artist gets successful Web business online

Gruening program helps students when parents deploy

Have kids, will travel

Jumpstarting your job search

Local lake ice at record depth

Locals shine in wilderness endurance experience

Matanuska Electric board approves April rate change

Military events and activities

Mirror Lake's star skiers, Loan, Lammers continue to race unbeaten

Monday, Feb. 26

MTA will be getting my business

Mustangs, Wolves winless in four games


Photo: Dive into fitness

Photo: Fill 'er up

Photo: Going WACKO

Photo: Road ready

Photo: You deserve a break today

Project management skills needed on MEA board

Question of the Week
Is America ready for a woman to be president?

Residents take advantage of legislative town hall meeting

Safety on ice

Saturday, Feb. 24

School board proposes $85 million in bonds

School uniforms will not change who students are

Shoot-off determines winner at monthly event

Single mom finds business niche as personal assistant

Special Section: Women in Business

Stoltze pushing legislation to limit property appraisal increases

Sunday, Feb. 25

Teacher explores Serum Run trail

Thomas Quinlan

Thursday, Feb. 22

Thursday, March 1

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

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Women in Business — the name says it all

Mar - 01 - 2007


AK Pride

Alaska Railroad to return 48.2 acres of tribal land to Eklutna

Anchorage is Alaska's gateway, its new logo could reflect that

Athlete of the Week

Big Read comes to Eagle River Library

Careful, you might hurt yourself trying to steal mail

Chugiak girls save best for last in team relay

City and Eklutna inch closer to Mount Baldy deal

Crossing the line

Jacob Dominic Steffen Pakney

Don't wait for a tax return, get more money throughout the year

Eagle River boys top South, Chugiak loses to West in hoop play

Eagle River High ski team holds end-of-season banquet

ERHS coed cheer team is tough to beat

Eric O. Rogers

Five local skiers to attend Junior Nationals in Utah next week

Flu vaccines are still an option

Free shuttle for downtown Anchorage parkers

Friday, March 2

Gobble, gobble

House passes Fairclough domestic violence legislation

Iditarod stop at Checkpoint 1 canceled for sixth time

Jim Lanier

John Gay

Knik Little League registration begins this weekend

Lack of sunshine may be the key to winter blues

Locals dominate school district teacher talks

Locals Lanier and Rogers drawn to Iditarod trail

Military events and activities

Monday, March 5

Mustangs' girls boost CIC mark to 11-0

Never judge a book by its cover - an ode to the library

New look, same commitment


Photo: Afghanistan arms training

Photo: Pile-up

Photo: Planet play

Photo: Spread Eagle

Picking the right team is all part of the race to Nome

Question of the Week
Is it cruel to run dogs in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race?

RI-Generation Nutrition

Salmon program gets national honor

Saturday, March 3

Sen. Murkowski addresses chamber of commerce

Skiers brave cold temperatures at Ski the Beach event

Special Section: Iditarod 2007

Study finds clues to heart health

Sunday, March 4

Supernanny's lessons hold fast for Eagle River family

Thanks for making the Valentine's Scholarship Fundraiser a success

Thursday, March 1

Thursday, March 8

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

Troop talk

Vik wins NEC swim championships, named VMI Athlete of Week

Voter registration deadline

Vouching for Romaszewski

Wednesday, March 7

Young Yen's International Market

Mar - 08 - 2007

2007 JROTC state drill competition

2007 JROTC state drill competition


Alaska Scout honored with long overdue recognitions

Alaska Star Spotlight
Debi Lichter (left) and Deb Schultz (right)

All systems go for local skiers at Junior Olympics, says Dorris

All systems go for local skiers at Junior Olympics, says Dorris

APD Citizens Academy graduates assist police officers

Assembly action

Athlete of the Week

Booster club shows strong support for second-year Coach Bess

Chugiak boys defeat Eagle River by two on home court

Chugiak girls ranked first into tournament play

Chugiak High baseball tryouts March 12-14

Chugiak High baseball tryouts March 12-14

Chugiak softball tryouts ongoing with last session Friday

Chugiak softball tryouts ongoing with last session Friday

Chugiak's Lanier briefly among early Iditarod race leaders

Chugiak's Lanier briefly among early Iditarod race leaders

Community to raise funds for 22-year Iditarod volunteer

Council on domestic violence bill awaits governor's signature

Detectives fight crime in their own backyard

Eagle River Christian School drops last three league games, enters conference tournament

Eagle River girls softball three-night-tryout span ends tonight

Eagle River girls softball three-night-tryout span ends tonight

Farwell, belated welcome

Five club records in ACS Short Track races

Five club records in ACS Short Track races

Government public meetings

Harry J. McDonald: The icon lives on through namesake center

Hunters influence Board of Game to the detriment of nature, animals

I will read it on a boat, with a goat

Legislative Town Hall meeting

Little League health risks are anything but minor

Local doctor flying high with Iditarod Air Force

Military Events & Activities

Monday, March 12

Old Glenn upgrade plans trouble lakeside residents


Photo: Center stage

Photo: On my honor

Photo: Picture perfect

Photo: Raring to run

Photo: Show stopper

Prep basketball teams lose three of four 11th hour games

Price 16th in Valdez Mayor's Cup

Price 16th in Valdez Mayor's Cup

Property tax exemption application deadline

Question of the Week
What is your favorite Web site?

Remember the city after Spurr ash; Chuitna mine could bring the same

Saturday, March 10

Schools have the money, but it is not apportioned to help teachers

Senator Huggins promotes Alaska gas line in nation's capital

Service sorority promotes literacy through babies, books project

Singleton places first in Tour of Anchorage 50K race age group

Star Attractions

Star Stats

Students deserve to have voters' differences put aside

Study examines separation from Anchorage

Sunday, March 11

The permanent fund isn't up for grabs

Thursday, March 15

Thursday, March 8

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

Tuesday, March 13

We need to give teachers the same dedication they give our children

Wednesday, March 14

Mar - 15 - 2007

Access to dental care problematic for part-time soldiers


Alaska Star Spotlight
Lorraine “Lola” Pederson

Athlete of the Week


Campnell steps into varsity boys soccer slot

Central Alaska Networking

CHS varsity softball roster set after four-day tryouts

Chugiak baseball lineup is wide open, says coach

Chugiak boys pull off basketball upset, but don't advance to state

Chugiak girls second in CIC hoops tourney

Chugiak track roster low on numbers for first day

City code enforcement goes online

Community missed out when radio didn't broadcast sled dog race


Eagle River baseball not to begin until after spring break

Eagle River explorer heads to the Arctic

Eagle River girls soccer program has new head coach in Fussner

Eagle River girls win last league game but miss CIC

Eagle River girls, boys represented on all-conference basketball team

Eagle River High School Freshmen fill roster, ER boys soccer coach beaming

Eagle River softball coach vows return trip to state

Easy-to-use tips for breezing through spring cleaning projects, chores

Fashioning a fifth wall - Flooring trends move toward the ultra light, dark

Finding the best option for financing remodeling projects

Follow the expeditions progress online

Former Eagle River resident featured on Today Show Tuesday

Get on your soapbox, I beg you

Good numbers, strong distance core to steady Wolves track team

Group moving forward with local chapter of MOA Title 21

Homestead Elementary movie club wins big at annual technology event

Huskies girls fifth/sixth team wins city tourney title

Inmates provide care for trail-worn Iditarod dogs

It's a Dog's Life

It's raven here' selected as motto contest winner

Just say no

LeRoy Crawford

Local homes on Spring Preview of Homes tour

Local teachers recognized through annual education awards

Look at the facts concerning teacher salaries

Matanuska Electric membership meeting, election Saturday

Military Events & Activities

Monday, March 19

My Neighborhood Web program honored

Outdoor kitchens take home entertaining to the next level

Palmer maintains defensive posture, upsets AHA Comets in State Hockey Mite C finals

Parents warned about the dangers of Internet predators

Pebble dams may not be so safe

Photo: In the running

Photo: Signature shirt

Question of the Week
What is an ideal spring break location?

Rogers struggles into Iditarod with broken dog sled

Saturday, March 17

Shear Bliss

Spring Preview of Homes gold mine for ideas

Sunday, March 18

Thanks, Channel 11

The MEA board is something all members can, should vote on

Thursday, March 15

Time Was
It happened 15 years ago this week

Trail Watch gears up for summer

Tune-up skating opportunities available prior to upcoming comp hockey tryouts


Wednesday, March 21

Mar - 22 - 2007


Alaska Star Spotlight
Tess Kay Dresher-Freimuth

Assembly action

Athlete of the Week

Bending a legislative ear

Big wild ideas sought for branding contest

Blue Devils comp team tryouts announced

Charles Bird

Chugiak Senior Center gets lease from Anchorage Assembly

Dog gone it

Eagle River Christian School wins ACSAA basketball title

Eagle River High School teen chosen for Denny's bowling championship

Eagle River musher shares Iditarod survival story

Eagle River teenager records history through documentary

Eagle River's Brian Swanson signs two-year extension with Nuremberg Ice Tigers

Eagle Scout project brightens Chugiak Senior Center walls


ERHS student arrested with gun at school

Fort Richardson conference offers women knowledge, empowerment

Glacier Bears's U16 team wins state in shootout

How do you know spring has sprung?

How to protect yourself against the threat of identity theft

Increase political awareness through the Alaska Women's Political Caucus

Junior Eagle River Classic results are in

Lanier sings in Nome after completing the Iditarod Trail

Locals shine in State Table Tennis Championships

Mayor launches Youth Employment in Parks program

MEA meeting highlighted by election, talk of generators

Military Events & Activities

Monday, March 26

Mustang U18C house team defeats Glacier Bears in hotly- contested state tourney


Our veterans deserve better

Parity in state girls hoop tournament favors nobody

Photo: Most important meal of the day

Recording history

Remember When

Saturday, March 24

Shop Talk
And McKenzie makes eight

Spare me your approval

Speed-Quest non-specific sports camp to be held at Chugiak High School

Sunday, March 25

Support Palin's gas line plan, she's supporting you

Thursday, March 22

Thursday, March 29

Time Was
20 Years ago this week

Whats the bottom line? $48 million in municipal bonds on ballot

Mar - 29 - 2007


Alaska Star Spotlight:
Thomas Stanley Snider

Allergies 101

Alpenglow Elementary parent, students for the distance for Stockwells

An era ends

Assembly candidates court voters in last days of campaign

Athlete of the Week


Blue Devils comp team tryouts this week

Byrnes implores voters

Chaparrals return to Miss Dance Drill Team Pageant USA

Chugiak High School

Comeau pushes for $85 million in bonds

Debra Sholly

Do your part for the environment

Domestic dispute — both charged

Domestic dispute — one charged

Eagle River High School

Eagle River man to take over Alaska State Fair

Eklutna to combine extraction, river restoration

First day of spring snowfall causes 20 accidents in Chugiak-Eagle River

Hard work should reward CHS soccer team

Kasilof Mercantile signage pays homage to once-popular Northern Exposure' television program

Knik Little League evaluations Saturday

Kuwait strategy talks

Locals fare well in Northwest Age Group Sectionals swim meet

Medicare crisis hits local seniors

Missing — red snowblower

Mustang girls place sixth in eight-team state hoop field

Mustangs, Glacier Bears miss state bantam tier III finals

No smoke allowed a rich experience


Ossiander and Starr attempt to strengthen Chugiak fire board

Photo: Bee savvy

Photo: Game on

Photo: Master builders

Photo: Star performance

Rifle range in the works for Beach Lake Regional Park

Saturday, March 31

Speed-Quest non-specific sports camp at CHS Friday, Saturday

Star Attractions reader survey reveals landslide wins, close calls and several ties

Star Stats

Sunday, April 1

Teachers prepare to vote on contract for the third time

The rundown on what's at stake in the municipal election

There are ways around the tears when allergies act up

Thursday, April 5

Thursday, March 29

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

Trespasser not welcome

Tuesday, April 3

Turned himself in

Unacceptable behavior

Wednesday, April 4

What is your favorite dessert?

