I Am Star the Reindeer | INDIE ALASKA

Published at 9:02 a.m. on December 2, 2013 | Modified at 9:07 a.m. on December 2, 2013

When people see a reindeer walking around downtown Anchorage, lots of questions come to mind. What is a reindeer doing in a wine shop, for example. Albert Whitehead, the caretaker of Star the Reindeer, never gets tired of telling the story to each passerby he meets. For him "Star #6" is a small piece of a long history of reindeer living at the corner of 10th and I in Anchorage. Story & Video: Slavik Boyechko & Travis Gilmour

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