Seniors Painting Group Discovers Artistic Ability Lurks in us All

I settled in the Chugiak area in 2011 because my daughter lives here. I came to the Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center in search of a painting class.

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Mirror Lake New Years Eve Fireworks Display

The dark Alaska sky over Mirror Lake lit up on New Year’s Eve with fireworks.

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Holiday Lights And Where To Find Them

The crispness of bright white and the depth of colors of the rainbow provide a cheery contrast throughout our local neighborhoods.

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Tools In Avoiding Avalanches

“Would you step off a cement curb onto a busy city street with a paper bag over your head?” Blaine Smith asks his audience. “Venturing into Alaska’s backcountry without any

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This One’s For the Birds

I told my kids they could feed the wild birds.  I was wrong. We arrived at the Live Bird Thanksgiving Program, hosted by the Eagle River Nature Center, on Sat.,

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Growing Old Is Mandatory; Growing Up Is Optional

That headline is the motto of one senior who is a resident of the Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center. Dick Lochner is an active pilot and member of the United Flying

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Homecoming at Local Boys and Girls Club for Punk Rock Band

They got their start in the teen room at the Eagle River Boys and Girls Club. On Fri, Oct. 28, the four rockers that make up Noise Brigade come back

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Young Runners Pound the Trails at Beach Lake

Nearly 700 elementary age students took to the Beach Lake Trails a week ago in the thirteenth installment of the Beach Lake Jamboree which began in 2004.   “The Jamborees

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