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What you need to know about Salmonstock 2014

July 22, 2014
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The details When: Aug. 1-3, 2014 Where: Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds, Ninilchik What: Salmonstock is three days of fish, fun and music. This annual four-stage music festival features more than 60…

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Floatplane Follies

July 18, 2014
Illustration: By Owen Tucker

The underbelly of owning and operating your own plane After years of depending on air taxis and all day snowmachine treks to supply our remote, off-grid, off-road home north of…

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Fast forward with fast hiking technique

July 16, 2014
Trond Jensen mountain trail running on a tundra ridge while running the 12 highest summits in the Chugach Front Mountains in 1 day, near Anchorage, summer in southcentral Alaska. MR

Take on big chunks of terrain with this adventurous hiking style There is a term out there for the things my friends and I do on a relatively frequent basis…

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Spawning appreciation at Salmonstock

July 15, 2014
Ocean Stage - flaming salmon

Salmonstock festival celebrates wild Alaskan Salmon To be an Alaskan is to have a connection to salmon. Whether you’re a server at a restaurant offering it as the  evening’s special,…

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All decked out

July 14, 2014
Reilly's Irish Pub has a surprisingly fun back deck away from highway noise. Enjoy a cold beverage and a hot bowl of soup. Courtesy Reilly's Irish Pub

Enjoy summer dining with these lesser-known outdoor venues In the Alaska summer, we chase the light. We follow it down trails and up mountains, we admire it from viewpoints and…

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