Alaska Filmmakers “Go Ganges!” in New Documentary

Emmy nominated and multiple-award-winning filmmakers Josh Thomas and JJ Kelley have made a name for themselves traveling across Alaska's vast and remote stretches of wilderness. They've thrived where few would dare venture. Their new film premieres in Alaska at the upcoming Anchorage International Film Festival. Click for more details.

A Season for Preparation and Closure

This time of the year is usually bitter sweet for me. If you have been outside lately, you are sure to have noticed the leaves starting to turn. The kids are back in school, and the Alaska State Fair is in full swing. Sweaters and hats will soon be pulled from summer storage and an inventory of winter gear is in order. Read more.

Are You Prepared for an Alaskan Emergency?

Winter is here in full force across the state.  And with a monster storm rolling in to Western Alaska, a quick review of emergency preparedness is not a bad idea.  Here is a good emergency supply list from the State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. See the list.

Self-Publish or Self-Perish

Most Saturdays, husband Dave and I push a cart around Costco, sampling the latest tooth-picked sausage dipped in some sugary goop. Across from the massive freezers, we observe self-published authors sitting at card tables behind piles of books. These artists are eagerly trying to catch passing shoppers. The lucky ones sign copies or hand out promotional brochures. Read more.