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  • Living close to the bone in modern Alaska: A review of Bear Down, Bear North

    Living close to the bone in modern Alaska: A review of Bear Down, Bear North

    The short stories in Melinda Moustakis' book plunge the reader into the challenging world of contemporary Alaskans.

  • Craig Medred on predator-prey science

    Craig Medred on predator-prey science

    Both proponents and opponents of predator control claim to have science on their side. But the actual science -- and all of its complexities -- is often lost in the debate.

  • What was and what is

    What was and what is

    In Anchorage, Alaska, Inupiaq poet Joan Kane dreams of the uninhabited island where her ancestors lived.

  • The wild home of hope

    Rock Water Wild: An Alaskan Life is Alaska writer Nancy Lord's celebration of her state.

  • When reverence isn't enough

    When reverence isn't enough

    Writer and philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore talks about water, family and the sacredness of landscapes.

  • The Most Cooked-Up Catch

    The Most Cooked-Up Catch

    Saving fisheries -- and taking the edge off the dangerous derby of the sea.

  • Pushed to the wall, we can power down

    Pushed to the wall, we can power down

    Tim Lydon tells how Juneau, Alaska, cut its energy consumption by over 40 percent when its electricity supply was interrupted by avalanches.

  • A wolf tale that’s all too true

    Brian Connelly tells the harrowing story of a family of wolves killed by aerial gunners in Alaska.

  • Heard around the West

    Bears on the ski runs; free land in Alaska; DNA cousins; train versus buffalo in South Dakota; good news, bad news about the weather; digging out of the snow near Ouray.

  • Getting out of the office, and into hot water

    California geology professor Jeff Mount uses river trips as an educational tool

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