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  1. Saturday's prep soccer round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    East got a pair of goals from Paul Maytis and another from Aric Kennedy to key its first boys soccer win of the Cook Inlet Conference season, a 3-1 victory at Eagle River. After a scoreless first half, Maytis put the T-birds up 1-0 when he raced nearly unmolested through the heart of the Wolves' defense before firing a low, left-footed rocket past Eagle River keeper senior keeper Chris Jensen.

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  2. Demboski mayoral campaign evolves, expands over eight monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    When Amy Demboski unveiled her campaign for Anchorage mayor in August, it was a homespun enterprise, built out of a close-knit group of family members and friends in Chugiak and Eagle River. Eight months later, that's still the case, Demboski said -- her campaign manager is her dad.

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  3. Mariner boys defeat Nikiski, 6-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Homer News

    Mariner fans were bundled up in the bleachers but the Homer boys brought the heat against Nikiski for their first home soccer game of the season. The Mariners dominated for the duration of the game, giving away only a couple goals to Nikiski in the second half.

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  4. Republican legislator proposes oil tax change to help close budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    With the state facing multibillion-dollar deficits, a Republican Alaska lawmaker who recently proposed a personal income tax on Alaskans now wants to raise corporate income taxes on the international oil companies operating in the state. Rep. Paul Seaton of Homer introduced a measure last weekend to change a state accounting method that allows oil companies to deduct losses from out-of-state operations against the corporate income taxes they pay in Alaska.

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  5. ArchiveRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Alaska Star

    On a hot summer day, Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce events director Merry Braham enjoyed a town picnic with her husband Mitch. Alaska singer-songwriter Scott Foster played a modern rock tune on the stage.

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  6. Kathleen Jane Hickey, 54Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Alaska Star

    Long time Eagle River resident, Kathleen Jane Hickey , 54, passed away on April 9, 2015 at Alaska Regional Hospital. Her daughter Alison and sister Patty were by her side, as she went to be with the Lord, after fighting a courageous and valiant battle with cancer.

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  7. Police Blotter - 4/16/15Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Alaska Star

    At 1:30 p.m. , two students were caught with possession of marijuana at Chugiak High School. Anchorage police report the pair were discovered after returning after third period, after having smoked marijuana together off of school property.

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  8. Soccer shutouts for Cougars, LynxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Goalkeeper Caleb Van Blankenstein got a share of a shutout and four stitches to his face Wednesday while helping the Service Cougars blank Bartlett 3-0 in a Cook Inlet Conference soccer match at The Dome. "He took a cleat to the face while making a save," Service coach Dan Rufner said.

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  9. Chair of Alaska education board withdraws from reappointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    The chair of Alaska's education board has withdrawn from reappointment following attacks by conservative groups, saying she hoped to spare herself and Gov. Bill Walker from a "contentious confirmation hearing." Esther Cox, a former Anchorage principal who's served on the state board for 12 years, sent a letter informing Walker of her withdrawal that was distributed Tuesday to members of the House Education Committee.

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  10. Lawmaker sends questionable email on Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Rep. Lora Reinbold listens as the Alaska House of Representatives adopts a Committee on Committees report stripping her of membership on all but one committee, March 16, 2015. A Republican lawmaker from Eagle River sent an e-mail Friday attempting to rally opposition to Medicaid expansion.

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  11. Sorry turnout skews Anchorage election as moderates stay homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: If moderate voters in Anchorage would take the time to vote, maybe we'd have a mayoral race about running the city for the common good. Pictured: Runoff rivals Ethan Berkowitz and Amy Demboski.

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  12. Alaska News Nightly: April 13, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | APRN

    With Alaska facing a multi-billion-dollar revenue shortfall, lawmakers are reexamining certain subsidies to see if they should remain on the books. The film tax credit program, which was vulnerable even in times of plenty, has gotten special attention.

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  13. Plan to stop pay hike for non-union employees advances in Alaska LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    A key committee of the Alaska House of Representatives advanced plans to scuttle a 2.5 percent cost-of-living increase for non-union state employees Monday, paralleling a bid to do the same for about 15,600 unionized state and University of Alaska employees. The House Finance Committee endorsed the one-line bill, House Bill 176, on a 6-4 vote, setting the stage for a vote by the full House.

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  14. Parnell declines pay raise -- but unless the Legislature intervenes, it may take effect anywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    After first welcoming a pay raise, Gov. Sean Parnell quickly got cold feet after billions in state budget deficits became public. He's now called on the state's pay commission and the Legislature to reject the raises.

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  15. Youth shine for Eagle River, Chugiak in JV track meetRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Alaska Star

    Rather than playing second fiddle to upperclassmen, freshman and sophomore members on the Chugiak and Eagle River High track team had a chance for individual fame and glory during the two-day High School JV meet, held at The Dome Wednesday and Thursday. Eagle River freshman Michael Maddox took first place in the 400m, with sophomore Alex Roberts, second, in the 100m.

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  16. Savoonga steps up its game in the reindeer meat marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    The village is selling the reindeer meat to Mike's Quality Meats in Eagle River. Photos courtesy Greg Finstad / University of Alaska Fairbanks A USDA-certified mobile meat slaughterhouse is being used in Savoonga for commercial reindeer processing.

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  17. Debate over bicyclist safety in Anchorage highlights contrast between ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    Questions about bicycle safety during a mayoral debate on the eve of the Anchorage election this week drew sharp distinctions between Ethan Berkowitz and Amy Demboski, the two candidates now competing in the May 5 runoff. Berkowitz said the city should recognize the growing number of bikers and consider lighting improvements or dedicated routes to address safety issues.

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  18. Stars Studio's Competition a hitRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Alaska Star

    Members of the Studio 49 Dance troupe compete during the 2015 Dance Like No One's Watching event hosted by Eagle River's Stars Dance Studio Saturday afternoon in the Steve Primis Auditorium at Chugiak High. Twelve dance programs from around the state, along with several unattached competitors, took part in the dance workshop on Friday, and competition, Saturday.

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  19. Arctic Directory April 2015: Delta P Pump and Equipment LLCRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Petroleum News

    Delta P Pump & Equipment LLC provides pumps, valves, complete fabricated systems including electrical panels to a broad scope of industries including but not limited to petroleum, mining, water/wastewater and sewage, marine and government facilities. They also provide a limited but growing pump repair service.

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  20. Debate over bicyclist safety highlights contrast between Berkowitz and DemboskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    Questions about bicycle safety during a mayoral debate on the eve of the Anchorage election this week drew sharp distinctions between Ethan Berkowitz and Amy Demboski, the two candidates now competing in the May 5 runoff. Berkowitz said the city should recognize the growing number of bikers and consider lighting improvements or dedicated routes to address safety issues.

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