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FUNCTIONAL ART – Making a House Your Home –

By Peter Metcalfe  |  Photos by Jenn Lawlor Wood. Locally harvested wood. Crafted with such skill as to make the most utilitarian of objects — spoons, bowls, and tables — into works of art that can add a lived-in feeling to a new home. If you wish to add such elements of style and warmth to […]

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Southeast Alaska Schedule of Events for November

If you’re traveling through Southeast Alaska this month, we invite you to join us for the many events held throughout the region. November 3rd – 5th | Sitka Sitka Whalefest www.SitkaWhalefest.org November 6th – 11th | Haines 23rd Annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival www.BaldEagles.org November 10th | Haines Wild & Scenic Film Festival www.VisitHaines.com November […]

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Alaska Problems

I think it’s fair to say that there is some amount of wild game in a majority of Alaskans’ freezers. Now, I won’t go so far as to say that most Alaskans have a freezer JUST for wild game, but I know several people who do (myself included). Part of living in such a beautiful […]

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A note of Gratitude

The Thanksgiving Season is almost here! Somehow, I always feel like this holiday tends to get lost between Halloween and Christmas.  Origin stories about the holiday seem to stir up controversy but I think the greater message of the tradition remains important to the fabric of what makes a great holiday that we should be […]

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HOMEWORK

With all of us finally settled into the school season, I hear parents discussing the common and hotly debated topic of homework.  There seems to be a wide spectrum of what any child might expect to be required of them.  Homework policies vary not only based simply on whether the child is in public or […]

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5 tips to solve separation anxiety in your pet

(BPT) – With good weather and flexible work schedules, summer time is the best season for spending some extra time with your pet. However, once fall comes, the kids aren’t the only ones in the family that experience the back-to-school blues. Separation anxiety can happen for many reasons among pets, but with the changing routine […]

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Mushroom Galettes

October means the beginning of fall and start of mushroom season. I’ve spent many hours of the past few years harvesting, hiking and foraging wild mushrooms across the Pacific Northwest. Spending time in the forests of Southeast there is a bounty of harvest available when you know what your looking for. Always, always take a […]

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Southeast Alaska Schedule of Events for October

If you’re traveling through Southeast Alaska this month, we invite you to join us for the many events held throughout the region. October 4th – 28th | Petersburg Octoberfest Artshare www.Petersburg.org October 7th | Wrangell Pumpkin Patch Festival www.AlaskaInsidePassage.com October 10th – 18th | Sitka Alaska Day Festival www.AlaskaDayFestival.org October 14th | Petersburg Beat the […]

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