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Jan - 03 - 2008

2008 dog license tag unveiled today



Alaska Star Spotlight
Leanne Compton

Athlete of the Week
Kinsey Loan

Chugiak Belles lured local carnival crowds

Chugiak dog mushers dancing for more snow

Classical guitarist, teacher performs at Alaska Fine Arts Academy benefit concert


Eagle River boys hoop team to compete in Dimond Prep Shootout

Eagle River players makes contributions in Honeybaked tournament

Eklutna Lake group campground reservations required

Entries were works of art

Experts teach muzzle loading basics

Fleischhacker wins all three elements en route to aggregate pistol match

Found mail

Friday, Jan. 4

Girls often lead in both talent, numbers in head-to-head rifle competition

Got Coke?

Governor appoints locals to state Boating Safety Council

Governor appoints locals to state Boating Safety Council

Help save the planet by recycling a Christmas tree at designated sites

Home Optics

It may be time to bring out the artillery on Artillery Road

John Warner

LeDoux, Berkowitz share similarities in bid for Congress

Lessons on the road cruel, but beneficial, as Wolves go winless in Vegas

Milestone birthday

Military Events & Activities

Mirror Lake students standout among youth court peers


Ossiander, Starr reaffirm resolutions

Photo: Freshman Nanook

Photo: Party time

Photo: Snow dance

Please pay on your way out

Police debut online weekly arrest report

Police range site selection nearly complete

Proposed AWWU rate increase goes before RCA Tuesday

Question of the Week
What are you looking forward to in 2008?

Resolving to make 2008 count

Retired colonel helped pave the way for Air Force females

Saturday, Jan. 5

Sunday, Jan. 6


Thursday, Jan. 10

Thursday, Jan. 3

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

Too slow, too much pot

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Under the influence

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Jan - 10 - 2008

Aggressive driver causes accident, vanishes

Alaska Star Spotlight
Haley Marie Rhodes

Athlete of the Week
Michael Hall

Bear Paw International Buffet Restaurant


Burn victims' recovery called miraculous

Christmas bird count tracks flocks of feathered friends

City weatherization program accepting applications

Eagle River goalie Haken huge in net in Alaska All-Stars title win in Phoenix

Eagle River looks to roll South Anchorage on local lanes

Eagle River looks to roll South Anchorage on local lanes

Early morning wander through apartment complex

Eklutna Inc. allows trapper to pursue wolves on corporate land

Face of Eagle River still needs work

Fleischhacker wins Bull's-eye Pistol Match

Fort Greely missile complex gains international attention

Free parking Saturday at Alaska state parks

Friday, Jan. 11

Greatland Christian Cache

Gunman sees in New Year with cinema robbery

High School Basketball

High School Hockey

Kelter selected to Team USA for World Hockey Tournament

Legislative delegation listens to constituents

Library offering iPod as incentive to go online

Local attorney guilty of possessing child pornography

Local eateries expanding to locations beyond Eagle River

Mayor names new deputy municipal manager

MEA board president seeks re-election

MEA director, Jordan, questions Chugach Electric's plans

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Jan. 14


Photo: Search, rescue deployment

Photo: Skills, scarves and juggling

Question of the Week
Do you wish there were more snow?

Reindeer running, really?

Ri-Generation Nutrition

Saturday, Jan. 12

Sensitive teeth - One of the most common complaints by dental patients

Shoplifting reporting leaves reader wanting

Star sports coverage is thorough, neighborly

Sunday, Jan. 13

Thanks for your honesty, Eagle River


Thursday, Jan. 10

Thursday, Jan. 17

Time Was
It happened 16 years ago this week . . .

Today's technological threat not just from strangers, but from fellow classmates

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Under the influence


Wednesday, Jan. 16

Wolves' coach says competition good, performance inconsistent at Dimond Prep Shootout

Youngsters glean instruction, experience at hockey clinic

Jan - 17 - 2008

2008 Exhibitor List

A match made in heaven?


Alaska Star Spotlight:
Kiana Jade Davis

Alaska Star Stats:
Girls Wrestling

Alaska Star Stats:
High School Basketball

Alaska Star Stats:
High School Cross Country Skiing

Alaska Star Stats:
High School Hockey

Apodaca first in USGWA age group, second in weight class

Athlete of the Week
Steven Bender

Be sure to attend the Anchorage Wedding Fair

Birchwood site targeted for police shooting range

Burgled while on vacation

Chimney fire damages Hiland Road home Monday morning

Chugiak High girls hoops team turns heads with 2 wins, boys come up short

Chugiak seniors planning to revive Chugiak Spring Carnival

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team on opposite ends of 4-0 decisions

Customer rate increase is not a reflection of AWWU billing

Do you click with your photographer?

Dorothy Fetrow

Eagle River boys, Chugiak girls shine in weekend cross-country ski races

Eagle River girls bowlers climb to second place with win over South

Eagle River High School varsity boys win, girls squad loses in Peninsula swing

Food from the heart:
Carrot Ginger

Friday, Jan. 18

Gov. Palin, please help

Grandal “Randy” Miller

Griffin leading scorer in Lady 'Huskers' 71-51 win over Kansas

Hard play

Having your identity stolen could be just a donation away

Helping special Olympians

Heroes Homes provide shelter for families of the wounded

Iditarod to skip Eagle River Checkpoint No. 1

Intersection chaos needs policing

It was loaded

John Pezzenti Jr.

Kott ordered to prison today

Learning the truth about heart disease

Let's bring the state Legislature to Eagle River, it could work

Library given funds to grow

Locals find a world of food close to home

Maureen and Ryan: Creating their own winter wonderland amidst day-to-day demands

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Jan. 21

Mustangs drop game with South, but defeat Service High


Planning ahead: Cover all your bases to alleviate stress

Question of the Week:
What candidate would you choose if the presidential election were tomorrow?

Remember when

Resounding donations

Rough ride

Saturday, Jan. 19

School resource officers - giving students safety, support

Skate with the Chugiak High School varsity hockey team

Sunday, Jan. 20

The benefits of year-round educating


Thursday, Jan. 17

Thursday, Jan. 24

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

Under the influence

Uniquely yours: Personalize your day so it's truly memorable

Wal-Mart now seeking liquor license transfer

Wednesday, Jan. 23

You are invited...

Jan - 24 - 2008

A very large thank you


Aircraft manufacturing to begin soon at Birchwood Airport

Alaska Star Spotlight
Emmie Thomas Jennings

Alaska Star Spotlight
Emmie Thomas Jennings

Alaska Star Stats

Antibiotic-resistant infection shows up in school district

Application deadline for APD Citizen Police Academy

Army National Guard opens Eagle River recruiting office

Athlete of the Week:
Liz Meddaugh

Athlete of the Week:
Liz Meddaugh

Begich leads National Military Task Force

Billie Joyce Thurber Moore

Chugiak girls continue to dominate, Mustang boys taking their lumps

Chugiak High bowling teams lose to South Anchorage

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team gift wraps win for Dimond-West

Church choirs unite for Saint Andrew community concert

Eagle River boys, girls varsity hoop teams learn through hard knocks

Eagle River, Chugiak nordic teams fare well in Bartlett Sprint Meet

Economic census counts on businesses to respond

Eklutna musher preparing for Junior Iditarod

Extending a community thank you

Fleischhacker wins ARC's small-bore rifle silhouette event

Four candidates file to run for Matanuska Electric board

Gruening principal jailed on narcotics charges


Make the media work for you

Mayor's town hall meeting scheduled

Middle school ski season to begin today — maybe

Military Events & Activities

Monday, Jan. 28

Municipality completes design for town center

Mustangs' boys hockey team defeats rival Eagle River 9-1


Parents say over-the-counter home drug tests provide peace of mind

Photo: Bird buffet

Photo: Bird buffet

Plein air painting for the masses

Question of the Week:
What do you think about Wal-Mart's new Supercenter having a liquor store?

Saturday, Jan. 26

School Calendar

Share oil windfall with the state

Singleton should serve as an example for Chugiak-Eagle River youth

Sunday, Jan. 27

Thursday, Jan. 24

Time Was
It happened 27 years ago this week . . .

Underage intoxicated passenger

Volunteer orientation for Mat-Su Regional Medical Center

Wednesday, Jan. 30

Week in Sports

Winter Flu Facts

Jan - 31 - 2008

Alaska roots deep for Democratic congressional candidate

Alaska Star

Alpenglow Elementary School remains committed to military families, students

Annual Boondock's Big Buck Contest sports record purse, entrant count plunges

Boomers feeling more active than ever


CER hockey girls team ends season on high with win, loss and draw

CHS girls, ERHS boys in the hunt during Kincaid Skiathlon

Chugiak High ends league schedule, is seeded third in CIC tourney

Comeau addresses Star headline, praises principal Jefts

Daydreaming of a winter week spent in my remote cabin

Eagle River High boys, girls hoop dreams spoiled by losses to Service; Ladies' play schedule still light

Eagle River Wolves bowlers humbled by Dimond Lynx on Jewel Lake lanes Friday


Expecting the best from Jordan

Fort Richardson reopens post training areas for public use

Headline led readers to wrong assumption

Heritage Land Bank plans two public property meetings

High school mentorship program offers career exploration

Ice cream would go down sweeter than liquor at Wal-Mart


Jeanean Allen

Lady Mustangs basketball team wins again, now 4-0 in conference play

Letters to the Editor

Middle school Jazz Band hits the right note at symphony

Military Appreciation Luncheon

Mustangs track team in need of head coach Mirror Lake, Gruening middle school athletes off and skiing Middle school grapplers begin season today


People We Know

Photo - Breaking Bread

Photo - Purple Heart pinning

Photo - Team Woodhouse wins big

Police Briefs

Police training rifle range site gaining favor

Question of the Week

School Calendar

Stars dance instructor balances choreography with life lessons

Super Tuesday polling places set for Alaska's participation

Time Was...

