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An Iditarod checkpoint offers a warm welcome [by Natalie Baumgartner] IN 1974, MCGRATH RESIDENT BABE ANDERSON WAS THE FIRST MUSHER FROM THE AREA TO ENTER THE IDITAROD TRAIL SLED DOG RACE. Over the years, 16 others from McGrath and surrounding villages followed in his footsteps. Notable competitors...
The Arctic Refuge remains an unspoiled American treasure—for now [by E. Donnall Thomas jr.] “Here still survives one of Planet Earth’s own works of art. This one symbolizes freedom.” —Lowell Sumner National Park Service biologist, 1953 I will never forget the first time I dipped my toe in...
When the tourist season is just too much [by Shelby Huff] BLESSED AS I AMTO CALL KETCHIKAN HOME, the amount of tourists who pass through this town on a daily basis can be enough to drive anyone away. As such, my friend Leo and I headed to the trailhead of the Traverse, a hike along the alpine...
A fishing novice heads to one of Alaska’s premier fishing resorts [by Janna Graber]
The spring run of steelhead renews the species and the angler [by E. Donnall Thomas Jr]
Friends helping friends, from the shop to the field [by Alexander Deedy]
Alaska merriment close to home [by Michael Engelhard]
Plastic items remain favorite toys for bruins [by Nick Jans]