RSS

Alaska

  • dumpv2.jpg

    Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Zero Waste Yukon

    Repurpose, Recycle, Reintegrate

    Reducing our solid waste is not an easily digested subject. An upcoming conference in Whitehorse hopes to break down solutions into manageable bites. The Working Towards Zero Waste in the North Conference will bring together approximately 120... more

    Feb 25, 2016

  • August 6 Street Party.jpg

    Issue: 2015-08-06 PHOTO: O’Hara Shipe, Shipe Shots Photography

    Street Party

    Nadine Landry describes Louisiana’s Cajun culture as a ‘holy trinity’ of food, music and dancing. “People invite you over to dinner, so there is food, and that’s hugely important in Cajun culture. And it takes so long for the food to get ready ... more

    Aug 6, 2015

  • Teslin 2 (2).jpg

    Issue: 2015-07-23

    Time for Teslin

    Teslin is a Tlingit village that has accommodated change with beauty, culture and strength. This weekend, it’s the go-to destination for the Tlingit Hà Kus Teyea Celebration. As well as a giant family reunion, with coastal connections to Juneau... more

    Jul 23, 2015

  • P1050443(1).jpg

    Issue: 2015-05-14 PHOTO: by Alexander Weber

    Exploring the Bittersweet Beauty of the Juneau Ice Cave

    The Zhange Danxia landform in Gansu, China; The Great Blue Hole in Belize; Tulip Fields in the Netherlands; Mount Roraima in Venezuela, Brazil, and Guana, and 23 more places make up a Buzzfeed list of “27 Surreal Places to Visit Before You Die”. more

    May 14, 2015

View more

Alaska Stories

  • DSC_3000 (copy).jpeg

    Issue: 2017-03-01, PHOTO: Andy Hedden

    Something for Everyone

    Cabin fever kicking in? Why fly south when you can visit a friendly neighbour? With Winter Fest happening this weekend, Haines Alaska is the place to be if you’re feeling like a road trip out of Territory. “The best part of this festival is that... more

    Mar 1, 2017

  • Hooligan agining in the pit.jpeg

    Issue: 2016-07-07, PHOTO: Paul Rath

    A Family Tradition

    When the hooligan are running, the rivers and harbour In Haines, Alaska host a fiesta of wildlife that congregate to feed on this little fish that First Nations prize for its high fat content. Sea gulls, eagles, sea lions and even whales feast on... more

    Jul 7, 2016

  • Arctic Brotherhood Hall - Copy.jpg

    Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

    Chasing Stories in Skagway

    My shakedown cruise for our trailer has come to be my annual pilgrimage to the town of Skagway to attend the North Words Writers’ Symposium, held this year from May 25-28 in the windy town. This was the seventh annual event, of which I have... more

    Jun 23, 2016

  • _DSC1053.jpg

    Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: Paul Rath

    Tlingit Treasure

    On Saturday May 14th, under sunny skies, hundreds of spectators celebrated the Grand Opening of the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Centre and Bald Eagle Preserve Visitor Centre, amidst some of the most spectacular scenery in Alaska. The cultural... more

    Jun 16, 2016

  • Beer Fest photo.jpeg

    Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO: courtesy of Southeast Alaska State Fair

    Oh, Beer. Maybe Next Year?

    It’s a gathering where you may sip the tingly bitterness of a pale ale, sample salty snacks from the “bacon booth” and lock eyes magically with your future spouse. No wonder tickets to the Haines Beer Fest have sold out faster than ever this year... more

    Jun 2, 2016

  • Fishing

    kozzi.com

    Catch A Cutthroat

    This is an awkward time of year for fishing. Each day, as the amount of daylight lengthens, we grow impatient to be back outside, with fishing rod in hand. As the warmth of the sun returns, and the snow begins to disappear, a growing mistrust for more

    May 5, 2016

    , ,

  • kozzi-24752723-old_stone_wall-2463x3287.jpg

    Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: kozzi.com

    Skills from the Past

    Volunteers who have an interest in historic preservation and want to learn new skills are invited to register for the upcoming three day workshop in Haines, Alaska. Volunteers who have an interest in historic preservation and want to learn new... more

