On June 1, 2012 Sgt. Maj. Michael Van Engen had just finished eating lunch in the mess hall at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Southern Afghanistan when all hell broke loose.
During Fur Rendezvous, Brian Nosich transforms from a mild-mannered father of two into a master craftsman for the ages. “I draw my inspiration from Bernini and Michelangelo,” said Nosich — his tongue firmly in cheek — as he sculpted an 8-foot block of snow on Feb. 22 in downtown Anchorage.
Greek mythology, comedy and singing will collide this weekend at Gruening Middle School when the original production of “The Missing Piece of Pi” is performed.
No matter how many times he reads “The Importance of Being Earnest,” James Jensen never tires of it. “I’ve always loved this play,” he said. Now, Jensen is sharing his fondness of Oscar Wilde’s famous comedy with the Chugiak-Eagle River community.
A trio of Mustangs is furthering their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Chugiak High seniors Chris Kveseth, Victoria Bensel and Wolfgang Danger signed their letters of intent Feb. 19.
Anyone doubting Alaska faces a looming energy crisis hasn’t been attending Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce meetings.
Get ready for an adventure under the sea. Mirror Lake Middle School is presenting Disney’s “Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, Feb. 22.
Oil topped the list of issues when the five area legislators returned from Juneau to hold a town hall meeting at the Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center on Saturday, Feb. 16.
Every racer in the Iron Dog has a reason for wanting to make the 2,000-mile run across the frozen Alaska wilderness. For Eagle River’s Vince Salzbrun, reaching the starting line on Big Lake Sunday, Feb. 17 was the culmination of a lifelong dream.