“What are the best herbs to grow indoors?” Ever since I started writing this column, this is a question that has been asked every winter. I understood the frequency of the query back in the day when fresh herbs were not so readily available here. Yet I still get it today despite our plentiful and ample supplies. This just indicates we want really fresh, right from the living plant.

Jeff Lowenfels
Simple suggestions from frequent travelers to help you be prepared.Scott McMurren
Do we put Alaska Native artists in an aesthetic ghetto when they're labeled as "traditional"?Mike Dunham
When you have had your fill of decadent Thanksgiving leftovers and are craving a huge steaming pot of something wholesome and chock full of vegetables, turn to this hearty Winter Minestrone Soup.Maya Evoy
“Living Alaska” is a remarkable assembly of the best Alaska art dating from this millennium.Mike Dunham
In Alaska, the number of fluent Haida speakers has dwindled down into the single digits. It’s been called an endangered language. But in Juneau, one group is trying to change that. Haida Language Learners is using YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram to reach a wider audience.Elizabeth Jenkins | KTOO
Local audiences will have no less than four versions of Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" to choose from this season, but that's only part of the upcoming holiday performances.Mike Dunham

Rehearsal for the production of the  “Alaska Nutcracker” is held at the Glenn Massay Theater at the Mat-Su Community College in the Valley on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.

Bob Hallinen
No doubt others are wondering how to manage newish relationships in the face of holiday parties, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, New Year's ...Wayne and Wanda
With Dr. Marjorie Mau in her 50s, and just months after Dr. Ted Mala's retirement from a 40-year career in Alaska health care, the two are cherishing their time with their 6-month-old twins.Jill Burke