From Ocean to Table: The Season’s First Copper River Salmon has been Served!

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Thursday, May 14, was a special day for many Alaskans. It marked this year’s opening of the Copper River king salmon fishing season – a time that visitors and locals alike wait with bated breath. Once the fishermen haul in the opening day’s catch, the race is on to serve the fish as fresh as…

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One for the Money, Two for the Show! Best Theater Productions in Alaska this Spring

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Courtesy of Anchorage Concert Association’s Instagram Get in touch with your dramatic side this spring with live theater productions in the Last Frontier. From nationally touring productions to small playhouses featuring local talent, there’s something for everyone to sit back and enjoy this season. Juneau-based Perseverance Theatre is Alaska’s largest professional theater company and serves…

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Twelve Hours in Anchorage

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Photo by Jorge Molina In Anchorage for a quick business trip? Break out of the board room and hit the highlights of the state’s largest city—in just one day! The First Six Hours: Morning Breakfast and Activities Start with an Alaska breakfast of reindeer sausage and eggs at our downtown location. Then head to one…

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Happy 100th Birthday, Anchorage!

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Image used under Flickr Creative Commons license from paxsonwoelber. Happy 100th Birthday, Anchorage! If you were to visit Anchorage, Alaska, 100 years ago, you might not recognize it. In its infancy, Anchorage was a railroad construction town that could be accurately described as a tent city. Flash forward to today, Anchorage boasts a population of roughly…

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Art, History and Culture: Highlighting New Museum Exhibits Around Alaska and Yukon

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Image used under Flickr Creative Commons license from Maureen. Frosted windows hinder views of snow-covered mountains, Alaskans warm up vehicles in preparation for the mad dash from the cold and the moisture from our breath forms a cloud of fog around every word. Winter has arrived in Alaska. And what better time than winter to step…

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