    Apr 28, 2016

  • 02-Heidi Robichaud with First Friday exhibit - Copy.jpg

    Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Paul Rath

    Art Nights in Alaska

    Haines is said to have more artists per capita than any town in Southeast Alaska. On Friday April 1st, the creative spirit of Haines was clearly demonstrated as artists, artisans, craftsmen and members of the public gathered for the unveiling of... more

    Apr 28, 2016

  • AB Hall.jpg

    Issue: 2015-05-28 Photo: Dan Davidson

    Off to Skagway to Explore Language

    By the time you read this I’ll be “Exploring the Frontiers of Language” in Skagway, attending this year’s edition of the North Words Writers Symposium. I’ve been at most of these gatherings since the first one in 2010 and have found the trip a... more

    May 28, 2015

  • P1050443(1).jpg

    Issue: 2015-05-14 PHOTO: by Alexander Weber

    Exploring the Bittersweet Beauty of the Juneau Ice Cave

    The Zhange Danxia landform in Gansu, China; The Great Blue Hole in Belize; Tulip Fields in the Netherlands; Mount Roraima in Venezuela, Brazil, and Guana, and 23 more places make up a Buzzfeed list of “27 Surreal Places to Visit Before You Die”. more

    May 14, 2015

  • Alaskan Brown Bear

    Stock image of Alaskan Brown Bear

    I Lived to tell the Tale

    I moved as he swung at me and he missed me by a few inches. more

    May 22, 2014

  • Oct31 Beervana.JPG

    Thanksgiving in Haines

    My friends and I spent Thanksgiving in Haines this year. We thought we would catch some fish, drink some beers and see some bears. Only one of those panned missions out. The fish weren't jumping, or running, or whatever fish do. We saw a few dead co more

    Oct 31, 2013

  • Priority photo.jpg

    Hooked on Haines

    Salmon fishing in Haines is one of the most exciting fishing trips a Yukoner can take. The vast array of species creates an opportunity for everyone. Fishing the ocean tides for kings in the spring, the Chilkoot River for pinks and sockeye midsummer more

    Oct 3, 2013

  • Sep5 RoadRelay Jock and Jills2012.jpg

    Running from Skagway to Whitehorse

    The first year I ran in The Klondike Trail of '98 International Road Relay, I was one of a group of women who were all pretty much new to running. In fact, we had only started running the previous April. We met during a beginners running clinic set u more

    Sep 5, 2013

  • Skagway Club Shares Gardening Tips

    Whether you're in the Yukon, Alaska, or Arizona, your ground is the foundation of gardening, more

    Jul 4, 2013

  • We Heart America: A birthday letter

    Happy birthday, America. We love you, we really do. In honour of your special day, a bunch of us got together and started talking about what we really like about you. I know you're still a little sensitive about Gitmo, and all that trouble more

    Jul 4, 2013

  • July4 priority photo.jpg

    Celebrate the Fourth of July with our American Neighbours

    Canada Day has come and gone. The flag has been praised, the beer has been drunk, and you are swept up in patriotic fervour. You could wait another year to celebrate the birth of a North American democracy, or you could find your way to our Alaskan more

    Jul 4, 2013

  • June13 Beervana Haines fest.JPG

    2013 Adventures at the Haines Beer Fest

    We got the stern border guard at Haines customs this year. No, we're not bringing any firearms, plants or suitcases full of money, but I do have six beer entries for the homebrew competition. more

    Jun 13, 2013

  • May30 beervana.JPG

    Yukoners Mastermind a Winning Homebrew

    If I was a better planner, I would have made my way down to Skagway at the end of April for the annual Craft Brew Festival, but sometimes my father's genes kick in and I end up a little scattered. more

    May 30, 2013

  • wuyjune092010pg13.jpg

    Haines Beerfest 2011!

    Have a lovely chat with Paul Wheeler of Haines Brewing Company about the origins of the Haines Beer Fest, and you will quickly understand Alaskans' love of craft beer. more

    Jun 9, 2011

View more
Google+