For the last dozen years Randy Houser has been a regular atop the country music billboards and for the third time next weekend, the singer-songwriter who’s been praised as one of the best male vocalists around, will be playing shows in Alaska.
Months after a major equipment delay shelved plans for the new ski area in Hatcher Pass to open for the season in early December, the first lift in the area in decades is now galloping toward completion with hopes that it could still open to skiers before the snow melts for the summer.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The Alaska Board of Fisheries wrapped up their 2020 Upper Cook Inlet regulatory meeting this past Monday evening. They finished about a day-and-a-half early, which is a little unusua…
Saturday, February 15, 2020
The Board of Fisheries deliberated the “one percent rule” and passed a version which kept the percentage at one but moved the start date back to July 31st from the August 7th date cu…
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Monday, February 10, 2020
The 2020 Board of Fisheries Upper Cook Inlet meeting got underway this past Friday with board ethics disclosures and department reports. This has, in several ways, been an unusual UC…
Friday, February 07, 2020
It’s the one topic that can bring together Hatcher Pass’s enthusiastic snowmachiners, skiers, runners, cyclists and trappers: avalanche safety.
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Last week, I gave the total statewide numbers for Alaska Hunter Education classes in 2019. I didn’t have the Valley-specific numbers until after my deadline to turn in the column, bu…
Monday, January 06, 2020
Friday, December 20, 2019
Friday, December 13, 2019
If you enjoy outdoor winter activities like skiing or snowmobiling, you must be getting frustrated by now! I saw a friend the other day who was wearing his brand-new snowmachining ja…