Best Alaska winter recipes

01/15/2019
Meatballs made from wild game served over pasta.

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
Olympic athletes from Alaska Pacific University

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
Snow-covered trees outside of Fairbanks, Alaska

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
The Fairbanks Rail Depot 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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