Melissa DeVaughn

Plagued by low-water pressure and questions about water quality, residents of the Forest Park trailer court in Chugiak have been struggling with a boil-water alert issued by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation for more than a year.

The notice was issued in May of 2018 after several complaints from residents, said Heather Newman, with DEC’s water testing and drinking water program.

EAGLE RIVER — When Ron Wehrli opened Eagle River Sawmill & Kiln in June of 2018, he had a newly constructed kiln and a sawmill he bought because after years of working in the construction industry, he liked the idea of having his own tools. Other than that, he had no clear idea of what he was getting into.

Jen Hufford hadn’t slept for two days after an exhausting flight from Anchorage to London to Scandinavia, but as she settled into her hotel in Are, Sweden, earlier this week, her excitement still bubbled over. On Friday, the 35-year-old Eagle River sports trainer and athlete with an impressive competitive resume will toe the line with an elite group of competitors from around the world vying for the title of World Spartan Ultra champion.