Wool Socks and the People Who Wear Them

Anchorage is a city populated with different people, and each of them has a different story to tell. Mikey Huff, a 23-year-old photographer based in Anchorage, has his own story. But he seeks to tell the stories of others — people whose stories don’t often get told. Meeting and talking with Anchorage’s homeless population, taking their…

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A Welcoming Anchorage

Fostering community with tradition Every month at the Z.J. Loussac Library, the community gathers to celebrate and learn about one of the many cultures in Anchorage. Started by the Mayor’s Office, Tradition Tuesday is an opportunity for the community to learn more about the history and customs of the different cultural groups who call Anchorage…

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Spring Into Hut Season

As the sun starts to come up for longer hours and melt away the snow from the mountains, many outdoor enthusiasts, becoming antsy after a long winter, are finding their way into the highlands. Hatcher Pass is about 50 miles away from Anchorage and provides an easy getaway from the hustle and bustle of the…

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The ‘zine Scene

With a lack of publications, journalists take reporting into their own hands During a time when media is changing to cover the underreported or not reported at all, a new form of journalism is emerging. From the dozens of staff laid off at the state’s largest newspaper to Anchorage’s alt-weekly written solely by contributors, Alaska…

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Rescue on the Rise

Alaska is a lifestyle for a unique breed, but Alaskan animal owners are a different breed all on their own. We take our furry friends pretty seriously. The animal rescue community has continued to grow the past couple years and organizations and shelters increasingly continue their outreach efforts. Busy lives, conflicts at home, and changing…

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Something’s Brewing in Alaska

Last Frontier guzzles up craft beer Alaska’s craft brewery and brewpub scene is booming. In 2017, craft breweries and brewpubs totaled 31 in the Last Frontier – the most ever at one time in the state – and were a $340 million industry, according to the Brewers Guild of Alaska. Since 2005, 23 new breweries…

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