The U.S. has seen an increase in National Parks visitors in recent years, as well as an outdoor climbing boom. At Denali National Park, that also means a surge in less experienced climbers: “more summit chasers, fewer wilderness seekers.” In this story for Insider, Kelsey Vlamis recounts the experience of four climbers attempting to summit […]
Congratulations, You Now Own a Newspaper
“’I think if the town survives, the newspaper will survive. I think we’re so intertwined. It’s not going to be one without the other. Our fates are going to be the same.'”
“Leave Us to Our Peace”: A Pact Made in Love
“The way we die is changing. So, too, is the way we think about dying — and about the opportunity, even the right, to die at a time and place of our choosing.”
Cody Dalton Eyre, a 20-year-old Alaskan Native, was having a mental health crisis on Christmas Eve, 2017 when his mother called 911 for help. So why did police officers end up shooting and killing him?
Alaska’s Law Enforcement Crisis
When troopers finally do arrive, violent offenders just hide until they leave.
The Great Fiber-Optic Fraudster of Alaska
To this day, only Elizabeth Pierce knows why she defrauded partners and investors by forging contract signatures.
‘The Home Is a Place as Wild as Any in the World.’
Chia-Chia Lin talks about the wildness of domestic spaces and writing her novel “The Unpassing” through the early months of motherhood.
Tracing the origins of humanity in the Alaskan wilderness.
That’s All, Folks! The End of the Blockbuster Era in Alaska
At the end of July, no one in Alaska will be able to “Make it a Blockbuster Night!”
Climate Change Is Personal for These Alaskan Women
Here are the voices of the Alaskans threatened by climate change.