Week in Sports

Woman opens her heart, home to the four-legged homeless population

Woman opens her heart, home to the four-legged homeless population

Feb - 07 - 2008

Alaska Star Spotlight: Brian Cook

Arts & Entertainment

Available land makes capital move feasible

Baird is the right choice for Matanuska Electric board

Birdhouses help elementary school D.A.R.E program soar

Byron Dunaway Cochrane


CHS hockey team second to Dimond in CIC championships

Chugiak-Eagle River projects on mayor's, Assembly's priority list

Eagle River varsity hoops teams come up short in league play

Friends of the Library fundraiser to furnish new local

Ice cream would go down sweeter than liquor at Wal-Mart

Jordan heeds MEA bylaws at his convenience

Mayor Begich's town meeting draws a crowd

MEA should take steps to make every vote count


Mirror Lake educator replaces dismissed Toro

Mustangs suffer season's first loss to South Anchorage in Lady Lynx Shootout

People We Know

PHOTO: Taking down the big guys

Provide polar protection today

Question of the Week: What's a better Valentine gift - flowers or candy?

Rekindling Moose Horn memories after fire

Religious extremism comes to Eagle River

Richard “Dick” John Hunt

Sport Shorts

Star headline disappoints reader

Stronger law enforcement is solution to underage drinking

tarr, Steiner seek re-election to Assembly and school board

Thanks for the Ravenwood rink

This Week in Sports

Time Was...

What’s behind Burchell’s, Kincaid’s quest for MEA board?

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Woman points camera at domestic violence

Feb - 21 - 2008

Alaska Star Spotlight

Benson pursues Young's Congressional seat for second time

Brothers help Iraqi boy receive life-changing operation


Cast members share fun, advice with Mirror Lake students

Chugiak boys take second at Valdez basketball tournament

Eagle River bowler scores $10,000 in Vegas High Roller competition

Eagles are taking to the mat once again

Five candidates vie for two at-large MEA board positions

Five candidates vie for two at-large MEA board positions

Homesteader builds early home, Eagle River history

Letters to the Editor

Living in the Real ID world


MOA planning commission to review pair of local projects

MOA planning commission to review pair of local projects

Mustang girls ski to third at Cook Inlet championships


Property owner dusts off old ski area plans

Scholarships available to high school seniors in military families

School Calendar


Time Was...

Which do you think is worse - sub-zero temperatures or freeze-thaw cycles?

Who's a good boy? Tanner Yeomans, Alaska's new top dog

Feb - 28 - 2008

Alaska Star Spotlight:

Assembly approves 10-year Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department contract


Cast your vote for Jordan, the voice of reason at MEA

CHS girls fourth in state cross-country ski championships

Chugiak High's Lady Mustang hoopsters extend unbeaten CIC mark to 11-0

Daily News article had major omission

Does Eagle River need another liquor store?

Eagle River sends 3 figure skaters to Arctic Winter Games

Eagle River sends 3 figure skaters to Arctic Winter Games

Eagle River's varsity boys basketball team defeats Dimond, suffers close loss to Service

Fullmer's boys experience losses to Bartlett, West

Gas line talk dominates town hall meeting

Give the Eagle Lady thanks, a hand

Local mushers take on Fur Rondy

Local mushers take on Fur Rondy

Military Events & Activities

Military Events & Activities

Old Glenn rehab project postponed until summer of 2009

People We Know

Question of the Week:What would you like to be when you grow up?

Road, parks and rec boards want to cooperate

School Calendar

School Calendar

School Calendar

School Calendar

Sport Shorts

This Week in Sports

Time Was...

Time Was...

Time Was...

U.S. Coast Guard ramps up to patrol more-open Arctic waters

Warm weather, icy trails thwart two-day middle school ski competition

Watching, contributing to Spears' downward spiral

Mar - 06 - 2008

$5 million in improvements planned for local road projects

$5 million in improvements planned for local road projects

Alaska Star Editorial


Alzheimer's support group reaches out to Chugiak-Eagle River caregivers

Benson is a source of hope for indigenous communities

Calendar: Friday, March 7

Calendar: Monday, March 10

Calendar: Saturday, March 8

Calendar: Sunday, March 9

Calendar: Thursday, March 6

Calendar: Wednesday, March 12

Chugiak girls enter tournament at top, boys near bottom as CIC championship begins

Embrace candidates who comprehend what it means to be free

Former challenger, Brand, joins Anchorage Assembly race

Former challenger, Brand, joins Anchorage Assembly race

Headline signaled start of Alaska's statehood

Jordan offers thanks to supporters, congratulations to Kincaid

Local author pens book with Chef Al

Middle school rallies behind ill classmate




PHOTO: Former Mustangs competing as Cowgirls

PHOTO: Thanks takes shape

PHOTO:Do you remember when?


QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What do you do to relax?

Saluting those who serve


Sport Shorts

Starr stresses his innocence


There are those who are pleased with MEA management, Jordan

Time Was...

Winds of change sweep Matanuska Electric election

Winds of change sweep Matanuska Electric election

Wolves' boys team falls to Mustangs 52-51 in season finale

Mar - 13 - 2008

Alaska Star Spotlight:

Aviation soldiers' Iraq tour extended 4 more months

Bill Starr has my vote







Chugiak, Eagle River teams scare foes, but exit Cook Inlet tourney's first round

Commission clears Starr of campaign violations


Education Briefs

Final draft of HLB site study worries neighbors

Foundation with community focus thrives, enriches Chugiak-Eagle River

Gamers turn entertainment news into serious enterprise

Janet Brand, please apologize

Lady Mustangs capture conference basketball championship

MEA seeks to repeal Matanuska-Susitna plant ordinance



Navy JROTC student competes at Olympic Training Center

Navy JROTC student competes at Olympic Training Center



People We Know

Planning commission approves police shooting range location

Ravenwood Elementary PTA donates $7,000 to school library

Reading between the lines of Palin baby name

School Calendar

Sport Shorts

The fight of their lives


Troopers arrest potential meth lab operator

What do you think about Gov. Palin's announcement that she's expecting a baby?

Mar - 20 - 2008

$102 million in bonds on April 1 municipal ballot

Airman defies tradition, builds hands-on military career

Anchorage Police Department vehicle involved in accident

Area resident spreads love for sled dog racing

Birchwood Christian School wins boys state hoops tournament, girls finish second


Chugiak volunteer department takes delivery of new truck


Declined offers postpone major retailer's plans

Eagle River VFW post celebrates golden anniversary

EDITORIAL: All good things must come to an end

It's time for Starr to resign

John Richard Galbraith

Lady Lions offer thanks

Lady Mustangs march to state with 1 post-season title already in the bag

Lanier is the top Iditarod finisher among locals

Locals draw attention in U.S. Jr. Olympic ski races


North Slope had several incarnations before finally closing


PHOTO: End of the line

PHOTO: Hitting the right note

PHOTO: Mercy mystery fire

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite season?

SPORT SHORTS: Chugiak High hockey banquet tonight

SPORT SHORTS: Cogdell secures spot on 2008 U.S. Olympic trapshoot team

SPORT SHORTS: CSC Tsunamis looking to raise funds, provide cleanup services

SPORT SHORTS: Eagle River baseball tryouts opened Monday

SPORT SHORTS: Eagle River on track for largest team yet

SPORT SHORTS: Galligan now national rifle champ with UAF

SPORT SHORTS: MHA announces Blue Devils' coaches and tryout schedule

SPORT SHORTS: Pop Warner football registration begins


The right kind of leadership


Theron “Ted” Coats

TIME WAS... And it seemed expensive then

TIME WAS... Local haven for recyclers established

TIME WAS... Vandals wreak havoc, disable buses

Triumphant Team Alaska returns from Arctic Winter Games with 202 ulus

Mar - 27 - 2008

Alaska Army Guard soldier earns Bronze Star with Valor


Assembly candidates answer Chugiak-Eagle River questions

Basket case

Candor of town hall meeting surprise to area newcomer

Chugiak girls place second in State 4A hoop championships

Chugiak-Eagle River could sure use taxi service Sports fan

Cogdell pulls a 'Mackey' to win spot on U.S. Olympic trapshooting team

Dispute begins over area budget projects

Dolores Elizabeth “Dolly” Whaley

Dusty days of spring increase number of hospital visits

Eagle River High cheerleaders win Coed Small Squad State title at PacWest Championships

Eagle River will not field a softball team for the 2008 high school season

Eugenia F. “Jean” Henderson

Eye-opening firsthand sled dog trail experience

Eye-opening firsthand sled dog trail experience

For the love of parents, Scouting

Hot issues should override stereotypes

If you could be anywhere else right now, where would you be?

Lazy Mountain landowners must decommission water system

MHA Lightning wins All-Eagle River U16 Tier III tourney

Monday, March 31

Murkowski addresses climate change, energy at chamber

Naturalization ceremony educates middle school students

Old Glenn Highway project now back on track



Pinewood player

Saturday, March 29

Sen. Stevens accepting applications for summer internships


Sunday, March 30

Thursday, April 3

Time Was...

