Goshawks are one of the larger hawks and judging by the number of young birds in the Delta Junction and Paxson areas, they’ve had a successful breeding season. Goshawks do well in areas with heavy cover so the Delta area is ideal habitat.John Schandelmeier
Anchorage photographer Kris Swanson surfs the bore tide on Turnagain Arm as often as he can. On November 2, 2015, Swanson documented his longtime bore tide surfing pals Adam and Simon as they rode the wave from Bird Ridge to Girdwood under dark skies in cold weather.
There’s no good way to sugarcoat it. Believe me, I’ve tried. But the fact remains: I was about eight miles into an Alaska hike when I accidentally blasted myself square in the face with pepper spray. Shane Castle