By Susan Sommer This spring, my parents, Red and Bunny Beeman, celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. They each landed in Alaska on their own trajectories before statehood, met through Mom’s cousin (who knew Dad from the trapline), and married in 1959, the same year Alaska joined the nation....
The husky who became a hero BY KAYLENE JOHNSON-SULLIVAN
On the drive into school and work today, my daughter proclaimed from the back seat, “Mom! You were right! It rained yesterday and now the sun is making all the trees explode!” I smiled, both in my pride of her love of nature and that she actually listened to my ramblings. It’s such a magical...
Alaska’s uneasy relationship with sea otters BY EMILY MOUNT
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Creative transportation experiments by early Alaskans [by Michael Englehard]
Access great steelhead and salmon fishing [by Mark Hieronymus] Alaska is often touted as a bucket-list destination for anglers, and for good reasons. From the trophy rainbows of Bristol Bay to the giant king salmon of the Kenai River and many species and locations in between, much has been written...
I have, on the mantle of my fireplace at home, a Matryoshka doll that my grandmother gave me when I was only four years old. She had bought it during her travels, wrapped it in her clothes, and brought it home to me.
Kroschel Wildlife Center delights visitors [text and photos by MICHELLE THEALL]
Bagging the greatest lightshow on Earth [by Todd Salat]