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CLASS OF 2019: Chugiak-Eagle River valedictorians exemplify excellence  Alaskastar

A pilot. A businessman. A scientist. A soldier. The 2019 class of more than 500 Chugiak-Eagle River area high school graduates includes many young people ...



District holds first meeting on future of Chugiak-Eagle River schools  Alaskastar

Members of the Anchorage School Board and Anchorage School District officials speak to the crowd in the Chugiak High gym during a public meeting on the ...



CLASS OF 2019: Commencement exercises held for Chugiak, Eagle River High grads  Alaskastar

Graduation ceremonies were held for Eagle River and Chugiak High Schools on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Anchorage. The back-to-back commencement ...



Chugiak student arrested after alleged Snapchat threat  Alaskastar

A Chugiak High student was arrested Friday after allegedly making threats via the message sharing platform Snapchat.



More students means more security for Chugiak High School  KTVA

The Anchorage School Board approved funding totaling nearly $500000 for security upgrades at Chugiak High School.



DIVE IN: Chugiak swimming pool reopens after quake closure  Alaskastar

Spectators watch participants in the 2017 Eagle River Triathlon complete the swimming portion of the competition on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Chugiak High ...



District must work fast to find Gruening, Eagle River Elementary solutions  Alaskastar

There won't be many days off for students, parents, teachers, administrators and Anchorage School District officials in the coming weeks as they scramble to ...



District announces times, dates for Eagle River schools meetings  Alaskastar

The Anchorage School District will hold a series of public meetings to discuss the future of a pair of Eagle River schools forced to close due to earthquake ...



Short-term plans finalized for Eagle River schools damaged in earthquake  KTUU.com

After several weeks of discussion with the community, the Anchorage School District has released plans for earthquake damaged schools in Eagle River.



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 ...



ASD releases public survey for Chugiak-Eagle River options after quake damage  KTUU.com

The Anchorage School District is asking Eagle River and Chugiak community members and parents to complete a survey on solutions for the two area schools ...



Gruening Middle School, Eagle River Elementary to remain closed through 2019-20 school year  Anchorage Daily News

No long-term decisions have been made about the future of either building, but neither will house students next year.



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 ...



'We were able to stay together:' Gruening staff grateful for Chugiak's help  KTVA

Chugiak High School took in all 600 of Gruening Middle School's students in the span of six days, saving Gruening from disbanding after Nov. 30's 7.0 ...



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.



Chugiak fires boys basketball coach after recruiting violation uncovered  Alaskastar

Jocquis Sconiers coaches the Chugiak boys basketball team during a game on Dec. 13 against Tikigaq at *Service* High in Anchroage. On Thursday, Sconiers ...



Majority of parents, students in favor of combining Gruening and Chugiak, survey says  KTVA

The Anchorage School District on Wednesday released results of its recent survey of parents and students for short-term solutions regarding displaced students ...



Former AAU colleague says Chugiak basketball coach lied to cover recruiting violation  Alaskastar

Chugiak head coach Jocquis Sconiers during the Mustangs' 70-36 win over the Harpooners on Thursday in the first round of the Cougar Tipoff Tournament at ...



ASD's Eagle River, Gruening schools to stay closed next year  KTVA

Two Anchorage School District facilities which suffered severe damage during November's 7.0 earthquake will spend the next school year unoccupied by ...



Election returns show Kennedy on way to Assembly win; voters approve of school bonds  Alaskastar

Crystal Kennedy listens to someone speak in the hallways of Chugiak High School following a public meeting on the future of secondary eduction in Eagle River ...



10 Chugiak-Eagle River skiers qualify for Junior Nationals  Alaskastar

A slew of local skiers will compete at Kincaid Park when the 2019 Cross Country Junior National Championships arrive in Anchorage this week.



Fiddler on the Roof opens February, 28  Echo News

The students of CHS, ERHS, and GMS have combined their efforts and talents for the musical production of “Fiddler on the Roof.”



Should earthquake damaged schools in Eagle River be rebuilt?  KTVA

Gruening Middle School was damaged by the Nov. 30 earthquake and subsequently closed for the rest of the school year. The Anchorage School Board and ...



Nordic ski racers in action at chilly Chugiak Stampede  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Dustin Luna nears the finish line of the Chugiak Stampede high school nordic ski race on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at Chugiak High. (Matt Tunseth ...



