Eagle River’s John Sims and Chugiak’s Colin Fay were recently named to the 2013 Alaska Journal of Commerce “Top Forty Under 40” list.
Lanier is six years older than the next-oldest musher, but with a healthy dash of pepper left in his beard, he looks much younger. Before the race start on Willow Lake March 3, he said running sled dogs is his personal fountain of youth.
Steve Hokanson used to run a hedge fund. But he couldn’t deny what he was born to do — work with his hands. “The money was really good, but at the end of the day, I didn’t make anything,” he said.
Cessna en route to Takotna was overdue since Monday, March 4.
A trio of Mustangs is furthering their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Chugiak High seniors Chris Kveseth, Victoria Bensel and Wolfgang Danger signed their letters of intent Feb. 19.
On June 1, 2012 Sgt. Maj. Michael Van Engen had just finished eating lunch in the mess hall at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Southern Afghanistan when all hell broke loose.
Anyone doubting Alaska faces a looming energy crisis hasn’t been attending Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce meetings.
No matter how many times he reads “The Importance of Being Earnest,” James Jensen never tires of it. “I’ve always loved this play,” he said. Now, Jensen is sharing his fondness of Oscar Wilde’s famous comedy with the Chugiak-Eagle River community.