Giant vegetables in Alaska

08/23/2022 Giant vegetables in Alaska

It may come as a surprise to some to learn that despite Alaska’s relatively small agriculture industry, the largest state in the U.S. also grows some of the largest vegetables. When we say large, we mean giant — 130-pound cabbages, 35-pound broccoli stocks, and 2,000 pound pumpkins. Vegetables at the…

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Visiting Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska

07/21/2022 Historic Gold Rush Era houses, Alaska

Pioneer Park in Fairbanks is Alaska’s version of a theme park, with a twist. You won’t find rollercoasters and fair games, but you can explore the state’s only historic theme park, home to unique buildings and artifacts from the state’s past. Pioneer Park history The park opened to the public…

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7 Tips for National Fishing Day

06/13/2022 7 Tips for National Fishing Day

With National Go Fishing day coming up on June 18, we’re sharing our best tips for a successful catch this summer. Nothing compares to the feeling that comes with casting a line out into the water in hopes of landing enough fish to fill the freezer. Whether you’re a seasoned…

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Spring in Alaska: Adventure is heating up

04/19/2022 Spring in Alaska: Adventure is heating up

We love winter in Alaska but as we approach the tail end of the season, the snow begins to melt and the ice starts to thin, we get an exciting feeling running through our bones in anticipation of summer. With the state transforming and leaving our cheeks sun-kissed well into…

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Olympians from Alaska at the 2022 Winter Olympics

02/15/2022 Olympians from Alaska at the 2022 Winter Olympics

It’s no surprise that a number of athletes competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics are either from the snowy northern state of Alaska or have some connection here. In this year’s Games, Alaskan athletes will compete in cross-country skiing, ice hockey, figure skating, and curling. Cross-Country Skiing…

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