Instead of sitting down to a nice Thanksgiving meal, Todd Tarner spent the day more than 4,000 miles from his Eagle River home caring for hundreds of people left homeless by Hurricane Sandy.
On Monday, the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber announced the winners of the 2012 Merry Merchant Munch contest, which was held Nov. 31-Dec. 1 in Eagle River. A record 55 businesses participated in this year’s event. The following businesses were selected as award-winning participants.
In the December 2012/January 2013 issue of Alaska magazine, a story on page 64 called “Hunting the Mighty Cockle” included an error.
Students at Willow Creek Elementary will be a little warmer this holiday season — and they have the Birchwood ABC student council to thank.
Keyes is believed to have killed at least eight people
Being a freshman isn’t always easy. Simple things — finding your way around or learning basic etiquette — can be daunting. If you’re lucky, you’ll survive to become a sophomore full of worldly knowledge and the experience necessary to head into your second term with a song in your heart.
Chugiak High is kicking off the holiday season in classic style. “A Christmas Carol” opens today (Thursday, Nov. 29) at the Steve Primis Auditorium at 7 p.m. The play runs through Saturday, Dec. 1. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for students and $3 for children.
Eagle River’s Daiquiri Wright, 10, still has extensive scars from a horrific 2007 house fire that claimed the lives of her brother and cousin. And she’s not afraid to show them.
Get hungry, folks. The annual community Christmas buffet known as Merry Merchant Munch is set for this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) in downtown Eagle River. According to Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce special events director Merry Braham, this year’s Munch features a record 55 participating businesses.
No human injuries reported after fire breaks out in condo.