Archive of: Down memory lane



November Issue 1 2012

“The Library on the Move”

Published in the Knik Arm Courier on Feb. 3, 1965: A demonstration project, financed by matching Federal and state funds, would place a branch of the Anchorage Library in the Greater Chugiak Area. This project is under the supervision of the Anchorage library and it is designed to place out-stations of the library throughout the Greater Anchorage Area Borough.

October Issue 4 2012

“Local man accompanies astronauts on hunt”

This article from the Knik Arm Courier, Oct. 5, 1966, follows a local Chugiak man who took three astronauts hunting and fishing in Alaska.

October Issue 3 2012

“Community looks after kids”

The following two articles from a June 1960 issue of the Knik Arm Courier relates efforts by the community to keep the kids entertained and out of trouble.

October Issue 2 2012

“As the community grows, so must our schools”

Representatives of 27 different organizations, from PTAs to church groups, formed Operation Chugiah High School (OCHS) for the purpose of lobbying the state Legislature. They were successful and in the fall of 1964, Chugiah High School, designed to hold 300 students, was opened. That same year the state also built Birchwood Elementary School, located adjacent to the high school, and in 1973 Homestead Elementary was built in Eagle River.

October Issue 1 2012

“Memories of early days at school”

From a column in the Chugiak-Eagle River Star, July 29, 1976.

September Issue 4 2012

“1960 school bus schedule”

From a column in the Knik Arm Courier, Aug. 31, 1960.

September Issue 3 2012

“A territorial school at last”

From a column by editor Rusty Bellringer in the Knik Arm Courier, Aug. 17, 1960.

September Issue 2 2012

“The Palmer-to-Anchorage stage, 1948”

Taken from “The Chosen Place."

September Issue 1 2012

Down Memory Lane 9/6/12

Down Memory Lane 9/6/12