Lots Of Places To Show Off Our Hometown

Chugiak-Eagle River is a haven for trails, many of them in the nation’s third-largest state park. Chugach State Park has nearly a half million scenic acres.

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Railroad Created Alaska’s Largest City

In 1903 the Alaska Central Railroad built 51 miles of rail between Seward and Turnagain Arm to connect the port with the Sunrise and Hope mining districts.

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Chugiak-Eagle River A Haven For Art And Artisans

Its name since changed to Alaska Fine Arts Academy, the non-profit hosts classes for children and adults in art, drama, music, theater and dance.

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Eagle River Valley Is Gateway To Many Experiences

While the idea of having a huge lake fronting homes built on the Eagle River Valley hillsides might be appealing to some people, it did not come to pass.

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Young Athletes Anticipate 2017 Baseball

Those teams have won several state championships. The Chugiak and Eagle River high school baseball teams have continued a good tradition in the sport.

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Arctic Winter Games Held Here In 1996

Chugiak-Eagle River went on the global stage in 1996 when 1,625 athletes from around the world were hosted for the 13th Arctic Winter Games.

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Monday is 53rd anniversary of ’64 Earthquake

Only nine deaths were attributed to the earthquake while the remainder were due to the tsunamis generated by underwater landslides.

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Service Clubs Come To Community’s Aid

Stepping up were the people who were settling the community. A community club met to discuss needs such as a volunteer fire department came forth.

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Scenic “No Place” Mired In Controversy, History

No Place was on the homestead taken out by Thillman “Til” Wallace in the mid-Fifties. It boasted of an artesian well sufficient to keep a large pond filled.

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Pippels: Colonists, pioneer Eagle River residents

Walter Pippel suffered a stroke and passed in 1969 after being incapacitated for a long period. Melva remained in their home for several years thereafter.

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