There are also fall festivals in Palmer and Kenai if you’re itching to get out of Anchorage.
This is a one-pan dish, so pull out a large, wide skillet.
Gardening: As you walk in your garden, consider what did well this year and what did not. What would do better if moved into sun or shade? As things go dormant, it is easier for them to survive transplanting into new locations.
Anchorage history: For more than 40 years, residents had to travel downtown to pick up their mail. And while everyone hates lines — especially at the post office — the routine became the place to exchange news and gossip.
The research involved 2,110 middle-aged adults who wore a step-counting device and then were tracked for nearly 11 years.
Relationship advice: I wish my wife would support me in this. She used to work, and is qualified to return to the job market, but has not. I feel like my exhausting job is subsidizing her freedom.
Seeing prices drop below $300 round trip is remarkable, and it underscores just how soft the demand is for air travel this fall.
Airline passengers can now order from McDonald’s and other restaurants at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport by using a robot-assisted online food delivery service.
Decades of experimentation have led Bert Gore to more than a dozen apple varieties that grow well in the Valley. Right now, the picking’s good.
Gardening: Those mushrooms are but a tiny fraction of the soil network supporting the microbial life that feeds your plants.
The artwork, expected to be finished in mid-September, is part of the Mountain View Mural Walk project.
He’s a founding member and co-president of the Turnagain Arm Mycological Society.
Relationship advice: We hardly ever have experiences just the two of us. Whenever we plan anything — and I do mean anything — he is texting and calling buddies to join us. And people always, always join us.
Here in the U.S., there are no specific restrictions on travel. But if you’re on the move, you’re wise to watch how COVID-19 is affecting the communities you’re visiting.
A hot tub is a high-dollar item to buy between curly fries and the roller coaster, but salespeople swear a surprising number of fairgoers take the plunge.
Also, First Friday gallery openings and theatrical performances on climate change outside the Eagle River Nature Center.
Recipe: This almond-laced snacking cake packs up well for school lunches, hiking and camping.
Gardening: It isn’t exactly time to get out the driveway markers to guide the snowplow, but we could be hit by a frost any night from here on.
From live music, to giant pumpkins, to rides and the rodeo, check out some of our favorite images of the Alaska State Fair 2021.
Histories of Anchorage: Though Fourth Avenue was quiet during lunchtime, it was not wholly deserted, yet no one saw the robber entering or leaving.