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November Issue 3 2011

Three file intent to run for District 26 House seat

Three candidates so far have filed their intent to run for the chance to represent Eagle River in the state House with the Alaska Public Office Committee.

November Issue 3 2011

Sendoff bash to be held on JBER

Before troops from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson are deployed for dangerous duty in Afghanistan for a year, Deborah Bonito wants them to have a day of fun.

November Issue 3 2011

New legislative districts for 2012 are outlined

Due to legislative redistricting that occurs every 10 years...

Chinooks flying into town November Issue 3 2011

Chinooks flying into town

There’s a new wind blowin’ through the Alaska Baseball League.

Reserve pilot the first to reach 1,000 F-22 hours November Issue 3 2011

Reserve pilot the first to reach 1,000 F-22 hours

Lt. Col. David Piffarerio, 302nd Fighter Squadron commander, flew his 1,000 flight hour in the F-22 Raptor here Nov. 4, making him the first Air Force pilot to do so.

November Issue 2 2011

Veterans Day 2011

Veterans Day ceremonies were held on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Check out this photo gallery by Star editor Matt Tunseth.

November Issue 2 2011

JBER layoffs upset Alaska delegation

Alaska’s representatives in Washington, D.C., aren’t too happy with the recent announcement that 53 civilian workers at Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson will be losing their jobs. And they made their concerns known to the United States Air Force.

November Issue 2 2011

No meat? No problem - November 10

If you think giving up meat to become either vegan or vegetarian will destroy your chances of eating out — think again.

November Issue 2 2011

Eklutna Bridge faces closure

The Eklutna Bridge is in immediate need of repair, according to an inspection conducted by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities in August.