I just returned from a Thanksgiving visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, where it was rather cold (at least for California). Surely the Golden State was where Alaskans wanted to be if they preferred some warm weather, right? Maybe not, as the Los Angeles Times reported: According to the National Weather Service, it was … Read more Escape The Cold To … Barrrow?
Happy Thanksgiving from Alaska Sporting Journal! As we all know, Alaskans have a style all to themselves, so Thanksgiving in the Last Frontier likely will be more unique than in other areas of the Lower 48 (as in, there’s a difference between a celebrating the holiday in Fairbanks compared to an old-fashioned Thanksgiving in Miami). … Read more A Fall Hunting Tradition
Tragedy in Wisconsin: an Alaskan hunter was killed there during a hunting accident last weekend. Here’s CBS Minnesota via the Associated Press with more: An Alaska man died after his hunting companion apparently shot him during opening weekend of Wisconsin’s gun deer season — the first firearm-related fatality during the season in three years, … Read more Alaskan Hunter Killed In Wisconsin
Great story from Ketichikan’s KRBD radio news director Leila Kheiry on a Southeast Alaska couple, LaDonna and Ole Gunderson. Both in the commercial fishing industry, the Gundersons have authored cookbooks but will take a more diplomatic approach in their latest venture, which will bring them (and a lot of salmon fillets) to the Middle … Read more Spreading The Word With Salmon
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My first real exposure to the world of prepping came in 2008, when I became a new father and we moved to San Francisco, an earthquake zone. A lot of people in the Bay Area keep stockpiles of food and water on-hand for when The Big One hits, and since my wife was super nervous … Read more Why I am Not a Doomsday Prepper
Happy Veteran’s Day to all who have served our country (and a heartfelt thank you). Check out this Men’s Journal interview with American Sniper screenwriter Jason Hall on how movies can provide veterans with some perspective. Here are some interesting points Hall made in the piece: I hear that Warner Bros. is donating a portion of … Read more American Sniper Screenwriter On Movies And Veterans