Tuesday, April 1

Vote yes on Proposition 4 at no cost to area residents

Wednesday, April 2


Apr - 03 - 2008

Alaska Star Spotlight

Assembly protests Wal-Mart's liquor license

Christopher Spoerhase

CHS students' volunteer efforts garner Spirit of Youth title

CHS, ERHS runners in first mini-meet show promise of star season, coaches say

Chugiak boys baseball team to compete in Reno

Chugiak girls soccer team starts up where title team left off: Winning

Chugiak grad shines on Seawolf track team

Chugiak salvages opening season tie with Bartlett, 2-2

Chugiak varsity softball teams gear up for strong season openers

Devereaux leaves fire department board, moves to the Valley

Don't let greed rule over common sense

Eagle River boys soccer kicks off season with a 4-0 loss to South

Friday, April 4

Have you filed your income taxes yet?

Local teen's rotten sneakers earn national title

Michael Stith

Military training exercises promise noisier skies this summer

Monday, April 7

New Town Center puts purchase price at $1M




Public help sought in updating plans for Chugach park

Saturday, April 5



State House approves measure to honor deceased Alaska veterans

Sunday, April 6

The ballots are in

Thursday, April 10

Thursday, April 3

Valley Cup Holders

Various cholarships for local high-school students

Wednesday, April 9

Write leaders to stop the state from overbuilding Loop Road

Apr - 10 - 2008

Chancellor touts future, potential for UAA Eagle River campus

Chugiak High School band finishes strong in Hawaii festival

Coffee biz gets jittery in sluggish economy

CVFD fire truck dedicated to deceased LifeGuard crew

Eagle River track team treks strong in conference track and field meet

Eagle River, Chugiak runners to compete in Big “C” Relay

Ellet L. Seavey Jr.

ERHS baseball staff close to naming teams

Friday, April 11

Global pinking?

Governor redlines local projects in budget

High fuel prices driving commuters to share rides, take the bus

High fuel prices driving commuters to share rides, take the bus

How much did you pay the last time you filled up your vehicle?

Knik Little League baseball and softball drafts complete

Lady Wolves suffer season-opening loss, coach says team shows much promise

Mat-Su doing environmental study to consider rail line

Mat-Su doing environmental study to consider rail line

Mayor: $7M to buy, remodel Town Center

Military Events & Activities

Monday, April 14


Open house, free print at Picture This


Police Briefs

Pro hockey player Swanson hits the ice back home

Recon platoon soldiers named as state's top volunteers

Saturday, April 12

School Calendar

South soccer girls prevail over Chugiak in soccer match showdown

Spend money locally to keep 'small-town' feel



Starr picks up first full term for Eagle River in Assembly race

Sunday, April 13

The majority of people are un-American

Thursday, April 10

Thursday, April 17

Time Was...

Wednesday, April 16

Week in Sports

Apr - 17 - 2008

$3M earmarked in capital budget for local projects

200-plus condos planned for Lazy Mountain

23 teams, 700 athletes descend on Dome for Big 'C' Relays

24K Cupcakes

Anchorage police to spring into strict enforcement

Business partnerships thrive at Chugiak High

Business partnerships thrive at Chugiak High

Chugiak baseball team on windy ride in Reno

Chugiak girls lose rematch of state title game to South, 5-2

Chugiak Mustangs no strangers to High School Sports Hall of Fame

Chugiak wrestling legend Gary Steeby pins spot in annals of Alaska High School Sports Hall of Fame

Community, not Alaska Star, pulled for health fair

Daniel Bates

Federal health care improvement act aims to help women veterans

Fine toned

Friday, April 18

Grandma's Chicken Salad

Knik swimmers lap to seventh in Jr. Olympic Championships

Last call: Recycle cell phone for soldier connection

Last call: Recycle cell phone for soldier connection

Lingering winter upsets soccer schedule

Mary M. Rall

Mirror Lake Middle School earns Best Buy tech award

Monday, April 21

More access main wish for Chugach State Park plan



PHOTO: Exercise in training

Police Briefs

Robert Moriarty

Saturday, April 19


Speculation laid to rest with gas line


Star Stats

Sunday, April 20

Tabouleh Salad with Feta

Thanks for Valley River Center coverage

Thursday, April 17

Thursday, April 24

Tuesday, April 22

Tyler Meyer

Wednesday, April 23

Week in Sports

What's your favorite flavor ice cream?

Apr - 24 - 2008

A call to councils

APD crime mapping goes online

Assembly to consider $2.5 M for town center

Bookmark out of this world

CHS softball coach pleased with girls play on the diamond

CHS stadium turf purchase approved

Chugiak girls second among five track teams

Chugiak girls soccer team reigns victorious over East, Eagle River lifts conference record to 3-1

Clapp competes in Emerald Cup fitness competition, places second

Curtis Ellsworth Finch

Do you volunteer?

Employees/reservists honor bosses for supporting service

ER Nature Center seeks volunteers for summer work

ER shines in science contest, needs help for nationals

Friday, April 25

Gail Burger

'Green payments' available for eligible landowners

In narrowest of margins, Chugiak boys edge Eagle River, 1-0

Letter carriers gear up for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Local Assembly members apt to see new roles

Monday, April 28

Nathan Wayne Haken


PHOTO: Moose ride

PHOTO: Paradise Valley

Police Briefs

Round of disc golf offers fun, occasional theft

Saturday, April 26


Shotokan Karate athletes fare well at state tournament, qualify for nationals

Spanish immersion students say adios

Sport Shorts

Stamp Out Hunger harvests food for local food bank

Sunday, April 27

Thursday, April 24

Thursday, May 1

Time Was...

Wednesday, April 30


Whatta mean, there's no syrup?

Without meet results, Eagle River coach had nothing but good feelings to go by

May - 01 - 2008

2-1 win over West pushes Mustangs to 3-1-1 season

30-minute Seminars

45-minute Seminars

Air Force Northern Edge exercise starts Monday

Brightening young women's futures

Check it out: Tips for staying healthy at the office

Chugiak softball team postpones two games

Close, but no cigar, for Eagle River boys soccer against Dimond High

Commuter detour: Glenn-Bragaw sees upgrade

Countdown: Race for U.S. Senate seat on

Deana Rose Tolleson


Eagle River suffers injured goalie, loss

Eagle River's Singleton on balancing family and career

Eagle River's Singleton on balancing family and career

Friday, May 2

Jazzin' it up

Jehovah's Witnesses plans to build new Kingdom Hall

Mirror Lake students excelled on trip, offer thanks for support

Monday, May 5

Morse signs with Northwest Nazarene

Motown H2O: Eklutna water company flows

Mr. and Ms. Chugiak crowned at figure, fitness competition

Mustang girls soccer team trounces Bartlett Bears after unexpected loss against West High Eagles

New postmaster David Lynch ready to deliver in Eagle River


Oopsie Daisy blooms in Eagle River market

Oopsie Daisy blooms in Eagle River market


PHOTO: Excellence visits Boston

PHOTO: Wonderland tea

PHOTO:Quilting for the show

PHOTOS: Welcome home


Saturday, May 3

School Calendar

Shortened middle school track season meet losses

Simple thanks is not enough

Snow cancels track meets, teams reschedule

Sports group started strong, continues to grow


Stockwell auction May 9

Sunday, May 4


There's a new approach to preventing heart disease

Thursday, May 1

Thursday, May 8

Time Was...

Trooper offers pre-prom advice: Don't drink and drive

Underage drinking hurts all

Wednesday, May 7

Welcome: WOmens's Show

What are your plans for the summer?

Women still minority as business owners, but numbers are up

Ye olde fair: Birchwood fourth-graders don up for annual gig

May - 08 - 2008

Army National Guard welcomes home local soldiers, honors heroes

Big loss, big win: Lopsided scores favor, frustrate Chugiak boys soccer action

Birchwood Christian School

Birchwood Christian School

Birchwood valedictorian, family to move to northern Arizona

BNI: Members say it's like their own personal sales force

Change in Air Force Alaskan Command leadership

CHS valedictorian tops in academics, sports

Chugiak and Eagle River baseball teams open season against each other

Chugiak High School

Chugiak Senior Center acquires new bus -- finally

City's land sale upsets some locals

Done deal: City signs for Center

Eagle River boys soccer team loses two games, players

Eagle River Christian Homeschool Association

Eagle River Christian School

Eagle River Christian's Burts still planning for his future

Eagle River girls soccer team nets the season's first victory

Eagle River High School

ERHS girls fourth, boys seventh, at Palmer meet

ERHS's Jefts to trade drama of high school for college life

Few on Mustang track team show at Anchorage Invitational

Foreign Exchange Students

Free boat safety checks

Friday, May 9

Higher costs could be catalyst for making changes

Judy Waughtal


Mirror Lake, Gruening track teams compete in championships

Motorcycle crash leaves two injured; one arrested on DUI

Motorcycle crash leaves two injured; one arrested on DUI

Mustang girls soccer team splits in California swing



PHOTO: D.A.R.E. to graduate

PHOTO: Over the hurdle

PHOTO: Princess wraps it up

PHOTOS: Cool Classics


Ruth Wierzbicki

Saturday, May 10


Snow's finally gone: Chugiak girls ready to play softball


Sunday, May 11

Tenth reunion for CHS Class of 1998

Tenth reunion for CHS Class of 1998

The bank robbery that wasn't

The bank robbery that wasn't


Thursday, May 15

Thursday, May 8

Time to bear proof: Local bruins wake up hungry, grouchy

Time Was...

Wednesday, May 14

What was your first job?

