(1966 was a time prior to the city and borough combining into one large municipality extending from Girdwood to Eklutna. Articles in February 1966 issues of the Knik Arm Courier, which have been edited by the Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society’s Memory Retrievers group, tell the story of one person’s effort to protect the Chugiak-Eagle River area during a major change in local government)
Taken from “History of Chugiak High School, 1964-1989,” complied by members of the faculty, student body and community.
From a column in the Knik Arm Courier, Aug. 1966.
From a column in the Knik Arm Courier, Jan. 31, 1962.
From a column in the Knik Arm Courier, June 15, 1960.
Both of these articles were printed in the Knik Arm Courier, Aug. 3, 1960 ...
As printed in the Knik Arm Courier, July 27, 1966: PETERS CREEK — A black bear and two of her partially-grown cubs have been frequent, if unwelcome, visitors at boy scout Camp Gorsuch on Mirror Lake this summer.
There was no shortage of fun activities in Chugiak in “the old days,” as is related in the weekly Knik Arm Courier newspaper. Here is a sampling ...
From a column by editor Rusty Bellringer in the Knik Arm Courier, Aug. 17, 1960: We cannot help but feel that in the past few weeks there must have been a sudden influx of persons into Chugiak. In the past week alone, we have had numerous inquiries as to whether we knew of any homes in the area for rent or sale.