Snow tunes: Plentiful powder and great music make for exceptional fun

February 9, 2016
Snow tunes: Plentiful powder and great music make for exceptional fun

Courtesy Ben NapolitanoSkiing with a selfie stick takes talent and nerves. The snow is deep and the music endless in Girdwood this month.     Alyeska Resort is never shy…

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Alaska Outdoors: February happenings

February 3, 2016

Feb. 5 Ethno-Astronomy: Stonehenge, Buffalo Jumps and Polynesian Voyages 7 p.m., Eagle River Nature Center Ivan Hodes presents a program on astronomy in the center’s popular indoor and outdoor program.…

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Go the distance in 2016: Now is the time to set your goals

January 27, 2016
Go the distance in 2016: Now is the time to set your goals

Go the Distance” is a whisper, a call to action, uttered to Kevin Costner in the 1989 film “Field of Dreams.” Courtesy Mike HalkoIf you “go the distance” in 2016,…

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At-home adventures make the best of staying close to home

January 20, 2016
At-home adventures make the best of staying close to home

There are a lot of things to love about staycations. Sure, vacationing close to home when “home” is Alaska may lack the lulling sway of palm trees, the curling froth…

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The pilates plan: A strong core can make cycling seem simpler

January 17, 2016
The pilates plan: A strong core can make cycling seem simpler

As cyclists we often read articles and hear people talking about having a strong core as the key to being a better cyclist. But what does that mean, to have…

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