Making tracks: Getting around in Girdwood doesn’t always involve Alpine skis

January 15, 2016
Making tracks: Getting around in Girdwood doesn’t always involve Alpine skis

Nestled back in the small community of Girdwood, our locals and visitors have many unique ways of traveling… most notably, on snow. We’re not just talking about our downhill travel…

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Celebrate Historic Iditarod Roadhouse Day

January 12, 2016
Celebrate Historic Iditarod Roadhouse Day

Courtesy Colin Tyler Bogucki 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.…

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In-state getaways are affordable and adventurous

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

Andy HallThe view from the Halibut Cove public-use cabin is spectacular. Every year about this time, my mind wanders to the calendar – the big blank year yawns in front…

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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

Photo courtesy Raye Ann NeustelBeing outdoors was Lars Spurkland’s passion, whether he was skiing, hiking, snowmachining or climbing. He was NSAA’s board president when he died last year at the…

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