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A Water Sine

Some say drowning is the most painful of deaths, though firsthand testimony is clearly lacking. It is not so for him.

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A Perfect Day

I remember going fishing when I first got to Alaska. I was young and enchanted by the glittering shine of the land of the midnight sun.

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Taking the Five Salmon Family Challenge

This year my family is taking on a new challenge: the Five Salmon Family Challenge, a program being offered by the ADF&G.

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The best fisherman I have ever known

There were surely fishermen who caught more fish than Skeet and bigger ones, perhaps with better techniques; but no one loved fishing more.

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Fishing Disaster

I learned about the magnitude of the Gulf of Alaska as a youth in Yakutat when my father decided we would take up commercial fishing.

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Paying it Forward with Just Serve.org

JustServe.org facilitates connections between people wanting to volunteer in the community, and local nonprofits looking for volunteers.

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Round of Applause

Veterans Court is a specialized court designed to facilitate the rehabilitation of eligible veterans who are charged with criminal offenses.

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It’s All in the Little Things

I have always believed that we are privileged with the responsibility of serving one another and living outside of our own lives.

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Quiet Time

If you are anything like me, it takes a hefty supply of vitamin D tablets and a whole lot of planning or as I like to call it, “quiet time.”

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The Willow Winter Carnival is Alaskan Gold

This winter is my 57th consecutive Alaskan winter and yet I only this year discovered the Willow Winter Carnival.

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Iditarod Teaches Lessons in Georgia

In Atlanta, a large community park celebrates dog mushing, and one of their own residents who ran and finished it in 2002, Bill Borden.

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Baker University Offers Course in Face-to-Face Communication

As part of my Winter Semester course curricula, I am offering an undergraduate refresher course in face-to-face communication.

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

‘What do you want to do be when you grow up?’ is probably one of the most asked questions in our lives and many of us have yet to answer.

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The Power of Faith

Faith in Each Other. I knew we Alaskans have close connections, but after experiencing just how close for real was a humbling experience.

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Leap Into Action With Faith

The more we think about faith, then, the more we need to connect it with courage. Faith, in essence, represents an action.

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