Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

January 6, 2015
Nancy Pease trains in the mountains behind Anchorage. She is one of three individuals to be honored in the A laska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Pease not only holds records in mountain races such as Mount Marathon, but she also was an accomplished cross-country sk ier at Dartmout h. NANCY PEASE

Mize, Pease finally get a spot in Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Skiers and runners, rejoice. Two of the toughest athletes to run the mountains and ski the trails of…

Read more »

True Alaskans

January 5, 2015
Carly and Sam Dennis light a Chinese lantern at Sheep Mountain to help ring in the New Year. MELISSA DEVAUGHN

Despite the insanity of living here, we just get it Nothing reminds me of the passage of time so much as the coming of the New Year. It’s such a…

Read more »

Top 5 holiday cocktails to help ease stress of the holidays

December 23, 2014
Spenard RoadHouse is known for getting creative and that’s just what they did with a tried-and-true Bloody Mary. Meranda Carter

Tis’ the season to over-indulge, and nothing takes the edge off stressful holidays like seasonal beverages. Staples like mulled wine and eggnog get the job done, but here are five…

Read more »

Ride all five: Mother of mountain biking has a few favorites of her own

December 22, 2014
Getting along in the BLM Campbell Tract. Courtesy Janice Tower

There’s no question that fat biking is exploding in popularity. Question is, where is it fun—and permissible—to ride? Here are five of my favorite fat bike rides in the Anchorage…

Read more »

Shortest day of the year is long on adventure

December 18, 2014
Jeff Conaway snow biking along Campbell Creek in the Chugach Front Range, Alaska. Joe Stock

Outsiders say, “What is winter like in Alaska with no light?” We actually have plenty of light. Anchorage is more than 300 miles south of the Arctic Circle, where there…

Read more »

Facebook Fans

QR Code Business Card