Wolverine trapping approval concerns parks director

Apr - 05 - 2007

A patriot's lament


Alaska Star Spotlight
Hafsa Harroudi

Anderson murder trial postponement ordered by judge

Athlete of the Week

Be your own film sensor

Beach Lake rifle range is unnecessary

Beach Lake shooting range would be a permanent mistake

Can Chugiak-Eagle River stand on its own?

CVFD ordinance public hearing rescheduled


Eagle River athletes fare well in statewide Alaska Shotokan Karate tourney

Eagle River Fencing Club hosts Alaska Senior Championships

Eagle River High School basketball coach Erickson leaves post

Eagle River, Chugiak take top honors in Science Olympiad

Eklutna offers land for APD shooting range as alternative to Beach Lake

Fallen soldier


Fire Lake residence destroyed in blaze

Friday, April 6

Gambling may be coming to Eklutna

Give the flag the respect it deserves

Gueco rises to top ranks of snowmachine racing community


In search of long-lost relative

ITC could have avoided Brooks' behavior

Jay's Taekwondo performs well in first-ever Alaska Sub Regional Qualifier Saturday


Legislation introduced to approve Eklutna-Railroad land deal

Local expeditionist shares Bering Strait journey on film

Mac Attack tournament gives glimpse into the future

Marathon for Shawn fundraiser details

Matanuska Electric selects possible power plant locations

Mayor receives leadership award

Military Events & Activities

Monday, April 9

Noteworthy performance


Ossiander, Starr re-elected to Assembly

Photo: A new day

Photo: Have a heart

Photo: Noteworthy performance

Photo: Taking flight

Photo: The art of war

Photo: The debate ends

Saturday, April 7

Season-opening track meet at Chugiak Saturday

Separation feasibility study available for review

Separation study to be presented to Assembly and at legislative town hall

Soldiers operate amidst increased Iraq terrorist activities

Some good news, Daiquiri Wright comes home from Seattle hospital

Student seeks regional information

Sunday, April 8

Swanson helps Ice Tigers advance in playoff

The confusion of local communication providers' services

Thursday, April 12

Thursday, April 5

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

Too slick for the speed

Tuesday, April 10

Wednesday, April 11

Wheeler puts up big numbers for St. Norbert College hockey

Williams celebrates 25th anniversary with local library

Apr - 12 - 2007

Hop to it!

Abundant Alaskan sunlight creates flourishing gardens


Alaska Star Spotlight
Tara Lynn Petricca

All Life is Yoga

All-female command leads Army support battalion in Afghanistan

Asleep at the wheel

Athlete of the Week

Birchwood Airport's master plan not ready for take off


Brand thanks team

Chaparrals second in Miss Dance Drill Team Pageant

Chugiak cheerleaders to hold in-service cheer clinic April 20

Chugiak finds no advantage at home mini-meet

Eagle River baseball players help Alaska Quakes to west region tournament crown

Eagle River boys varsity soccer opens season with Service High

Eagle River Candy and Gifts

Eagle River holds baseball tryouts, CHS team coming along

Easter Race ends Chugiak Dog Mushers 2006-07 season

Eklutna submits for Indian gaming permit

Eleanor June Robison Stewart


Faith Steeves

Fire officials say permits are required for spring debris burns

Friday, April 13

Glacier Bears hockey evaluations Saturday

Growing a healthy lawn can be trouble-free task

Guardsmen to embed with the Afghan National Army

Haircut fundraiser organized for longtime friend

House passes Dahlstrom's guidelines for Adjutant General appointment

It Happened 5 years ago this week

It's not yours until you pay for it

Jerome Rebischke

Keep air clean while spring sweeping

Landscaping for the birds

Local students honored in citywide award program

Long-lost relative is found


Matthew Leighton

Mayor names new directors for Development Authority, Heritage Land Bank

Medicare crisis hits home for state retirees

Military Events & Activities

Miss Bear Paw contestants and escorts sought

Monday, April 16

Musher should only speak for himself

Mustang cheerleaders make strong showing in March Madness competition

Neglected pets available for adoption at Animal Control


Parks and Rec board shoots down Beach Lake gun range

Peters Creek residents banking on capital budget requests

Photo: Homemade greetings

Photo: Larger than life

Photo: Last meal

Photo: Standing proud

Picture This open house and artists' reception

Salvation Army theft

Saturday, April 14

School board president thanks Eagle River voters for bond approval

Science Olympiad team seeks community's support

Sen. Huggins to miss town hall meeting

Shoot for Eklutna

Small-bore silhouette match Saturday in Birchwood

Someone stole my pizza

Spice up your menu, garden by growing your own herbs

Star Stats

Student's history inspires elementary school building project

Sunday, April 15

Surge of young players elevates Knik numbers

Take action for the Employee Free Choice Act

Thursday, April 19

Trailer trashed

Tuesday, April 17

Wednesday, April 18

Where would you most like to go that you've never been?

Wolves girls soccer ready for varsity competition starting this week

Wolves split with Bartlett in season-opening track event

Wood 10th in Tok Race of Champions

Apr - 19 - 2007


$8 million in renovations, new construction developing on Elmendorf Air Force Base

169 enter Big Wild Life logo contest


Alaska Star Spotlight :
Mark Andrew Sanders

Anchorage Senator calls for increase in Medicare reimbursement rates

Annual Eagle River health fair event serves community

Annual garage sale May 19, donations requested

Athlete of the Week

Auction to benefit Stockwells scheduled

Chugiak activities principal arrested

Chugiak boys varsity soccer team, coach upbeat despite pair of one-goal losses to Bartlett and East

Chugiak Chaparrals host Dance Extravaganza Friday

Chugiak cheerleaders to hold in-service day cheer clinic Friday

Chugiak girls soccer smothers Bartlett, East 10-0

Consortium narrows field for land use planner position

Eagle River girls tie Service, drop two to South and West

Eagle River Wolves to make strong defense of state softball title

Emma B. Merritt

Employee Free Choice Act is a misnomer

Fabric and yarn donations requested

Fleischhacker wins high power rifle match

Friday, April 20

High Power Rifle event Saturday at Birchwood Shooting Park

Johnathan Mallars

Junior Naturalist Program makes learning child’s play

Legislators continue tradition of meeting with the people

Local families rallied after Good Friday quake

Locals understood Clark Middle School’s needs

Look what you’ve done

Mat-Su medical center building coming to Eagle River

Mayor Begich thanks area voters

Monday, April 23

Ossiander, Starr sworn in at Assembly

Photo: All aquiver

Photo: Chugiak Fiesta

Photo: The right fit

Question of the Week
What is your guilty pleasure?

Quick reactions spare home

Residents speak out on Eagle River’s separation from Anchorage study

Saturday, April 21

Scholarship opportunity for young Alaskan women

Soldier On

Star Stats

Sunday, April 22

The spirit of Eagle River

Thursday, April 19

Thursday, April 26

Time Was . . . < br />It happened 10 years ago this week

Wednesday, April 25

Wolves baseball program to field varsity, JV teams

Wolves, ’Stangs track teams split in mini-dual

Apr - 26 - 2007

A good scare is worth 537 words


Alaska Star Spotlight:
Kim Hamelin

Athlete of the Week

Beach Lake shooting range topic of Assembly work session

Big Wild Life logo voting


Center preps for summer visitors

Chugiak girls varsity soccer team survives scare from first-year Wolves

Chugiak High School Mock Trial Team heads to nationals

Cook Inlet Archers take aim at competitors of all abilities


Do you know where your children are?

Dyson helps provide Boy Scouts and military recruiters access to public schools

Eagle River Elementary School students benefit from arts program

Eagle River, Chugiak boys varsity soccer teams tie Monday

Eagle River, Chugiak on lower end of quad-meet results

Early morning fire awakens First Street homeowner Friday

Experts dispel common nutrition myths

Fight Outside dairy interests

Foster-a-flower program back

Friday, April 27

Fundraiser was a shear success

Golden anniversary for local Baptists something to celebrate

Having, heaving the right stuff' when it's time to move

Homeschool families share ideas at state conference

Its so easy to give cavemen a chance when that's all they really want

Mayor launches anti-meth education program

Military Events & Activities

Military families experience deployment process firsthand

Mirror Lake girls, Gruening boys claim season-opening meet

Nature center auction Friday

Nike Site future hinges on assessment

On the day you were born


Permits necessary for spring cleaning burns

Photo: A taste of community service

Photo: Baking their way to Wichita

Photo: Colors of the night

Photo: Emergency responders

Photo: Raising the roof

Photo: Renovated Fitness Center opens

Photo: Standing fast

Photo: Victory song

Possible expansion studied for busy ERNC

Saturday, April 28

Shop Talk
Photos from the frontline

Softball Bat-A-Round results in mudfest, halted games

Softball teams open regular season play thanks to field maintenance crews

Soldier among Palin's selections for outstanding volunteers

Souter resigns after 25 years of coaching the Chaparrals

Star Stats

Star Stats

Sunday, April 29

Thursday, April 26

Thursday, May 3

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

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

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

Wednesday, May 2

Work almost complete on Lower Fire Lake dam project

Zoning confusion may halt closure

May - 03 - 2007


Alaska Star Spotlight
Mary Jo Iagulli

Athlete of the Week

Bears awake for season, are on the prowl for easy meals

Boys of summer more than ready to go outside to begin hardball season

Businesses join local cleanup effort


Chugiak High boys soccer team ties Bartlett Golden Bears 2-2 Monday

Chugiak softball takes down Eagle River team

Douglas E. Stewart

Driving under the influence

Eagle River's Udchachon wins 2007 national ultramarathon

Elton “Paul” Dinkins

Fairclough bill creates domestic violence, sexual assault task force

Impressive volunteer turnout makes annual Little League season a reality

Iron Eleven encourages first-year Eagle River girls soccer coach

Men win overall honors at chamber's La Tea Dah event

Mustang girls soccer club suffers first loss

Mustangs, Wolves suffer losses Monday in Anchorage

Photo: Day in the park

Photo: A thankful gesture

Photo: Bird's eye view

Photo: Recognizing the unsung heroes

Photo: Shine On

Pick your battles

Police, fire chiefs describe training and facility needs

Question of the Week: What do you do to keep the planet green and healthy?

Reopening Site Summit would be more of a nightmare than a dream

Rules for a bear-safe yard

Six possible sites for APD training range

Strike Eagles take final Elmendorf flight with Raptors slated to arrive this summer

Teacher's pet helps motivate Birchwood ABC students

Teens are still a target for Big Tobacco

Time Was . . .
It happened 20 years ago this week

Veterans' Memorial Highway - a road toward remembering

Wolves' Jayne takes two events at weekend Palmer Invitational meet

May - 10 - 2007

Explosive e-mail

Steal of a deal

A legacy of love


Alaska Star Spotlight
Travis M. Kantor

Anyone know where I can find an eyepatch for my mom?

