Tag: Anchorage

Overly simplified

Anchorage, Alaska is a city laced with bear-baiting stations, so the city’s political leaders have decided to crack down on homeowners to solve the problem of constant conflicts between people and bears. […]

Northern fitness

Despite being dragged down by Anchorage’s lack of sidewalks and its disconnected network of multi-use/bike trails, Alaska’s largest city scores big in the American Fitness Index just released by American College of […]

Oh crap

  If mountain climbers crap in the Alaska wilderness, does anyone notice? Only if the news leaks out. Then in the brave, new world of super-hyped jour-no-lism, look out.

The target

Yet again Alaska appears to be gearing up for a big fight focused on one of the state’s smallest commercial fisheries. The United Fishermen of Alaska, one of the most politically powerful […]

Dew point

Johnson Pass Trail – Aside from the noisy crunch of fat tires on rough, white pavement and the Paris-Roubaix-like bouncing of the bike at speed, the riding here Saturday on one of […]

Coming soon

The little noticed public transportation system in Alaska’s largest city appears on the verge of getting more attention than the managers of People Mover ever imagined. Think of a mobile version of […]

Gone moo

On the shoulders of the Chugach Mountains high above Alaska’s largest city, a hunt is underway for Betsy the cow. Many places in the U.S., this would not be news, but there […]