Alaska is Perfect for Reading

In Feature Articles by Gwendolyn Dawson

By Gwen Dawson ANCHORAGE: Before Sarah Palin you betcha’d her way into the cultural consciousness, Alaska was perhaps best known as the setting for the hit television show Northern Exposure. The cliche was that it was a remote, distant and icy land, a place marked not by the works of man but, rather, by his absence. The few people who lived there there …

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In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Every once in awhile you visit a place and think “I could live there.” That happened to me a few years back while vacationing in Alaska when I went to the tiny town of Homer to do some halibut and salmon fishing. Homer is a small city at the end of the Kenai Peninsula, about 225 miles, …