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    Fall is on its way!

    Maybe it’s the dry weather we’ve been having, or the crisp evening air, but fall colors are starting to appear in Southcentral Alaska. Here are some photos for you! What about your home–are you getting any fall colors yet?

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    Alaska State Fair, 2019

    My daughter and I went to the fair last weekend. The Alaska State Fair has several locations, but the biggest is in Palmer, in the Matanuska Valley. The Matanuska Colony was started by the federal government during the Great Depression…

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    Alaska’s Digital Archives

    Sometimes, people ask how I find historical details for my books. While I can learn much from books, interviews, and websites, photographs show a lot of information I can’t get from words. Researchers and history buffs have a great online…