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Out cutting trail near Banner Creek

Foreign Gear

“The season here is too long, brutal, and depressing to just eek through,” Zach says. “Better is finding a way to revel in cold-weather activities.”

The first hints of winter

The snow is starting to accumulate on the mountains, hills, and the tundra. At night, if the sky is clear, you can sometimes see wispy, colorful…

Update News: September 24th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council hears arguments over fluoride in city water; Authorities on Monday suspended search for a missing plane and pilot near Yakutat;…

Update News: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell announces he’s running for U.S. Senate in 2014; Record high temperatures were broken throughout the state yesterday; Alaska’s…

Transitions

Although our daylight hours are increasing, the final throes of winter are long in Western Alaska. With temperatures just below freezing, small pellets of ice and…