They never say much before they go. Being what I am, I don’t say much either. I sit on the farthest reaching log until they and the skiff disappear into the dawn. They are swallowed by the fog that rolls along the water, silencing all it consumes with […]
If you are lucky, very lucky, one, maybe even two people have been paramount in shaping the better side of your life. For many of us that person is often one we looked up to during our impressionable growing up years. In our youth, life develops rapidly around […]
Denis Douglas made it to the Yukon River (Ruby) two days before Iditarod front runners, Joe Runyan and Doug Swingley. Booty Road – The First to Walk the Iditarod Trail by Denis Douglas The sun got hotter as I walked, and sweat rolled down my back […]
Alaskan winters are long and cold, so I’m always looking for new ways to make the season fun and exciting. I contacted the Alaska Railroad to find out about their winter schedule, and learned that the Aurora winter train runs on the weekends. It starts out on Saturday […]
“Careful at the bottom of the hill not to fall down the 8-foot hole into the creek,”
Stranded in remote Alaska and attacked by wolves.
Stranded, alone, fighting to survive in remote Alaska.
Most visitors to Alaska must share the same travel agents as our sandhill cranes and snow geese. They tend to come after the snow melts and head back just before it returns. While here, they are a welcome treat. But even before their flights have disappeared over southern […]
A Colony Christmas photo gallery. Downtown Palmer, Dec. 9th-11th, 2016. Submit your photograph to the gallery by emailing it to email@example.com, or by tagging #ilovepalmer on your Facebook or Instagram photo.
Where can you learn how to ice fish, cast a fly, shoot clay pigeons, target shoot with a bow, ski down a hill, skin a black bear, or drive a dogsled all in one weekend? The annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Winter Workshop, of course. This year’s winter […]