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This is not Henry Allen's Tanana River. Nor is it the Trail River of people living here thousands of years before the 19th century government explorer struggled his way down the Tanana. But it seems close.Ned Rozell
President Obama’s trip to Alaska will impact air traffic right at the start of fall duck and moose hunting seasons -- but just how much is not yet known.Lisa Demer
The Seward Silver Salmon Derby narrowly missed seeing the smallest winning fish in 60 years. Some believe warmer waters may be a reason for smaller fish. Mike Campbell
Anchorage angler Rudy Tsukada this month capped off his goal of catching a king salmon from his Hobie kayak for 12 consecutive months. The streak began in September 2014 and continued through the chills and snows of winter. Joseph Robertia
Anchorage has a ways to go before it’s fully bicycle friendly, but for distance riding there are some really incredible options out there that are absolutely worth exploring.Alli Harvey
Salmon hatcheries can't replace wild runs in rivers. Salmon need habitat. Salmon streams in England, the East Coast of the U.S. and the Pacific Northwest have all been degraded due to dams and industrial development. Hatcheries have been used in an attempt to replace wild runs, but their success has been relatively dismal.John Schandelmeier
The Connors Lake Loon Cam Project ends Thursday.Alaska Dispatch News

Just reaching the top of the 4.5-mile Pioneer Ridge Trail, elevation 5,300 feet, is an accomplishment. The south summit of Pioneer Peak soars 6,398 feet.  Only highly experience climbers should attempt the higher north summit. 

Vicky Ho

Just reaching the top of the 4.5-mile Pioneer Ridge Trail, elevation 5,300 feet, is an accomplishment. The south summit of Pioneer Peak soars 6,398 feet.  Only highly experience climbers should attempt the higher north summit. 

 

 

 

 

Vicky Ho
Pioneer Peak, the magnificent summit that looms over the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, is one of the more accessible 6,000-foot-plus peaks in the Chugach Mountains. Don’t mistake accessibility for hiking ease, however.Vicky Ho
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