Counterfeit $20 and $100 bills have been circulating the Chugiak-Eagle River area. In the past two weeks, there have been 10 reports of phony money at a bank and multiple businesses around town, according to the Anchorage Police Department. Six of the reports were for counterfeit $20 bills. In four cases, the bills had the same serial number, which APD would not release.
A woman died after she re-entered a burning house in Chugiak on Monday, Nov. 18, according to the Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department. The woman, who was not identified Monday, exited the home at 15813 South Birchwood Loop with two other occupants then re-entered, CVFD Chief Virginia McMichael said.