Alaska gardening tips

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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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Our favorite Alaska children’s books

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If you want to share your wanderlust for Alaska with the children in your life, look no further than this compilation of some of our favorite Alaska-themed children’s books. You can share your dreams of traveling to Alaska with your children by introducing them to the state with this collection. Or maybe you and your…

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The return of the night sky

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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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Your guide to volunteering in Southcentral Alaska

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Get in the spirit of giving this holiday season! Check out these local Alaska organizations where you can volunteer or give back this year. Bean’s Café exists to fight hunger in all ages, and there are plenty of opportunities for people to give back to the community and volunteer during the holidays. Year-round, Bean’s Café…

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‘I spy’ Alaska wildlife quiz

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The great state of Alaska is crawling with wildlife. Each clue below describes one of Alaska’s most iconic wildlife species. See how many animals you can guess based on the clues below. Play against your friends to see who gets the most right! Answers are listed at the bottom of the page. 1. I spy…

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