Concert on the Green

This is a free community event that will feature music by The Lack Family and Rebeckah Hastings. There will be food trucks, bouncy houses, and yard games. Invite your friends and

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Mini Golf at the Opera

“An over-the-top tourney worth singing about!” Take a swing at this playful Tournament, Garage Sale, Evening Wear Sale, Open House, Face Painting (by artist Shiela Mahaney) with Food Trucks, and

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4th of July Celebration

You are Invited. Community activity with FREE Food and Games Hosted by Skyline Family Fellowship  

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Volunteer Firefighter’s Appreciation Picnic

Come thank a volunteer firefighter! To show our appreciation for the service of our Chugiak volunteer firefighters, UMCC is hosting a picnic, open to the whole community. This is a

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The Nature Center will be transformed into a roadhouse, circa 1918, in the hay day of the Iditarod Trail. Presentations will occur on the hour, plus, we’ll have vintage Crow

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Investing in our Community: Cliff Cook takes no chances with Eagle River

“We all know crime has risen,” Cook continued. “I looked at the stats and crime has risen this year over last year in all community council areas. In Eagle River-Chugiak, “over the last few weeks there was an armed robbery down on Business Boulevard at the pizza place, and the scary thing is the individual with a gun actually shot when he left—so where did that bullet go? Starbucks was robbed and the thief was so desperate he couldn’t get money out of the cash register and ended up taking the tip jar. Finally, it was confirmed that an armed robbery happened at Microtel within days of Starbucks’…” Later in the presentation he stated flatly: “Our intent is deterrence.”

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9th Army Band offers free community Holiday Concert

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska — U.S. Army Alaska’s 9th Army Band will feature a free community Holiday Concert Dec. 8 from 7-8 p.m. at Community Covenant Church at 16123 Artillery Road in Eagle River.

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Merry Merchant Munch & Winter Wonderland 2017

As is annual tradition, the holiday season officially kicked off in Eagle River this past weekend with activities for the whole family. The two-day event began Friday afternoon across town, resumed Saturday morning and concluded Saturday afternoon. Festivities included contests, shows, local business open houses and lots and lots of treats.

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Fun For All at the Fall Festival

Unseasonably warm and pleasant weather greeted the many visitors to the inaugural ECHO News Fall Festival on Saturday, October 28th at Lion’s Park in Eagle River. The temperatures in the high 30’s and absent precipitation were not the only surprises in store for guests - contests, games, live music and plenty of tricks and treats were also on the menu.

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Open Discussion Concerning Chugiak-Eagle River Growth

“Los Anchorage,” Alaska, has a problem. Like Los Angeles, California, Anchorage is located in a geological bowl surrounded by mountains and ocean. Los Angeles County is in a large bowl of sand with sandy hills--the largest flat basin opening onto the Pacific Ocean. Anchorage is in a smaller bowl of clay and silt, surrounded by rugged mountains. Land suitable for building homes in Anchorage is therefore limited.

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