Friends of Nike Site Summit maintain and provide tours of a Cold War era missile defense site on top of Mount Gordon Lyons near Anchorage.
An earthquake and landslide in Lituya Bay unleashed the largest wave ever recorded, and there are more monster tsunamis in Alaska history.
Sledge Island, a rocky outcrop in the Bering Strait 24 miles from Nome, is host to artifacts, wildlife, and survival stories.
Fifty Miles from Tomorrow is the memoir of Willie Hensley, one of the central figures in the long push for Alaska Native Rights.
Juneau’s Hidden History is a hiking group that organizes adventures into old mines, ice caves, and other historic Alaska destinations.
On the eve of the 50th race, Rob Stapleton shares images and stories from the first 10 years of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
A book review of Fortune’s Distant Shores, which tells the tale of the short-lived and often forgotten Kotzebue gold rush.
Whether it’s shopping, surfing, birding, or another activity, here are some of the best places to indulge while you travel through Alaska.
Palmer resident Adam Christiansen documented carbide drawings left behind on the tunnels in Hatcher Pass mines.
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.