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Off the Grid: Living remotely raises the most curious of questions

August 25, 2014
Illustration / Owen Tucker

Say, what? Whenever an introduction to someone leads the conversation to “where do you live?” we encounter predictable reactions.  To the answer, “We live in the Bush,” most Alaskans assume…

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Smoking good: A recipe to making your own secret Alaskan Salmon Brine

August 15, 2014

Transform summer’s harvest into sumptuous smoked salmon BY MARK BLY By now your freezer is full of red salmon filets, and you are either chasing the salmon derby scale or…

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Alaska State Fair goes medieval

August 14, 2014
Full Metal Jousting takes place at the Alaska State Fair this year, featuring the jousters of the History Channel program of the same name. FULL METAL JOUSTING/HISTORY CHANNEL

The annual Alaska State Fair always touts it famed giant vegetables and the overwhelming selection of carnival rides. And where else can you get a better funnel cake than the…

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Laid-back yet lavish

August 14, 2014
Approaching the terminal on the way to Seven Glaciers.

Girdwood’s dining options blend the best of all moods You don’t have to go far to get away from it all. That’s how I felt after two sunny summer days…

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Free ridin’

August 13, 2014
Lee Bolling on Northwest Passage. LESLIE KEHMEIER

Tireless work puts Kincaid Park one-way bike trails on the map Carpenter by day, trail builder by night, Ryan Greeff knows the value of having an outlet for a passion.…

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