Both Chugiak and Eagle River's football programs are planning to host camps next week.
The Wolves' camp will begin July 26 and run through July 29. The camp is open to any student entering grades nine through 12 and costs $40. Campers should bring football cleats and clothes to practice in. The camp runs between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. each day and will be held at the school, which is located on Yosemite Drive off of Hiland Road in Eagle River.
A baseball season that began in dimly-lit gymnasiums in late winter has finally reached its grand finale, the Alaska State American Legion tournament, which begins tomorrow with first-round games between the four lowest-seeded teams in the field.
A massive school of sockeye salmon began flooding the Kenai River early this week, and soon after, seemingly half the cars heading south on the Seward highway had long-handled gill nets attached to their ski racks.
The National Transportation Safety Board last week launched a study into the safety of experimental aircraft, the so-called "homebuilt" planes favored by some Birchwood Airport pilots and a growing number of enthusiasts in the Lower 48.
An early-morning car accident near North Birchwood Loop on Tuesday left an 18-year-old Chugiak man in critical condition at an Anchorage hospital.
Anchorage Police Department Lt. Dave Parker said Tyler Shaf, 18, was flown by Life Flight helicopter for emergency surgery after suffering head injuries in the accident, which occurred at around 6 a.m.