ATF arrests Chugiak resident

Athlete of the Week

Beekeeping - The ultimate farming endeavor


Breaking, entering, flooding


Chugiak Mustangs lose two close contests to Dimond and East highs

Chugiak softball girls rebound from early loss to South High

Consortium seeks input from public


Despite difficulties, soldier's wife happy to be a mother

Donations put Gruening student back on track

Driving under the influence

Eagle River coach looks for subs to fill ill-fated soccer game with South

Eagle River High School surveying class offers vocational education

Eagle River varsity girls on roll with lopsided wins over Service, South in softball action

Eklutna Inc. begins the sale of next Powder Ridge phase

Elmendorf Air Force Base

Fleischhacker wins National Rifle Association high power match by 10

GCI's customer service should put MTA at ease

Glacier Wrestling Club second in championships

Goals run amuck for Chugiak soccer with dual shutouts

Great weather, local winner Bike for Women highlights

Homesteader should be viewed as bear authority

It happened 25 years ago this week . . .

Kott's ex-wife: 'I saw it coming'

Lack of sidewalks concerns ERHS student's grandma

Last middle school track meet, championships looming

Locals react to Kott indictment on bribery, fraud charges



MEA should focus on renewable energy sources

Midwife delivers alternatives to expectant mothers

Opinion is in for Lazy Mountain Trailer Park zoning documentation

Photo: DAREing cheer

Photo: DAREing cheer

Photo: Modern day recycling

Photo: Swing away

Photo: Tour de Chugiak

Photos: Play ball

Reduced Eagle River, Chugiak track teams attend Bartlett Invitational

Special license plate, Alaska Medal of Honor bills moving through Legislature for approval

Star Stats:

Take steps toward curing cancer, recognizing survivors

What's the best piece of advice your mother ever gave you?

Wireless Internet latest thing to check out at library

Wolves boys soccer coach looks forward to this week, win

Wolves suffer seventh-inning harm in program's first varsity game

May - 17 - 2007


Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Alaska Moving Arts Center

Alaska Star Spotlight
Lynne Duncan

Alcoholics Anonymous

Anchorage named a Tree City, USA

APD does good work

Appearance isn't everything, and parents should reinforce that concept for their teenage children

ARC to host matches at Fort Richardson Saturday, Sunday

Assembly reviews traffic plan for local area

Athlete of the Week

Being a Scout is cool


Cardiologist introduces life-saving cardiac arrest procedure

Century Club starting point was at 100 miles

CHS American Legion tryouts this Sunday, at Oberg

Chugach Mountain Quilt Guild

Chugiak gains first win of season at Eagle River's expense with a 1-0 nod Saturday

Chugiak High School unbeaten through season's first three games

Chugiak High Schoolunbeaten through seasons first three games

Chugiak Senior Center

Chugiak, Eagle River middle of pack in underclassman track showcase

Chugiak-Eagle River branch library

Dahlstrom pushes use of Galena Air Force Base for education

Driving under the influence

Duck and cover

Dyson bill strengthens laws against child prostitution

Eagle River AFD Station 11 fire captain Barnett retires

Eagle River AFD Station 11 fire captain Barnett retires

Eagle River High School varsity softball team looking to make run in second half of season

Eagle River Rotary


Entertainment thief

Fire totally consumes garage, apartment

Focus of exercise shouldnt be on how you look, but on how it makes you feel psychologically

Food program

Forced entry

Former governor's jet has one last mission

Friday, May 18

Help our town stay healthy, beautiful

Historical cleanup

I/M program task force created

It Happened 30 Years Ago this Week

It Happened 30 years ago this week

It happened 30 years ago this week

Job workshops

Kott article was bizarre, useless

La Leche League of Eagle River

Learn to use natural resources

McKinley Mountainmen Muzzleloading Rifle Club

MEA seeks members' input on power plant location

Military Events & Activities

Minor strokes are hardly harmless if you know the signs, take action

Mirror Lake Middle School wins city track and field title

Mustang girls begin second run through with four games in five days, two wins

Mustangs secure state tournament play with 17-3 victory over South Monday

My dad keeps the country safe

Photo: All together now

Photo: Dazzling experience

Photo: Spring's colorful arrival

Photo: The sweet life

Possible business space by ERHS

Saturday, May 19

Soldiers, start your engines, relieve some stress

Star Stats

Sunday, May 20

Thursday, May 17

Thursday, May 24

Volunteers made cleanup day a resounding success School district lacks consistency in recognizing religious holidays

Wednesday, May 23

What is your favorite thing to do outside this time of year?

Wolves baseball team collects programs first win with 5-4 win

Yosemite sidewalk to be built

May - 24 - 2007

State Service Rifle Championships results released

2007 Graduates

A tough walk home


AFC hosted excellence' event favors Freel

Allow Knights to retire your flag

Almost famous graduates

Area graduates recognized for more than 2,600 volunteer hours

Athlete of the Week


Boys and Girls


Chugiak boys soccer coach looks for miracle on turf against West

Chugiak defeats South 1-0, heads into tournament play

Chugiak Mustangs rally to defeat East for second time in three days

Clock ticking for town center

Cogdell wins national event, will compete in Pan Am and World Games

Eagle River Christian valedictorian collects kudos

Eagle River girls softball team looking for a win

Eagle River High School girls varsity soccer team sixth in Cook Inlet Conference play

Eagle River wins two of three in week, nipping West, Bartlett in one-run decision

Eagle River woman changes plea in animal cruelty case


ERHS valedictorian set academic goals

Family traditions

Foreign exchange students participate in graduation ceremonies

Have you seen Bullwinkle?

Join the fight to free Maggie

Legislators secure local projects, improvements funding

MEA coal power plans give rise to recall petition effort

Meyen tops CHS Class of 2007

Military Events & Activities


Mustang mom scores hearts, appreciation

Mustangs qualify six, Wolves five for Fairbanks state track and field meet

Old family movies reveal a moment in history

Parents, alumni play at year-end Mirror Lake band concert

Photo: Goodbye high school

Photo: Looking toward the future

Photo: Planting a memory

Photo: Proud to be pinned

Photo: Runaway trailer

Photo: Ship shape

Picture this

Quilts from the heart

Real genius - highest grade point average

Record breaking class

Senior citizens can register cars for free

Smoking ban implemented early

South Fork hydro plant in the works

The Star introduces a new section

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

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

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

Unconditional love provided through Pet Partners program

Under the influence

What's in a name?

What's your answer?

With Honors

Wolves coverage scores far from home

May - 31 - 2007


Air National Guardsmen Team up with Israeli Air Force

Alaska Zoo's lack of action may be elephant's undoing

Anchorage Fire Department Open House

Athlete of the Week


Chamber seeks annual Bear Paw community service nominees

CHS sophomore breaks long-standing record on hot track

Chugiak takes a road trip prior to finishing the regular season, starting state tourney

Chugiak, Eagle River players among All-Conference CIC soccer selections

Community made event a sweet success

Dead bear

Draft traffic study for Monte Road, Old Glenn is complete

ERHS varsity soccer teams, CHS boys knocked out of Cook Inlet tournament play by brutal first-round shutouts

Father, daughter share UAA graduation

Final fix

Friday, June 1

Geocaching combines orienteering with common sense

Girls were among Century Club achievers

Ground breaking for Girdwood Library

Hiland Mountain dog program is SPOT on

Hiland Mountain dog program is SPOT on

Iditarod board sets stage for abuse

James Henley

Kenneth Mearkle

MEA needs to explore green power alternatives

Military Events & Activities

Military Events & Activities

Miss Bear Paw contestants, escorts wanted for July event

Monday, June 4

More than a traffic stop

Mustangs' girls soccer team beats defending champ, heads to state

Natural energy sources need more attention


Photo: A tiring start

Photo: Budding sale

Photo: Local Science Olympians shine at nationals

Photo: Sounds of salute

Photos: A colorful gesture

Photos: Rememberingthe fallen

Providence Alaska medical center in Eagle River by 2008

Public invited to “Downtown Anchorage - Extreme Makeover”

Saturday, June 2

Seven locals finish among top 100 women in Gold Nugget Triathlon

Sunday, June 3

Surveying article brings back memories

Tardy ultralight

Thursday, June 7


Tuesday, June 5

UPS Store owner combines common sense with endless energy

We are not alone in Iraq

Wednesday, June 6

Wolves win big, Mustangs need a little help to make state baseball tournament

Wright on target at Birchwood rifle match

Jun - 07 - 2007

A day of cycling to beat diabetes


Anchorage's running trails garners national kudos

ARC Mid-Range Prone results posted

ARC to hold Black Powder match Sunday on Fort Richardson

Assembly considers making land near Fire Lake a conservation easement

Baron takes temporary command of U.S. Army Alaska

Biggest Loser runner-up is an inspiration

Birchwood bike racers should give respect the right of way

Campground has natural setting, is close to conveniences

CHS, ERHS contend for state softball crown in eight-team tournament

Chugiak High denied state baseball tourney play

Chugiak High girls win state soccer title

Chugiak Post 33 Varsity American Legion team defeats host Kenai 5-4 in opener

Chugiak softball ends season with victory over Eagle River

Chugiak, South girls place four on 14-player All-Tournament team roster

Chugiak, South girls place four on 14-player All-Tournament team roster

Closest finish ever among women, Loan wins Eklutna race

Community came through for area graduates

Creative endeavor

Donley improves on her own record, Craft cashes in on Beck's absence in triathlon

Elmendorf Air Force Base

Extra helpings for area school-age children this summer

Fire destroys Birchwood home, claims owner

Fort Richardson

Fort Richardson infantry unit making slow progress in Iraq

Hi-Res Graphics incorporates Alaska Trophies and Sports Treasures' services<

Hybrid Mustang JV softball team wins end-of-season tournament Monday

Impact of lost son still felt for Bohlings two years following his death in Iraq

Ingeborg Warren

Input for historical society survey requested

Kott requests seven-week trial delay

Littering, lighting up

Mayor seeks public input on beluga whales

Miss Alaska to be crowned Saturday

Mortarmen train, support environmental study on Eagle River Flats

Nancy Rasmussen


Paragliders mark arrival of summer in the Eagle River skies

Paragliders mark arrival of summer in the Eagle River skies

Passing the buck on dirty sidewalks

Photo: Service as grand as their titles

Principal Okeson combines laughter, learning at elementary school to make education fun

Seniors citizens ride People Mover free Wednesdays

State capital budget funds promised for Baldy swap

Steven Francis Coates

Summer Fireweed' released this weekend

The Class of 2007

Town center needs community support, feedback to become a reality

Two sign businesses, one owner

Under the influence

Yard of the Week upcoming, new category added

Youth academy allows teens to work toward the future

Jun - 14 - 2007

25 college coaches view best at All-Alaska Football Camp


ARC to host regional championships June 22 and June 23

Arthur R. Maines

Barry MacAlpine

Chugiak High has eight, Eagle River four on all-league Cook Inlet softball squads

Chugiak Post 33 varsity team unbeaten in league play

Chugiak's Joanna “Wog” Schultz named Gatorade Player of the Year

Curlee, Brogdon on all-state softball team

CVFD assists with Anchorage condo, Talkeetna Su Valley High School fires

Don't cross this line

Eagle River baseball team inexperienced, but getting better

Eklutna Lake kayaking offers ease, tranquility

Elmendorf Air Force Base

Engibous makes waves in NCAA D-2 pools, goes on to higher learning

Ethel Mae West

Fleischhacker wins outdoor pistol match

Fort Richardson

Get involved in finding out the real coal power story

Give your flag the respect, retirement it deserves

Go ahead and shoot that moose

Hewitt attends Golden West Invitational

It's about time

It's happening at the Chugiak-Eagle River library

Keep it down

Loan wins Hiland Road Climb

Local Wal-Mart expansion work now underway

Locals Campnell, Fields help CISC Riptide to U14 boys title in Ina K. Memorial Cup

McKinley Mountain Men enthusiastic about vintage rifles

MEA board, members tab South Palmer site for coal-fired power plant

Mustang baseball places six, Wolves two on select all-league CIC teams

Mustangs third, Eagle River exits state softball tourney early

Nearly 5,000 celebrate life, recovery from breast cancer

New principals for two local schools

New principals for two local schools

New, returning Special Olympians shine during Alaska summer games

No contest plea closes Dirkes murder case


Ossiander, Starr put town center on fast track

Pebble is sound investment in state's economic future

Photo: Aloha

Photos: All in good fun

Police training facility land sought within municipality

Pop Warner Panthers prepare for season

Richard Anderson

Thank you, fans

Time Was. . .
It happened 20 years ago this week

Tricked out fish hits the streets of Anchorage

Under the influence

United Methodist pastor seeks full-time military ministry

Working on finding Workman

Jun - 21 - 2007

Allen to run volleyball camp at CHS July 31-Aug. 1

Annual Bill Lierman College Coaches' Clinic reaches attendance high mark

Black powder results in, Engelbach wins by a wide puff

Change isn't always good

Chugiak JV Legion team still unbeaten, best in league

Chugiak Post 33 extends league-lead with dominating performance

Cyclones girls soccer team takes tournament, Beverlin wins Ina K medal

Eklutna, CIRI begin gravel business

First, only derby fish was the winner

Flags of our fathers

Follow these tips to avoid food poisoning this summer

Former residents base summer activities from Ravenwood

Generosity starts Eagle River Christian School expansion construction

Growth essential to a healthy future for STRIDE program

It Happened 25 years ago this week...