May - 15 - 2008


AFD and CVFD offer firewise home inspections

Alaska's long-term care costs drop, still tops nation

Amanda Bush

Cherry Cream Bars

Chicken, Poblano and Pesto Quesadillas By Stephanie Johnson

Chugiak girl's softball team opens season with two wins

Chugiak opens baseball season with wins


Congrats to the Class of 2008

Eagle River boys soccer hits stride, Mustangs struggle

Eagle River wood lot to open Friday

Energy Cost Equalization program should expand statewide


Friday, May, 16

Friends, co-workers to remember Carloni in Relay for Life

It's time to get state aboard the gas pipeline project

Local businesses gear up for hopefully hot summer season

Marinated Grilled Drunken Shrimp

Meet the Chugiak-Eagle River University of Alaska graduates

Mirror Lake Middle claims third consecutive track team title

Monday, May 19

New trail plan for Eagle River Greenbelt

Nine locals among ACS Class of 2008


Permit required for spring cleanup burns

PHOTO: A visit from the governor

PHOTO: Reaching new heights

PHOTOS: Call to Duty

PHOTOS: Call to Duty

PHOTOS: Congrats to the Class of 2008

PHOTOS: Just for women


Saturday, May 17




Sunday, May 18

Teen center construction plans hit rough water

The sounds of silence: There's a reason Alaska is such a special place to live


Three Bean Salad

Thursday, May 15

Tuesday, May 20

Wednesday, May 21

With backs to wall, Mustangs' girls soccer team comes up big with 5-0 win over West

Wolves, Mustangs to compete in conference championship meet

May - 22 - 2008

Alice Guest

ARCH facility provides good health care, acts as good neighbor

CHS girls softball takes three of four from Kodiak

Chugiak baseball undefeated as senior players graduate

Chugiak defeats rival Eagle River

Chugiak girls soccer fourth in conference


Cleanup week a success

Construction to begin on parking lot at Chugiak Elementary

Dea Bailey “Cal” Calvin Jr.

Eagle River baseball knocks off unbeaten East

Eklutna psychiatric care facility project on hold

Fire Lake Elementary Field Day

Joyce Ives

Marching with the bagpiper

Meal prep business offers good alternative to fast food, hours in the grocery store


Monday, 26

No room for error as ERHS boys enter conference


Palin's debit card idea not perfect, but good solution for now


Photo by Joshua Borough

PHOTO: Hanging in there

PHOTO: Spring cleaning

PHOTO: Stealing base

PHOTO: Triniteens satisfy stomachs, thirst for knowledge

PHOTO: Walking toward a cure


Science Olympiad team presents bright future

Search and rescue exercise prepares for real-life situation

Spirited return rallies Eagle River girls soccer team


Stamp Out Hunger even better this year

Strong individual performances at championship track meet

Thank you “Miss Kaye”


Thursday, 22

Time Was...

Trail plan takes step forward

Tuesday, 27

Walter David Pippel

Wednesday, 28

May - 29 - 2008

Back with family after tour in Iraq

Chugiak boys baseball prepares for state championships

Chugiak boys soccer ousted in overtime conference game

Chugiak track squad places 16th at state meet

Eagle River girls track team places fifth at state meet

Eagle River's winning streak could carry baseball team to top seed spot

Friday, 30

Girl Scouts invest cookie profits in library

Hiland's plants sell out early at annual event to raise funds

Lady Mustangs varsity soccer head to state tournament

Local mom knows what it takes to bundle baby, business

Mixed opinions among locals on projected pipeline boom

Monday, 2


Palin's debit card plan lousy idea


PHOTO: Cruising in (old) style

PHOTO: Farewell to one more year

PHOTOS: School's out!

Plans for Peters Creek pedestrian path make progress


Post season over for Eagle River boys soccer team after tourney loss

Saturday, 31

Season's first brush fire chars an acre of Eagle River woods

Son lifts car off father's chest

Sonya “Cookie” Gerber


Spotlight on: Kilo

State budget trimmed

Stevens and Peake talk to vets about their concerns, hopes

Sunday, 1

Thanks Food Drive participants


Thursday, 29

Time Was...

Tuesday, 3

Volunteers work to preserve nature center viewing deck

Wednesday, 4

Jun - 05 - 2008

13 Eagle River Scouts rise to the top rank

Amanda Billings (Lewis) Johnson

Aneliese K. Palmer

Annual Bear Paw Festival hosts three new events

BP recognizes ERHS teacher for her diligence, dedication

Chugiak girls tie for third place at state soccer tournament

Chugiak JV Black squad wins season title, Blue takes tournament crown

Chugiak softball team wins Cook Inlet Conference title

City paves the way

David Hutton

Eagle River High had best baseball season yet, but ends on a sour note

Fairway fundraiser

Friday, June 6th

Funnel cakes, festivities and fun for Chugiak

High gas prices result of more demand, less supply

Lip gloss, leather and lace

Madio Littlefield

Monday, June 9th

Mustangs polish off season undefeated



PHOTO: A little peck

PHOTO: Cockadoodle carnival

PHOTOS: Alaska Guard delivers medical supplies to Cambodia



Saturday, June 7th

Small changes, big difference for seniors


The Eagles of Troop 230

There's more than one kind of discrimination

Thursday, June 5th

Time Was...

Tuesday, June 10th

Waterworks Hot Tubs showroom branches into Eagle River

Wednesday, June 11th


Jun - 12 - 2008

An experience I had in the summer of 1952

Arctic Thunder returns to celebrate state's 50th year

Author shares tales from the road in new book about RVing

Chimney fire destroys Chugiak family's home

Chugiak baseball places fourth at State tourney

Eagle River Boys & Girls Club members take field trip to U.S. Coast Guard

Eagle River drops pair of American Legion baseball games

Edward Schadek

Eklutna Inc., MEA explore natural gas power plant options

Festival: an evolving community extravaganza

Friday, June 13

High-tech treasure hunting in the Chugach mountains

Late rally gives Legion first victory

Local gallery displays Whitehorse artist's Northern visions

Local knitters blanket community with warmth and care

Marijuana found while fighting house fire

Memorial Mass

Monday, June 16


Pacific commander visits Alaska troops


PHOTO: Beautifying the town

PHOTO: Radar enforced

PHOTO: Strykers on the move

PHOTOS: Salute to our troops


Recalling history: Alaska veterans share their war stories

Salute to our troops



Stoltze faces two primary election challengers in August

Sunday, June 15

Terri Galloway

'Thank you' for service just doesn't seem to be enough

Thank you to Eagle River

Thursday, June 12

Time Was...

Tip and treat your servers well

Tips to best enjoy the Arctic Thunder Air Show

Top seed Mustangs fall to fourth-place finish at State games

Triathlon draws more than 700 athletes

TV reality show stars bring goth and glam to Eagle River

Wednesday, June 18

Jun - 19 - 2008

2007 prize winner shares secret to sensational jammin' salmon

2007 prize winner shares secret to sensational jammin' salmon

Area residents do well in Alaska Run for Women

Arlene Janet Gipie

Army covenant connects military and community

Blaze destroys home

Blaze destroys home

Children's safety worthy of attention

Chugiak beats Kenai Twins, moves to 5-0 in American Legion schedule

Chugiak boy dies in motorcross-race accident

Chugiak boy dies in motorcross-race accident

CMC boot camp and fitness/figure workshop a hit with local athletes

Creative cakes, crisps and crumbles: Rhubarb flourishes in local gardens

Edna Sue Franklin

Football camp has good turnout, top-notch coaches

Friday, June 20

How to get there: Parking and access to Elmendorf air show

Kids serve up a super supper

Local athletes compete in Special Olympics

Loss to South tempers one-run win over West earlier in week

Luke Henry Mrugala

Military appreciation picnic draws thousands of soldiers

Monday, June 23



PHOTO: Firefighters on deck

Plans for Eklutna youth psychiatric facility tabled after financing fell apart


Public input needed on local rewrite of land-use regulations

Raegan Scott


Saturday, June 21


Sunday, June 22

Thursday, June 19

Time Was...

Tuesday, June 24th

Two steps forward, but one step back for greenbelt trails

Wednesday, June 25th

Jun - 26 - 2008

Alaskans need to file for stimulus check

Arctic Thunder takes flight Friday

Atticus Reardon

Behind the scenes at Bear Paw Festival

Celebrating Native heritage

Chugiak Legion solves pitching puzzle, results in pair of wins

Curbside recycling comes to Eagle River

Dispute leads to lawsuit

Eagle River firefighters receive heroism award

Eagle River High competes at Science Olympiad in D.C.

Eagle River Legion team loses focus and game

Elnora Stewart

Finding refuge in Alaska

Fort Richardson's 4th Brigade gets new commander ~ Lt. Col. Stephen Hughes

Friday, June 27

Give Alaskans a stipend to offset energy costs

Here are a few salmon cooking tips from pro Mary Helms:

Hone, Gorsuch finish top among locals in Mayor's Marathon

Kacey Clark

Knik Little League officials announce the 2008 All-Star team rosters

Local cook shares secrets to fishy success

Local Fourth of July celebrations: picnic, parade and fireworks

Man dies in Chugiak motorcycle crash

Monday, June 30



PHOTO: Bird's eye view


Saturday, June 28

Smoked Salmon Delicacies

Sunday, June 29

The men behind the mask

The state's capital match is an investment in Alaska's future

Thursday, June 26

Time was...

Jul - 03 - 2008

Arctic Thunder Rumbles and Roars

Area roads to close for annual Bear Paw Festival

Assembly OKs $2 million loan to upgrade AWWU facilities

Bear Paw 5K Classic a race for those of all ages

Chugiak Legion Post 33 team gears up for BP invitational tournament

Chugiak Legion pulls late rally in continued winning streak

Clark Gudmundson Sr.

