Archive of: Achievements

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November Issue 3 2012

Navy Seaman Mitchell P. Boehlen

Navy Seaman Mitchell P. Boehlen, a 2012 graduate of Chugiak High, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

November Issue 3 2012

Army Pfc. Joseph M. Van Den Berg

Army Pfc. Joseph M. Van Den Berg, a 2011 graduate of Eagle River High, has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla.

November Issue 2 2012

MILITARY ACHIEVEMENT: Joshua S. Coleman

Navy Seaman Apprentice Joshua S. Coleman, a 2010 Chugiak High graduate, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

October Issue 3 2012

MILITARY ACHIEVEMENT: Zachary T. Warners

Air Force Airman 1st Class Zachary T. Warners graduated with honors from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

October Issue 3 2012

BIRTH: Madeline Alexandra Smith

Madeline Alexandra Smith was born on Sept. 24, 2012 at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage. She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and is the daughter of Kari and Robert Smith of Eagle River.

October Issue 3 2012

Eagle Scout: Dustin Holta

Dustin Holta, 15, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Aug. 21.

October Issue 2 2012

Kastle’s Kreations

Kastle’s Kreations was voted “Best of Anchorage” as the top food truck/street vendor in the Anchorage Press 2012 Press Picks edition. The cupcake truck is owned and operated by Kastle Sorensen of Eagle River.

October Issue 2 2012

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9785 and Ladies Auxiliary

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9785 and Ladies Auxiliary of Eagle River received the VFW National Outstanding Community Service Post Award at the VFW National Convention July 23 in Reno, Nev. The award was presented during an invitation-only reception.

Katie Olson and Colin Ossiander September Issue 3 2012

Katie Olson and Colin Ossiander

Katie Olson and Colin Ossiander will be married Oct. 6 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Anchorage. They met in 1999 while attending Chugiak High School. Katie was a friend of Colin’s sister, Megan, but played in the school orchestra with Colin. Katie and Colin became close during the many summers they spent at Anchorage String Camp in Birchwood. Their shared love for music, film and humor drew them together.

September Issue 2 2012

Paul Gabrys

Paul Gabrys, of Eagle River, a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement for the spring 2012 semester. Gabrys is the son of Bruce Gabrys and Theresa Gabrys and a graduate of Chugiak High School.