How many people can say they know how to safely operate an electric saw? How about install shingles? Or build a shed? A handful of Chugiak and Eagle River high-schoolers can.
When Maria Pepperworth wanted to host a concert featuring local metal bands to benefit autism, skeptics weren’t shy about telling her how it would fail. Then she raised $3,000.
Mantanuska Electric Association started construction on its Eklutna Generation Station when the first truckload of concrete was poured for the power block building’s foundation April 2.
Eagle River High’s most creative students put their talents on display during the school’s Fine Arts Cabaret on Friday, April 5. The annual event brings together visual and performing arts to help raise funds for the program.
Four men have been charged with kidnapping and repeatedly raping a 17-year-old homeless girl at an apartment in Eagle River. According to APD, the four allegedly forced the girl to drink alcohol and took turns assaulting her at an apartment above the Eagle River Liquor Store in March.
It’s that time of the week again. So this week, I would like to share about the education system in Malaysia and what I found really different when I entered an American school. In Malaysia, students start preschool at around 3 to 4 years old. Elementary school is known as primary school in Malaysia and students start school at the age of 7 and move on to secondary school or high schools at the age of 13. Students start a new year, or move up a grade in January of every year, and this would continue until middle of November before a 1.5 month break ‘til the start of a new school year.
Election Day started out poorly for Anchorage Assembly candidate Pete Mulcahy. Early on the morning of April 2, Mulcahy was notified that some his signs around the Eagle River area had been vandalized. Someone attached signs that read “vote democratic” with screws to the corners of seven pro-Mulcahy signs, he said in an interview Monday, April 8.
How long does it take dozens of 4- to-6-year-olds to search out 3,000 plastic eggs filled with goodies? About four minutes.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Wednesday, March 27 that her views on gay marriage are “evolving” and that she’s reviewing her stance on the issue “very closely.”