Things are beginning to come together for members of the Chugiak Mustangs softball program.
This is a major week for the Chugiak baseball team.
The road to the middle school City Championship is paved with sustained effort, with Mirror Lake Middle School reaping the rewards of a season-long string of work: a City Championship first-place title.
In Eagle River, music lovers could find live bluegrass tunes at an unlikely locale: Pizza Hut.
Running at the site of the upcoming Region IV meet, the Chugiak High girls varsity track and field upended Eagle River at the Anchorage Invitational Meet held at Dimond High on May 8 and 9.
Chugiak High School senior Abigail Blackstone was selected as a 2015 recipient of the Joseph Stahl Memorial scholarship.
On May 1, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services posted certificate of need applications from two local hospitals outlaying why each hospital’s plan for buildout of an additional 14 emergency room beds should be approved by the state. The plan submitted by Providence Medical Center calls for an expansion of its emergency department, while the Alaska Regional plan calls for freestanding emergency departments in Eagle River and South Anchorage.
Ethan Berkowitz won out over Amy Demboski at the polls May 5, with 59 percent of voters lofting him into the mayor’s seat. Demboski received 41 percent of the vote. On election night, polls stayed open until 8 p.m., and at Demboski’s campaign headquarters, Cinco de Mayo decorations and snacks awaited supporters who started streaming in at 7 p.m.
Tradition dictates that May is the month of flowers. European spring festivals that featured a Maypole dance and baskets of flowers have survived in some American traditions, with children bringing handmade baskets of flowers to hang on neighbors’ doors in celebration of the season. On May 10, families will celebrate Mothers Day, with a bouquet a favorite gift for mom. On Memorial Day, May 25, military families will honor their loved ones who have passed on with flowers carefully placed at their cemeteries.