rural alaska

Remembering Bethel restaurateur Maro Kargas

After arriving in Southwest Alaska in 1980, the late Maro Kargas brought delicious Greek and Mediterranean dishes to the restaurant she opened in Bethel, and her reputation gradually spread across Alaska.

Seeking Mr. Right in rural Alaska

When it became time for me to see this man face to face, we realized one sobering truth about rural Alaska dating. “You literally live $1,000 away,” he said — three flights and a day and a half of travel.

Peeping Toms of Tenakee Inlet

Our outhouse is open to water on one side. But the boats that chug, sail, paddle and float past are too far away to see anything. Right?

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