Donnavon Shane Shanigan

Eagle River Legion come off tough weekend

First female Thunderbird lead pilot back on familiar ground for air show

Fort Richardson's Bone Crushers to deploy to Iraq this month

Friday, July 11

Friday, July 4

Gordon Randolph Shanigan

Iraqi immigrant family builds new life, career in Alaska

Jon Wiles

Monday, July 7

More harm than help can come from rescuing 'abandoned' moose calves


PHOTO: Brave-hearted Alaskan

PHOTO: Knik champions

PHOTO: Leader of the pack

PHOTO: Scouting to paint

PHOTOS: Yard of the week

Please do not overlook some Fort Richardson soldiers


Public input meeting was an astounding success

Public pours out to speak on local land-use regulations

Ralph Sturgeon

Ray Stith



The family that bikes together

The kilted Alaskans

Thunder in Alaska Skies

Thursday, July 3

Wednesday, July 9


Jul - 10 - 2008

Bank takes over local restaurant

Barbara “Sparkles” Hoffman

Bring Fido along for the ride

Bruce Hammond

Chugiak Fourth of July Parade winners

Chugiak teammates find themselves on opposite mounds

Conditional use permit approved for Hiland Road teen rehab center

Elmendorf runway closed for summer maintenance

Festival and fireworks for the Fourth of July

Fred Meyer recalls ground beef

Fred Meyer recalls ground beef

Friday, July 11

Knik Little league hits tourneys full tilt this week

Local businesses gear up for Bear Paw bonanza

Locals fare well in Mt. Marathon madness, with Fritz, Babos leading the way

Locals fare well in Mt. Marathon madness, with Fritz, Babos leading the way

MacDonald Center honors its charismatic coach, selfless father

MacDonald Center honors its charismatic coach, selfless father

MacDonald Center honors its charismatic coach, selfless father

Monday, July 14

Musicians, artists, singers grow at the Fine Arts Academy

NCO of the Year

PHOTO: 4th of July



Professional field provides several Highland Games sports records

Road closures to impact driving in Eagle River

Saturday, July 12



Sunday, July 13

The Evil Escapades: Eagle River Bear Paw melodrama


Thursday, July 10

Time Was...

Tuesday, July 15

Vehicle emission and safety inspections on Assembly agenda

Wednesday, July 16

World War II bomber propels into air show

Yard of the week

Jul - 17 - 2008

2008 Bear Paw winners

Barnum & Bearly Under the Bigtop

Betty Salzmann


Chamber announces annual Bear Paw awards

Chugiak juniors continue winning streak, at 18-0

Chugiak Post 33 sluggers finish in middle of pack in 14th BP Invitational

Do you know these people?

Donald Setters

Eagle River's Lester elected MEA board president

Eklutna to develop 100-acre industrial park at Birchwood


Five of seventy Knik All-Star teams advance during play-offs

Friday, July 18

Hometown gal, Slemons wins Bear Paw 5K

Kim Skipper

Lee Clifford Sullivan

Locals to compete in Miss Alaska pageant

McDonald Center hosts win Summer Skate for fourth time

MEA members say they approval of utility's service, business direction

Melanie Moore

Middle East veteran assumes command of Army brigade

Monday, July 21



PHOTO: Air Guard Returns Home

PHOTO: Star-dance Star

PHOTOS: Yard of the Week


Reid carries on the spirit and legacy of Coach Mac

Saturday, July 19



Thief bolts with senior center cash box, gets nabbed by APD

Thrills and spills rang at Bear Paw 2008

Thursday, July 17

Time Was...

Wednesday, July 23

Wildfire smoke tool launched

Jul - 24 - 2008

A thank you letter to the community from Shawn Stockwell's family

Age-old healing method offered in new format

Alternative energy store to open for business

Army ready and mobile

Army ready and mobile


Bear Paw motorcycle show and quilt winners announced

Bear-proof trash cans available for free to Hiland Road residents


Competitors in silver anniversary of Crow Pass Crossing run undeterred by snow pack, glacial river

Dance Dynamics teams successful in international competition

Do you know this person?

Elmendorf airman one of 12 nationwide to earn recognition

Football players show up to camp ready to kick off season

Friday, July 25

Gravel gridlocks the Glenn

Greenbelt trail project growing at fast pace

Jack Walters

KNIK junior softball team wins District I, advances to state

Local Olympian appears on Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Local softball teams find success at state tournaments

Monday, July 28



PHOTO: New field

PHOTO: New field

PHOTO: Puppy patrol

PHOTO:Rockin' Eagle River

PHOTOS: Filling the freezer


Practice times, registration details and coaches announced for fall sports

Reginald Lord

Saturday, July 26

Signs of summer

Social Security benefits for military service personnel



Summertime fire safety tips from local volunteer station

Sunday, July 27

Thursday, July 24

Time Was...

Tuesday, July 29

VFW market brings people together, raises money for charity

Wednesday, July 30

Yard of the Week

Jul - 31 - 2008

176th Wing gets change of command

Air Force commander dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Army mom turns to books to help children with deployment


Chalkaplooza proves successful

CHS teacher dies in Florida auto accident

Chugiak Legion baseball enters tourney as top seed

Coach says tennis players will have to work hard to improve team record

Deja vu for Knik girls softball team

Eagle River baseball drops two in Fairbanks, may not finish out season

Eagle River football camp a hit, practices begun Monday

Eagle River Town Center progress slow, but moving forward

ERHS swimming practices to be held at Bartlett

Friday, August 1

Jack Walters

Janine Dutton, Athlete of the Week

Lynda Nicholson

Monday, August 4

New businesses open locally despite the economic forecast


People We Know

PHOTO: Painting the sky

PHOTO: The finishing touches

PHOTO: Undefeated season

Police Briefs

Saturday, August 2

School registration schedules announced

Shawn Stockwell gets heart transplant

South Fork station faces shortage of firemen

Sports Shorts

Those without a good boss could probably use one

Thursday, July 31

Time was...

Trails build liability issue

Tuesday, August 5

Wednesday, August 6

Yard of the Week

You knew this person!

Aug - 07 - 2008


CHS field made possible by effort from community leaders

Chugiak advances to semifinals with 17-5 win over East High School

Chugiak holds off Eagle River at state legion tournament

Chugiak JV Legion team goes 0-2 in postseason tourney

Chugiak man discovered dead

Controlled scrimmages offer insight

Do you know this person?

Dog attack at school brought roaming pack to town's attention

Elmendorf gets new commander

Elmendorf leader remembered as kind, smart

Elmendorf leader remembered as kind, smart

ERHS tennis coach pleased with first week's practice, seeks more players

Fist fight with sow

Friday, August 8

Is a major national drugstore chain coming to Eagle River?

Monday, August 11




Police Briefs

Recovery slow but steady for Debbie Loescher

Sandra Haynes

Saturday, August 9

Shawn reminds us to live and then give



Stockwell gets heart transplant

Sunday, August 10

Thanks from local girl scouts

Thursday, August 7

Time Was...

Timeline: Each hour is both agonizing and awe inspiring

Toby Bromirski

Walk and Roll for Seniors draws young and young at heart

Yard of The Week

Aug - 14 - 2008

Clean elections initiative would provide state funding to candidates


Bear problem is due to lack of education and rational thinking

Bears tolerate us

Beijing Bronze, Baby

Bikers cruise with God

Boys & Girls Club hosts first local National Night Out


CHS, ERHS and Gruening miss the mark for 2007-2008

Chugiak High falls short by a touchdown

Colonel assumes command Monday

Creation of a gaming commission goes before Alaska voters

David Raulerson

Do you know this person?

Eagle River opens season with loss, but loads of promise

Father and son team up at Eagle River dental practice

Fourth time's a charm

Fourth time's a charm

Grant makes Bear Paw bike rodeo possible

Lady Mustangs open 2008 flag football campaign with a loss to South

Let the season begin!

Local school staffs to receive Alaska Performance Incentive Awards

Local swim coaches pleased with first day

Monday, August 18

Mudville no more: new turf field at Chugiak opens to all

New sounds on Elmendorf


People We Know

PHOTO: Concentrating on the coin

Piloting Eagle River's skies: first flight offers awe and alarm

Police Briefs

Randi Rix

Saturday, August 16

School district appoints communications director

Sept. is Life Insurance Awareness Month

Shawn Stockwell faces challenges during recovery

Sheryl Loan wins Tour of Anchorage bike race — again

Sport Shorts


Sunday, August 17


Thursday, August 21

Time Was...

Tuesday, August 19

Valuable lessons learned at leadership institute

Willis Kahn

Yard of the Week

Aug - 21 - 2008

Anthony Lemons


Ballot measure battle


Carry the Olympic spirit into the voting booth on Tuesday

Chugiak boys team, Eagle River's King impress at season's first race

Chugiak flag football team suffers 6-0 loss to Service

Cogdell guest on Today'

Dozens of players turn out for Mustang volleyball tryouts

Eagle River knocked down from Golden Bear's attack

Eagle River volleyball program more experienced and focused, coach says

Fred Meyer recalls more ground beef

Friday, August 22

Historic Army 545th military police company reactivated

Larry Bartlett

Lewis Holmes

Local bocce ball tournament draws dozens to Italian event

Local dancers put on a show in international competition

MEA board members approve third rate increase this year

Measure 2 would prohibit shooting predators from airplanes

Monday, August 25

Mustang football team learns tough lessons in 38-0 loss

New businesses launched through focus, dedication

New commander leads Fort Richardson, Gunter retires after 30 years

On the squad



Phelps-hype draws local athletes to the swimming pool

PHOTO: Grabbing yards

PHOTO: Held in the community's heart

PHOTO: Plowing the field

PHOTO: Plowing the field

PHOTO: Remembering a leader

Ready or not, prep tennis teams open the season

Refusing to use the R-word brings dignity and respect

Saturday, August 23

Schools cut down latex use because of allergies

Schools cut down latex use because of allergies

Shawn Stockwell fights heart rejection, kidney failure, fear


Sunday, August 24

Thank you Eagle River


Thursday, August 21

Thursday, August 28

Time Was...

