In this episode of Indie Alaska, winter weather won't stop Ellie Mitchell from hitting the road (or the trail) on her fat bike. She picked up cycling from her dad, and now she regularly competes against him and other cyclists in the Anchorage winter racing circuit.
OPINION: With a little imagination and the right attitude, Alaskans can pretend it's spring even in early March. The Bird-to-Gird trail is virtually ice- and snow-free, and a Homer beach walk can be inviting this time of year.Alli Harvey
COMMENT: A recent long weekend with few options for skiing or snowshoeing in Anchorage prompted us to make the three-hour drive south to see for ourselves how the community on Resurrection Bay is making lemonade from this lemony Alaska winter.Erin Kirkland
The proposed ferry system cuts, which also include reducing spending on advertising, would be about $8.9 million, according to information recently provided to a House Finance subcommittee.Becky Bohrer | Associated Press
What better way to take back the night than to make a plan that actually helps you enjoy Feb. 14? Whether you’re an old married person like me, single and fabulous, single and bitter, single and sad, or going on a first date, heading outside with someone else is one of the best things you can do on Valentine’s Day. Alli Harvey
From October 2012 to September 2013 – last year's tourism season -- nearly 2 million people visited Alaska, according to the Alaska Division of Economic Development. Of those, 51 percent came to the Last Frontier aboard a cruise ship.Sean Doogan
If you’re like me, you often visit the reservations sites too late to score a good cabin. It pays to plan and, luckily, with hundreds of cabins to choose across Alaska, there are still plenty available if you book now. Alli Harvey