Celebrate Historic Iditarod Roadhouse Day

January 12, 2016
Celebrate Historic Iditarod Roadhouse Day

The Eagle River Nature Center will be transformed into a roadhouse, circa 1916, in the heyday of the Iditarod Trail noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. An after-hours event,…

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In-state getaways are affordable and adventurous

January 8, 2016
In-state getaways are affordable and adventurous

Every year about this time, my mind wanders to the calendar – the big blank year yawns in front of me with nary a chore on the schedule. Since this…

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Happy New Year: Mark your 2016 outdoor calendar now

January 4, 2016

Jan. 8 Astronomy Series: The Aurora Borealis 7 p.m., Eagle River Nature Center The presentation is by Colin Tyler Bogucki. Join our astronomers for this popular indoor and outdoor program.…

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Loved and lost: Nordic Skiing Association remembers Lars Spurkland

December 17, 2015
Loved and lost: Nordic Skiing Association remembers Lars Spurkland

BY NSAA STAFF AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS It might seem like graffiti at first sight, but it’s actually a sticker on the back side of a stop sign near Northern…

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Loved and Lost: Nordic Skiing Association remembers Ellen Toll

December 14, 2015
Loved and Lost: Nordic Skiing Association remembers Ellen Toll

BY ELIZABETH ARNOLD The Anchorage Nordic skiing community lost an inspirational spirit earlier this year. A graceful classic skier, loyal volunteer, loving mother and wife, Ellen Toll left us all…

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