Vote no on all four ballot measures

Wednesday, August 27

Yard of the Week

You knew this person!

Aug - 28 - 2008

A fair-ly good time for all

Alaska honors territorial guard

Back to school

Berry yummy dishes By Amy Schenck

Blueberry smoothie1 to 1 1/2 cups blueberries 3/4 cup vanilla yogurt 1 banana 2 tablespoon honey 3 cups milk Put ingredients into a blender and hit the on switch. It makes a great breakfast or afternoon snack.

Blueberry waffles


Chugiak takes early season frustration out on rival Eagle River

Chugiak, Eagle River take part in Skyview Invitational running meet

Coast Guard explores logistical needs to run Arctic patrols

Coast Guard explores logistical needs to run Arctic patrols

Do you know these people?

Eagle River flag football team wins one, loses one game

Edward Loescher

Kortney Smoke

Loescher memorial to be on Saturday

Monday, Sept. 1

Monday, Sept. 8


Pair of wins swing Chugiak flag football pendulum to victory

Parting the forest: new trails built at ERHS


PHOTO: Chillin' with the gov

PHOTO: Rooting for the hometown team

PHOTO: Taking the lead

Prep swim teams open competitive season Friday, most athletes eligible

Process needs to run its course for Stevens

Saturday, Aug. 30

Saturday, Sept. 6

Sen. Stevens has touched the lives of many Alaskans

Seven Eagle River High gymnasts train under the guidance of hometown coach


State fair draws out police forces

Stockwell's condition improves, body accepts heart

Stoltze tops in Tuesday primary

Sunday, Aug. 31

Sunday, Sept. 7

Tennis: Mustangs win, Wolves lose season-opening match


Thursday, Aug. 28

Thursday, Sept. 4

Time Was...

Town center renovation ready to go

Traditional Fresh Alaska Berries

Tuesday, Sept. 9

Wednesday, Sept. 3

Wortleberry pudding with lemon sauce

Sep - 04 - 2008

Alaska National Guard embeds troops in Afghan National Army

Ballot initiatives may have spurred the larger-than-normal voter turnout


Cap and gown graduation for Hiland inmates

Chugiak, Eagle River swimmers open season against bigger teams

Eagle River tennis starts season on 0-3 run, lacks qualified players

ERHS volleyball wins inaugural Nikiski tournament

Forfeits by other teams help Mustang tennis build record

Locals surprised by Palin selection

Monday, Sept. 15

Monday, Sept. 8

Mustang flag football team takes a pair of games, Wolves split a pair

Mustang football drops contest to Golden Bears

Nation's Alaska ignorance shines


People We Know

PHOTO: A friend, father, fellow teacher

PHOTO: A little team spirit

PHOTO: Fresh oil

Saturday, Sept. 13

Saturday, Sept. 6


Spotlight on: Cabela

Stockwell's status improving daily

Sunday, Sept. 14

Sunday, Sept. 7

The great college search heads to Washington


Thursday, Sept. 4

Time was...

Trail plan strides ahead after talks ease prison officials' concerns

Tuesday, Sept. 16

Tuesday, Sept. 9

U.S. Army Alaska and Japan practice wartime scenarios

Unchallenged candidates gear up for the general election

Upcoming Deadline

Victory! Eagle River's first win

Wal-Mart sets mid-November target date for grand opening

Sep - 11 - 2008

Athlete of the Week Lorrie Clifford

Bear attack leaves lady shaken, sore


Champion talks trail tales and tails

Chovil gets firsthand view of democracy at DNC

CHS girls pull strong relay results, but South swims to win

Chugiak flag football extends winning streak

Chugiak Mustangs make a game of it

Chugiak tennis team moves into second half of season schedule

Conversations key to connecting with community

Dear Commissioner von Scheben and Deputy Commissioner Richards

Do you know these people?

Eagle River football falls to East 44-12 Friday

Eagle River tennis ends tough week with season's first win

Eagle River trail system falls under scrutiny from neighbors

Friday, Sept. 19

Go for it' attitude helps Eagle River swimmers achieve moral victories

Hot shots slash and burn dead trees to prevent fires

Kelly White

Local gymnastics teams open season with soaring scores

Lyle Crawford

Monday, Sept. 15

Mustang varsity volleyball wins own tournament


Palmer Invitational tough on Chugiak and Eagle River harriers


PHOTO: Guard's leader promoted to higher rank

PHOTO: Khaan Quest

PHOTO: Local quilter takes top honors at the fair

PHOTO: Raising the roof

Prisoners' Prayers

Saturday, Sept. 13

Saturday, Sept. 20

Spotlight on: Merry Braham

Sunday, Sept. 14

Sunday, Sept. 21

Sutter promoted Palin for VP in April


Thursday, Sept. 11

Thursday, Sept. 18

Thursday, Sept. 25

Time was...

Tuesday, Sept. 16

Upcoming Deadline

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Win one, lose one' refrain as Eagle River flag football sits at 4-4

Sep - 18 - 2008

Accolades to Eklutna


After slow start, Chugiak girls back on top of CIC flag football standings

Alaska Star newspaper sold on eBay


ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Chugiak High School sophomore, Kryston McPhetres


Breaking the cycle


Chugiak tennis games postponed

Chugiak volleyball team remains undefeated, with wins over Dimond and East

Community rallied to get area's first high school

Community rallied to get area's first high school

Do you know this person?

Eagle River football suffers 61-16 drubbing from Cougars

Eagle River gymnasts improve score, place second in tri-meet

Eagle River's flag football record remains intact, now at 5-5

Eklutna Inc. takes proactive land-management approach

ERHS tennis gets one match

Friday, Sept. 19

Historic 6th Engineer Battalion reactivated on Fort Rich

Let me count the ways to spend this year's windfall PFD

Lightweight rafts open up backcountry possibilities

Matt Cook

Mustang's defense stymies West 17-0 in football game

PHOTO: A long road ahead

PHOTO: At ease, boys

PHOTO: Just dropping by

PHOTO:Keeping balanced

PHOTOS: Yard of the Week winners

Robert Updegraff

Saturday, Sept. 20

Saturday, Sept. 27

Sen. Dyson files lawsuit to halt Troopergate' investigation

Shawn checks out of the hospital as a healthy, happy boy

Singing the dividend blues


Sunday, Sept. 21

Sunday, Sept. 28

Thursday, Oct. 2

Thursday, Sept. 18

Thursday, Sept. 25

Time Was...

Tuesday, Sept. 23

VFW Post 9785 sponsors contests


Wednesday, Oct. 1

Wild king' salmon finds home at Gruening Middle School

William Moffatt

Sep - 25 - 2008

A Golden View

Army adds 4,200 soldiers in the Pacific

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ambrosia Wilkerson

Begich's view on Alaska


Chugiak flag football tops league

Chugiak High School homecoming filled with color, spirit

Chugiak keeps playoff hopes alive with homecoming win

Chugiak tennis defeats Eagle River, loses to Dimond

Do you know this lion?

Eagle River volleyballers drop pair of games to East, Dimond

Eagle River, Chugiak rifle teams aim toward strong season

Eagle River, Chugiak swimmers each take first place wins Friday

Fort Rich soldier killed in Iraq

Friday, Oct. 3

Friday, Sept. 26

Gravel pit vote halts proposal

Happiest place on earth, away from Palin

Jehovah's Witness group raises building in 11 days

Khaan Quest

Locals spotlighted at Republican convention

Mustang spikers unbeaten

Mustangs hit season high with score of 175-plus in meet with Service


People We Know

PHOTO: An autumn stroll

PHOTO: The four-way test

Raven art show captures spirit of elusive bird

Region IV cross-country running championships Saturday at Bartlett

Saturday, Oct. 4

Saturday, Sept. 27

South trounces Eagle River; Wolves face West in homecoming game

SPOTLIGHT ON: Melanie Eason


Stockwell in hospital after seizure

Sunday, Oct. 5

Sunday, Sept. 28


Thursday, Sept. 25

Time was...

Timely wins keep Eagle River flag football in playoff hunt


Wednesday, Oct. 1

Wednesday, Oct. 8

Oct - 02 - 2008



Army deploys bomb squad




Calculating the ways to succeed

California offers lesson on bears

Chugiak flag football loses to Bartlett, ends winning streak

Chugiak football team misses playoffs following 21-14 setback to South

Chugiak High School girls swimmers post lopsided wins

Chugiak sends two, Eagle River sends one to state 4A cross country title meet

Chugiak volleyball remains undefeated

Concern about letter to the editor

David John Gahm

Do you know this person?

