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

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

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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Heliskiing season aims for higher ground

March 10, 2015
An Alaska Snowboard Guides helicopter flies over fresh tracks in the Chugach. JUSTIN BEFU / ALASKA SNOWBOARD GUIDES

When the calendar rolls into March, most serious skiers’ eyes roll toward the slopes far, far away. Spring skiing is synonymous with heliskiing, and during March, when the daylight hours…

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The best of both worlds

March 9, 2015
A March outing to Lake George — before the ice melted — is the perfect time to explore the area without freezing. ANDY HALL

March: When we both cling to winter and yearn for summer In our household, March arrives with less enthusiasm than in past years. While the added daylight is welcome, and…

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