It Happened 25 years ago this week...

Kevorkian is human rights leader

King second in age group of Colony Days 5K

Knik baseball, softball all-star rosters

Leave Beach Lake the way it is

Losses continue, but victory is in the making for Eagle River, says coach

Make the right choice

Mayor announces “Free Wireless” contract

Mayor appoints Veteran's Memorial design task force

Meadow Creek Drive to get improved sidewalks, drainage

Moments in time

Muggle markings

On watch for busy beavers, the occasional curious bear

Out-of-control campfire contained in Eagle River Valley

Pay for it, then drink it

Photo: Fun in the sun

Photo: Quite a racket

Photo: Sign of the times

Photo: Wearing their thanks

Please listen, Mr. Mayor

Prescriptions may be key to solving computer vision issues

Price, lenses factor into halting UV rays when purchasing sunglasses

Range will spoil Beach Lake

Scottish field events throwing clinic Saturday, Sunday

Sheryl Loan wins cycling events

Special session starts Tuesday

Spring carnival's legacy lives on

Stoltze property tax legislation to get committee hearing

Time on their hands

Tuesday Market

Under the influence

We can do better than that

Jun - 28 - 2007

Begich takes gas pipeline resolution to mayors' conference

Camp Purple offers youth a break from the reality of deployed parents

Chugiak defeats Kenai in front end of double-header

Chugiak places three, Eagle River Legion one on All-Star team

City moves forward with Government Hill housing development

Dare to Care provides summer lunches to area children



Double trouble

Eagle River baseball nudges up close to first Legion win

Explore all that the Eagle River area has to offer on foot

Ford carefully

Highland games carry on Scottish traditions, competitions

HIV testing offered this week

Legislators share with chamber

Loan family hits the trail for 24 Hours of Kincaid

Local athletes flood 16th annual All-Alaska Football Camp

Making a mess

Military Events & Activities

Nike Site environmental assessment draft complete

Nike Site environmental assessment draft complete

Nike Site environmental assessment draft complete

No rest for weary with summer softball tournaments still in full swing

Open gym for CHS girls basketball players

Open house


Peters Creek bears cause for concern

Peters Creek bears cause for concern

Photo: Giving it a go

Photo: Legislative Open House

Photo: Storm front

Photo: Taking the track

Photo: The little adventurer

Pirates are just part of den chief's adventure

Regional rifle championship results posted

Salvation Army targeted

The 411 on cell phones

Toys, games and activities help keep kids fit

Two days of Fourth of July celebrations planned locally

Under the influence

Youth umpires learn the ropes, make the calls for Knik

Jul - 05 - 2007

Astros win second Knik juniors baseball tournament

Attempting to protect his property

Baldy swap survives the cuts made by Palin Friday

Beach Lake off the list for police range

Bear Paw from A to Z

Bear Paw makes tracks into 22nd year with a pirate theme

Canadians supplement base airmen, Eagle River community

Chugiak High School pool closed three days last week due to fumes

Chugiak Post 33 American Legion team wins two, remains top in league

Climate of highland games just right for the competitors

Comeau to head national council

Compared to the United States, health-care in Canada is cheaper

Eagle River loses one, wins first conference game by forfeit

Eagle River resident designs festival's Pirates of the Bear-a-Bean pin

Eagles win girls major softball tournament 15-8

Eklutna withdraws application for Indian gaming permit

Father and sons complete 500-mile bike trek across Kansas

Gov. Palin signs Stoltze's crime bill

Lazy Mountain Trailer Park tenant takes owners to court

Loud and smelly

Military Events & Activites

Missing coolers

Not a freebie

Photo: Breath of fresh air

Photo: Free bird

Photo: Refreshing visit

Photo: Taking the title

Photo: Work in progress

Photos : Highlandgames,traditions

Photos: Police presence

Public ignorance has done Kohring harm

Rising costs impact business lease rates

Star Stats

Still teaching the community how to skate

Third-year of capital funds for McDonald Recreation Center expansion vetoed by governor

Top-ranked A's experience hiccup but recover, win majors tournament

Town Center negotiations underway

Town center seen as a necessity by some city departments

Under the influence

Vetoes culminate, reduce large number of local projects

Jul - 12 - 2007

A smoking Taurus

Athletic opportunities abound during Bear Paw

Car chase starts in Eagle River

Chugiak High School graduate killed in Iraq

Chugiak Post 33 wins 13th annual BP Invite with help from big hits

Cool summer a welcome relief for former Nevada resident

CVFD seeks new tanker truck, has required funds on hand

Dahlstrom, Fairclough and Stoltze legislation is signed

Digging up the family tree

Eagle River Legion baseball team drops pair to Fairbanks

Feeding time

Final standings in the professional field results for the 2007 Alaska Scottish Highland Games released

In the classifieds

It is possible to live safely among bears

Knik Little League teams swing into district I tourney play

Local honored in Manhattan

Matanuska Electric asks its members to vote on power plant yet again

Mayor kicks off Coins Can Count program

Military Events & Activities

North Montague Loop open after lengthy closure

Operation Snack Attack mobilizes for deploying soldiers

Panel selected to review ML&P-CEA merger

Petty crime has big consequences

Photo: Just ducky

Photo: Lighting up the night

Photo: Starting fresh

Photo: Sticks-in-the-mud

Photo: Under construction

Photo: Up to her elbows in flowers

Poll manipulates readers

Poor behavior, not weather put damper on independence celebration

Saunders still in first place in Homer Halibut Derby

Schroeder Park trashed by vandals

Sometimes it's the small animals you have to watch out for in the wild

Star Stats

Sub-surface water from ERHS floods basement

Taking it to the street

Thanks to independence celebration sponsors, volunteers

The buzz

The Chugach National Forest 100th anniversary

The Wilderness Women don't shy away from the great outdoors

Three local AVA teams compete in week-long 800-team Volleyball Festival in Reno

Three locals among record first day Iditarod entrants

Time for a Fire Lake boathouse

Trash talk

Two firsts, one second highlight top locals in weekend Fireweed 400 bicycle race

Under the influence

Unmarked cars are ineffective for slowing traffic

What is MEA up to?

Jul - 19 - 2007

2007 Bear Paw Festival competition winners announced

A floral haven

A weekend of fun, competition, pirates!

Ahoy, mateys

Alaska State Junior Tennis Championships July 27 to July 29

Albright earns recognition as Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year

American Legion Baseball

American Legion Baseball

Arctic Storm takes state championship

Athlete attempts to end his bad luck

Bear Paw/ MIDAS 5K Run

Chugiak continues winning ways on diamond with win over Lynx

Chugiak cross country running practice begins July 30

Chugiak's Reiman quick on track with dragster, wins Saturday and Sunday

Collision on Glenn claims life, closes the highway

Dog paw festival

Eagle River Legion team wins one for real Sunday

Eagle River's Mrs. Alaska-America is Happy

Fold it in fourths

Fort Wainwright soldier reconnects with Marine brother in Australia

Forward march

Friday, July 20

I.S.I. Summer Competition

It's time to confront MEA

Knik 9/10 girls second in District 1 All-Stars tournament Sunday, boys teams still in the hunt for title

Local players to have their day with professional ABL/MBL scouts

Local runner wins Bear Paw 5K, but falls short of record

Military Events & Activities

Monday, July 23

Nacho lucky night, bad guy


Photo: Salmon savvy

Photo: Unexpected guests

Preparing your home in defense of wildfire

Road extension connects Eagle River Valley to Glenn

Saturday, July 21

Spotting the hams

Stryker soldiers participate in exercise Talisman Saber

Sunday, July 22

Talent, hard work pay off as local team wins ISI Summer Competition

Thursday, July 19

Thursday, July 26

Trio of fires keeps area firefighters busy over weekend

Trio of fireskeeps area firefighters busy over weekend

Tuesday, July 24

Volleyball camp at CHS July 31, Aug. 1

Wednesday, July 25

Were you Spotted?

Who were the Briggs families?

Youth are paying attention to governor's actions

Jul - 26 - 2007

2007 Sourdough Triathlon

23rd annual Sadler's Ultra Challenge

23rd annual Sadler's Ultra Challenge

A gun and how much pot?

Alaska Railroad returns rock quarry to Eklutna

American Legion Baseball

Another sale falls through for Catholic church

Another shoplifter

Apodaca third in national freestyle wrestling meet in Fargo, N.D.

Area campsites offer a variety for locals, visitors alike

Assembly approves town center deal Tuesday

Checks stolen and cashed

CHS football coaches opt out for 2007, another moves to Bartlett

Chugiak holds speed camp, evaluation as football season swaggers in

Cigarette law signed at Latimer Station

Crow Pass Crossing

Don't ruin the magic

Driving under the influence

Eagle River athletes acknowledged for shining triathlon performances

Eagle River High football program begins second season under Coach Kevin Bess

Eagle River's two-game stand with Kenai rained out

End over end

Fall sports smorgasbord begins with football Monday

Fire Lake Dam sitting dormant

Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. donates funds for rescue raft

First-time winners Steer, Roes claim day and race in Crow Pass Crossing

Fresh fish for the freezer, as only Alaskans can obtain it

Friday, July 27

Fritz duo fourth in long course team division in Kincaid orienteering meet

Garden tour

Gloriously green and growing

Gloriously green and growing

Hufford named 23rd Ultra Challenge's Speedy Sourdough'

Jury selection begins in Lawson murder case

King places ninth in 5-mile Coastal Trail Run

Knik Junior Girls win District I softball crown, play Juneau

Legislators must act responsibly, strengthen FDA

Locals to host fundraising dinner for Iditarod musher

Locals to host fundraising dinner for Iditarod musher

Matson wins Sport Class of ABC Moose Run Time Trial

Mayor appoints new director of health department

Monday, July 30

Mustang football kickoff picnic Saturday

Mustangs steal away pair of league games to host Fairbanks, maintain unbeaten Legion league record


Panthers win, lose and tie games against Fairbanks teams

Photo: Where to now?

Photo: Where to now?

