Tag Archives: Alaska

Last Frontier Friday

Pilot car in Alaska

Alaskans sometimes joke about only having two seasons ~ Winter and Road Construction!  With cold temperatures and snow on the ground for so many months of the year, road construction does indeed happen almost exclusively in the three months of summer ~ June, July and August.  And with daylight approaching 20 hours a day, construction […]

Last Frontier Friday

early morning sunrise

Our days are getting longer and longer this time of year in Alaska. Currently, the sun rises about 4:39 am and sets at 11:14 pm. However even the time between setting and rising is more like dusk than dark! I’ve been awake often in the night lately with shoulder pain, so one morning I was […]

Last Frontier Friday

Iditarod 2015

2015 Iditarod   First musher to arrive in Nome, on March 18 at 4:13 am ~ Dallas Seavey.   His dad, Mitch Seavey, came in second at 8:22 am. Lots more mushers to finish ~ 79 started the Great Race to Nome on March 9.  This year the race began in Fairbanks, due to the lack […]