No matter where you go in rural Alaska, you will always find a cake mix cake.
And there is most likely no more democratic fishing spot in America than the Kenai — a place where any Alaska resident, from an oil company executive to a carwash attendant, can fill a freezer with premium salmon for only the cost of gas and gear.
Before his story made the Anchorage paper, before the first death threat arrived from across the world, before his elders began to worry and his mother cried over the things she read on Facebook, Chris Apassingok, age 16, caught a whale.
There have been times in Alaska’s history when people have had deep anxiety about foreign threats. Now is not one of those.
Alaska Sprouts just opened a retail location with Wild Scoops and Alaska Pasta Company in Fairview at 15th Avenue and Ingra Street.
I’m looking for more story ideas, especially ones that involve innovation and solutions, about homelessness in Alaska to contribute to this Guardian project.