Spring Soujourn

March 18, 2015
Andy Newton and Raena Schraer 
ski Arctic to Indian. JOE STOCK

Arctic to Indian traverse a sky-high tradition Spring in Alaska is dangerous. The sun delivers lethal doses of vitamin D. The mountains are blanketed with neckdeep snow. Testosterone rages, and…

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Craving the crust

March 17, 2015
Whittier Pass overlooking Portage Glacier. JANICE TOWER

Spring cycling offers the best of winter, summer As spring approaches, my mind is obsessed with crust. The sun rises high on the horizon, melting snow at an accelerated rate.…

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Heating up springtime

March 13, 2015
As spring hormones surge, find the perfect dining fit for your date. FLICKR.COM / GLENN LOOS-AUSTIN

As love fills the air, choose your eatery carefully Spring. In Alaska, this season has its own localized meanings — a time of epic dog sled contests, Alyeska Resort’s splashy…

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Who will be the king and queen of winter sports?

March 13, 2015
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During last year’s AK Skimeister Challenge, Olympic crosscountry skier Kikkan Randall showed up and got reacquainted with her Alpine-skiing roots. Randall, who used to race competitively in Alpine, pretty much…

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Local Potters seek help with Empty Bowls Project

March 12, 2015
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The 21st annual Bean’s Café Empty Bowls Project will fill up Egan Center on March 14. The fundraiser combines talents of local potters and the culinary genius of the community,…

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