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Don't fall

Hiking up in the clouds. Lots of mountains here in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.

Destination: Bonanza mine. This was one of the mines that was a part of the most lucrative and profitable copper mining ventures of all time. 28 more words

Conservation And The Natural World

Juneau and Whale Watching

Juneau is the capital of Alaska and has a population of approximately 33,000. There are no roads that connect Juneau with North America. Most arrive by air or by boat. 293 more words

50 States

An Icy Dream

Seeing a glacier up close had been something I was dreaming about for all of the months leading up to our trip.  And when I saw the fog that morning, I was hoping that it wasn’t going stay a dream.   802 more words

Alaska Senate race heats up with heinous crime in the spotlight

(CNN) – The campaign of Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, is changing a political ad to remove references to a gruesome murder case after the victims’ family called on the campaign to stop using the case for political purposes. 530 more words

CNN's Ashley Killough

Hello September!

I know the official start to fall is still ahead of us, but for me, that’s always been the first day of September, so here we are again: in the season of falling leaves and pumpkins and apple crisps and cozy soups. 384 more words

Quotations

Grumman G-21 Goose

@Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Anchorage, AK

August 2007

The first Goose flew in 1937 and it remained in production until 1945.  This Goose was delivered to the U.S. 61 more words

The Asian Invasion

Last Saturday we had a lovely, gorgeous, uneventful hike. And then the Asians came.

Now, don’t think I’m awful. It’s just a part of the season here in Denali. 448 more words

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