Anchorage schools resume classes post-earthquake, with some students relocated  KTOO

The student body at the earthquake-damaged Eagle River Elementary School has been split up and relocated to two separate schools. For some families, the ...



Eagle River's Heaphy breaks CIC record to lead Wolves at conference meet  Alaskastar

Eagle River's John Heaphy set a new Cook Inlet Conference record in the boys 100 yard breaststroke Saturday at the Cook Inlet Conference Swimming and ...



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

Kody Trombley and Jonathan Cannamore are doing more than just returning to Alaska to become teachers.



Decades before Gruening Middle School closed due to quake damage, engineers worried about seismic stability  Anchorage Daily News

Engineers had serious questions about whether Gruening Middle School could withstand a powerful earthquake from the time the school was built, according to ...



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 ...



Anchorage School District earthquake damage could approach $50 million  Anchorage Daily News

It could cost between $25 million and $50 million to return the Anchorage School District to the condition it was in before the Nov. 30 earthquake, according to ...



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 ...



Teachers prepare to welcome students back to class following massive earthquake  KTUU.com

After a week of Anchorage School District students being out of class, educators prepared on Sunday to welcome them back to school.



Excited and leery, ASD students return to class  KTVA

The Anchorage School District is up and running as students, teachers and staff return for the first time since the November 30th earthquake.



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.



Hockey teams stay hot heading into winter break  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Luke Momblow takes a shot during the Mustangs' 6-2 Cook Inlet Conference hockey win over Bartlett on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 at Ben Boeke Ice ...



Local swimmers tear up the pool at state swimming and diving meet  Alaskastar

Eagle River's Ellie Mercer leaves the start of the girls 100 yard backstroke at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swimming and Diving Championships at ...



LOOKING AHEAD: Eagle River woman mourns family one pair of glasses at a time  Alaskastar

Sally Cook poses with some of the remaining eyeglasses frames from her mother's store. Cook's mother, “Miss Joy” Leedham died in 2018, leaving Cook with of ...



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.



Aftershocks an annoyance for ASD construction crews  KTVA

Aftershocks are hampering superficial construction work at some Anchorage School District facilities.



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 ...



Photos from inside earthquake-damaged schools in Southcentral Alaska  Anchorage Daily News

School districts in Anchorage and Mat-Su are repairing the damage wrought by the Nov. 30 magnitude 7.0 earthquake.



‘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.



Eagle River statesman Ed Willis dies at 94  Alaskastar

Ed Willis speaks on the floor of the Alaska State House during his time as a legislator in the mid-1990s. Willis died on Monday at the age of 94. (Photo courtesy ...



PHOTOS: Graduation 2018  Alaskastar

It's graduation season for high school seniors at Eagle River Christian School, Birchwood Christian, Eagle River High School and Chugiak High School.



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.



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 ...



ANR skiers post strong results at U.S. Championships  Alaskastar

Alaska Nordic Racing skiers are off to a fast start at nationals. Chugiak High sophomore Michael Earnhart advanced to the bracket portion of Friday's classic ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Dogs, cocoa and story sharing: Anchorage students return to school after quake break  Anchorage Daily News

Nearly every Anchorage-area public school reopened on Monday after a weeklong closure.



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 ...



Areawide drama club unites Chugiak-Eagle River high schoolers  Alaskastar

Ensemble member Erin Bush of CHS, ERHS Jenni Hunting as Helen and Amber Pike of marvel at Conrad Birdie during a song. (Photo for the Star by Michael ...



Bowman Elementary wins free coffee for above-and-beyond staff  KTVA

What would you do for free coffee on a Wednesday morning? For staff, teachers and parents at Bowman Elementary School, it meant standing in the rain as a ...



BACK TO BASICS: Local students begin another school year  Alaskastar

Dawn McElhinney stops traffic for students, parents and teachers returning to Eagle River Elementary School for the first day of classes on Aug. 21, 2017.



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 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, ...



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 ...



UAA will not renew Chugiak-Eagle River Campus' lease  UAA Northern Light

Budget cuts, program losses and campus closures are all issues the university is facing at the moment. A few decisions regarding these topics have already ...



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.



Eagle River Boys & Girls Club Celebrates Month of the Military Child this April  Echo News

In honor of Month of the Military Child, this April, the Eagle River Boys & Girls Club will celebrate the military youth of our community.



