Autumn colors spice up a drive on the Kenai Peninsula

Temperatures are going down, so the colors are ramping up in Southcentral Alaska. Pockets of golden cottonwoods and bright yellow birches are starting to show on the hillsides and riverbanks. The fireweed has lost its magenta flowers, but the leaves have turned all sorts of reds.

Color of another sort has shown up on the moose sculpture outside of the Moose River Dental office in Sterling.

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Anne Raup

Multimedia editor Anne Raup has been with ADN for 26 years, both as a staff shooter and an editor.