Three Alaska Air National Guardsmen received the Bronze Star Medal with Valor for their actions in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011. Tech. Sgt. Shane J. Hargis, Staff Sgt. Theodore M. Sierocinski and Cpt. Koaalii C. “Koa” Bailey were honored during an award ceremony Oct. 13 on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
Zombies, princesses, superheroes and professional athletes packed Eagle River High for the annual fall carnival Friday, Oct. 19.
With Halloween nearing, now is the time when we intentionally frighten ourselves — whether it be entering into the pitch dark unknown of a haunted house or curling up on the couch for a horror movie marathon.
Local seniors peppered U.S. Sen. Mark Begich with a variety of questions when the senator popped into the Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center for a visit on Wednesday, Oct. 10.
Even cool temperatures and snowfall couldn’t keep families from getting a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life as a firefighter.
The Spartans of 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, based at JBER, officially relinquished responsibility and operations of Forward Operating Base Salerno, and the Khowst and Paktya provinces, to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air-Assault), Task Force Rakkasan, based at Fort Campbell, Ky., in a transfer of authority ceremony Oct. 6.
Chugiak-Eagle River is suffering from a lack of taxi service.
One morning a few weeks ago while reading the newspaper, I was disturbed by high-pitched cries coming from outside of my house. At first I thought it was one of my neighbor’s dogs. “If it is,” I thought, “it sounds like that lynx I saw recently has gotten a hold of him.”
When a kayaker found himself trapped beneath a log in the raging Eagle River last month, dozens of specialized emergency personnel sprung into action in a highly choreographed maneuver that resulted in a dramatic life-saving rescue.
Got an issue with taxi service in Chugiak-Eagle River? Then speak up.