Senate Majority Talks Budget Priorities

Everything is on the table for consideration in determining how the state of Alaska will close its three billion-plus budget gap, according to the members of the Alaska Senate Majority holding a press conference on Tues., Jan. 17 in Juneau just shortly before noon on the first working day of the 30th Alaska Legislature.

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Biathlon Dreams Set to Come True for Local Teens

Two local teen biathletes are prepping for the Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships on Feb. 22-28 in Osrblie, Slovakia.

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Local Republican Announces Assembly Run

Brassell wants to bring more officers on to the police force and add personnel and equipment to the fire department as warranted.

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Kudos: ERHS Students Shave Heads; Raise Funds for Cancer

Several ERHS students let Sydney Kovalyak shave their heads during lunch on Jan. 10 in an effort to raise funds for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

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Anchorage Municipality and Eklutna, Inc. Agree to Settle Landfill Gas Dispute

If approved, the native corporation was entitled to half of the revenue from landfill gas as per the 1982 North Anchorage Land Agreement.

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Mirror Lake New Years Eve Fireworks Display

The dark Alaska sky over Mirror Lake lit up on New Year’s Eve with fireworks.

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Year in Review

From politics to local sports action, 2016 was a busy year in the Chugiak-Eagle River area. Here are some of the events that shaped the calendar year.

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Holiday Lights And Where To Find Them

The crispness of bright white and the depth of colors of the rainbow provide a cheery contrast throughout our local neighborhoods.

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Great Alaska Council BSA decides to immediately close Camp Carlquist

The Great Alaska Council Board of Directors voted to close Camp Carlquist. This will take place immediately, and the entire camp will be put into storage.

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Middle Schoolers Think of Others

“It is so refreshing to see these kids have a heart for someone else; a heart for something bigger than themselves and a vision of service to others”

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