There’s something in the water at Eagle River High.
After winning the girls state diving title last year, Kaitlin Friedli has a new goal — set the state record.
Anne Benolkin, a 2009 graduate of Chugiak High School who currently attends the University of Alaska Southeast, recently worked on a summer internship measuring the survival and growth of 1,200 juvenile abalone that were raised in a hatchery by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and planted in Skagit County (Wash.) marine waters two to four years ago. In 1998, WDFW determined that abalone populations had fallen so low that this once abundant animal would disappear from Washington waters without intervention, according to a press release issued by the Shannon Point Marine Center.
There’s still time for local families to open their homes to a new member.
Wendy Martin thought a vacation in Hawaii would prevent her from competing in this year’s Bear Paw Pageant.
With the bulk of his portfolio primarily sketched during idle time at school, Lukas Brown was a bit overwhelmed when he was presented his most recent canvas.
Crosstown rivals Chugiak (8-5-1) and Eagle River (3-7-4) will meet for a third time this season in the opening round of the girls Cook Inlet Conference soccer tournament.
Despite dropping a 5-4 game to previous winless East on Monday, May14, Chugiak (4-3) earned the fourth seed in the Cook Inlet Conference baseball playoffs. The Mustangs play either Service or South on Friday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Mulcahy Stadium.
Chugiak softball improved to 9-3 with a 9-1 win over Bartlett on Monday, May 14 at Albrecht Fields.