Tara Young

Spenard Roadhouse in Anchorage is known for its annual Christmas eggnog. This year’s holiday cocktail features naughty and nice versions. Assistant bar manager Orion Donicht shares the house recipe for you to create and enjoy at home. Naughty eggnog: 1 raw egg Dry shake vigorously Add 1 ½ oz. Mount...
Tara Young
DeVere Pieschl first visited the small Alaska community of Ferry in the 1970s, but it wasn’t until 1983 that he made it his own personal party town. Pieschl says he was a happily married man for 15 years, with a wife and three children. His marriage fell apart in 1967, and Pieschl moved to...
Tara Young
Every winter solstice since 1988, Bean’s Café hosts a candlelight vigil to remember the homeless who have died in the past decade. Forty-seven clients have died in 2015 so far. Venita Tinker of Bethel reflects on the numerous friends she has lost over the years. Read more: Bean's Cafe remembers...
Tara Young,Megan Edge
Residents of Anchorage gathered Sunday to enjoy the sixth-annual "Charlie Brown Christmas" ice skating party at Westchester Lagoon. Co-organizers Brendan Babb and Amanda Moser are fans of "Peanuts" and decided to start an ice skating party inspired by the beloved "A Charlie Brown Christmas" TV...
Tara Young
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For the first time, the Alaska Railroad has partnered with the Talkeetna Bachelor Society to have attendees of the annual Bachelor Auction & Ball share a car in the Aurora Winter Train on the way to the auction in Talkeetna. Bachelors and women rubbed elbows and got to know each other along the...
Tara Young
The 33rd Athabascan Fiddle Festival was held at the Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall in Fairbanks, AK Nov. 11-14, 2015. When the festival began thirty-three years ago it was a mix of Athabascan musicians from across Interior Alaska, contributing different styles of fiddle music from their respective...
Tara Young
The Seawolves swept Western Oregon in three sets to win the Great Northwest Athletic Conference title, extend their winning streak to 11 matches and make Senior Night a triumphant one. Next up -- hosting the West Region playoffs. UAA has seen record turnout for the Seawolves matches in recent weeks...
Tara Young
The fall moose hunt is a tradition for many Alaskans and the way to fill the freezer for winter. Ricko DeWilde is one of 14 siblings who grew up trapping and hunting in Huslia. Nowadays, he lives in Fairbanks and travels back to the village each autumn to hunt for his family and village elders...
Tara Young
Night skies lit up early Wednesday morning during the second night of what is looking to be an especially active week for the aurora borealis. Skies over Anchorage cleared after midnight, treating Alaska's largest city to an aurora display that was especially active, if not especially colorful...
Tara Young
Anchorage food carver Bang-On Roulet is a banquet chef at the Hotel Captain Cook and has won gold medals for her fruit and vegetable sculptures at culinary competitions around the world. She's also the artist behind the eye-popping jack-o'-lantern displays that decorate the downtown hotel during...
Tara Young,Victoria Barber

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