Soldotna woman wins Mrs. Alaska title

Soldotna's Erica Chilla has been crowned Mrs. Alaska United States. 

The pageant bills itself as the "pageant with a purpose for Alaska's married women."

This year, the pageant teamed with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 

The results were announced after a Saturday competition at Dimond High School in Anchorage.  

Chilla won a trip to the national Mrs. United States pageant in Las Vegas and several hundred dollars worth of gift certificates, beauty products, free tanning and a private photo shoot according to the pageant website. 

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