One woman’s stand-off with a persistent grizzly By Nancy Pfeiffer I am drifting off to sleep in my tent in the Ray Mountains, a little-known mountain range north of Fairbanks and south of the Brooks Range. My 12-year-old Australian sheepdog, Blumli, sleeps at my feet. The arctic sun, still above...
Learning from a tree By Corinna Cook To understand the black spruce, remember it grows from a fist-sized root ball as grey and compact and crucial as a brain. Each black spruce spindles itself straight up into the crack of the cold, stout branches making a skyward scrub from base to apex all winter...
Reflections of a carnivore
Casting creeks on the Alaska Peninsula
Inupiaq woman’s podcast explores contemporary Native life
A park superintendent’s memories
Crossing the line sometimes gets you “nowhere”
A journey through one of the nation’s last wildernesses By Michael Engelhard