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Chugiak-Eagle River cleans up after big earthquake rocks area  Alaskastar

Chugiak-Eagle River residents scrambled to clean up and assess the damage after a major earthquake struck the area Friday morning.



Gruening Middle School won't reopen this year; students to move to Chugiak High  KTUU.com

Following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Southcentral Alaska last week, area schools were shut down due to damage and the need for proper ...



Gruening Middle School teachers pack up their classrooms for quake-induced move to Chugiak High  Alaska Public Radio Network

Teachers at Gruening Middle School in Eagle River began the process today of relocating to their new classrooms at Chugiak High School. Concrete near the ...



Volunteers, community groups rally to help each other after quake disrupts life in Chugiak-Eagle River  Alaskastar

Members of the Chugiak High wrestling team joined students and staff to help clean up the Eagle River Christian School after last week's earthquake. (Photo ...



Eagle River Elementary closed for year after Friday quake  KTVA

An Eagle River school will be closed for the rest of the school year due to damage from last week's 7.0 earthquake, Anchorage School District officials said ...



Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018  Alaska Public Radio Network

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...



Community council votes to oppose dog park at Fire House Lane  Alaskastar

Chugiak High School students Reegan Gifford, Trinity Nusbaum and Heaven Kerschner look at a map of Eagle River held by Eagle River Community Council ...



USS Alaska submariners visit boat's namesake state  KTVA

Sailors from the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Alaska visit their submarine's namesake state.



LIST: Closures, cancellations, power outages follow major Anchor  KTVA

Here's a look at where southcentral Alaska services stand after the Nov. 30 earthquake: HIGHWAYS & ROADS. The Anchorage Police Department said that ...



UPDATE: Signings continue as Jessee, Powers & lantto all go Division I  KTUU.com

Brody Jessee, Izzy Powers & Mikayla lantto added their names to the growing list of Alaskans who signed their National Letters of Intent to play Divsion I sports ...



'I just want to cry': Anchorage-area teachers pick up the pieces after the earthquake  Anchorage Daily News

Most Anchorage students will return to classes Monday.



Chugiak High graduates 257  Alaskastar

Two decades after walking across the stage as a Chugiak High graduate, Megan Hatswell thanked the 257 graduates of her alma mater for letting her return to ...



Mustangs, Monastra take gymnastics titles  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Mikayla Monastra led a sweep of the top three all-around spots at a gymnastics tri-meet held Friday, Sept. 7 at Chugiak High.



PHOTOS: Graduation 2018  Alaskastar

Chugiak High graduate Anthony Lee talks on his phone following the school's 2018 graduation ceremony on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Sullivan Arena in ...



Buccaneer scoreboard  Valdez Star

Rifle Team Results submitted by Coach Victoria Hedman This weekend the VHS rifle team traveled to Fairbanks to compete in a multi-team competition at.



POLICE BRIEFS: Chugiak High hit by thieves  Alaskastar

Items in the Police Briefs are taken from the Anchorage Police Department's online crime mapping system. Details about individual events are provided by the ...



SPORTS ROUNDUP: Soccer clubs win state titles, prep sports seasons in full swing  Alaskastar

The Chugiak Soccer Club claimed a pair of state championships Aug. 2-5 in Fairbanks.



Wave of vehicle thefts crashes over Chugiak-Eagle River  Alaskastar

Anchorage police responded to eight stolen vehicle reports in Chugiak-Eagle River between Sept. 24 and 30. Among the vehicles taken were two Chevy ...



POLICE BRIEFS: High schoolers busted smoking pot, multiple DUI's reported  Alaskastar

Items in the Police Briefs are taken from the Anchorage Police Department's online crime mapping website. Details about individual events are provided by the ...



LEADING THE BAND: Local grads return to mentor next generation of musicians  Alaskastar

Jonathan Cannamore, a 2012 Eagle River High School graduate, is set to become the new band director at Bartlett High School. (Photo courtesy of Jonathan ...



