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Artist Rockwell Kent's son Rocky would consider his months on Alaska's Fox Island perhaps the best time in his life. The experience was also life-changing for Kent, as the art and book he produced there finally gave him the fame and recognition he had craved.

Doug Capra
While viewing Rockwell Kent’s paintings at the exhibit, award-winning author Claudia McGehee heard a teacher ask a student, “What do you think the two Kents did on bad weather days?” The student's answer got Claudia thinking.Doug Capra
An absence of context is a large part of why this book comes up short. For those who have read other works about the era of Franz Boas, this book will add an interesting chapter. But for readers lacking such background the events described here will occur in a vacuum. David A. James
Reading the North takes a look at "The Yukon Quest Trail: 1,000 Miles Across Northern Alaska and the Yukon Territory" and "Golden Days: A Gold Rush Novel."Kathleen Macknicki
A series of talks by a prominent theologian and a conference on how churches can address special needs highlight the work being done by Methodists in Southcentral Alaska.Chris Thompson
Although this production does about as much as it can with the play, “The Ice-Breaker” ultimately doesn’t give us any new insight, any urgent message about climate change.Egan Millard
Take advantage of airfare sales to the Pacific Northwest or drive to convenient getaways closer to home. Scott McMurren
The Alaska Bush Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints relies on teleconferencing to connect members in rural Alaska in services that span hundreds of miles.JoAnne Knight
The risk of death in the Alaska wild, even from snowmobile crashes and avalanches, is pretty small. If you really want to die in Alaska, start smoking or pull your chair up in front of the television and watch Alaska reality TV for hours on end. Craig Medred
A chart of the marine areas in western Alaska and adjacent parts of Russia has been confirmed as an item used by Robert Bartlett, captain of the Karluk, a ship that was the center of a 1914 wreck off the Siberian coast.Yereth Rosen