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Staying home March Issue 3 2013

Staying home

Construction in the Eagle River Valley is booming. Even before spring break-up, crews were already busy framing houses in the tightly packed residential neighborhoods clinging to the valley walls — foreshadowing another hectic construction season in one of the Anchorage area’s few remaining buildable areas.

Yakutat downs BCS in consolation final March Issue 3 2013

Yakutat downs BCS in consolation final

Yakutat defeated Birchwood Christian School 51-42 in the consolation final at the boys Class 1A state basketball tournament Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.

March Issue 2 2013

BCS advances to consolation finals

Birchwood Christian School earned a spot in the consolation finals after a 55-42 win over Minto on Tuesday in the boys Class 1A state basketball tournament at West High.

Browder to step down as ASD superintendent March Issue 2 2013

Browder to step down as ASD superintendent

School Board president Jeannie Mackie announced Thursday that Anchorage School District Superintendent Dr. Jim Browder will retire effective June 14 and will be replaced by Chief Academic Officer Ed Graff.

Learning from the best March Issue 2 2013

Learning from the best

A dozen of Chugiak-Eagle River’s finest teachers were honored March 6 for their efforts in education during the annual “Excellence in Education” awards banquet at the Bear Mountain Grill in Eagle River.

Coronado Park construction coming quickly March Issue 2 2013

Coronado Park construction coming quickly

A project that’s expected to bring nearly 200 new housing units to Eagle River will break ground this spring. Cook Inlet Housing Authority senior finance development manager Tyler Robinson said the Coronado Park project plan includes a 56-unit senior housing development, along with plans for 28 to 35 townhouses and 98 condominiums.

March Issue 2 2013

Skate park plan goes back to drawing board

The Chugiak-Eagle River Parks and Recreation Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Monday, March 11 to undo a previous board action that removed a skate park from potential uses of municipal land adjacent to Fire House Lane in Eagle River.

March Issue 2 2013

Rising to the ‘Top’ of their professions

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series highlighting our local “Top Forty Under 40” winners. The Chugiak-Eagle River community racked up six Alaska Journal of Commerce “Top Forty Under 40” selections this year. In addition to Chugiak’s Colin Fay and Eagle River’s John Sims, four more of Eagle River’s finest were honored.

Kick it with the entire family March Issue 2 2013

Kick it with the entire family

Looking for an activity the entire family can participate in? Chris West has the answer — taekwondo. West started his own business, West Tae Kwon Do, in January and holds classes Monday and Thursday evenings at the McDonald Center in Eagle River.

Iditarod Update March Issue 1 2013

Iditarod Update

Mitch Seavey hangs on to win second Iditarod