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Gardentalk – Take back your lawn

Gardentalk – Take back your lawnHow to re-purpose your grass lawn into providing more space for growing flowers and vegetables

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayakIf you’re boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decision

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decisionThe U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision.

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cans

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cansHills Bros. coffee was so popular in Alaska it inspired a local archaeologist to produce a field guide, the “Hills Bros. Coffee Can Chronology.”

King salmon trolling ends on slow note

King salmon trolling ends on slow noteAfter an unprecedented two extensions, the summer king salmon season for trollers in Southeast is over.

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as “Right to Mush” state

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as “Right to Mush” stateThe resolution was created after mushers across the state began reporting harassment like obstructed trails, traps set on trails, and lawsuits threatening kennel operations.

Alaska kayaker still missing in Costa Rica

Almost two weeks ago, 27-year-old Alaskan Cody Dial was reported missing on a kayak trip in Costa Rica.

Rain and wind put a damper on derby catches

Rain and wind put a damper on derby catchesParticipants of last weekend’s derby caught about 15,000 pounds of fish, half of what was caught last year.

Body of Wilderness Classic racer recovered from Tana River

Body of Wilderness Classic racer recovered from Tana RiverRob Kehrer was found dead while competing in the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic over the weekend in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

Update: Flood warning cancelled for Mendenhall Valley

Update: Flood warning cancelled for Mendenhall ValleyA release of water from a glacially dammed lake, or jökulhlaup, is the suspected cause of the flooding.