Alaska’s Recent Stories
Arts Apr 12Here’s what it’s like to restore 2,000 tapes of Alaskan history
Film archivist Angie Schmidt thinks of her job in terms of time travel.
Arts Mar 01Life as an ice truck racer in Alaska
The race begins at 9 a.m. on the ice of Big Lake, Alaska.
Arts Jan 19How a photographer captured these stunning views of space
Travis Rector photographs the far-flung corners of space that are normally undetectable to the human eye.
Arts Dec 22‘Alaskana pop art’ mixes cultural heritage with modern style
He wanted to create something uniquely modern and Alaskan, putting his own contemporary spin on traditional styles.
Arts Dec 01Raised by zoo, how a group of rescued wolves comes into their own
As a zookeeper at the Alaska Zoo, Tim Lescher takes care of a group of gray wolves -- a species he said has been misunderstood.
Arts Sep 29How one Guatemalan family joined Alaska’s small Hispanic community
For Kimberly Mejía Gúzman and her five siblings, moving from Guatemala to Anchorage, A.K. meant the promise of new opportunities -- but it also meant leaving their home behind.
Arts Aug 25WATCH: Family of ‘off-roading’ unicyclists savor Alaska’s rough terrain
A family carries on its tradition of rough-terrain unicycling across the beaches and mountains of Alaska.
Arts Apr 21Bjork’s got nothing on this dress, designed with real swan feathers
Enzina Marrari designs dresses and garments using natural materials. Inspired by her chosen home of Alaska, she creates with wood and flowers, even swan feathers and horse hair.
Arts Feb 10‘We don’t do kiddie shows’: Alaskan puppeteers create theater for adults
For Geppetto’s Junkyard, a puppetry troupe based in Haines, Alaska, few topics are off-limits and puppet shows are for adults.
Arts Sep 30Off-the-grid Alaskan fabric artist dips silk into glacial mud
For silk artist Wendy Smith-Wood, living “nearly” off the grid on a remote homestead in Alaska has been a double-edged sword for her art. The cabin that her husband built by hand sits in a “stunningly beautiful” valley near the…