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Moving with muktuk: Planet Alaska relocates to Juneau
A new adventure in the new year.
Planet Alaska: 10 things I learned at fishcamp
Fishcamp is a way of life.
I want to live an incredible story
You are important, and so is your story.
Frank La Roche, Skagway’s first professional photographer
We’re fortunate that photographers were active in this area during and after the Klondike Gold Rush.
Let’s continue kindness in 2019
Salmonberry vinaigrette and cranberry ketchup: Here’s how to infuse traditional Alaska Native foods into your holiday dinner
With the holiday season coming up, we wanted to remind you of the local foods and recipes you can add into your holiday meals.
Reality TV before TV
A story about a book of letters.
Southeast in Sepia: Skaguay’s First and Second Elections
Elections have always been a part of our lives.
Planet Alaska: Muskeg Love
Muskeg life is wet, mushy, juicy, fleshy, tangy, glabrous, globose and glandular.
Alaska for Real: Case lot stock up
At this time of the year stores offer big sales and the market in Thorne Bay across the strait from us is no different. At… Continue reading
The Eternal Quest of Floathouse Dwellers
When you live in a floathouse in SE Alaska for over twenty years you develop vision not dissimilar to The Terminator’s. You know how The… Continue reading
Planet Alaska: Welcome to Alaska, now please go home
Welcome to Alaska, now please go home. One of many Alaskans’ favorite times of year is finally upon us: the end of tourist season! We… Continue reading
Planet Alaska: Highbush Cranberries and Traditional Values
Berry picking for us is a family event with several generations harvesting together.
Sweat and driftwood: Building from scratch
It’s difficult to get building materials such as siding and roofing out in the wilderness, so when my sister Megan visited recently with the desire… Continue reading
Hoonah’s second annual culture camp weaves tradition into everyday life
The first week of July, over 60 community members and nearly 150 people of all ages boarded cars, trucks, vans and an Icy Strait bus… Continue reading
Alaska For Real: That shipwreck guy
If you live out in the wilderness in Southeast Alaska you will continually come across evidence of shipwrecks, new and old.
Fish Factor: Tiny cod fish reappearing around Kodiak
Tiny cod fish are reappearing around Kodiak. Researchers aim to find out if it is a blip, or a sign that the stock is recovering… Continue reading
Fish Factor: Shellfish and seafood businesses growing
As Gov. Bill Walker prepares to sign a bill this week enacting the Alaska Mariculture Development Plan, 16 new applicants hope to soon begin growing… Continue reading
Planet Alaska: Living the Dream
For those of you that may have missed our introduction article, your hosts at Planet Alaska are a mother/daughter duo. My mother is a writer… Continue reading
Alaska for Real: The best of childhoods
There is continuity between generations of rural Alaskans that defies time and the state’s vast distances. This was recently shown to me when I was… Continue reading