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Spenard Dreaming: Denali Dreams Soap Company has it going on

Spenard Dreaming: Denali Dreams Soap Company has it going on

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Words by Darcy Stein Many years ago, I realized a conventional “nine-to-five” job was not for me. Kudos to those who can really sink their teeth into a big slice like that. But, for those of us who are resistant to taking such a plunge, wrapping soap three days per week during the tourist season…

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The red triplex on Northwood Drive

The red triplex on Northwood Drive

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Words by Mizelle Mayo Before I stepped foot in Anchorage, I lived at the tip-top of Alaska: Utqiagvik, formally known as Barrow. The weather conditions prompted us to often stay inside because of its never-ending cold, limited daylight. The opportunity to grow up in an environment filled with socialization, where we had family and more…

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Still standing

Still standing

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Words by Yoshina Okamoto It’s a Wednesday night at eight o’clock and you’re at a bar. As you walk onto the sawdust-covered floors, underneath the multi-colored string lights and past the seasoned regulars, you start to hear scattered laughs. Hang a left and you’re there: the tucked-away corner where people come to share, to grieve,…

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On Air: An unsung hero of Alaska radio

On Air: An unsung hero of Alaska radio

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Words by Audri Pleas As the University of Alaska goes through budgetary turmoil, it is not without reminiscing about past community leaders who were cognizant about their neighbors through advocacy and innovation. For myself, I look to the Father of Television in Alaska, Augie Hiebert. To understand his impact is to recall a jovial time…

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Restoration and preservation: Daylighting Fish Creek

Restoration and preservation: Daylighting Fish Creek

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Words and photos by Kathryn DuFresne Fish Creek runs through and under the Spenard neighborhood, with six miles of the creek currently running through storm pipes added in the early 1960s to make way for the development of roads, railway and channelization. The creek now funnels under such locations as the Midtown Mall and the…

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