Connie Engelbrecht’s house, tucked away down the valley, doesn’t look like an artist’s sanctuary. Her ‘organic doorbells’ (two dogs named Hank and Aspen) greet people at the door and there are metallic decorations scattered on the lawn. It’s a simple house. But the studio attached is one of a kind. Open, high ceilinged, framed by windows, and colored bright yet simple, Brecht Studio is where Engelbrecht creates her sand-carved art.
That blanket of smoke hanging over the Eagle River Valley recently was actually part of an effort to keep homes in the valley from catching fire.
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 U.S. Attorney’s office isn’t commenting on several police raids that took place in Anchorage and Eagle River on Wednesday, Oct. 10.
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.