Eagle River-Chugiak schools let out early Thursday & closed Friday  KTUU.com

Eagle River and Chugiak area schools will let out early Thursday and closed Friday.



Strong Election Day turnout reported in Chugiak-Eagle River  Alaskastar

Poll workers reported steady turnout on Election Day in Chugiak and Eagle River. “It's been very steady,” said Jane Barnes, who was working the polls at ...



Local teens scare up fast times at Frightening 4K race  Alaskastar

Chugiak-Eagle River runners were frighteningly fast Saturday on the streets of downtown Anchorage.



New year, new school for Chugiak's school resource officer  KTVA

Officer Brian Burton is one of APD's 15 school resource officers who maintain a presence at schools throughout Anchorage.



Eagle River statesman Ed Willis dies at 94  Alaskastar

Ed Willis served on the Anchorage Assembly, the Alaska State House and the Alaska State Senate. Willis died on Monday at the age of 94. (Photo courtesy of ...



New administrators on the job at local high schools  Alaskastar

Three new administrators are starting work at two local high schools this fall. Eagle River High has a new head principal in Tim Helvey, who is moving from an ...



Suicide awareness walk aims to erase stigma, encourage healing  Alaskastar

Stunned by the combined loss of five students to suicide in the past year, Eagle River and Chugiak high schools are teaming up to bring the subject of suicide ...



NEXT LEVEL: Cam McDonald commits to Providence…Gregg earns volleyball honor…Hall leads Idaho defense…Faamatuainu catches 2 TDs for D-3 school  Alaskastar

Ed Hall chases Chugiak's Josh Capers during the Mustangs' 13-7 victory over the Wolves on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium in Chugiak.



The House that Huffer Built: Grandson carries on Chugiak football tradition  KTUU.com

Tom Huffer Sr. has been a constant for the Chugiak football program for nearly 50 years, and now it's something he can share with his grandchildren.



Area hockey players wrap successful seasons at nationals  Alaskastar

Eagle River's Rachel Symmes, a freshman at Chugiak High School, holds the runner-up trophy at the Alaska State 15U hockey tournament. Symmes recently ...



Athletes greeted with bright sunshine at Eagle River Triathlon  Alaskastar

As racers made the transition from the darkness of the Chugiak High swimming pool into the bicycle transition area outside, most squinted as they were hit by a ...



Chugiak High bans Confederate flag  Alaskastar

Chugiak High School principal David Legg has banned the display of the Confederate flag at the school after a “tumultuous” two weeks following an incident in ...



SMART SPIKER: Chugiak's Smith signs to play volleyball at Milwaukee School of Engineering  Alaskastar

Chugiak High School volleyball player Bekah Smith signed a National Letter of Intent to play college volleyball next season at the Milwaukee School of ...



Ski the Beach honors memory of Chugiak outdoor enthusiast  Alaskastar

Erin Johnson loved the backcountry trails of Chugiak and Eagle River and believed getting outside was good for the soul.



Chugiak, Eagle River musicians earn All-State honors  Alaskastar

A total of 18 local students were selected for the 2017 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska All-State Music Festival, with several earning special recognition at the ...



Whalers kick off against the Kings in a Week 7 clash  KTUU.com

The KTUU Tailgate Tour will head to Utqiagvik for our game of the week between the Barrow High School Whalers and Ketchikan Kings on Saturday at 1:00 PM.



Chugach Eagle alums come home to carry on wrestling tradition  Alaskastar

Wrestling often comes in last to mainstream sports in most places, and not just in alphabetical lists. The crowds, funding and press coverage tend to trail more ...



Wasilla couple arrested on assault charges after man pulls gun twice in two days  Alaskastar

Items in the police briefs are taken from the Anchorage Police Department's online crime mapping system. Details about individual events are provided by the ...



Areawide drama club unites Chugiak-Eagle River high schoolers  Alaskastar

On sunny recent Friday afternoon, more than 100 students from Gruening and Mirror Lake Middle School boarded buses bound for Chugiak High School, where ...



