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2007 Year in Review: Alaska makes national and even global headlines this year

...astronaut driving from Texas to Florida on a trip that prosecutors said was to attack a rival for the affection of Alaskan Bill Oefelein, another astronaut. Other times, it was an inspiring tale thanks to cancer survivor Lance Mackey winning the Yukon...
Astronaut caught in strange love triangle to leave NASA

ORLANDO, Fla. - NASA is cutting ties with former Alaskan Bill Oefelein, the astronaut at the center of a love triangle that turned violent earlier this year. Sound off on the important issues at The...
Anchorage school flag flew on shuttle

...shuttle mission has a new home at West Anchorage High School. Former NASA astronaut and 1983 West High School graduate Bill Oefelein (OH'-fuh-lyn) took the flag into space with him in 2006. On Tuesday, a replica of the orange and black flag...
Alaskan to pilot December space shuttle mission

...his parents shows 8-year-old Bill Oefelein and his brother standing next...the Alaska Air National Guard. Bill Oefelein, who currently lives in Houston...and hiking. Among the goals on Bill Oefelein's list: Climbing Alaska's...
Students tune into astronauts

...the exchange on the crew's last full day in space. The first question, naturally, was directed at shuttle pilot Bill Oefelein of Alaska. The 13-day mission is the first space flight for Oefelein, 41, who began his aviation career in far...
Top news stories touched all corners of Alaska add the polar bears to the list is a year away, after the government completes more studies. UP, UP AND AWAY: Bill Oefelein, 41, went where no other Alaskan has before. The man who calls Anchorage home successfully piloted the space shuttle...


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