Eagle River finishes season with loss in homecoming game

Eagle River flag football team ends season with loss to West

Eagle River High School volleyball brings blended lineup to Spiketacular

Earthquake drill prepares for worst

Earthquake drill prepares for worst

Friday, Oct. 17

Friday, Oct. 3

Historical society advances into the future

Home energy rebate provides cash rewards to weatherize

Home improvement doesn't have to cost a fortune: ideas for $100 or less

Invitation to Love INC Pastor Appreciation Fun Night

Local gymnastics coaches say both Chugiak, Eagle River soared high

Month of October


PHOTO: First lap

PHOTO: Sink your teeth into nature

PHOTO: Tournament champs

PHOTO: Volunteers douse flames

PHOTOS:Eagle River Homecoming

Record funds raised for Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department

Saturday, Oct. 11

Saturday, Oct. 18

Saturday, Oct. 4

School Business Partnership program enhances education at local schools


Stockwell released from hospital, deals with memory loss

Stu Graham

Sunday, Oct. 5

Tennis teams hope to bring season's best play to tourney

Thank you to Eagles Aerie 4174

The follies of placing $700 billion in the hands of bureaucracy


Thursday, Oct. 16

Tuesday, Oct. 14

Virginia Ellen Fikes

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Wednesday, Oct. 8

Oct - 06 - 2008

Man dies in Eklutna plane crash

Man dies in Eklutna plane crash

Man dies in Eklutna plane crash

Oct - 07 - 2008

Man dies in Eklutna plane crash

Oct - 09 - 2008


Alaska Scouts reunite

Alaska Scouts reunite

Army officials cautious about future funding


BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court rejects legislators’ appeal


Chugiak flaggers advance to title game, Eagle River ousted

Chugiak High girls place second behind Service in Bartlett invitational swim meet

Chugiak sights in 6-1 win over Eagle River in unofficial opener

Chugiak spikers pick up win, while Eagle River absorbs loss

Chugiak, Eagle River runners go it alone in state XC meet

Chugiak, Eagle River tennis teams send delegates to state

Community council objects to Walmart’s request for a liquor license

Constitutional purist makes his bid as a candidate in U.S. Senate race

Court agrees to hear appeal

Do you know these people?

Eagle River gymnasts move up in the ranks

Eagle River Loop Road construction accelerates toward completion

Fine Arts Academy presents murder mystery dinner theater

Friday, Oct. 17

Kindergartners urged to learn critical needs' foreign languages

Letter to Dyson

Manufacturer operates on a wing and a prayer

Monday, Oct. 20

Month of October


Palin's frames create boom in business for entrepreneur

PHOTO: Eye Exam Photo

PHOTO: New school record

PHOTO: Wolves-style block

PHOTOS: Winter wheels ~ Season's first snow surprises drivers

Providence Eagle River Health Care Center opens

Ready to Rumble? Anchorage schools hold quake drill

Rep. Fairclough's opponent pulls name from House race

Saturday, Oct. 11

Saturday, Oct. 18

See you down the road

Some Alaska students seek more sex ed in the classroom


SPOTLIGHT: Jackson Hanson


Stockwells enjoy levity as Shawn continues to recover

Sunday, Oct. 19

Thursday, Oct. 16

Thursday, Oct. 23

Time was...

Tuesday, Oct. 14

Wednesday, Oct. 15


Oct - 11 - 2008

Blown Away

Blown Away

Oct - 16 - 2008

A ban on the F-words

A blade of memories: A day at Mirror Lake yields more than just fish

A slice of history: Spring Creek Lodge built up from scratch

Alaska Native veterans to march at AFN

Alaska Supreme Court rejects Republican legislators lawsuit

Anchorage Assembly approves Walmart liquor store plan

Athlete of the Week Mariah Bookbinder


CHS grapplers compete today

Chugiak hockey begins season on solid footing

Courtney Brooke Smith

Eagle River wrestlers anticipate a competitive lineup, solid numbers

ERHS tennis makes off with individual, group commendations at state

Friday, Oct. 17

Friday, Oct. 24

Friday, Oct. 31

Good customer service seals the deal for Internet service

Guardsman arrested for sexual abuse of a 6-year-old girl

Ideas for fire prevention

Local artist crafts Palin T-shirt as fundraiser for academy

Local teen finishes chemotherapy, stays tough

Monday, Oct. 20

Month of October

MP company returns home from 15-month deployment

Mustangs repeat at flag football championships

PHOTO: Hazardous conditions

PHOTO: Making a racket

PHOTO: Timbers

PHOTOS: A dusting on base

PHOTOS: The sounds of success

Prosecution in Stevens' trial has shown incompetence

Saturday, Oct. 18

Saturday, Oct. 25

Showdown between rivals ends with Chugiak victory

Spicing up the season



Stockwell treated as VIP at hockey game, battles migraines

Sunday, Oct. 19

Sunday, Oct. 26

Taking home the title


Thursday, Oct. 16

Thursday, Oct. 23

Time was...

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Walter (Casey) Bridges

Young Eagle River author pens science fiction thriller

Oct - 23 - 2008



Business booms for Alaska thrift stores

CHS mixed doubles pair place second in state tennis match

Chugiak begins hockey season

Chugiak gymnasts mark season-best score

Chugiak, Eagle River high bowling squads in need of additional athletes

ERHS hockey team under the direction of new head coach

Friday, Oct. 24

Friday, Oct. 31

History on a hat

House, Senate candidates spar on issues

Jo Ellen Wade Whaley

Joseph Gulley

Merice Sedoris Richner

Month of October

Mustang wrestlers place second in Bob Bailey Invitational

Mystery solved

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month


PHOTO: Elf cap

PHOTO: Hoops camp

PHOTO: Number one

PHOTOS: Chugiak choir treats and tricks the audience in Halloween concert

Rebekah Smith

Report says Guard provides inadequate care

Report says Guard provides inadequate care

Saturday, Nov. 1

Saturday, Nov. 7

Saturday, Oct. 25

Seizure returns Shawn Stockwell to the intensive care unit

Sen. Dyson presented with NRA award

Sidney Ray Reed Jr.



Starr proposes new municipal regulation to deal with bears

Stevens has earned my respect

Stop the spell

Sunday, Nov. 2

Sunday, Oct. 26

Swimming madness reigns as Chugiak, Eagle River share Senior Night

Tea and teddy bears for a cause

The new Glenn diverts customers from Spring Creek Lodge

Thursday, Nov. 6

Thursday, Oct. 23

Time was...

Tuesday, Nov. 4

Volleyball teams record victories

Wednesday, Nov. 5


Oct - 30 - 2008

A $315M transportation bond to go before voters


Alaska Native veterans dissatisfied with health services

At home on his own range Chugiak's Matt Martin sets this year's highest individual rifle mark

Athlete of the Week Matt Martin

Ballot offers clear choices

Birchwood burglaries cause stir, police receive no reports



Christina Perry

CHS grapplers divided but not conquered

Chugiak gymnastics team sets high score, presses Dimond

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team takes to the ice understaffed

Clearwire promoted bogus airline deal

Eagle River High gymnasts prepare for conference championships

Eagle River High wrestlers fare well

Eagle River rifle team reaches milestone, scores more than 1,100 points

Eagle River volleyball finishes in the middle

Fall carnival draws crazy crowd

First four-year senior class paves the way at Eagle River High

Friday, Nov. 7

Friday, Oct. 31

Good and bad promises made by politicians

Griffith Challenge aims to raise $10,000 for Eagle River Nature Center

Gun safety applies to a photo-op

Inking out a living

Joshua Scott Korevec

King Career Center worthy of students' consideration

Kott seeks release from federal prison during the appeal process

Mustang varsity squad faces stiff competition in fourth-place finish

Northern Pike remain a problem in the Fire Lake system


Opera singer gives middle school students a preview performance

PHOTO: Returning champs

Real estate worth millions hits the market

Saturday, Nov. 1

Saturday, Nov. 8



Stevens convicted

Sunday, Nov. 2

Sunday, Nov. 9

Susan Schroeder-Morgan

The end of an era

Thursday, Nov. 6

Time was...

Tuesday, Nov. 4

Wednesday, Nov. 5

Wolves dive into conference swim meet, look to state

Nov - 06 - 2008

2008 Election Results

A pleasant surprise in the Star


Alley Baldwin

Anchorage is too far to go for a skate park

Anchorage students elected Obama

Argument leads to vehicular assault

Athlete of the Week: Amy Winczura


Budget for Pentagon includes painful' cuts

CHS, ERHS spikers close regular season with victories

Chugiak hockey team to test skills in Soldotna invite

Chugiak Senior Center offers event space and catering

Chugiak, Eagle River bowlers take to lanes with enthusiasm, teams have barely enough members

Chugiak, Eagle River gymnastics teams post high scores in conference meet

Deciding Moments

Eagle River post office gets more parking and an APC

Eagle River swimmers and divers show improvement, four qualify for state

Eagle River takes 16 grapplers to weekend North/South meet in Soldotna

Fire burns Birchwood mechanic garage

Friday, Nov. 7

Home robbery victims grazed by bullets

Local asks for return of skate park

Local incumbents retain offices

Local marksmen improve individual, team rifle score

Local VFW is a landmark known for its large membership, long history

More than 500 US military deaths in Afghanistan area

National story on AGIA process was right on


Partnership program puts high schoolers on a career path

PHOTO: Commemorating the 49th star

PHOTO: Heading out on a mission

PHOTO: Playing tough

PHOTO: Staying on track

Ravenwood students cast ballots on election day

Robert Yeomans

Saturday, Nov. 15

Saturday, Nov. 8

Season slides in quickly for Eagle River hockey


Starr leads call for audit of city contracts

Strong performances propel Chugiak swimmers to state

Sunday, Nov. 16

Sunday, Nov. 9

Thursday, Nov. 6

Time was...

US military deaths in Iraq more than 4,000

Wednesday, Nov. 12

Whirlwind trip leaves Mustang wrestling squad shorthanded for Soldotna Invite

Nov - 13 - 2008


Athlete of the Week: Celestia Bowlus


CHS hockey wins challenge

Chugiak girls swim team places fourth in state

Chugiak rifle team locks, loads, wins 4-3 over host Bartlett

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey play even-steven

Details about Tinsley's death released

Eagle River fails to make a return trip to the state volleyball tourney

Eagle River High boys, Chugiak bowlers begin season on a roll

Eagle River High's senior diver placed seventh at state championships

Eagle River ski team begins season with new coach, modest numbers

Energy projects picked for review


Filmmaker takes on ethical eating in Alaska

Friday, Nov. 14

Friday, Nov. 21

In matters of the law and money, two local professionals offer advice

Leroy Levshakoff

Local legislators given key roles

Man dies in fire

Month of November

Mustangs advance to state volleyball meet

Mustangs mighty in the middle weights during State Dual Meet

New lawmakers will face some daunting economic challenges

Numbers roll in for Chugiak ski coach, now bring on the snow

Olympic bronze medalist pays a visit to her hometown


Pageant contestants

PHOTO: Popular demand

Platoon Partners links public with deployed Alaska soldiers

Propane fire on Hiland guts home

Saturday, Nov. 15

Saturday, Nov. 22

Sen. Stevens has served Alaska well, but he needs to step down



Sterling musher heads out on the trail with team of rescued sled dogs

Sunday, Nov. 16

Time was...

