Exclusive Excerpt: Dead Reckoning

An exclusive excerpt from Dave Atcheson's book, Dead Reckoning (Skyhorse Publishing, July 2014), a book that provides an intimate look at life at sea, offering an insider's view into one of Alaska's small communities, and all of the upstarts, dropouts, and rogues that comprise it.

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The 2014 World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

A look inside the 53rd annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics.

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Nick Hansen of Unalakleet competes in the men's finals of the Two Foot High Kick at WEIO 2014 on July 18, 2014 in Fairbanks. Hansen won the silver medal in the event with a kick of 94 inches. Photo: Ash Adams

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Wildlife Wednesday: Grizzly in the Neighborhood

Donna Gates has walked the trails by her home near Tonglen Lake weekly for the past 30 years, never running into a bear, until this year.


 The bear and Donna Gates' dog, Q, in close proximity.

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Alaska interview: Rachel Weaver

Fiction's new literary "it" girl with a psychological thrilled based in Alaska. 

Rachel Weaver


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53rd Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

The World Eskimo Indian Olympics (WEIO) started in the early 1960s as a way for people living in the circumpolar areas of the world to gather and practice survival skills applicable to a life of subsistence.

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Aerial America: Alaska

The Smithsonian Channel's new show, "Aerial America: Alaska," explores the Last Frontier from the air.

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Alaska Interview: Sue Aikens

Lodge owner, Reality TV show personality, and one of the toughest Alaskans you'll probably ever meet.


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The Early Tales of Snow and Oakham

A Q&A with Author Philip Chavanne discussing his new book, The Early Tales of Snow and Oakham, which is featured in the July/August issue of Alaska.

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