Archive of: Star Departments



Patricia (Trish) Opheen Redmond September Issue 1 2011

Patricia (Trish) Opheen Redmond

Longtime Eagle River resident Patricia Opheen Redmond, 55, died unexpectedly Aug. 18, 2011, at Alaska Regional Hospital.

September Issue 1 2011

MEA announces base rate decrease

Matanuska Electric Association has announced a base rate decrease of 0.44 percent for the fourth quarter of 2011. If approved by the Regulatory Comission of Alaska, the decrease will take effect during the first week of October, according to a press release sent out by MEA.

ER teen earns pilot’s license September Issue 1 2011

ER teen earns pilot’s license

Soon after Kyle Frost was walking, he knew what his life’s passion was — aviation. On Saturday, Aug. 13, Frost took a major step toward turning that passion into a career by earning his private pilot’s license at age 17.

Carnival of chaos September Issue 1 2011

Carnival of chaos

Palmer may be home to the Alaska State Fair, but the fun comes from Chugiak.

Former POW shares resilience techniques September Issue 1 2011

Former POW shares resilience techniques

One of the military's leading resilience experts spoke to an audience of Soldiers, Airmen and civilians at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Education Center lecture hall, Monday about how to build mentally stronger troops and families.