Walmart supercenter holds grand opening

Walmart teacher of the year red cheeked about winning

Wednesday, Nov. 19


Wolves hockey in full stride

Nov - 19 - 2008

Mustangs advance to state volleyball meet

Nov - 20 - 2008


Athlete of the Week: Kasey Kavanaugh

Augie Hiebert's broadcasting legacy lives on at Mirror Lake



CHS rifle team loses to top-ranked Dimond

Chugiak girls, boys bowlers experience opposite side of the same coin

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey beats Mat-Su

Condo association plans to rebuild after tragic four-plex fire

CVFD is an awesome asset tot the community

Eagle River hockey team picks up first CIC win, plays cross-town rival

Eagle River rifle registers new program high

Friday, Nov. 21

Friday, Nov. 28

Great American Smokout helps military members quit tobacco use

Leroy Levshakoff

Locals plan a blazing statehood celebration

Methane from landfill to generate electricity

Mining industry returns to prominence in Alaska

Monday, Nov. 24

Month of November Ongoing

Mustang skaters notch belt with 2-0 win over Eagle River High School last week

Mustangs place second in state

PHOTO: On that note

PHOTO: Slipping, sliding and sledding

PHOTO: Snow Trac found

PHOTOS: Crowned contestants

PHOTOS: Veteran's Day

Ploy pays off as Chugiak grapplers secure unbeaten conference run

Reader unhappy with Star content

Reading, writing and math scores show slight district-wide decline

Resident urges city to respond to the break-ins in Birchwood

Saturday, Nov. 22

Saturday, Nov. 29


SPOTLIGHT ON: Steven Meyer


Stockwell recovery moves forward

Sunday, Nov. 23

Sunday, Nov. 30

Thursday, Dec. 4

Thursday, Nov. 20

Thursday, Nov. 27

Time was...

Tuesday, Nov. 25


Nov - 26 - 2008

A look back at turkey traditions


Assembly awards town center construction contract to Watterson

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Brittany Watson



CHS rifle tops Service, ERHS blown away by West

Chugiak grapplers second in tourney

Chugiak skaters come back to tie

Chugiak woman turns 100 on Thanksgiving Day

Chugiak-Eagle River girls put forth Herculean effort in 3-0 loss

Community comes together for Thanksgiving Blessing Project

Eagle River boys strike out Chugiak

Eklutna Inc. seeks permit for gravel extraction operation

Fire marshall unable to find fatal blaze's cause

Four-game flurry in five days yields one win, three losses

Friday, Dec. 5

Friday, Nov. 28

George Malekos

High school basketball practice and tryouts start up Monday

Home-style brunch served up at Johann's Restaurant

Local restaurateur leaves compassion and generosity

PHOTO: Firefighting's icy side

PHOTO: Soldier in training

Prowler arrested in Peters Creek

Saturday, Dec. 6

Saturday, Nov. 29



Stockwell could be home for Christmas

Sunday, Dec. 7

Sunday, Nov. 30

Teens take economic education challenge, vie for medal

Thanks to those who made the scholarship pageant a success

Thanksgiving's challenge

The difference between a chef and a cook is crystal clear

Thursday, Dec. 4

Thursday, Nov. 27

Time was...

Top Army civilian visits wounded warriors

Wednesday, Dec. 3


Woman wanted for check-writing scheme and thefts

Youth rehab center dedicated with ribbon cutting

Dec - 04 - 2008

A Christmas Carol' performed in Eagle River

Add the senior center to your holiday list

Aiming for a good time: A reporter learns bowhunting basics

Alaskan gets national honor

Army Guard aviators deploy to Kosovo



Chamber sees spike in relocation calls from Outside

Chugiak senior class finish career with four-year unbeaten conference dual record

Chugiak sled dog racer selected to Team USA

Eagle River boys, Chugiak girls show good numbers

Former MEA board members form watchdog group

Fort Richardson solider found dead

Friday, Dec. 5

Gruening students construct remotely operated vehicles

John Sheldon

Mass transit: a long-term solution to gridlock

Mustangs, Wolves hockey teams get fried in pre-Thanksgiving feast

PHOTO: Let it snow

Punky Deveau “GG” Rowland

Saturday, Dec. 13

Saturday, Dec. 6


SPOTLIGHT ON: Diane Benson


Stockwells home for Christmas

Sunday, Dec. 14

Sunday, Dec. 7

Thursday, Dec. 4

Time trial shows promise for cross country ski teams

Time was...

Wednesday, Dec. 10


Wolves finish wrestling season with 39-36 win

Dec - 11 - 2008






Chugiak mom, daughter open Alaska's first fair-trade store

Chugiak places third in CIC championship, prepares to host state meet this weekend

Chugiak varsity pucksters win one in Valley, loses to South

City, fish and game officials at odds over bear control

Coach announces Chugiak boys basketball team rosters

Crafty birds play big role in traditional tales

Despite losses, Eagle River hockey team shows competitive spirit

Eagle River boys varsity basketball relies on athletic ability, not height

Friday, Dec. 12

Friday, Dec. 19

Holiday cheer lights up Eagle River

Holiday food and gift program moves to neighborhoods

Let respect be the new “R” word

Matt Coffer

Operation Santa Claus lands in Kivalina with gifts, food and cheer

PHOTO: Winter concert

Prep bowlers post record scores on local lanes

Ravens or crows?

Saturday, Dec. 13

Saturday, Dec. 20



Statehood committee charges forward with celebration plans

Stimulus plan needs to fuel growth

Students selected to perform French horns in regional band

Sunday, Dec. 14

Thank you from the food pantry

Thursday, Dec. 18

Time was...

Tuesday, Dec. 16


Wednesday, Dec. 17


Dec - 18 - 2008

Alaska and our economy are at a crossroads


Backyard playground: Ice climbing in Eklutna Canyon

Betty Jean Greenwood



Changing their tune

Chugiak girls varsity hoop team to attend San Diego Surf n Slam

Crews respond to an early morning chimney fire on Citation Road Friday

Eagle River girls basketball program eliminates C team

Eagle River hockey learns off-ice lessons, looks for on-ice lessons to follow

Earmark helps businesses, not troops exposed to chemical weapons

Earth-friendly gift ideas for a truly green Christmas celebration


ERHS boys basketball makes a comeback against Kenai

Friday, Dec. 19

Generous donations boost basketball program

Group seeks to rename the local library after its founders

Groups honor veterans with headstone holiday wreaths

Homestead students experience a rustic Alaska log cabin

Local grapplers show good effort at state

Local marksmen among the conference's best

Mustang hockey team pressures Dimond, beats Wasilla and Bartlett


Paul Peter Karaffa Sr.

PHOTO: A madrigal' night in Eagle River

PHOTO: Community welcome

PHOTO: Right on track

PHOTOS: The puck stops here

Recognition for a great coach

Saturday, Dec. 27

Seniors appreciate thought-provoking, practical gifts

Special zoning to come to business district

Sport Shorts

Star Stats

Statehood anniversary program details come together

Stockwells to have a merry little Christmas

Sunday, Dec. 21

Sunday, Dec. 28

Theme nights make small gifts special

Thousands of gifts given to children worldwide

Thursday, Dec. 18

Thursday, Dec. 25

Thursday, Jan. 1

Time was...

Upcoming Alaska Statehood 50th Anniversary Celebration

Week in Sports

What's the yellow rock's story?

Youth essay competition winners

Dec - 25 - 2008

A simple Alaska Christmas resonated with kids



Auto industry needs real and immediate structural changes

Bartley honored for 25 years of volunteer fire fighting


Christmas coloring contest winners!

Chugiak hockey team wins three straight to close out the calendar year

Dear Santa,

Dear Santa,

Eagle River boys basketball squad goes 1-2 at Grace Christian Classic

Eagle River defeats Bartlett for huge conference victory

ERHS bowlers clip T-Birds wings

ERHS girls struggle at weekend hoops tourney

Friday, Jan. 2

George Jackson

Guardsman trains with Iditarod champ's team

Legislators look ahead to session

Local students join nationwide effort to give needy kids a merry Christmas

Local students join nationwide effort to give needy kids a merry Christmas

Norwegian taste buds snap to attention at the mention of lefse

PHOTO: O holy night

PHOTO: Traveling tunes

Saturday, Dec. 27

Saturday, Jan. 3


SPOTLIGHT ON: Victoria Nutty

Sunday, Dec. 28

Sunday, Jan. 4

The day they never thought would come: the Stockwells come home with their Shawn

The Stockwells remind us to give thanks

Three local charities among PFD Pick. Click. Give. campaign

Thursday, Jan. 8

Time was...


Dec - 31 - 2008

A look back at our community in 2008


Air Force leader killed self last summer

Alaska Veterans Museum reunited heroes

Babies born in 2008

Chugiak-Eagle River celebrates 50 years

Community celebrates golden anniversary with a bang

Elizabeth Yockey

The divided road to statehood: locals for and against move

Time was...