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Beach Greens and Bladderwracks
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Beach Greens and Bladderwracks

At the end of our kayaking trip on Resurrection Bay, in Seward, Alaska, we were asked by our guides, Kelsey and Chelsea (also known as "the Elsies"), to fill out comment cards to evaluate our...

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Photographing Katmai Brown Bears

"Dad. Dad. DAAAAD!!" My youngest daughter, McKinley, was subtly letting me know that Divot, a female brown bear, was charging across Brooks River after the sockeye salmon at the end of my line. One...

The Way of the Wild

Over the last two decades, plus a couple of years, we have seen a lot while living out here in the Bush. Since we're miles from town and people, we mostly observe weather and wildlife. A lot of what...

A Long Ride

Number eight on the list of target adventures for the Soles in the Backcountry summer challenge: Compete in a Valley based bike race. Unfortunately, I have not yet competed in a bike race this year....

The Fishermen's Corner

"Wanna get away?" That used to be the national ad slogan for a popular Lower 48 airline, but it also characterizes my state of mind when "city life" in Anchorage starts to wear on me. But rather than ...

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Forty Miles From Salt

I don't believe in luck. I don't believe in karma. I believe that the world spins on its axis and nature takes its course. I believe that things do happen for a reason. That reason usually is...

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Photo Gallery - Ben Adam's Photography

1. Where did you grow up? Elaborate on your early life. I was born in Sitka in 1990. My parents were commercial fishermen and also ran a charter guiding business. They did not own a home at the...

Alaska Gardening

Visitors to our state often comment that some of our yards are not very tidy; some may even consider them "junk yards." Those of us who live in Alaska understand that after our long winters, summer...

A Red Coat

My great-grandfather, Gerrit 'Heinie' Snider, arrived in the Yukon Territory in May of 1912 planning to begin his exploration for gold. When he first arrived in Dawson City he lacked the resources...

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Smoked Salmon Dip

This delicious smoked salmon dip is always a favorite and a perfect addition to your summer picnics and BBQs! Ingredients 1 lb smoked salmon (if you don't have smoked salmon you can substitute with...