Relief in sight for MEA ratepayers

Saturday, July 28

Sen. Dyson wants state to develop long-term vision

Shackelford attending Youth Football Summit in Ohio

Smoot a director

Summer biathlon clinic/race held Saturday, Sunday

Sunday, July 29


Thursday, July 26

Tuesday, July 31

Upcoming girls, boys volleyball camp at CHS

Wednesday, Aug. 1

Wi-Fi access limited for local customers

Woman supplies the world medically, one suitcase at a time

Woman supplies the world medically, one suitcase at a time

Aug - 02 - 2007

66Carrs remodeling aimed at suiting locals' lifestyles

A tale of two roads

Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Alaska Moving Arts Center

Alaska Nordic Racing Masters Summer Training

Alcoholics Anonymous

American Legion Baseball

American Legion regular season over, state tournament begins Friday

APD officers discover body after traffic stop

Beware of owner

CHS volleyball tryouts begin Monday

Chugach Mountain Quilt Guild

Chugiak fields 83 athletes for first day of football, Eagle River close behind with 63

Chugiak JV Legion team finishes regular season in second, begins state play Tuesday

Chugiak Senior Center

Chugiak varsity football team Bothell High Sept. 1

Chugiak XC run team has high aspirations for fall season

Chugiak, Eagle River keeps gymnastics coaches in the family

Chugiak, Eagle River tennis teams to share same practice venue, different times

Chugiak-Eagle River branch library

City addresses Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department fees

Drive-thru experience about more than lattes

Driving under the influence

Dyson staffer tapped for Kohring's former House seat

Eagle River Rotary

Fleischhacker wins two categories in outdoor pistol match

Food program

Friday, Aug. 3

Great balls of fire

Job workshops

Knik Softball Junior All-Stars bow out to Juneau in two straight in state playoffs July 26

La Leche League of Eagle River

Loan captures Alaska Club's Tour of Anchorage bicycling series

Mason to return to varsity volleyball position at Eagle River, tryouts start Monday

McKinley Mountainmen Muzzleloading Rifle Club

Monday, Aug. 6

Narcotics Anonymous

No liquor store!

Photo: Great balls of fire

Photo: Lush and lovely

Photo: Rollover righted

Photo: The calm before the storm

Property taxes relief task force formed

Salmon in the City Festival begins

Saturday, Aug. 4

Schroeder, Cain return to posts as girls flag football coaches at CHS, ERHS

Shackelford returns from Youth Football Summit in Ohio enthusiastic about program's focus

Sunday, Aug. 5

The Star's Moose Shot

Thursday, Aug. 2

Thursday, Aug. 9

Town center inches closer to becoming a reality

Town Square Park resurfacing project underway, weather an obstacle

Tuesday, Aug. 7

Undercurrent of fast-tracked MEA coal-fired plant is cloudy

Undercurrent of fast-tracked MEA coal-fired plant is cloudy

Veteran of Team USA bulks up for Summer Games

Wednesday, Aug. 8

West Point cadet carries on tradition at the military academy

Williams at ERHS, VanHofen at CHS at helms of swimming programs

Aug - 09 - 2007

Alaska Star Spotlight
Cari Ann Jamieson

All work before practice for CHS and ERHS gymnastics teams

Athlete of the Week: Shelby Fuller

Back to School: Buses ready to return to local roads

Begich hosts rainy day picnic

Blood bank plans local blood drives

Chugiak flag football team fields 30 first day, Eagle River 27

Chugiak places four on first all-state American Legion baseball team

Chugiak to celebrate 60th anniversary

Days numbered for Lazy Mountain residents

Eagle River out, Chugiak upset at state tournament

Eagle River runners into double digits, as athletes slow to surface

Feather-weight flyers

Friday, Aug. 10

Fuller takes first place in age group

Government's focus all wrong

Historical Society supplies answers for locals

I-Did-A-Duck thank you

In the classifieds . . .

Litter patrol teaching youth job skills from the ground up

Local artists win cash prizes

Local bridge safety gets high rating

MEA members vote for power generation plan

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Aug. 13

Moose euthanized

Mustangs make excellent show in mixer at Palmer

New activities principals at both local high schools

No. 2 CHS facesNo. 1 South in football opener


Paramedics help ambulance

Parents, community, students to be praised for progress

Parents, community, students to be praised for progress

Pepper spray chases customers from Fred Meyer

Photo: Cozy in the woods

Photo: Field of dreams

Photo: Game time

Positive ID

Saturday, Aug. 11

Scholarships can help fulfill students' hopes and dreams

Scholarships can help fulfill students' hopes and dreams

Shattered art

Sunday, Aug. 12

Taking a break from reality is harder than it seems

Tasty first-day-of-school tradition

Thank you, Lions

Thursday, Aug. 16

Tuesday, Aug. 14

Up, up and away

Wednesday, Aug. 15

West Point pointers

Yosemite Drive construction projects currently underway

Aug - 16 - 2007

A haven in the woods

Adams charged with murder of Stacey Johnston

American Legion Post 33 scores heart of fan

Anchorage firefighters win national firefighter combat challenge

Bears force closure of popular Eagle River Nature Center trail

Car show a classic

Chugiak attorney arrested for possession of child pornography

Chugiak celebrates 60th anniversary with picnic Saturday at Mirror Lake

Chugiak crime wave

Chugiak Soccer Club U15 boys team wins state tournament

Chugiak, Eagle River gymnastics teams in dire straits without bars

Chugiak-Eagle River area churches combine to form common community ministry

Chugiak-Eagle River schools show improvement in report

Details all that remain for Mount Baldy land swap

Drive-thru attendant should be recognized for his honesty

Eagle River cuts five from volleyball program

Eagle River flag football team to practice on own school sod, soon turf

Former cross country running coach ninth in orienteering race

General welcomes a new era in Alaska Air Force aviation

General welcomes a new era in Alaska Air Force aviation

Go Grubers! Get 'em good

Good people doing good things

Insomnia can offer nighttime adventure for those who roam home's halls

Karate school grew out of Okamoto's garage

Loan wins women's expert class of Hilltop Mangler No. 3

Local teens attend Boys and Girls Nation delegation in Washington D.C.

Local winner

Long road back ends one game short, Chugiak Post 33 takes second once again

Mayor cuts ribbon at Nicholas J. Begich Middle School

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Aug. 20

Mustangs end Wolverines' winning streak with 10-7 win, take top seed


Raptors nest at Elmendorf

Raptors nest at Elmendorf

Reekie wins third flight of Alaska seniors golf tournament

Saturday, Aug. 18

Sen. Stevens helps break ground for ARCH growth

Sunday, Aug. 19

Swimming lessons

Thursday, Aug. 16

Thursday, Aug. 23

Times, brackets rough for locals in Fargo junior nationals

Tourist drowns while crossing Eagle River at Crow Pass

Tuesday, Aug. 21

Volk rises through the ranks

Wednesday, Aug. 22

West High sweeps cross country meet with Eagle River, Bartlett, host Chugiak

Wolves football team plays tough first half, falters in second to Wasilla

Aug - 23 - 2007

A second middle school

African Children's Choir to perform twice in Eagle River

Alaska Star Spotlight:
Alyssa Rembert

All you can eat, then some

Area girls' flag football teams make favorable impression

ASYMCA program fills the gap for military personnel

Athlete of the Week

Back to school — cha-ching!

Bathin' Raptor

Begich delivers State of City report

Birchwood offers full spectrum of shooting opportunities

Break and run

Caught on tape

Chugiak celebrates at 60th anniversary picnic

Chugiak High School stadium to get new synthetic surface in 2008

Chugiak sidesteps defeat with 7-6 victory over East, now stands 2-0 in CIC play

Come on in

Dangerous measures is dangerous business



Do you think crime has increased in Chugiak-Eagle River?

Does an apple a day keep the doctor away?

Drinking at the park

Eagle Academy faculty, staff rewarded for high test scores

Eagle River gains new swim 'digs' at Bartlett, Chugiak is sole pool user

Eagle River varsity football team remains uninjured despite 55-0 lashing by South Wolverines

Eagle River, Chugiak tennis teams attend Jamboree Saturday

ERHS artificial turf in the hands of the school, athletes following Monday ceremony

Five ways to ease your child back into a routine for the school year

High school cross country season begins with hay bales, hazards

High School Football

In the classifieds . . .

Johann's approved for beer and wine license

Lance Mackey to speak Saturday night

Lance Mackey to speak Saturday night

Making MySpace your own is not child's play, or is it?

Making MySpace your own is not child's play, or is it?

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Aug. 27

Nutrition know-how can help prevent the freshmen fatties

Nutrition know-how can help prevent the freshmen fatties


Photo: Balancing act

Port of Anchorage receives permit to expand

Ravenwood staff members benefit from national teachers academy


Saturday, Aug. 25

Speeding and then some

Sunday, Aug. 26

There's no getting off the town center ride

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Under the influence

UPS Store robbery attempt fails

Valley River Center landlord pulls plug on town center lease

Volleyball jamborees give teams a glimpse at others' players, lineups

Wednesday, Aug. 29

When you truly care, say it with a special brick

Aug - 30 - 2007

Alaska speed skating season set to begin Sept. 12

Alaska Star Spotlight
Michelle Pippin

Are you a picture perfect match?

Athlete of the Week

Birthday on high

Brigade commander reports on success of Iraq operation

Bulls and broncs — a way of life for Eagle River teenager

Chugiak girls place third in year's largest meet so far, Class Race Friday

Chugiak, Eagle River girls find themselves at opposite ends of lopsided scores

City dismisses lawsuit against Mush Inn Motel

Community councils return after recess


Eagle River business owners offer advice for beginners

Eagle River sweeps Bartlett in season-opening swim meet

Eagle River, Chugiak tennis teams open season with losses

Experts advise on how to select the correct pet for a home with children

Go ahead legalize marijuana

Hundreds apply during fire department recruitment

In the classifieds . . .

It's easy to point fingers, but not to find simple town center remedy

Kott trial to begin this week

Large appliances are hard to move

Lazy Mountain is the only remaining Eagle River trailer park

Legislators schedule Sept. 7 briefing with DOT

Log on, speak out

Make vandals days numbered

Memorial barrel race to honor life of Stacey Johnston

Military Events & Activites

Monday, Sept. 3

Mustangs remain the leaders in football with close call


Ordinance could be costly in many ways for MEA members

Photo: Cool, verdant

Photo: Making an entrance

Photo: Munching moose

Plain, boring water gets a little more flavor

Police seek help in nabbing vandals

Police seek help in nabbing vandals

Police training range targets four local sites

Police training range targets four local sites

Salmon in the City receives national award

Saturday, Sept. 1

South wins Gold bracket, Service the Silver in volleyball invitational

Spurred on to create

Sunday, Sept. 2

Tuesday, Sept. 4

UAA campus remodeling increases its space, technology

Under the influence

Watne wins Alaska Rifle Club mid-range match

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Wolves bounce back in third quarter to prevent shutout by Bartlett

Sep - 06 - 2007


African Children's Choir a great success

Alaska Star Spotlight:
Deborah Colleen Joest

APD Citizen Police Academy taking applicants

Appalling Assembly power play

Article spoke the truth about war in Iraq, proving that progress is real

Assembly ordinance impacts MEA's planned power plant

Athlete of the Week

Autonomy can be a state of mind

Businesses win landscaping awards


Candy Kitchen was sweet - owner was salty

Cazzie Forbus

Centers are promoting 'Close to Home' ideal

CHS graduate commissioned as ensign

CHS graduate commissioned as ensign

Chugiak High School senior softball standout commits to Shasta College

Chugiak swim team splits with West, Eagle River outnumbered in pool

Chugiak, Eagle River tops in cross country Class Race

Commission recommends buying City Hall

Crooks pillage Birchwood

Crooks pillage Birchwood

Crooks pillage Birchwood

Drop and run

Eagle River Marine stationed a long way from Hiland Road

Eagle River's Forbus fondly remembered by family, friends

Empty nesters leave their chicks behind with tears, pride

Fire Lake dam completion date pushed back yet again

Football teams on losing sides of lopsided games here, Outside

Friday, Sept. 7

High School Cross Country Running

High School Football

High School Gymnastics

High School Swimming

High School Tennis

Independence is key for Eagle River

Lost and found

MEA issues checks

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Sept. 10

Mustang girls defeat South 14-12, remain unbeaten in flag football

Mustangs win, lose and fly to Phoenix

Mustangs, Wolves gymnasts begin 2007 season


Ossiander, Starr propose repeal of I/M inspection program

Photo: Gotcha

Photo: Gotta love Mother Nature

Photo: Keeping Daddy close

Photo: Traffic stopper

Police successfully nabbing speeders in problem areas

Police training range community meeting moved to Birchwood

Politicians should stay out of private sector power problems

Rayville Nine end extended season with split of Sunday double-header

Saturday, Sept. 8

Site selection

Sunday, Sept. 9

Suspension, expulsion numbers down at local schools

Suspension, expulsion numbers down at local schools

Thursday, Sept. 13

Thursday, Sept. 6

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Under the influence

VFW Post 9785 announces scholarship opportunities

VFW Post 9785 announces scholarship opportunities

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Will it take more tragedy to encourage change?