Tailgate tour heads to Kodiak for Week 5 of prep football  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — The KTUU Tailgate Tour is headed to Kodiak for week five of the prep football season, where the Bears will be hosting Lathrop ...



BACK TO BASICS: Local students begin another school year  Alaskastar

Eagle River Elementary School crossing guard Dawn McElhinney waves at a passing school bus while waiting to escort students across the street on the first ...



Preseason poll sets 2018 Alaska prep football season in motion  KTUU.com

The Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network released its preseason prep football poll, and we've got the full Week 1 schedule.



Eagle River Broncos take field, honor fallen teammate  KTVA

Gunmen killed Eagle River linebacker Sosaia Finau Thursday at his girlfriend's apartment, police say.



Chugiak's Connelly wins Mt. Marathon junior title  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Michael Connelly crosses the finish line at the Mount Marathon juniors race on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in Seward. (Star photo by Matt Tunseth).



PHOTOS: Chugiak Homecoming 2017  Alaskastar

From left, Chugiak freshmen Jackson Wall, Tayton Shirley and Caitlin Wachman perform a skit before the Chugiak vs. Kenai homecoming football game on ...



South takes first at regional wrestling tournament  KTUU.com

South high school took first place at the regional wrestling tournament this weekend.



ELECTION 2018: House District 13 candidate Q&A  Alaskastar

There are four candidates running for the District 13 State House seat, which represents parts of Eagle River, Chugiak and JBER. The seat is being vacated by ...



High School students used first-aid, trying to save the woman killed in Tuesday's accident on the Glenn Highway  KTUU.com

Two young men out of Chugiak High School used emergency response training to try to save a woman's life after she was struck in Tuesday's accident on the ...



Local track athletes shine at Brian Young Invitational  Alaskastar

Chugiak High senior-to-be Daniel Bausch won a 1600 meter showdown with Galena's Jacob Moos at the Brian Young Invitational over the weekend in Kodiak.



18-month-old boy found safe after father allegedly killed mother, fled  KTVA

A homicide suspect with ties to Alaska prompts Amber Alert in Texas after police suspect him of shooting and killing his estranged partner; then fleeing with their ...



POLICE BRIEFS: Passenger pulls emergency brake to stop impaired driver  Alaskastar

Items in the Police Briefs are taken from the Anchorage Police Department's online crime mappying system. Details about individual events are provided by the ...



Mustangs open CIC volleyball tournament 1-1, face West in loser-out match Friday  Alaskastar

Chugiak's high school volleyball season is on the line Friday as the Mustangs face a loser-out match against West at the Cook Inlet Conference Volleyball ...



Six vie for Miss Chugiak/Eagle River, Miss Birchwood titles  Alaskastar

There's a lot of love behind the Miss Chugiak/Eagle River pageant.



Chugiak girls run past Eagle River in CIC hoops opener  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Chasity Selden drives through Eagle River's Jenna Gelson, Chyna Finly and Lauryn Green Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at Chugiak High School. (Photo ...



Local Teams: From Underdogs to State Champs  Echo NEws

Local teams have distinctions in sports, but Chugiak and Eagle River students have always and continue now to score highly in academics.



Alumni of Chugiak High School returns as Principal  Echo NEws

The job may be new to her, but the school is not. She attended Homestead Elementary School, Gruening Middle School, and Chugiak High school.



Chugiak jumper makes leap to Division I  Alaskastar

One of Alaska's top jumpers is taking the biggest leap of her athletic career.



21 local teens to compete for Bear Paw Pageant crowns  Alaskastar

College scholarships and Bear Paw bragging rights are on the line Thursday, July 12, at the Steve Primis Auditorium, where 19 young women will be joined by ...



APD identifies woman killed in Glenn Highway crash  Alaskastar

Police have identified the woman killed Tuesday in a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on the Glenn Highway.



Andy Kirk a beloved CHS teacher, coach  Echo NEws

The time capsule was the brainchild of Andy Kirk, who had been a history and social studies teacher at the school since it opened in 1964.



