Area residents will get a chance to help one of their own when the Eagle River Elks Club hosts a special benefit for Ethan Fleetwood, a Chugiak Elementary kindergartner who suffers from a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF).
When Chugach State Park crews finished a rehabilitation project on the popular South Fork Trail to Eagle and Symphony lakes last summer, the response from South Fork residents wasn’t exactly enthusiastic.
PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Fourteen members of the Afghan Border Police and Afghan Uniform Police received certificates of completion for a five-week maintenance and recovery course from vehicle mechanics assigned to Headquarters Company, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, Task Force Warrior on Forward Operating Base Gardez, March 15.
A 21-year-old paratrooper assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson was killed in an improvised explosive device attack on Tuesday, April 3 while on patrol in Afghanistan.
According to the U.S. Army, Spc. Jeffrey Lee White Jr., of Catawissa, Mo., died when his unit was attacked in Khowst Province. Five other members of the 4/25th — also known as the Spartan Brigade — were injured.
Jackie Klecka erupted for four goals to lead Eagle River girls soccer 8-0 past Bartlett on April 5 at The Dome. With the win, the Wolves improved to 2-2-1 in Cook Inlet Conference play.
Klecka and Shayna Wolery netted two goals each and Nikki Boggs added one to give Eagle River a 5-0 lead at the half. Klecka added two more in the second half, and Clarie Bottini rounded out the scoring.
After less-than-satisfactory performances against West and Chugiak, the Wolves turned things around against the Golden Bears, head coach Lauren Mason said.