What Boo Saw – Adventure With the Great Sled Dogs »

I have owned sled dogs for 16 years and been a sled dog tour operator...

Mount Redoubt Rumbles Again »

The Alaska Volcano Observatory has increased the Aviation Code for Mount Redoubt to ‘Yellow’. According...

Wilderness For the Holidays »

The holidays are here, and by here I mean ‘the middle of nowhere’.   Or at...

Leonid Meteor Shower Tempts (Very) Few Into the Cold »

If you’ve bothered to head out into the night to watch a meteor shower, you...

Bird of the Month: Swans! »

There is a lot of spectacular wildlife in Alaska, but this October, one of the...

Spreading the Word Far and Wide About Alaska Day »

It is easy to forget Alaska Day in 2009, given that back in January we...

Sports Phenom Watch – Stephen Strasburg

Phenom Watch – Stephen Strasburg »

With temperatures hovering near zero across the state, local sports fans flocking to the nearest hockey arena, or camping in front of the television to watch football, there probably aren’t too many Alaskan sports minds...

November 18 2009 / No comment / Read More »
Alaska Nanooks Sweep Kendall Hockey Classic

Alaska Nanooks Sweep Kendall Hockey Classic »

The Alaska Nanooks came to Anchorage last weekend and swept the Kendall Hockey Classic, beating CCHA rivals Michigan 2-0 on Friday night, and Mercyhurst 5-1 on Saturday night. The University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves beat Mercyhurst...

October 16 2009 / No comment / Read More »

What Boo Saw – Adventure With the Great Sled Dogs »

I have owned sled dogs for 16 years and been a sled dog tour operator for ten of those years, and this January, while...

Jan 29 2010 / / Read More »

Wilderness For the Holidays »

The holidays are here, and by here I mean ‘the middle of nowhere’.   Or at least the middle of one extremely remote place in...

Dec 24 2009 / No comment / Read More »

Better Late, But Never Would Be OK, Too »

I sat at lunch yesterday and watched the snow blow by the window of the restaurant. It was the first time this fall that...

Nov 12 2009 / / Read More »

Bird of the Month: Swans! »

There is a lot of spectacular wildlife in Alaska, but this October, one of the most prominent animals are the tundra swans that have...

Oct 19 2009 / No comment / Read More »
Outdoors

What Boo Saw – Adventure With the Great Sled Dogs »

I have owned sled dogs for 16 years and been a sled dog tour operator for ten of those years, and this January, while Interior Alaska has been mostly bitterly cold and low on snow, I had the chance to read a book or two...

Jan 29 2010 / / Read More »

Wilderness For the Holidays »

The holidays are here, and by here I mean ‘the middle of nowhere’.   Or at least the middle of one extremely remote place in Alaska. McCarthy, Alaska is the tiniest of towns located in the middle of the largest protected wilderness on earth.   There are less...

Dec 24 2009 / No comment / Read More »

Leonid Meteor Shower Tempts (Very) Few Into the Cold »

If you’ve bothered to head out into the night to watch a meteor shower, you probably didn’t do it in Alaska. That’s because the three conditions that are required to see a meteor shower – clear skies, darkness and being awake and outside between midnight and...

Nov 17 2009 / No comment / Read More »
Travel

Fairbanks Receives Unexpected Accolade »

Fairbanks Receives Unexpected Accolade Re-posted from “Alaska Vacation Blog“ I have always been a bit of a weather nut. Those of you who are also weather nuts know what...

Mar 22 2010 / No comment / Read More »
Anchorage Leonid Meteor Shower Tempts (Very) Few Into the Cold

Leonid Meteor Shower Tempts (Very) Few Into the Cold

If you’ve bothered to head out into the night to watch a meteor shower, you probably didn’t do it in Alaska. That’s because the three conditions that are required to see a meteor shower...

Nov 17, 2009 / More »
Mat-Su With Snow on the Hills, Kings Are Just a Memory

With Snow on the Hills, Kings Are Just a Memory

King salmon fishing this year was nothing to write home about – for most people. But a few did land their fish, and a lot more did not. All of them have tall...

Oct 16, 2009 / More »
Fairbanks Fairbanks Receives Unexpected Accolade

Fairbanks Receives Unexpected Accolade

Re-posted from “Alaska Vacation Blog“ I have always been a bit of a weather nut. Those of you who are also weather nuts know what I mean. At a point earlier in...

Mar 22, 2010 / More »
Southeast

Spreading the Word Far and Wide About Alaska Day

It is easy to forget Alaska Day in 2009, given that back in January we celebrated our 50th anniversary of statehood. But we do have a state holiday coming up, celebrating the transfer...

Oct 16, 2009 / More »
Kenai Peninsula

Mount Redoubt Rumbles Again

The Alaska Volcano Observatory has increased the Aviation Code for Mount Redoubt to ‘Yellow’. According to their website, the aviation code of yellow means, Volcano is exhibiting signs of elevated unrest above known background...

Dec 28, 2009 / More »
Fishing With Snow on the Hills, Kings Are Just a Memory

With Snow on the Hills, Kings Are Just a Memory

King salmon fishing this year was nothing to write home about – for most people. But a few did land their fish, and a lot more did not. All of them have tall...

Oct 16, 2009 / More »
Talkeetna Whats happening in Talkeentna

Whats happening in Talkeentna

Thursday & Friday, March 18th & 19th Description: The folks that brought you “Flanagan’s Wake” and “Carol on my Wayward son or Stuck in a Manger with You” are at it again. This time...

Mar 8, 2010 / More »
Technology The Cost of Obsolete Technology

The Cost of Obsolete Technology

When I first started my business back in 2004, I shared an office with another company, and they allowed me to use some of their computers. The computers were quite old, but they...

Dec 9, 2009 / More »
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