Winless high school tennis teams face one another

Sep - 13 - 2007


AFD rescue personnel put training into action on Eagle River

Alaska Star Spotlight:
Raelynn Anderson

An end of an era

Athlete of the Week:
Derya Kelter

Be Red Cross Ready


Chugiak avenges last year's title game, beats Bartlett High

Chugiak, Eagle River swim teams swept for first time this season

Cross country runners get wet look at championship course

Dance contest tonight; winner to perform at concert with Bow Wow

Death of outlaw proof that housework can be dangerous

Don't look down

DOT updates legislators on Eagle River road projects

Eagle River flag football team keeps head high despite 18-0 loss at home

Easier said than done

Elfriede H. Towne

Elmendorf Air Force Base

ERHS tennis team claims season's first victory against currently winless CHS

Food for thought

Fort Richardson

Gruening principal offers thanks

Input sought for future use of municipal land

Keeping topics hot

Kott trial begins with recordings

Medicare, Medicaid enrollment allow for change in billing

Millions secured for state military

Mustang varsity volleyball team takes talents to Queen Creek tournament

Mustangs win, Wolves place second in three-way gymnastics meet


Photo: Fortifying the fleet

Raptor rehab

Recruits leap into Guard training prior to finding final home


Small plane tragedy


Standing against domestic violence

Starr chair of budget, finance committee

Teachers' sorority assists local students, adults in need

Top-ranked Chugiak suffers first Alaska loss, falling to Bartlett 20-14

Under the influence

Unintelligent taxation

Wolves football players continue to display poise, passion

Wolves turn tables on T-Birds, winvolleyball match in three games straight

Woman returns to Alaska annually to get a 'fix' of Eagle River, the surrounding area

Yolonda Ileen Reddick

Sep - 20 - 2007

10 ways to winterize your home before the season settles in


Alaska Star Spotlight
Brandi Nycole Martin

Athlete of the week:
Nathan Oliver

Benson calls for additional scrutiny of Don Young

Bernice I. Pray

Bike path costs rise

Blow me down

Chugiak flag football team remains unbeaten with 12-7 win

City surveying Web page users

Coach's cross country passion is contagious

Crooks hit home

Daniel Alex

Eagle River resident published as graphic novel illustrator

Eagle River splits, Chugiak swept in swimming

Eagle River, Chugiak high teams win in light week

Elmendorf Air Force Base

Empty homecoming field begs for answers.

Extra winter exercise, warmth and protection tips for pets

Father, son guardsmen reconnect near Kuwait-Iraq border

Fischetti first in Su Valley Invitational

Fleischhacker on target in state pistol championships

Fort Richardson

Fred Dyson explains his role in FBI investigations

Irvin Mountcastle Jr.

Kirk travels with Seawolves

Kodiak juror dismissed from Kott trial

Kott begins defense after prosecution ends

Local Panther football teams tearing it up in league play

Mayor kicks off diversity and Hispanic months

Mayor working to revive town center deal

Mirror Lake, Gruening runners start off on right foot in cross country

Monday, Sept. 24

Mustangs first, Wolves second in gymnastics meet

Mustangs win big over Wolves in homecoming game

New school principals take reins at Gruening, Homestead

Officials say winter roadway conditions require more than just weather preparedness

Officials say winter roadway conditions require more than just weather preparedness


Photo: Backyard buffet

Photo: Homecoming play

Photo: Winter creeps up on fall

Reader Survey

Response positive to proposed police training range at Eklutna Inc. locations

Saturday, Sept. 22

Service spoils season-ending tri-meet with Eagle River, host Chugiak

Sleeping Lady Mountain Lions receive award

Sunday, Sept. 23

Thursday, Sept. 20

Thursday, Sept. 27

To stud or not to stud

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Under the influence

Unlocked vehicle theft

Wednesday, Sept. 26

What quality do you most admire in other people?

Sep - 27 - 2007

A caboodle of kindergartners


Advice for preparing for physical winter activities, changes

Alaska Star Spotlight
Brody Joh Schuyler

Anchorage Police Department looking for new recruits

Athlete of the Week

Benson passes up audience of one


CHS flag football team continues undefeated season with three wins

Chugiak girls team, Eagle River's King advance to state cross country meet

Chugiak High's Wilkerson places third in gymnastics meet

Chugiak opens Riflery season on home range with Eagle River

Chugiak's second half with Dimond highlight of season, as Mustangs secure league lead

City, state reach agreement on prisoner transport

Cold Frunt productions brings Bow Wow to town

Eagle River slips in second half, loses homecoming game

Eagle River tennis players best Chugiak for second time

Eagle River tied for second in early Cook Inlet Conference volleyball play

Eklutna residential psychiatric treatment center planned

Expiring leases bring new push for town center deal

Fire Lake dam project completed

Fort Richardson sergeant shoots, scores with winning Alaska basketball program

Friday, Sept. 28

Friday, Sept. 28

Fun, growth classes offered through UAA Workforce and Professional Education

Gruening principal has misplaced priorities

Gruening student is shot, killed

Holiday greetings team coming to Fort Richardson for annual filming

Homecoming festivities

It's a Wonderful Life, Sen. Stevens

Kott found guilty on three of four counts Tuesday

Kott lost long before verdict

Local high school swimming enjoys bye

Meth abuse subject of Anchorage conference

Military Events & Activities

Mirror Lake, Gruening shine in All-Schools running

Monday, Oct. 1

Mustangs' C and JV football teams first in Cook Inlet Conference standings

Neighbors object to planned Chugiak condo development


Photo: Alaska bound?

Photo: Chain gang

Photo: Funds for firefighting

Photo: Just peachy

Photo: Pinwheels to celebrate peace

Photo: Signature work

Photo: Winning moment

Saturday, Sept. 29

Star shooting range article was off target

Stolen items found

Sunday, Sept. 30

Survey winner to eat up

Thursday, Oct. 4

Thursday, Sept. 27

Under the influence

Underage drinkers cited

We want your bazaar information!

Wednesday, Oct. 3

What is your biggest fear?

What the teacher did over his summer vacation

Who's been sleeping on my couch?

Oct - 04 - 2007

2008 city budget continues public safety investments

After 25 PFD checks, where has all the money gone?

Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend timeline

Alaska Star Spotlight
Wendy Gorski

Alaska Star Stats

Alpenglow Elementary reaches out monthly through Military Family Fun Nights

Anchorage Christian's Fischetti wins 1-2-3A race, Chugiak girls sixth in state cross country meet


CHS Mustangs secure place in state championship playoffs

CHS wins one of two in league play, ERHS middle of pack

Chugiak High School slips past Eagle River 4-3 in first rifle event of the season Friday

Chugiak sinks Bartlett, Eagle River swamped by Juneau, Service

Chugiak, Eagle River tennis teams head into tournament

City recognizes breast cancer, domestic violence awareness

Dead in the water

Eagle River Christian takes ACSAA tourney with 2-1 victory

Elmendorf Air Force Base

Four-legged, furry customers make lasting impression on local Chewy's Dog Wash owner

Friday, Oct. 5

Fundraising fun

General says public will support the war if it is properly informed

Geraldine Hutchison

Get it straight, Anchorage

Google Earth creator sees numerous, widespread benefits

Harvey's catch total highlight of Wolves year as Eagle River gets bounced from regular season play

Hawaiian author helps with mystery at Ravenwood Elementary School

Home fire escape: The time is now for families to plan, practice rescue drills

In the classifieds

Kott sentencing set for Dec. 7; $25,000 release bond rejected

Lawsuit can't prevent closure of Lazy Mountain

Local businesses expect windfall from annual PFD checks

McLaughlin bound

Monday, Oct. 8

No trespassing

Officer assaulted


Permanent fund auditors work to root out cheaters

Pet peeve

PFD shopping: whobenefits, what sells and the long-term effects

Photo: Signature moment

Pre-pay all the way

Remembering, honoring Augie Hiebert

Saturday, Oct. 6

Saving, investing dividend money a life lesson for teens

Second group of Alaska Air National Guardsmen bound for Afghanistan are deployed

Sunday, Oct. 7

Surprise party honors longtime volunteer

Survey winner to eat up

Temporary closure of horse riding to Chugach State Park at South Fork trailhead access point

Thank you, Eagles

Thursday, Oct. 11

Thursday, Oct. 4

Time to pull out that bazaar shopping list, to check it twice

Time to pull out that bazaar shopping list, to check it twice

Top-ranked Chugiak advances, Dimond drops Eagle River from post-season tournament

Wednesday, Oct. 10

What's the best thing you've done with your Permanent Fund Dividend check?

World of Warcraft - a cultural phenom for the masses

Youth Center, or not

Oct - 11 - 2007

Alaska Moving Arts Center celebrates 20th

Alaska Star Spotlight:
Josh Hegna

Alaska's first drill sergeant puts training into action for the Army National Guard

All-CIC flag football first team features CHS, ERHS players

Athlete of the Week

Begich responds to chamber's questions


Caveman commercials are latest fodder for television

CHS alumni Cherry places fifth in 52nd annual Notre Dame cross country invite

CHS gymnasts top ERHS in head-to-head meet Friday

Chugiak High girls cap 17-0 season with CIC flag football championship

Chugiak places six, Eagle River one on All-CIC football team

Chugiak's Jerry Saunders claims $37K in Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby

Despite CIC crown, 24-17 overtime loss drops Chugiak Mustangs from post-season

Dimond swimmers rain on Chugiak senior's parade Friday

Discovering that men in blue actually have hearts of gold

Eagle River woman at large

Elmendorf Air Force Base

Energy efficiency program available to residents

ER's Fleischhacker wins high-power rifle match

Fight leaves injuries

Fort Richardson

Friday, Oct. 12

Get a jump on your holiday shopping at weekend bazaars

Indictments handed down

Legislators clear air about political polls

Local high school swimmers, diver among state's best

Mayor appoints locals to advisory posts

Mayor delivers diversity awards

Mayor releases proposed 2008 and 2009 municipal budgets

McQueen selected as Eklutna Inc. chief executive officer

Mirror Lake cross country wins with overall team depth

Missing rings

Monday, Oct. 15

Mustangs beat Wolves in their first meeting of the season

New chamber president

New officers elected for community consortium

One year, counting


Payment required

Perilous walk

Photo: Last signs of fall

Photo: Simply the best

Photo: Taking action

Question of the Week:
What two things can't you live without?