CHS and ERHS 2016 Grads  Alaskastar

Commencement ceremonies for Chugiak and Eagle River High Schools ushered in a new batch of *fresh*-faced graduates armed with smartphones and algebra ...



Local culinary students get on-the-water education  Alaskastar

Culinary arts and management students from Chugiak High School tour the ms Amsterdam on Sept. 18, 2017. The students joined classes from Eagle River, ...



Chugiak's Liam Baez-Terry signs letter of intent to run cross country for Montana State University-Northern  Echo News

Chugiak High School distance runner Liam Baez-Terry had his college signing day April 26th where he signed his letter of intent to run for the Montana State ...



Chugiak seniors embrace new challenge, responsibility  Alaskastar

Approximately 450 Chugiak-Eagle River students received their high school diplomas in back-to-back ceremonies at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage Tuesday, ...



Local athletes rack up team, individual titles in 2015  Alaskastar

Ty Jordan of Chugiak followed up state track titles in the 800 and 1,600 with a win in the state cross country meet. Photo by Michael Dinneen for the Star.



ASD seeking information about closing Gruening  Alaskastar

Gruening Middle School was named for Ernest Gruening, the man known as the “Father of Alaska Statehood.” Gruening was born in New York City, served in ...



ERHS students launch school newspaper  Alaskastar

Members of the Eagle River High School newspaper club meet on Oct. 2, 2017. The new school newspaper plans on publishing its first print edition this fall.



Eagle River grads look to the future  Alaskastar

Approximately 450 Chugiak-Eagle River students received their high school diplomas in back-to-back ceremonies at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage Tuesday, ...



Daniel Bausch stellar Chugiak distance runner  Echo News

On April 13, Daniel Bausch recently made the distance runner pilgrimage to the University of Oregon's Hayward Field, “Track Town USA.”



APD concerned with rising crime in Chugiak-Eagle River  Alaskastar

Crime in Chugiak-Eagle River rose in the first four months of 2017, according to figures shared by Anchorage Police Department Capt. Sean Case at a May 17 ...



Parks department plans third Chugiak pool deck fix  Alaskastar

On a recent August afternoon, while members of the Chugiak High School Swim and Dive Team ran through dryland training exercises on the pool deck, ...



Birchwood ABC celebrates 50 years  Alaskastar

The week before classes began, Birchwood ABC Elementary teacher Holly Boothe sorted through the piles of books spread across the desks in her room, ...



Eagle River pins Mustangs, takes narrow losses in Interior  Alaskastar

Eagle River triumphed 44-30 over the Mustangs before heading to the Interior for a tournament over the weekend. Both Eagle River and Chugiak will be in ...



Eagle River sees surge in special needs enrollment  Alaskastar

Eagle River High School Special Education Department chair Kelly Heppner, left, and Jeannie Frey, right, show off the jam-packed file cabinet containing the ...



Junior's comeback win leads Wolves to second place finish at CIC wrestling tourney  Alaskastar

Josh Robles was going to have to wait another year for his shot at a conference championship. With less than a minute left in his finals match Saturday at the ...



ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: June 15, 2017  Alaskastar

Mardis graduates basic with honors. U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Branden Mardis recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San ...



Local teens perform with Anchorage Civic Orchestra  Alaskastar

Chugiak High School violinist Julia Koehler warms up backstage before a dress rehearsal with the Anchorage Civic Orchestra at the Sydney Laurence Theatre ...



Wolves, Mustangs nab swimming and diving wins at regionals  Alaskastar

JASON COOMBS, For the Chugiak-Eagle River Star Chugiak and Eagle River high schools boasted several athletes who had success in the pool and off the ...



Police identify 19-year-old man found dead near South Birchwood Loop  Alaskastar

Anchorage police said no foul play is suspected in the death of a 19-year-old Anchorage man found near South Birchwood Loop on Tuesday.



Grads earn scholarships, keep playing  Alaskastar

Jordan currently holds the CHS record for the 1600 with a time of 4.15.499 seconds. It is a record he set on May 30, 2015. PHOTO BY AMY ARMSTRONG FOR ...



