This poem is actually the revised lyrics to the old song, “Dearie, Do You Remember?” that the late Natalie Brooks wrote to be sung at an Old Timers Dinner held at the North Slope Restaurant in 1999. Copies were given to everyone in attendance who sang it with feeling and chuckles. Maybe you were there and sang along.
From the Knik Arm Courier, Nov. 20, 1962. The first direct motor coach service between the State of Alaska and the State of Washington will begin May 19, 1964, it was announced today by C.B. West, president of Alaska Hyway Tours, Inc.
The Chugiak High Music Department will present the Spring Concert on Friday, April 17 at 8 p.m. in the school gym. Admission is $1.50 for adults, $0.75 for students and children.
A number of new businesses will be opening soon at the Eagle River Shopping Center. Already open is Ruth’s Beauty Shop, located in the rear of the space next to Alaska Cleaners. On April 2, the front part of that space will be occupied by the Chugiak Barber Shop.
Efforts to obtain a loan to finance the purchase and repair of the Broadwater building in Eagle River to be utilized as a community center are still underway, according to a spokesman for the Greater Anchorage Area Borough administration.