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

Anchorage School Board member Elisa Snelling, left, talks with Anchorage School District superintendent Dr. Deena Bishop before the start of a public meeting ...

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 ...

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

Most Anchorage schools are back to normal after Southcentral Alaska's massive Nov. 30 earthquake – but an Eagle River school's staff is thanking a sister ...

'Whatever it takes:' Anchorage School Board vows to take care of displaced students  KTVA

Anchorage School Board President Starr Marsett assembled the two ad hoc committees to solve the concerns the communities have.

Gruening, Eagle River Elementary to remain closed through 2019-20 school year  Alaskastar

Temporary supports prop up the walls at Eagle River Elementary School, which was severely damaged in the Nov. 30, 2018 earthquake. On Tuesday, the ...

TIME WAS: Too many sex hotline calls forces Chugiak High payphone to be cut off  Alaskastar

The following article originally appeared in the June 2, 1983 edition of the Star: Subscribers get bills for juvenile calls to hear recorder talk dirty. When an Eagle ...

PUCKS: Wolves fall in state tune-up, Mustangs out at CIC tourney; C/ER girls to play for 3rd place  Alaskastar

Eagle River's Sal Demma chases the puck during the Wolves' 3-1 loss to the Cougars in the third place game of the Cook Inlet Conference hockey tournament ...

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 ...

Eagle River schools closed due to earthquake damage will not reopen next school year  Anchorage Daily News

Gruening Middle School and Eagle River Elementary School will not reopen for the 2019-20 school year because of damage from the Nov. 30 earthquake, the ...

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

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 ...

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.

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

The head boys basketball coach at Chugiak High School appears to have broken Alaska School Activities Association recruiting rules and then lied to school ...

Nordic ski racers in action at chilly Chugiak Stampede  Alaskastar

The Chugiak Stampede nordic ski races were held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2018 at Chugiak High and the Beach Lake Trails.

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 ...

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 ...

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. They're getting the band back together. “Every day I ...

Alaskans use day off to volunteer on Martin Luther King Jr. Day  KTVA

February is National Heart Month, and the Anchorage Fire Department is offering free "hands only" CPR training classes to help save lives. ASD sets meetings ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

All-Star Hockey Extravaganza  Echo News

The event billed as the ERHL 2nd Annual All-Star Extravaganza lived up to its name. It was high energy and upbeat in the rink before the event.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

Aftershocks an annoyance for ASD construction crews  KTVA

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Hockey teams stay hot heading into winter break  Alaskastar

Eagle River and Chugiak high school hockey teams will enter the holiday break tied for the most wins in the Cook Inlet Conference.

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 ...

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 ...

Teachers prepare to welcome students back to class following massive earthquake

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

Vols' Niedermeyer praised for elite recruiting performance  247Sports

Jeremy Pruitt doesn't like singling out individuals in a team-based recruiting operation, but no one can deny that Tennessee's Brian Niedermeyer had a huge ...

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 ...

‘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 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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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

Alaska Nordic Racing skiers are off to a fast start at nationals.

Eagle River continues to get back to business after earthquake  KTVA

Some people forced to move, no word when Chugiak-Eagle River Library will reopen.

Anchorage students return to class after earthquake break  The Seattle Times

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage-area students have returned to school after the district closed for a week so staff and contractors could inspect ...

“Every day I wake up happy”: 2 Alaska grads return to mentor the next generation of band musicians  Anchorage Daily News

Kody Trombley and Jonathan Cannamore, both products of the Chugiak-Eagle River music scene, are returning to the district to teach band this year.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Teachers at an Anchorage middle school pack up their classrooms for quake-induced move  KTOO

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 ...

ASD offering free food for kids this week during school closures  KTVA

Grab-and-go food *service* offered from ASD for all kids 18 years old and under.

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.

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 ...

Whalers kick off against the Kings in a Week 7 clash

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, 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 ...

Keeping gridiron dreams alive in the Alaska Football League  Anchorage Daily News

A few players harbor hopes of college scholarships or professional contracts, but most players are in it for the love of the game.

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).

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.

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.

Threatening message investigated at Chugiak High School

Anchorage School District officials say a threat of gun violence at Chugiak High School was investigated Thursday, but they do not believe the threat is credible.

Preseason poll sets 2018 Alaska prep football season in motion

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tonight! - Excellence in Education Awards  Echo News

The Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, Chugiak-Eagle River Community Foundation & the Eagle River Area Rotary Club will be hosting the Annual ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

Chugiak, Eagle River duel on Senior Night for Wolves  Alaskastar

Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay 1, Chugiak High School (Izzy Powers, Addison Morgan, Leslie Cockreham, Cheyenne Burke), 1:59.82. 2, Eagle River High School, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Parks department plans third Chugiak pool deck fix  Alaskastar

Members of the Chugiak High School swim team practice on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Besides area swim teams, the Chugiak pool offers open lap swimming, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Charges: Teen fought off Eagle River kidnap attempt  KTVA

"He's the real hero in all of this,: APD Lt. Shaun Henry said of the victim. "His information helped lead to a fast arrest."

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 ...

Outstanding or Failure: Eagle River Assembly Members disagree ov  KTVA

An Anchorage Assembly member refuses to support a resolution honoring state and municipal workers who responded to the so-called “Bridgepocalypse” event ...

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, ...

Colony Middle School shut down for second straight week  KTVA

Colony Middle School in Palmer is shut down for a second consecutive week due to earthquake damage.

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.

Charges: Suspects murdered man in Spenard heroin deal  KTVA

Police say the man who prompted an hours-long standoff Sunday in downtown Anchorage was the shooter in a Spenard drug deal which became an ...

South takes first at regional wrestling tournament

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

Suspect in overnight SWAT situation taken into custody  KTVA

The suspect accused of stabbing a family member in an overnight SWAT situation has been taken into custody.

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.

Rhonda McBride honored for storytelling by assembly  KTVA

February is National Heart Month, and the Anchorage Fire Department is offering free "hands only" CPR training classes to help save lives. ASD sets meetings ...

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