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.
The Anchorage Fire Department issued a municipal-wide burn ban effective 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 until further notice.
A 22-year-old Eagle River man was arrested on several charges following an early-morning incident Tuesday, June 18.
An Anchorage man was treated an released from a local hospital after he was attacked by a black bear he'd been feeding near Eklutna Lake.