Alaska gardening tips

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Red and Yellow Poppies

Alaska has some of the world’s largest vegetables. The Alaska State Fair hosts several large vegetable competitions including largest cabbage and pumpkin. We’re talking world record breakers. For people not familiar with the state, that may come as a surprise. “I thought Alaska was always snowy,” is one we hear a lot. While it is…

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The return of the night sky

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The northern lights over a lake in Alaska

Alaskans go for months during the summer without really seeing a true night sky, which means no stargazing or potential to see the northern lights. Now that colder months are here and the night sky is back, here are some of our favorite places to go stargazing.   Southcentral Flattop Mountain — Visitors and locals…

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Stake out your stargaze

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Spring has just started and the sunlight is coming back fast. There is still plenty of time to stake out a good stargazing location before it gets too light. Here are some of the best places to see your favorite constellations. Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge Stay at Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center to…

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5 Reasons to Host Your Next Event at Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center

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Ballroom filled with tables and a buffet

Whatever event you’re planning, make it even more memorable by traveling to the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center. Designed with your needs in mind, nothing has been spared to provide all the professional amenities, services and space you need to pull off an amazing event. From small groups to large parties, we can accommodate…

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Alaska First Friday events in March

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Alaska is home to America’s tallest peak, captivating scenery, and some of the most creative people you’ll ever meet. Across the state, artists put all of those things on display at “First Friday” events. Different artists feature their works of art at participating businesses for the general public to enjoy on the first Friday of…

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