Some Chugiak thieves marked this year’s summer solstice by stealing from two old men and a bunch of wounded veterans.
A 24-year-old paratrooper assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division was killed on July 14 when his dismounted patrol was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade and small arms fire in the Khost Province of Afghanistan.
Eagle River wants to be the kind of place where physical and mental challenges shouldn’t keep kids from having fun.
A pair of Anchorage runners were separated by less than a second at the 2012 Bear Paw 5K on Saturday, July 14 in downtown Eagle River.
Actor Erik Estrada led a band of 76 motorcycle riders on Saturday, July 14 from Anchorage to Alyeska and back to Chugiak in the “Riding to End Childhood Hunger” event to support Eagle River-based non-profit organization Dare to Care. The motorcycle riders raised $7,000 for the school lunch program, which benefits students in the Matanuska-Susitna and Anchorage School Districts.
Thousands of people went on safari over the weekend without having to leave Eagle River.
Wendy Martin thought a vacation in Hawaii would prevent her from competing in this year’s Bear Paw Pageant.
When John Hillyer first saw reports of the devastating 2011 Japan tsunami, the Eagle River jet pilot’s first reaction was to pack his bags and head home.