Alaska animals that are larger than (wild)life

02/19/2019
Alaska animals that are larger than (wild)life

The Last Frontier is known for its wildlife and breathtaking landscapes, but over the years some some four-legged celebrities have really made a splash. We’re talking about the cat that calls the shots and the Siberian husky that inspired a Disney movie. Here’s a look at the famous animals that…

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Best Alaska winter recipes

01/15/2019
Best Alaska winter recipes

Photo Credit: Julia O’Malley, An Alaska Life When there’s a chill in the air and snow is falling in big, fat flakes, we get the urge to warm our bellies with recipes straight out of Alaska. When you’re craving these northern recipes featuring local ingredients, there are…

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Alaska’s Olympians: what are they up to now?

01/03/2019
Alaska’s Olympians: what are they up to now?

Main photo: Olympians from Alaska Pacific University in PyeongChang. Image credit: flyingpointroad Every few years, we gather to watch some of our favorite athletes compete on the world’s biggest stage. For a few months, the entire country keeps up with our local Olympians, but what do the athletes do in…

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Alaska’s winter solstice explained

12/20/2018
Alaska’s winter solstice explained

Is Alaska dark all the time? Or light all the time? These are a few questions Alaska locals are pretty used to hearing. With winter solstice just days away, we’re here to give you a little solstice 101 so you’re in the know. Why does it happen? As our…

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Sixty years ago: Alaska in 1959

11/01/2018
Sixty years ago: Alaska in 1959

Oh, how time flies! In 2019, Alaska will celebrate a whopping 60 years of statehood. So many things have changed, but there’s something about Alaska that always stays the same. Take a step back in time and see what the areas around our lodges looked like in 1959. What is…

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