Cathy Jorgensen, of Eagle River, became the first female to make the rank of general in Alaska Guard history Friday, Sept. 13
In his first full school year on the job, Anchorage School District superintendent Ed Graff has no plans to make sweeping changes to the district’s direction.
The first “Sparta Week” celebrating the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division wasn’t all fun and games. In the midst of five days of activities that included athletic competitions, a barbeque and a ball, the “Spartans” paused to honor 81 of their fellow paratroopers who have died in the brigade’s eight-year history.
According to rankings compiled by the State of Alaska, schools in Chugiak-Eagle River are among the highest-ranked in the Anchorage School District and statewide.