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By Kathy Matheson
SKAGWAY, Alaska — There are three basic types of vacation in my household.
A family vacation entails going to visit far-flung relatives. A learning vacation means exploring a new place with my husband, with lots of sightseeing and guide-book consulting. 806 more words
My husband and I spent a few days in Ketchikan in September 2014. I had heard that this town in southeastern Alaska is the rainiest city in the world, but the first day we lucked out—the sun shone and the sky was a cloudless blue. 28 more words
A Ketchikan man has been missing for nearly a month, with no evidence that he left the island.
Roy Banhart was last seen on Dec. 29. 74 more words
I’ll tell you one thing, whoever is in charge of tourist souvenirs in Alaska is really missing the boat! After we finished the crab feast we did a little shopping in Ketchikan. 413 more words
So what’s it like getting to Alaska by ferry? The best word for it is unique. I have spent 2 days and 3 nights on the Alaska ferry Malaspina and tonight I board the Tustumena for another day and a half before finally arriving in Whittier, only an hour away from Anchorage. 550 more words