Jenny Tse of Sipping Streams started the first tea farm in Alaska in 2021 by growing the plants in greenhouses at Chena Hot Springs.
Patuk Glenn is creating authentic indigenous content on a platform where many youth are getting their media fix.
Musician Kate Bass was born and raised in Anchorage. Here she talks about what it was like to return home to Alaska during the pandemic.
One man is restoring a home on Afognak Island that was one of a few structures surviving in the Village of Afognak after the 1964 earthquake.
Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska’s chief medical officer, talks about being a public figure, what Alaskans should do to stay safe, and silver linings.
Preston Pollard, who was born and raised in Anchorage, started a program called Push Forward to mentor and inspire the next generation.
Alyssa London was the first person of Tlingit descent to be crowned Miss Alaska USA and went on to found a media production company.
A Yup’ik college student discovered an environmentally friendly way to use microbes to extract valuable rare earth elements.
Art by Tim Bower. I’m looking at moving to an urban neighborhood in Alaska. Are there any you recommend? Check out The Real Last Frontier Estates. That place lives up to its name. The residents have daily axe-throwing competitions in the morning and seal oil chugging contests at night. There’s a nearby track perfect for bareback moose racing and footraces where the contestants are chased by a pack of wolves. It’s pretty safe, except for the semi-annual 9.2 earthquake and the volcano that explodes on the ninth day each month. Don’t be disappointed that there’s no community pool, because there is a community river that never freezes and has a year-round salmon run. Why do Alaskans think they’re so special? It’s a common adage that individuals are shaped by the people surrounding them. The same is true for the environment surrounding them. When you live in the nation’s largest state,…
Strength of the Tides aims to empower and celebrate women and other underrepresented genders in the fishing industry.