Alexander Deedy

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Road trip to Eagle

Take a road trip to Eagle to see historic items, like these two engines that were used to power one of interior Alaska’s first radio stations. Courtesy Craig McCaa, BLM. Drive the...

Alaska Puzzle Book

An Alaska Puzzle Book for children by Jen Funk Weber. Heading on a long Alaskan road trip with kids? Keep them entertained and immersed in all things Last Frontier with The Puzzler’s...

Serpentine Hot Springs

Serpentine Hot Springs. Photo courtesy Ken Hill, NPS. Visit what is likely one of the first hot springs in North America used by humans. Archaeologists think Serpentine Hot Springs were likely discovered...

When the roads are open, visit Hyder, Alaska

The road on the way to visit Hyder, Alaska. Photo courtesy Tjipke de Vries. When the U.S.-Canada border closed to all but essential traffic in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents of...

Nome National Forest

Nome National Forest pops up on the ice outside Nome each year. NWS photo. A small forest of evergreen trees and exotic animals brightens the otherwise stark landscape outside of Nome each winter. Oddly,...

Indemnis, Alaska startup, makes drone flight safer

Indemnis is an Alaska-based company that developed technology for a drone parachute. Drones, like any other flying machine, operate with a risk that something could go awry and cause a crash. There didn’t used...

Massive, Old Volcanic Eruptions on the Seward Peninsula

Volcanic eruptions on the Seward Peninsula formed maars, like Devil Mountain Maar pictured here, that are larger than those found anywhere else on Earth. NPS photo. Volcanoes in Alaska are most often associated with...

Ask Alaska: hidden getaway, gifts, and winter travel

Illustration by Tim Bower. Q: I want to bring authentic gifts to my family in the Lower 48, but I’m on a budget. What should I buy? A: Bringing gifts every time I travel...

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