Two Chugiak mushers will be in the world-famous Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race that starts two months from today.
The launch of ECHO News is THE major event for our publication in 2016, the focus of this week’s column is the path that brought Chugiak-Eagle River to 2017.
Being Santa, the kindly postmaster tracked them down in order to make sure they would get packages that arrived late christmas eve.
Joe Kapella had a reputation for taking people’s money. When you saw him coming, you might as well reach for your wallet.
Important to the development Chugiak was Paul Swanson – school agent, bus driver, landlord, businessman, postmaster and quiet counselor.
Ed Willis is a soft-spoken man who became important to the political and social development of Chugiak-Eagle River.
The extension of Eagle River Loop had long been proposed by Danny Bell. Years later, he admitted that he secretly bulldozed it in the 1970s.
From government reindeer manager to pig farmer, Glenn Briggs became a huge figure in the development of Chugiak-Eagle River.
Those families who settled Chugiak in 1946 had children of school age, but there was no school for them to attend.