As winter draws to a close, we are suddenly aware that a milestone has been passed for this community.
“Twelve Eagle River families are to be evacuated from their homesteads on four successive Mondays.
“We’re losing too many of our old timers and their personal histories!”
For the first few years of the community, there was no electricity. During the first two years, there was only one home that had any electricity at all. This was the home of Cloyce and Justine Parks.
Saturday sevening the Chugiak Players held the second showing of their premier production, “The City Slicker and Our Nell,” an old fashioned melodrama which was pronounced a success by all who attended the three performances.
Gene Benito, Civil Defense Director for the Chugiak District, announced that work is beginning today on a school fall-out shelter, which would accommodate 500 people.