There's more to summer movies than 'Avengers'

...Edgerton)."Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation": Tom Cruise continues to perform most of his dangerous stunts as the intrepid Ethan Hunt in the latest episode of the action series, written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie ("The Way of the Gun...
BBBS thanks SAGA

Thanks to Nate Heck and the great people at SAGA Eagle Valley Center for making our kayak dreams come true! Bigs and Littles had a great time learning how to navigate their kayaks in the intrepid Alaskan waters of Lynn Canal!
On Congress' snow day, an Arctic hearing

...representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., and officials from Alaska and elsewhere.Was it coincidence that the intrepid committee, which plowed ahead with its hearing on a day when most Capitol offices were shuttered - is led by an Alaskan...
Snow-carving team prepares for Buckwheat Ski Classic

...covering it... the biggest obstacle is knowing how much to take away."One sculpture featured an interactive sphinx. Intrepid viewers could climb into a door and exit through the sphinx' sphincter. Another year, they built a 30-foot long salmon...
Kodiak humpback whale is Fireside Lecture topic for March 6

...for clues to its demise. State Troopers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officers, graduate students, an intrepid 8th-grader, and several world-class marine mammal veterinarians were summoned to the scene. Troopers towed the behemoth...
Photo: Precarious pose

An intrepid rafter climbs onto an iceberg to pose for a picture at Mendenhall Lake on Tuesday.
Wildlife Spy: Signs of spring creep into Seward

The last weekend in February, I joined an intrepid group from the Anchorage Audubon Society on a mission to go birding in Seward, despite a blizzard warning. The high-profile...
U.S. role in Afghanistan has had positive effects

Soon after the Taliban's fall, the State Department sent one of its most intrepid diplomats, Ryan Crocker, to reopen the U.S. Embassy in Kabul.He had already served as ambassador to Kuwait, Lebanon, and...
Can Alaska afford its frontier?

...deep in the Interior, the village of Takotna is marked by a dozen or so houses, a shop, a tiny post office and a school. Intrepid gold miners ventured here decades ago. A small tribe of Athabascan Indians has hunted and fished the woods and river banks...
Locals help explore international Klondike Gold Rush trail

JUNEAU - In 1897 and 1898, the Klondike Gold Rush brought thousands of intrepid souls to Alaska and the Yukon. For decades, modern travelers have been following in their footsteps, visiting parks, monuments...


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