Grad Blast Is a Go  Alaskastar

Two moms – one from each of the public high schools – have volunteered to head up this year's Grad Blast planning. Maja-Lisa Pratt, left, and Jennifer Barsalou, ...



Eagle River High School First Tech Challenge Robotics  Echo News

This past weekend, MatSu Career and Technical High School hosted 18 First Tech Challenge robotics teams from around the state. Both ERHS teams either ...



“Kudos” to the Chugiak High School Gymnastics Team for Top Grades  Echo NEws

The Chugiak High School girls gymnastics team for Fall 2016 earned top honors in the Anchorage School District for having the highest overall collective grade ...



Chugiak's Powers, Eagle River's Heaphy double winners at CIC swim/dive meet  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Izzy Powers and Eagle River's John Heaphy each won two individual events Saturday to lead their teams to third-place finishes at the Cook Inlet ...



For local musicians, community band hits all the right notes  Alaskastar

Travis Harrington conducts a Chugiak-Eagle River Community Band rehearsal at Mirror Lake Middle School March 2, 2017. The band, which features musicians ...



Local Students Return to School Monday  Echo NEws

Opening day two-thirds of a century ago was about three weeks late because the first local school building was still being finished.



Ed Willis Early Chugiak-Eagle River Leader  Echo NEws

Ed Willis is a soft-spoken man who became important to the political and social development of Chugiak-Eagle River.



Craft fairs highlight Merry Merchant Munch  Alaskastar

Photo by Amy Armstrong for the Star Bill Miller, owner of Ranger Summit based in Eagle River, shows off several of his hand-made wooden products at last ...



Chugiak High officials asking why students posed with Confederate flag  Alaska Dispatch News

Five students posed for a photograph with the large flag. Four of the students also held American flags.



Miss Alaska USA 2019 – JoEllen Walters & Miss Alaska Teen 2019 – Meghan Scott  Echo News

As Miss Alaska USA, JoEllen hopes to empower all women to be confidently beautiful and ignite a passion for our community.



Student Writers  Echo News

I love running, it makes me feel free. When I was about seven years old, my Nana started taking me on daily walks or runs. As I got older, we started keeping a ...



Through Chugiak lecture series, Eagle River professor brings history to life  Alaskastar

Star photo by Kirsten Swann Dr. Katie Ringsmuth, a University of Alaska historian, poses for a photo in Eagle River March 2017. Tundra Vision, Ringsmuth's ...



Police ID woman killed in pileup on icy Glenn Highway  Anchorage Daily News

Though the outcome in this case was tragic, a police spokeswoman said 42-year-old Sarah Rodden's instinct to seek a safer location was appropriate.



Eagle River Hockey League: Coming into their own  Echo News

Preseason assertions that the ERHL would be nothing more than “just another beer league” fell by the wayside as week by week the dedication of players, ...



Nephi Tyler, Author at  Echo News

The trailhead at the Eagle River Nature Center opens the pathway to spring. As you set out down the trail, the sweet scent of *fresh* green pines baking in the sun ...



Eagle River High School students launch newspaper  Seattle Times

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — A pack of Eagle River Wolves are taking the news into their own paws. The newly formed school newspaper — the ERHS Howl ...



Parks and Rec summer camp kicks off June 4  Alaskastar

Empty swings at Birchwood ABC Elementary School May 26, 2017. The annual Eagle River Parks and Rec summer day camp is scheduled to kick off at the local ...



Local leaders named 'Top 40 Under 40'  Alaskastar

Editor's note: The Chugiak-Eagle River Star is owned by Morris Communications, which also owns the Alaska Journal of Commerce.)



Eklutna steers development  Alaskastar

STAR PHOTO BY MARY LOCHNER - Curtis McQueen, CEO at Eklutna, Inc., points to a map of Chugiak-Eagle River as he talks about the Native corporation's ...



Birchwood Rural Expansion  Echo NEws

Birchwood homeowners learned they cannot count on the integrity of any agreement--even the Comprehensive Plan.



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