Earnhart, Proffitt named to US ski teams  Alaskastar

Two of the nation's best young skiers call Chugiak-Eagle River home. Chugiak's Adrianna Proffitt and Eagle River's Michael Earnhart will travel to Otepaa, ...



Local athletes rack up team, individual titles in 2015  Alaskastar

2015 gave local sports fans quite a few thrills – especially for folks cheering for the Chugiak High School Mustangs with a few bright spots for fans of the Eagle ...



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 ...



Snow storm likely to snarl Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning commutes  Alaskastar

The National Weather *Service* has issued a Winter Weather Advisory warning of a rush-hour storm that's expected to bring 4-8 inches of snow to the area starting ...



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 ...



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 ...



Alaska's first female African American judge: 'Justice is not just done. Justice is seen. And justice is experienced.'  Alaska Public Radio Network

Anchorage District Court Judge Pamela Scott Washington is like a lot of dedicated public servants: a member of the community trying to help others resolve ...



School board asks for leniency in latest school bond proposal  KTVA

The verbiage in the Anchorage School District's latest 2019 bond proposal would allow some bonded funds to be used for earthquake repairs.



ASD schools set to open after quake damage  KTVA

ASD aims to have all schools, with the exception of Gruening Middle School, up and running for classes on Monday, Dec. 10.



PHOTOS: Chugiak Homecoming 2017  Alaskastar

Chugiak senior princess Lauren Devine gives prince Chris Fueg a kiss on the cheek during the homecoming royalty ceremony during halftime of the Chugiak vs.



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 ...



ASD sets meetings, survey on post-quake plans as costs top $22M  KTVA

The Anchorage School District is holding public meetings, and conducting an online survey, on short-term solutions for students displaced from their schools by ...



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 ...



Athletes greeted with bright sunshine at Eagle River Triathlon  Alaskastar

Eagle River's Wes Turner hugs daughter Jiale Turner at the finish line of the Eagle River Triathlon on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Chugiak High School. (Star photo ...



Chugiak wrestling team places sixth in state  Alaskastar

Chugiak High School hosted the 2015 ASAA 4A Alaska State Wrestling Championships Feb. 6 and 7. The Chugiak Mustangs placed sixth overall, thanks to ...



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 ...



Eagle River grads look to the future  Alaskastar

Eagle River graduate Shawn Stockwell, a heart transplant patient, makes his way through the faculty and staff receiving line during the Eagle River High ...



ANR skiers turn in fast times on final day of Jr. Nationals  Alaskastar

Michael Earnhart capped a superb U.S. Cross Country Junior Nationals with a second trip to the podium Saturday as part of the second-place U18 boys freestyle ...



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 ...



Ski the Beach honors memory of Chugiak outdoor enthusiast  Alaskastar

Erin Johnson of Chugiak married her longtime outdoor adventure partner Abe Schmidt just two weeks before she was killed in a black bear attack last June 19 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Birchwood ABC celebrates 50 years  Alaskastar

Second-grade teacher Holly Boothe organizes her classroom at Birchwood ABC Elementary School in Chugiak on August 15, 2017. The local alternative school ...



South takes first at regional wrestling tournament  KTUU.com

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



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.



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 ...



Chugach Eagle alums come home to carry on wrestling tradition  Alaskastar

Chugach Eagles Wrestling Club coaches and alumni (at rear, clockwise from left) Dan Bailey, Nolan McBryde and Cayle Byers keep their eye on Daniel Niebles.



Chugiak jumper makes leap to Division I  Alaskastar

Chugiak senior Emma Nelson signs a National Letter of Intent to compete in track and field at Division I Oregon State University during a ceremony held ...



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.



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 ...



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

Eagle River's Cam McDonald commits to Division 1 Providence.



Chugiak team takes another first in culinary competition  Alaskastar

Members of the Chugiak High School ProStart team earned first place in state competition on Jan. 30. Members of the team include: Front row: PaKou Yang, ...



Fierce competition meets family fun at the Eagle River Triathlon  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Jon Nauman, 77, heads out on the 5-kilometer running course on the bike path alongside the Glenn Highway during the Eagle River Triathlon on ...



ERHS students launch school newspaper  Alaskastar

Star photo by Kirsten Swann Eagle River High School students Jenni Hunting, Sara George and Alina Cook discuss story ideas during a meeting of the ERHS ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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