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For Atlas Obscura

In Nome, Alaska, Santa is a Gravedigger Named Paul

Once a Year, This Alaska Town Is Home to More Pies Than People

The World’s Chonkiest Plane is Fighting COVID-19

All You Need to Play the Alaskan Lottery Is an Ice Guess

The Teetotaling Couple Who Filled Their Home With Novelty Whiskey Containers

For Lonely Planet

Meet Jessica Nabongo, the first black woman to visit every country in the world

For October

I Crossed an Ocean to Try One of the World’s Rarest Beers With My Dad

Megan Stone Never Wanted to Be a Beer Influencer

This Alaska Brewery Might Make the World’s Best Barleywine

For The Counter

In Bristol Bay, Alaska, locals fear Covid-19 will arrive along with 12,000 temporary seafood workers

In Alaska, school bus drivers mobilize to bring meals to hungry kids

For GQ

The Real-Life Diet of an Iditarod Musher, Who Eats When His Dogs Eat

For Paste Magazine

The Life of Fake Chinese Rock Stars

For Huffington Post

I Fostered a Puppy During COVID-19. It Helped In An Unexpected Way

For the U.S. News & World Report Best Places to Live series

Best Places to Live: Anchorage, AK

For Culture Trip

The Fame and Fable of the Cat Mayor in Talkeetna, Alaska

Seven Books That Capture the Alaskan Wilderness

How to Spend 48 Hours in Homer, Alaska

15 Things to do in Seward, Alaska

For The Anchorage Press 

A Tradition of Trees

Safety on the Slopes

For Architectural Digest

Making a Case for the Bidet

For Engadget

Virtual adoptions are literal lifesavers for rescue dogs during a pandemic

For Roadtrippers

On a roll: At Alaska’s annual Outhouse Races, there’s no shame in being number two

For the Anchorage Daily News Visitors Guide

Hikes Near Anchorage That Are Well Worth the Effort

Heading out to tackle Alaska’s spectacular wilderness trails? Here are some tips

Where to see bears, moose and other Alaska wildlife – safely

A Day with an Iditarod Musher

Big fish, wild views, small-town charm: There’s a lot to love on the Kenai Peninsula 

For Alaska Dispatch News, 61°North Magazine

Sourdough Starters For one Anchorage couple, working from home results in 400 loaves at a time.

Seeds of Change Kachemak Bay oyster farmers find success creating their own seed-to-table industry

Family Circle – There’s so much more than biology in the making of a family Tom and Deborah, Amanda and Anthony, Lessa — what do they have in common? Five Alaskans who’ve made room at their family table for one (or two or 25) more, through fostering and adoption.

Kodiak’s sweetheart: Brittany Tregarthen A profile on a 28-year-old Kodiak woman with Down Syndrome who recently metaled at the Special Olympics World Games and the town that supports her.

The Da Vinci of Ice Cream Elissa Brown of Wild Scoops is all for tapping into Alaska pride with her inventive recipes.

The Art of Brewing Alaska’s homebrewing boom is fueled by creativity and a desire to share something handcrafted. *Won Second Place for Best Arts Reporting at 2016 Alaska Press Club Awards

When the Circus Comes to Town North Slope kids push their physical limits to enjoy high-flying fun at circus camp.

On the Map The adventure, fashion and ‘flying Dixie cups’ of Alaska surveying in the early years.

Meat Lovers The butchers behind Alaska’s prime cuts. *Winner of 2016 Alaska Press Club Best Magazine Feature

Alaska Dispatch News Sponsored Content

A classroom full of drones, roller coasters and excitement Teacher Jacob Doth does something incredible every week, nine months a year. He transforms classrooms full of middle schoolers into STEM fans.

‘We’re growing food and growing gardeners’ It’s planting season in Tyonek, where a successful school greenhouse program nurtures young gardeners right alongside their thriving beans, tomatoes and watermelons.

Deering residents collaborate with artist to capture impact of water on daily life The coastal Arctic community unveiled the completed 30-foot mural on June 24.

Battle of the Brews: The Alaska Brew Fest isn’t just about sampling Breweries from across the country compete in the 2020 Alaska Brew and Barley Wine Festival

Building Southeast Alaska’s first distillery One couple navigated uncharted straits to infuse whiskey and other spirits with Alaska flavors and history. (Page 4)

For the Wisconsin State Journal

What’s the buzz? City saves a hive to preserve increasingly threatened bees

Man suffers heart attack, is saved by co-worker Typically, Paul Scott and Jack Pearson don’t work together. The two Fitchburg building inspectors usually work on their own. But if June 30 had been a typical day, Pearson wouldn’t be alive now.

Archers come from around the world to compete in tournament Heidi-Mari Lues wasn’t good at sports. She tried several, but nothing stuck. Then, a little more than a year ago, she picked up a bow and arrow.

Gold Wing riders come for convention, stay for camaraderie Honda Gold Wing motorcycle enthusiasts gather in Madison for Road Riders Association

Sharing the sidewalk City considering curtailing outdoor cafes on State Street

Attic Angels continue tradition of giving with garage sale Attic Angel, a 125-year-old community service organization, continues its tradition of giving with a two-day garage sale this weekend to raise funds for groups providing mental health services for teens.

Runners leave Madison with sights set on Chicago More than 500 12-member teams left Madison on Friday to run 196.1 miles to Chicago as part of the Ragnar Road Relays.

Fire marshal urges state to retrofit GEF-1 building with sprinklers Madison fire marshal is urging the state to consider adding sprinklers throughout the GEF-1 building before reopening.

Adults gather to escape adulthood at summit People gather at Olbrich Gardens for the annual Escape Adulthood Summit. The summit allows participants to work through issues while partaking in old-school games and activities.

Madison in 100 objects: Guerrilla Cookies Two words inspire nostalgia and cravings for UW-Madison alumni of a certain age: guerrilla cookies.

Madison in 100 objects: Little Free Libraries Any comic book lover can tell you the importance of the Origin Story. It’s the narrative that shows the often modest beginnings of the most enduring characters and defines who they become. The Origin Story of The Little Libraries shows that unassuming beginning.

Madison in 100 objects: Crazylegs race bib Officially, summer starts in June. But, for many Madisonians, the real season opener happens in April with the Crazylegs Classic race.

Madison in 100 objects: Mother Fools Mural The Mother Fools mural wall acts as a legal canvas to give graffiti artists an opportunity to show off their work as art instead of vandalism.

For Think Magazine 

Repacking Boxes Towns reclaim space vacated by closed big-box stores

New Legislation Reawakens the American Spirits Business Micro-distilleries breaking through the shot-glass ceiling

For Volume One Magazine

Growing Hope Program teaches inmates how to grow their own grab

Hail the Cab Eau Claire Bike Cab pedals into business

Visual Poetry Artist Andy Ducett weaves together array of imagery

Painting Outside the Box Profile on local artist Helen Peterson

Art that Moves CV Montessori Charter School opens doors for ‘kinetic sculptor,’ public

Getting into the Game UW-Stout major taps booming video games market