The whaling captain’s role comes with the responsibility of a community leader: They feed their crew, keep them safe and take on the decisions and expenses of whaling.
Histories of Alaska: A healthy 180 pounds at the beginning of June 1961, Kentucky resident William “Bill” Waters weighed only 90 when he was found more than two months later.
Advice: Try modulating annoying double date situations by planning daytime meetups in more mellow settings, or dialing back how frequently you meet up.
While many people come to Unalaska to work in the fishing industry, the area is steeped in history from Russian exploration to World War II.
During whaling season, everything else in the community pauses.
In this episode, Jeff and Jonathan emphasize the importance of exercising patience and caring for the soil food web as plants continue to grow.
Paired with a poblano-corn salsa, the soup is a quick and easy option for a lunch on the deck or a weekend gathering.
Garden columnist Jeff Lowenfels says you don’t have the luxury of a long growing season to justify taking a weekend off because it is too cold or wet or you want to go fishing.
Even seemingly innocuous comments concerning news events can escalate into bitter, emotionally charged workplace arguments that alienate coworkers and customers, damage relationships, and negatively affect morale.
Martin Itjen used showmanship, persistence and a good bit of ingenuity to capitalize on the legend of gangster Soapy Smith.
Expert travelers share their favorite downloads, including the best podcasts and audiobooks on everything from celebrities to cooking, music and art.
There are gatherings devoted to fungus and forests, salmon and solstice.
Relationship advice: Testing out the dating pool with dead-end flings isn’t a bad thing. But once you want more, you might need to dive deeper to find more serious potential partners.
Here’s a guide to what recent changes to Delta, United and Alaska Airlines’ frequent flyer plans will mean for travelers.
Analysis: Both cities are at more than twice the national average for consumption of microbrews or craft beers.
In this episode, Jeff and Jonathan share practical tips for easier lawn maintenance, including regular watering, leaving clippings on the lawn and applying compost.
The distribution of thousands of seedlings is part of an attempt to replace some of the trees lost to spruce beetle kill in recent years.
Classic warm spices get an infusion of richness from a brown butter cream cheese frosting.
From beignets and malasadas to traditional favorites, we have you covered (in sugar).
Garden columnist Jeff Lowenfels has tips for fostering green growth as the weather warms.
Proceeds from the sale go back into the horticulture and hobby craft programs at the correctional facility near Eagle River.
Is it my job to make my supervisor feel secure, or is it my job to do my job?
Airfares between Anchorage and the Lower 48 are climbing in advance of what promises to be a robust summertime tourist season.