Ransacked residence

Saddler appointed by Palin to Council on Disabilities

Saturday, Oct. 13

South, West take CIC tennis title; Eagle River, Chugiak round out finale

Spotted: Mug shot

Sunday, Oct. 14

Survey winner to eat up

Swimming program helps keep heads above the water

Thursday, Oct. 11

Thursday, Oct. 18

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Youth basketball clinics

Oct - 18 - 2007

2007 Alaska Star Reader Survey Results


Alaska Star Spotlight:
Linda Mohr

Alleged shoplifter arrested

ASD wants community input about schools

Athlete of the Week

Back from Brunei

Bazaar Calendar


Business association seeks Peters Creek pedestrian path

Carol Ginnity

CHS grad Griffin named to Preseason All-Big 12 team

Chugiak boys of summer compete in Arizona Fall Classic

Chugiak man helps rebuild Iraq infrastructure one police station at a time

Chugiak riflery A team shooters keep Mustangs unbeaten

Chugiak-Eagle River winter recreation activities abound

Deployed Guard soldiers prepare to reintegrate into state

Eagle River High gymnastics team accomplishes rare all-around goal

Eagle River split spurs Wolves to higher place for round two match

Eagle River's Katy Rosane completes grueling Hawaiian Ironman

Fleischhacker wins two-day small bore rifle championships

Former CHS rifle team member Farner hits 100 targets in a row in Birchwood Trapshoot

Free flu shots available at local pandemic exercise

Friday, Oct. 19

High five for fire safety

High school hockey has smaller local teams hitting the ice

Hill picks up four medals at World Games

If you could relive one day or your life, what day would it be and why?

Mayor inks proposal to purchase Valley River Center site

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Oct. 22

Monte Road: The local boy behind the name

Mustangs, Wolves swim teams split in regular season finale at Chugiak

Natalie Marie Yeargan

October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month


Photo: Elementary inauguration day

Photo: Eye spy

Photo: Serving up

Photo: Winging it

Prep tennis teams score points in first state championship

Purse stolen from vehicle

Ride from stranger ends badly

Rising housing values in Eagle River affected by cost, scarcity of land

Saturday, Oct. 20

Sen. Stevens addresses chamber lunch crowd

Sending Tobacco Quit Line management out of state is shameful mistake


Some practical preparation advice for soon-to-be college students, their parents

Star Stats: High School Gymnastics

Star Stats: High School Riflery

Star Stats: High School Swimming

Star Stats: High School Tennis

Star Stats: High School Volleyball

Statewide wrestlers ready to showcase talents in annual Bob Bailey Invitational tournament

Students fight for cause

Sunday, Oct. 21

Survey says

Teleconference provides education to students, military

Thursday, Oct. 18

Thursday, Oct. 25

Under the influence

Vizenor retiring from parks department, city after 22 years

Vizenor retiring from parks department, city after 22 years

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Young resident to meet Harry Potter creator at Carnegie Hall

Oct - 25 - 2007

1st Lt. Thomas M. Martin

A dump for the ages

Alaska Star Spotlight
Tressa R. Davis

Athlete of the Week
Ambrosia Wilkerson

Bazaar calendar

Bratty behavior

Chugiak Mustangs win 7th annual Bob Bailey Invitational

Chugiak, Eagle River open 2007-08 hockey schedule

Chugiak, Eagle River swim teams tapered and ready for championships

Clapp's lifestyle translates to business

Cynthia Bradford

Eagle River Town Center - what will it cost?

Eagle River's Rosane content with Ironman finish

Eagles thank contributors

Fleischhacker win High Power Rifle Match with score of 496

Fort Richardson paves the way for single soldier 'invasion'

Friday, Oct. 26

High school gymnastics teams finish regular season


Lashbrook sentenced in federal court on drug, weapon charges

Military Events & Activities

Municipality targets Lions Park for trade

Navigate War Admiral Road with care

New moose group

Old Glenn upgrade design nears completion

Oliver named to All-State football team in three positions


PFD keeps couple's dream of navigating afloat

Photo: Battering rams

Photo: Coyote pride

Photo: High-stakes fundraiser

Photo: Legislative wrap

PPT law too new to revisit now

Rick L. Fickle

Saturday, Oct. 27


Status quo just fine for Lions Park

Staying the course

Steven Mark Tabor

Sunday school students see what they can do with $10, talents

Sunday, Oct. 28

The eyes have it

Thoughtful article provided necessary education, awareness

Thursday, Nov. 1

Thursday, Oct. 25

Under the influence

Wednesday, Oct. 31

Wolves sweep Mustangs at conference, lose to CHS in Invite

Nov - 01 - 2007

2005 CHS grad Jesse Cherry named All-American

A cautionary tale about driver's license expiration dates

Alaska Star Spotlight:
Jeri L. Laveulette

Alice Marie Vreeland

Anchorage’s emergency communications featured nationally

Bazaar Calendar

Careless driving

Change is buzz as area businesses grow, move and open

CHS Mustang rifle team improves standing Friday

Chugiak cross country running awards dispensed

Chugiak Elementary School parking, entry design plan nears completion

Chugiak High's Senden wins Teacher of the Year award

Chugiak JV volleyball team finishes strong to win end-of-season tourney

Conference swim meet gives high school swimmers, divers opportunities to shine

Conference swim meet gives high school swimmers, divers opportunities to shine

Cost of improvements could sink town center deal

Denae L. Pochatko

Eagle River gymnasts win CIC sportsmanship, team academic awards

Eagle River, Chugiak highs finish strong in conference play

Former CHS principal set to enter plea in gambling case

Friday, Nov. 2

Friday, Nov. 9

Good News! Great Kids! nominations sought

Heritage Land Bank plans to sell

Heritage Land Bank schedules work session for land use study

High school public forum Tuesday

In-service day basketball clinic at Chugiak

Let's forgo sensitivity for educational opportunities

Local expeditionist once again heads back to Antarctica

Massage therapist rubs clients the right way

McCurtain scores two goals for Avalanche in weekend win

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Nov. 5

Municipality exercises advanced emergency preparedness

Murder suspect surrenders in Chugiak

Murder victim found in Peters Creek

Mustang wrestlers capture second invitational

Nature center trails remain open despitebear attack


Paratrooper brigade to be reacquainted with plane jumping

Photo: Education takes guts

Photo: Victory is served


Saturday, Nov. 3

Sunday, Nov. 4

Support expanding access to mental health treatment

Thursday, Nov. 1

Thursday, Nov. 8

Under the influence

Wayland Baptist University planning Eagle River campus

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Wolves basketball camp

Nov - 08 - 2007

8th Annual Guns 'n Hoses hockey game

A man in a van


Alaska Star Spotlight
Adin Z. Krumanaker

Aptly named

Athlete of the Week

Bazaar Calandar
Saturday, Nov. 10


Boxed memories just waiting to be explored

Business association plans to take on Peters Creek path

Celia Elaine Carloni

Celia's spirit lives on

Chugiak skaters tie South in non-conference opener, then beat Wasilla Warriors 5-3

Chugiak wrestlers continue season on a roll, winning dual and tourney

Chugiak's foursome finishes sixth in state swimming event

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team looks to meet, exceed standard

Comprehensive Wilderness Studies is action-packed course

Crazy talk

Diesel fuel leak dumps 100 gallons at Chugiak High School

Dining facility renamed in honor of Chugiak High graduate

Eagle River grapplers solid ontalent although short on numbers

Eagle River High advances to state volleyball championships

Embracing the Alaskan dog-mushing lifestyle

Fall flu facts

Henry “Hank” C. Williams

Hometown soldier memorialized

In the classifieds

Littlest resident

Local Title 21 rewrite falling behind pace of municipality

Locals are appointed by governor to advisory commission

Looney appointed to Board of Building Regulation

Margaret H. Simmons

Mayor to address resource and energy crisis on Alaska's horizon

MEA ratepayers are footing campaign bill

Monday, Nov. 12


Parks and rec funds for town center are under fire

Photo: Fair market

Practice made perfect for Elmendorf airmen during Operation Maggie Migration

Proctor's Grocery deals

Question of the Week:

Reginald C “Stubbie” Stubbs

Road rage

Saturday, Nov. 10

School Calendar


Sunday, Nov. 11

Suspicious individual

Thursday, Nov. 15

Thursday, Nov. 8

Tools lifted from back of truck

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Wolves girl bowlers start season big, nearly sweep West High School Friday

Wolves play tough game, lose 1-0 in overtime

Nov - 15 - 2007


Alaska Star Stats

Army Family Covenant

Assembly's emissions decision stinks

Athlete of the Week:
Week of November 15, 2007

Birchwood Christian boys basketball team second in Anderson tournament


Chugiak High School teacher experiences Japan firsthand

Cited for drinking

Community churches collaborate to provide Thanksgiving trimmings for local families

David Chatfield Sr.

Eagle River girl bowlers jump to top of leader board after two weeks

Eagle River makes valiant attempt at Alaska state dual tournament

Everyone's favorite survey

Fischetti wins Heisman

Friday, Nov. 16

Gamesmanship by Chugiak High School coach saves athletes, angers wrestling tournament organizers

Girls' gamble on ice turns sour in short term, benefits anticipated down the line

Heritage Land Bank clears air on Lions Park trade


Ignorance isn't bliss

Inman wins Birchwood event, Targets for the Hardcore

Judge denies Kott's request for a new trial

Legislation should be pro-child, pro-parent

Military Events & Activities

Minor with alcohol

Monday, Nov. 19

More than 500 athletes converge on Chugiak for dance/cheer championships


Photo: Books, Wonderful Books

Photo: CHS All-State Band members the most in the state

Photo: Crash course

Photo: Hello, winter

Photo: On Thin Ice

Planning commission to hold hearing on Chugiak developments

Question of the Week: What is your motto?

Rodney Clifford Varney

Saturday, Nov. 17

Schools Calendar

Senators upset with Supreme Court underage abortion ruling

Sports memorabilia for auction at Eagle River Christian School benefit

Spotlight: Elaine Sandra Daw

Sunday, Nov. 18

Thursday, Nov. 15

Thursday, Nov. 22

Town Center deal approved by Assembly

Ultralight fatality

Vehicle break-ins plague Eagle River

Veterans Memorial design open for comment

Wednesday, Nov. 21

Well-groomed appreciation

Wolves place third, win sportsmanship award at state volleyball tournament

Nov - 22 - 2007


Act now, help prevent your inner child from growing up


Alaska Speedskating Club's second monthly race fields fast times

Alaska Star Spotlight:
Gordy Banfield

APD officers responding to increased number of suicide calls

Athlete of the Week:
November 25th 2007

Betty R. Henderson

Breakfast is most important meal of the day, also most perplexing


Carter-Chapman new dean

CHS defeats East by point in dual meet, competes with ERHS at invite

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team building for tourney

Eagle River artist's Geronimo painting receives surprising appraisal

Familiar players, different political climate for 2008 race

Feast or famine

High School Bowling

High School Boys Hockey

High School Girls Hockey

High School Riflery

High School Wrestling

Local Christmas shopping offers convenient, personal alternative to the Internet

MEA plans for coal-fired Palmer power plant put on hold

Mustangs slip past Service, win fifth of six rifle matches

Mustangs win three in Fairbanks; Wolves split on Kenai ice

Out with the medicines, in with the saline spray and humidifier for tots

Parsons partial to ski program

Photo: Making a Difference

Photo: Simon says ski

Question of the Week:
What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Raymond Paden

Recharging by taking a break from my harried, hectic life

Shop Talk


Special session wraps up for local legislators


State Farm Insurance awards grant to Anchorage's Promise

Thanksgiving reunion much appreciated by Chugiak Army National Guard family

Thursday, Nov. 29

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Volunteer fire department gets new contract with the city

