September issue cover

Read the story behind the cover photo for the September issue. Available on newsstands now!

September 2Kayakers checking out a natural ice bridge formed through an iceberg as the ice melts and drips into Bear Lake, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. Kayak expedition by Chris Mautino, Liquid Adventures. © Turner Forte Photography  












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Wildlife Wednesday: Encounter on the Savage River

For Casey Thompson’s birthday, he planned a hike with his family in Denali National Park—but instead, he played in a game of pickle between a bear and a caribou.

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Aerial view on Solstice

"Solstice" is a wild ride, flying inches above mountain peaks, waterfalls, trees and water, across Alaska during summer solstice.

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Wildlife Wednesday: Dall sheep at Savage River

Read about how the photographer, Kathleen Ortwine, captured this image in our Wildlife Wednesday story this week.

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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.

Dead Reckoning

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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. 

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