Lights Out

Capturing the spirit in the sky [by Nick Jans] A SHIMMER OF LIGHT FLICKERS OVER THE KOBUK RIVER AND THE CURVE OF THE BORNITE HILLS. Then another. As I gaze eastward, yellow-white tongues of fire rise from the horizon, accelerate in pulsing curtains that blaze overhead, shred and vanish, then form again.

Ionia

Intentional community eats with purpose [by Amy Newman] LIVING OFF THE LAND IS THE ALASKAN WAY: Alaska’s Native people have led a subsistence lifestyle for generations; sportsmen stock their freezers with salmon and halibut in the summer and moose and caribou in the winter; weekend foragers spend...

Fairbanks

Where the unparalleled meets the unexpected Fairbanks is the largest city in the Interior, and a well-known and commonly visited place within Alaska. While summertime is the most popular time for visiting, with at least 21 hours of sunlight each day, traveling to this area in the winter is a trip...

Four Seasons in One Day

A brief tale of squandered opportunity and a chance for redemption [by Eric M Beeman] WE HEARD HIM FIRST, the rythmic unkh, unkh, drifting eerily through the morning fog. Closer he came and louder, and suddenly he was on us, wraithlike in the drifting mist, coming straight at us.
 

Bears in Cordova, Alaska

This video was made by students that participated in the UO SOJC’s Science & Memory Summer 2018 experiential learning program. To learn more, please visit our website: scienceandmemory.uoregon.edu/

Life Beyond Walls: Alaska

Life Beyond Walls: Alaska After the extensive travel to the Last Frontier, Xavier De La Rue and Ralph Backstrom set up base camp amongst the giants of the Alaskan Mountain Range. Just outside the tent walls, Xavier and Ralph found themselves not only living life beyond walls, but on them. Music by-...