Archive of: Community



September Issue 2 2013

Cautiously embracing camping

My family and I can now say we have been camping in Alaska. I know, some will quibble with my definition of camping; there was no tent involved. However, an RV on the Homer Spit coupled with making S’mores over an open fire classify what we did as camping in my book.

September Issue 2 2013

Make the Most

ASD superintendent highlights goals September Issue 2 2013

ASD superintendent highlights goals

In his first full school year on the job, Anchorage School District superintendent Ed Graff has no plans to make sweeping changes to the district’s direction.

Star seeking summer events! April Issue 2 2013

Star seeking summer events!

Info must be submitted by April 19, 2013

APD seeks masked bandit September Issue 4 2012

APD seeks masked bandit

Suspect wanted in connection with pair of recent robberies

Easter dinner with a Wounded Warrior April Issue 4 2012

Easter dinner with a Wounded Warrior

Another Easter has come and gone. Some of us had the opportunity to spend the holiday season going to church services and then a grand dinner with friends and family. However, this is hard to do if you are a wounded warrior and living in Alaska when the rest of your family is thousands of miles away. Although JBER provides holiday dinners at the chow hall, it is somewhat problematic for bandaged soldiers and those using crutches or walkers on the ice.

April Issue 4 2012

Postage required

We wish to once more make mention of a matter which we have discussed in the past.

April Issue 4 2012

Reflections on the cross

In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. 8 And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross! — Philippians 2:5-11 (NIV)