Archive of: Down memory lane



March Issue 2 2014

“Chugiak Minutes”

The Chugiak Community Club was a small group of early residents that met in February 1947 to decide on a name for their community and to get organized into a group that could oversee activities in their area.

February Issue 2 2014

The Subject of ‘Aero Space’

Our local School Superintendent, Chuck Smith, attended an informational meeting held at Elmendorf AFB last Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1962, dealing with the subject of aero space. A large group of educators, military personnel and other interested individuals attended the meeting to acquaint themselves with this “up and coming” science subject.

January Issue 5 2014

“Asplund shoots down school site swap proposal”

Borough Chairman John Asplund shot down a proposal to exchange land at the Chugiak Carnival Grounds for the present Chugiak Elementary School site. Both the School Board and the Planning Commission had approved the swap.

January Issue 4 2014

“Letter to the editor”

For the benefit of the residents of Eagle River: “After reading the letter to the editor in the last Courier, it has been decided to put many people aware of the facts concerning the Eagle River Fire Department.

January Issue 3 2014

“Not a plaything”

A problem that is still much in evidence among subscribers to the MTA is the number of instances where children are apparently being permitted to play with phones, causing much annoyance to other members of the party line.

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