Walk on World Diabetes Day raises awareness, funds

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Well-written book is just right for sassy laughs, gifts

Wolves' bowler remains league's best; Chugiak, Eagle River split play

Writers gather around cups of joe, over knitting needles

Nov - 29 - 2007

A howler

Alaska Star Spotlight
Viola Renee Krumanaker

Alaska Volleyball Association to conduct high school level tryouts

Anchorage Museum calls for All Alaska Juried Exhibition entries

Anchorage Public Library receives NEA Big Read grant

Area developer puts plans for Chugiak condominium development on hold

Area legislators are new Outdoor Heritage Caucus members

Athlete of the Week
Week of Nov. 29, 2007

Bazaar Calendar

Benson spearheads effort in support of wounded warriors


Businesses prepare to open doors for munching masses

CHS grad Schierholt named to NCAA D-II first team

Chugiak boys hoop coach hopes for 50-plus to tackle hardwood

Chugiak wins, Eagle River loses in lopsided games just before Thanksgiving

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey gets season's first CIC win

Could have been worse

Eagle River athletes help Alaska Wolves to third-place Texas finish

Eagle River boys, girls basketball teams begin tryouts

Eagle River cheer team to hold fundraising luau

Eagle River paratrooper lauded for professionalism by State Department

Fleischhacker wins Aggregate Bull's-eye Pistol Match

Friday, Nov. 30

Governor seeking nominations for unsung heroes throughout Alaska

Gumball heist

Help plan Anchorage roads

Home Optics

Homestead students learn lessons in community service

Lee R. Saunders

Local contestants compete for Miss Chugiak-Eagle River

Locals break into extreme filming

Long-awaited Baldy land swap deal signed

Long-distance call

Major recalls have holiday toyshoppers being more cautious


Merry Merchant Map

Merry Merchant Munchschedule of events

Military Events & Activities

Mitsuko Morrow

Monday, Dec. 3

Mustang girls basketball should be among pre-season favorites with many returnees

Mustang U16 C Lightning win AHA Turkey Shoot tourney

National Guard crash near Juneau claims local

New Young campaign Web site now online

Old Glenn Highway rehab project open house scheduled for Dec. 11

Old Glenn Highway rehab project open house scheduled for Dec. 11


Photo: Choir covenant

Question of the Week
What bad habit do you have that you'd like to break?

Quilt shop has online presence

Ravenwood youth experience a wee bit of Scotland's musical traditions

Raymond Paden

Saturday, Dec. 1

School Calendar

Stanley Brown

Star Stats

Sunday, Dec. 2

The Eagle - the newspaper that was driven by a fire truck

The Week in Sports

Thou shalt not steal

Thursday, Dec. 6

Thursday, Nov. 29

Tradition tree

Veterinarians warn that too many table scraps, some foods could harm family pet

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Winter Wonderland Walk participants

Wolves to offer in-service day cheer clinic

Dec - 06 - 2007

2007-08 Eagle River High School girls basketball team rosters announced

A reason for speed limits

Adventure is all about attitude

Alaska Fine Arts Academy

Alaska Moving Arts Center

Alaska Speedskating

Alcoholics Anonymous

Allison Faith Wandell

Area cross-country ski coaches seeking therapy, snow

At the movies

Ballet benefactors offered unique opportunity

Bean's Café offers thanks, asks for donations

Christopher John "Chris" Mohon

Chugach Mountain Quilt Guild

Chugiak defeats East, Eagle River fallsto Bartlett on Eagle River Bowl lanes

Chugiak flag football award recipients named

Chugiak High School basketball teams named, players ready to hit the courts

Chugiak Senior Center

Chugiak-Eagle River branch library

Comeau converses with ERHS students at forum

Eagle River athletes earn armed forces rodeo recognitions

Eagle River High School Softball Booster Club

Eagle River Rotary

Eagle Scout service project grants seniors the gift of giving

Fan Mail for the Troops letters elicit responses from afar

Friday, Dec. 7

Getting in the spirit

Improper consumption of acidic foods can lead to destroyed enamel

Kelter named to USA U-17 national soccer team, declines

Lack of snow hitting outdoor recreation enthusiasts hard

Lady Mustang girls hoop teams posted

Letter writer should see what Maryland has to deal with

Lions' Trees of Giving are placed around Eagle River, not at Wal-Mart this year

Magazine courts local band Omdiecca for compilation CD

Magazine courts local band Omdiecca for compilation CD

Massage therapist bill should rub voters the right way

McKinley Mountainmen Muzzleloading Rifle Club

Mirror Lake Middle School takes end-of-season jamboree

Monday, Dec. 10

Narcotics Anonymous

Nordic Ski Training

Parks and rec is misusing funds slated for building purchase

Patricia Arlene Stouff

Peace first on local legislators' wish lists

Photo: Barrel buddies

Photo: Barrel buddies

Photo: Elf of the hour

Photos: Munch merriment

Photos: Munch merriment

Readers spoke, we listened

Ready or not, Chugiak, Eagle River bring game to conference wrestling

Sammy Gene Benavides

Saturday, Dec. 8

Second time home is hit this year

Sunday, Dec. 9

Thursday, Dec. 6

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Under a different kind of influence

Under the influence

Uneven decisions favor Mustangs, challenge Wolves on varsity ice

Volunteers pitch in

Washington student wants Alaska to join the parade

What is your favorite holiday movie?

Dec - 13 - 2007

A bad day for news

Alaska Star Spotlight:
Jenny Carlson

Alaska Star Stats:

Alaska Star Stats:

Alaska Star Stats:

Alaska Star Stats:

APD, AFD start new academies

Artist creates presidential Christmas tree ornament

Athlete of the Week

Boston bound

Christmas bird count approaching

Christmas outreach a blessing

Christmas will be different this year

Chugiak girls turn tables on Bartlett bowlers, boys slip 8-4

Chugiak girls win showcase in Matanuska Valley

Chugiak wins CIC wrestling title on home mat, looks for state crown

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team gets no respect in swing through Fairbanks

Clarence Porter Tucker Jr.

Cross-country coaches want school district to consider outside options

Dance Duds

Digging the win

Digging the win

Eagle River High softball holds clinics Dec. 17 through Dec. 20

Eagle River hockey plays tough against North Pole, gets run over by East

Eagle River post office needs help

Editorial may be hazardous to your health

Express yourself

Friday, Dec. 14

George Sherman Ante, Sr.

Great Kids! nomination deadline approaching

Home chef's gourmet lifestyle is enhanced by useful gifts

In the classifieds

Joan Loray Rehm

Karen L. Hill

Kott sentenced to 6 years in federal prison

Kott sentenced to 6 years in federal prison

Local killed in Colorado church shootings

Local killed in Colorado church shootings

Local pet groomer becomes rescuer

Mayor Begich turns to Eagle River for perfect holiday gift

Medal of Honor recipient's deeds artistically remembered

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Dec. 17

Mustangs hit bump on ice with two losses, one victory

North Slope serves last supper


Palmer's Scherer wins Sunday's Targets for the Hardcore 2 Trapshoot

Photos: Wolves wrangle with Cougars

Picture perfect

Providing help from the start

Question of the Week
What is your favorite or least favorite holiday song?

ReFeathering LLC

Saturday, Dec. 15


Stephen M. “Max” Cavanaugh

Stockwell still awaits heart transplant, hopes for cards

Sunday, Dec. 16

Thanks to the loving family of Eagle River

Thanks to those who gave during our time of grief

Thursday, Dec. 20

Tri-Digital Computer Services

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Writer, cast of 'Heroes & Thieves' can take a winning bow

Dec - 20 - 2007


Alaska Star Spotlight
Diane Mucha

Anchorage's first lady recognized for work at Chugiak High

Athlete of the Week
Week of Dec. 20, 2007

Attacking wolf pack encourages heightened pet owner awareness


Christmas bird count approaching; watchers now flocking

Chugach family medicine clinic

Chugiak defeats Service on the ice, Eagle River loses twice; local teams square off Friday at the Mac

Chugiak finishes third in state wrestling tournament with 3

Chugiak girls begin season with 3-0 Joe Floyd tourney run

Chugiak High basketball coach unhappy with questionable call during Palmer Elks Showdown

Chugiak's Weaver scores two goals in 5-2 hockey loss to Service-East

City distributes flu shots to homeless

Crime Stopper

CVFD contract approved by administration

DOT maps out Eagle River Old Glenn Highway upgrade plans

DOT maps out Eagle River Old Glenn Highway upgrade plans

Eagle River girls place second to host in Grace Christian Basketball Classic

Eagle River High School band grows, plans trip to Hawaii

Eagle River man contacts 'girl' online

Employee caught stealing

Flag poetry or essay contest begins

Friday, Dec. 21

George Sherman Ante Sr.

Letters to Santa


Moose Horn fire leaves 13 homeless

My four-legged namesake

New volleyball association, Arctic Fox, an option for locals with registration ongoing


Pet found near remote crash site comes home

Philip Harold Crouse

Photo: Frozen feast

Photo: Frozen feast

Photo: Graduation day

Photo: Graduation day

Photo: Graduation day

Photo: Skating school

Photo: Supporting the troops

Protecting parks is paramount

Question of the Week:
Real or artificial Christmas tree?

Saturday, Dec. 22

Snow sufficient enough for first freestyle ski race of the season

Speedskaters break records at qualifier

Staff excellence recognized at area middle, high schools

Staff excellence recognized at area middle, high schools

Step of faith leads 8 families to start Peters Creek church

Sunday, Dec. 23

Suspicious activity

Taxes result in limited returns

Teach children movie manners


Thursday, Dec. 20

Time Was
It happened 31 years ago this week . . .

Tour of holiday homes unearths some brightly-lit gems

Under the influence

VFW Post 9785 Ladies Auxiliary announces Vicki Webb-Nelson Scholarship competition

Wolves wallop Whalers

Dec - 21 - 2007

Donations for Moose Horn fire victims are now being taken

Dec - 27 - 2007


Alaska Star Spotlight:
Emily Gilbert

Athlete of the Week

Bank coordinates donations for Moose Horn fire victims

Chugiak hockey team not too kind in win over Eagle River

Congress approves millions for military construction projects

Facelifts becoming common area retail upgrades

Facelifts becoming common area retail upgrades

Fire departments kept busy throughout year

Fires, burglaries and bodies top 2007 headlines

Food from the Heart: Gyro

Friday, Dec. 28

Help provide security for ailing resident

Legislators address chamber of commerce

Legislators must remain grounded

Local basketball teams participate in Chugiak tournament

Local schools included in bonds approved by school board

Lorraine “Lola” Pederson

Lorraine “Lola” Pederson

Military Events & Activities

Photo: A grateful gesture

Photo: Eagle rising

Photo: Holiday fun at Homestead

Photos: Home again

Professional tips for planning a perfect New Year's Eve party

Project blessed with community participation

Purchase-sale agreement signed for town center deal

Question of the Week:
What was the best thing about 2007 for you?

Saturday, Dec. 29

Shop Talk:
Share some tasty memories

Snowmobiling Safety Tips

Some crimes remain unsolved, criminals at large for 2007 briefs

Song dedications for the year's memorable newsmakers

Star Stats :
Boys High School Hockey

Star Stats :
Cross-country Skiing

Star Stats :
Girls High School Hockey

Star Stats :
High School Cross-country Skiing

Sunday, Dec. 30

Thanks for daring to care

The year in sports

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

Two-time state Skimeister Singleton ponders new heights

U.S. Army announces Alaskan troop increase

Wolves continue to be aggressive, Fort Rich limits access

Wolves, Mustangs face-off