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    Alaska’s SLED Learning Resources

    The Anchorage School District’s first day of school is August 20th, and other schools are starting all over the state. This is a tough beginning of the school year. Many students are learning from home or finding it hard to…

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    Raspberry Time!

    Note: While I’m baking raspberry crisp, it seems like a good time to rerun this post. Hope everyone is enjoying berry season!  The end of summer is berry time in Alaska. I’ve written before about berries and berry picking (see…

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    Katmai National Park

    My husband and I took a day trip to Katmai National Park. It is best known as the home of the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes and Brooks River, where brown bears congregate to eat salmon every summer. We didn’t…

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    We’ve had tough times before

    While I am dismayed at all the bad news out there, I try to keep things in perspective. We’ve had tough times before. This is from the Alaska Historical Society’s newsletter Alaska History News, Vol. 48, No. 2 Summer 2020:…