Tag: Indie Alaska

Seward’s Sweet Darlings | INDIE ALASKA

Sugar and candy was in Hugh Darling’s blood. His grandmother, Emma Jean, owned and operated the first candy store in Seward...

Packrafting Alaska While it’s Still Wild | INDIE ALASKA

Packrafting is an Alaska born sport that's picked up popularity in the past ten years. Because of their ability to be folded...

I am the Gluten Queen | INDIE ALASKA

After her parents started a bakery in Anchorage, Rachel fell in love with the art of making crusty, rustic loaves. She is...

Making Delicious Jelly from Spruce Trees | INDIE ALASKA

Alaska in the spring is a blossoming green wonderland to harvest and forage for wild edible plants. Lisa Brandstetter takes advantage of...

We are an Improv Troupe | INDIE ALASKA

Scared Scriptless is the longest running improv comedy troupe in Alaska. They routinely perform sold out shows to a devoted local audience....

I am a Salmon Painter |INDIE ALASKA

Romney Dodd is a fourth generation Alaskan who started making art in 1991 after the birth of her first child. Working in paint,...

I am a Cultural Artist | INDIE ALASKA

Being raised in multi-cultural family, Thomas Chung has developed a great interest to delve deeper into the traditions of the world.  With the mind...

We are Chaga Harvesters | INDIE ALASKA

Gabriel Degange and Allison Dunbar are mushroom people. They first met at a mushroom convention and now, as a couple, they run their own...

I am a Ham Radio Hobbyist | INDIE ALASKA

https://youtu.be/hGgofRfWyNw Dennis Stevens, along with other KL7AA volunteers, work together to ensure Ham Radio communication for the Anchorage area stays operational. So if digital comms break...

I am a Fiddlehead Forager | INDIE ALASKA

The 49th State has an abundance of edible wild plants, but some people might think of Alaska's wild berries or mushrooms before they'd consider...

I am the Karaoke King | INDIE ALASKA

Kelly Terry had no formal experience when he volunteered to operate the DJ booth for karaoke night at Asia Garden Restaurant in 1994. After...

I am a Kombucha Brewmaster | INDIE ALASKA

For brewmaster David Boortz, brewing homemade kombucha for his friends and colleagues was just a part of everyday life. But when his barrels of...

I am an Ice Hockey Star | INDIE ALASKA

You can't talk about Alaska without mentioning hockey. Guadalupe Martinez has been playing indoor, outdoor and pond hockey for years now, thanks to the...

I am a Splitboarder | INDIE ALASKA

Mikey Cuadrado has been snowboarding for more than a decade, but for the last seven years he's fallen in love with the unique sport...

I Am Kat Moore Music | INDIE ALASKA

Until she moved to Alaska, Kathryn Moore had never fully embraced her creative side. Now, as multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and member of the popular...

We are a Fly Fishing Academy | INDIE ALASKA

The Bristol Bay Fly Fishing & Guide Academy hopes to educate, engage and inspire Bristol Bay young adults to become local leaders in river...

I am an Alaskan Rapper | INDIE ALASKA

Different rap styles can vary from the West Coast to the East Coast, to down South; and in Anchorage, Alaska, rappers like Tayy Tarantino...

We Are Beach Stone Lamp Creators | INDIE ALASKA

Dan and Chris Fischer are a father/son pair who scavenge for rocks and driftwood along the beaches of Homer, Alaska in order to create...

We Are Passive Solar Home Builders | INDIE ALASKA

Beau Gibb and Cambria Houtte shared similar dreams of building a home in Alaska, but they wanted to do it using energy efficient principles....

Revisiting ice fishing

KSKA: Thursday, November 30, at 2:00p.m. What goes on inside those tents you see on the frozen lakes around town? On the next Outdoor Explorer, we’ll find out. The topic is ice fishing. Folks do it on stocked lakes all through the city – that’s another unique thing about Anchorage – and in the backcountry they catch great big fish through the ice. What’s the attraction of fishing in the middle of winter when the water is frozen? We’ll find out how to do it and why as we revisit this great show from a few years back. LISTEN HERE