Planet Alaska

Listening to the forest

Stop the shouting and listen to the sunset.

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.

Planet Alaska: Muskeg Love

Muskeg life is wet, mushy, juicy, fleshy, tangy, glabrous, globose and glandular.

Mendenhall Glacier will see a few less visitors now that tourist season is over. (Vivian Mork Yéilk’ | For The Capital City Weekly)

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

Mendenhall Glacier will see a few less visitors now that tourist season is over. (Vivian Mork Yéilk’ | For The Capital City Weekly)

Planet Alaska: Highbush Cranberries and Traditional Values

Berry picking for us is a family event with several generations harvesting together.

Spruce tip stages. Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly

Planet Alaska: Eat your trees

“Doesn’t Mummo know how to cook without spruce tips?” Grandson Jackson said to his mom, my daughter Brea. She explained I’m experimenting with spruce tips:… Continue reading

Spruce tip stages. Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly

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

Planet Alaska: Afloat

Grief is a shared condition for humans and killer whales alike.