Archive of: Star Departments

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We’re so sorry, don’t hike Albert September Issue 1 2011

We’re so sorry, don’t hike Albert

Out of bear necessity, the Eagle River Nature Center’s Albert Loop Trail has once again been closed for the duration of the fall.

Simple steps toward getting on the bus September Issue 1 2011

Simple steps toward getting on the bus

Herding a few hundred middle school students onto about a dozen school buses isn’t easy — especially when it’s the first ride home many will ever take.

The heart of a lion September Issue 1 2011

The heart of a lion

Many of us have made countless trips to Lions Park in Eagle River to watch our kids play ball, attend the Fourth of July festivities or be a part of the Highland games.

Yoga, ballet instructors join forces September Issue 1 2011

Yoga, ballet instructors join forces

All Life Is Yoga owner and instructor Mary McCormick still remembers her first yoga class 15 years ago.

August Issue 1 2011

Tears follow emotional win

Members of the winning football team walked off their home turf Friday night with sadness.

Standoff shuts down Ft. Richardson exit August Issue 1 2011

Standoff shuts down Ft. Richardson exit

A standoff with an armed and suicidal man on Aug. 18 near the Ft. Richardson exit on the Glenn Highway ended peacefully with the man’s surrender.

Mountain quest August Issue 1 2011

Mountain quest

The shale slide leading up to the mountain’s ridge was easy to climb, and grass for most of this stretch provided relatively good footing.

August Issue 1 2011

John E. Smelcer

John E. Smelcer, of Chugiak, graduated from the Harpur College of Arts...

Mustangs look to stay near top of conference August Issue 1 2011

Mustangs look to stay near top of conference

Three volleyball programs haven’t dominated the Cook Inlet Conference in recent years – they’ve owned it.