Jenna Wiersma has worked with children her entire life, helping them learn new skills that are essential in life. She teaches at Auke Bay Elementary School in the Developmental Communications Program for students in grades K-3.
Alaska's oil is running out. Now, so is the money. In Arctic Village, a town of 192 people in the southern foothills of the Brooks Range, tribal administrator Tiffany Tritt-Yatlin faces a powerful problem.
In the back of your car, buried under the dog blankets, jumper cables and old newspapers, is your spare tire. If all goes well, you'll never look at it. It will sit there, gathering dust and sitting in the way until you sell your car.
Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part installment on Vitus Bering's last voyage and the author's ski traverse from Kluane Lake to Yakutat. Next week's Off the Beaten Path will conclude the narrative.
It was about 15 years ago that Pete Lucchetti decided to help build a skier aid station for the Buckwheat Ski Classic, an annual cross country ski race on the trails just north of Skagway.
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