Bagpipes, kilts and cabers: The Scottish Highland Games

Scottish Highland Games offers something different for spectators July 1, 2017 in Homer Alaska. Much to see: bagpipes, kilts and cabers.

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Alaska Gardening: Put Your Fears to Bed

“You can grow almost anything here,” said Master Gardener Janie Sandberg at a gardening class held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Endless Floral Possibilities Germinating in Chugiak

Locals get their first opportunity to rub shoulders with Simoncic on May 6 at Chugiak Flowers grand opening from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Game of Chess on Wheels

You won’t catch these roller derby girls wearing skimpy shorts and cropped tops at this weekend’s United We Roll Alaska State Tournament and Boot Camp roller derby tournament in Wasilla

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Amy’s Awesome Alaskan Adventures Learning to Mush Means Learning to Crash

It has always been one of my favorite parts of watching Iditarod. I love that encouraging mentality; that sense that every musher matters.

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“Happy Trails” in Chugiak Local Business Folks Mush to Raise Funds for CDMA

The March 18 CDMA race is a two-mile course run by a three-dog team. Seasoned mushers provided training to inexperienced local business competitors.

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Knitty Fun Creates Friendship; Passes on Crafty Knowledge

The Knit Witz produced blue and gold scarves and hats for the Alaskan Special Olympic athletes. They’ve also made hats and scarves for Covenant House.

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Fiber Arts Creates Friendship and Therapy at the Library

Jean Truscott has been spinning wool since the 80’s. Once a month, she joins a group of spinners at the Eagle River Library for two hours of spinning.

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Writing Right with the CERSC Writers Group

The oldest in the group is 96-years-old and the youngest is a 10-year-old boy who comes occasionally to review his writing. Every age group is welcome.

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In the Meadow We Can Build a Snow Shelter

The girls were making a quinzhee (pronounced kwinzee), which is a shelter made entirely out of snow at the Eagle River Nature Center.

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