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Stubbs, Alaska town's purr-fect unofficial cat mayor, dies at 20

Added: 24.07.2017 2:50 | 7 views | 0 comments

Stubbs, the cat who became the unofficial mayor and a tourist attraction for the small Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at 20, his owners said.

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Honorary Alaska 'mayor,' Stubbs the cat, dies at 20

Added: 24.07.2017 0:39 | 7 views | 0 comments

In today's political climate, catty politicians claw for every vote, but the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, was different. His ability to unite through cuddles and his fondness for naps made him remarkable, and this mayor -- Stubbs the cat -- also proved that opposable thumbs aren't necessary for success in politics.

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Stubbs, an Alaska town's honorary cat mayor, has died

Added: 23.07.2017 23:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20.

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Travel Tip of the Day: Big Alaska Savings

Added: 22.07.2017 18:42 | 9 views | 0 comments

Big Alaska Savings If you’re traveling to Alaska and plan on doing some sightseeing, here’s a great way to save some money: Get the Alaska TourSaver,...

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‘Wild Kratts’ Tackle New Adventure: PBS’ Live, Wild ‘Alaska’

Added: 21.07.2017 14:30 | 7 views | 0 comments

The “Wild Kratts” have a new beast to tame. Chris and Martin Kratt (above, pictured) have over the years navigated visits with a Western spotted skunk and a moray eel. On Sunday at 8 p.m., the popular PBS Kids duo will tackle something equally difficult to soothe: a media-savvy adult with a remote control close...

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FremantleMedia Bringing Heather Lende’s ‘Find The Good’ to TV (EXCLUSIVE)

Added: 21.07.2017 14:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

FremantleMedia has taken the rights to Heather Lende memoirs ‘Find The Good’ and ‘If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name’ and will package and pitch them to US and international channels as an accessible family drama. Lende grew up on Long Island’s North Shore before moving to Alaska in the 1980s. The books, based...

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Traveling by Bush Plane in Alaska

Added: 21.07.2017 8:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

Traveling by small plane is a thrilling glimpse into another way of life or an exotic way of reaching the next adventure. Of course, the act of getting into a small plane can be either scary or exciting, because it’s so unlike any jet you’ve ever flown in. With that in mind, here are a few things you should know about traveling in small aircraft.

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Alaska Breweries and Books: A Perfect Pairing

Added: 21.07.2017 0:45 | 7 views | 0 comments

Everyone knows that a cup of coffee and a good book are an iconic duo—but an ice-cold pint gives the ol’ cup of joe a run for its money. And if there’s one single thing that unites Alaska, it’s beer. It houses 5.3 breweries per 100,000 adults, making Alaska the eighth densest state for breweries in the nation. With a brewery practically around every corner, you’ll always have a spot to cool off and cozy up with whatever you’re reading at the moment. And it just so happens that many of Alaska’s best breweries are just a stone’s throw from wonderful independent bookstores that showcase Alaska’s rich literary culture.

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Research Opens New Way to Understand Possible Martian Life through Meteorites

Added: 20.07.2017 20:03 | 12 views | 0 comments

New research from Monash University and the University of Queensland has added a new dimension to understanding life on the Red Planet with the discovery that meteorites may be able to ‘trap’ evidence of extraterrestrial life. “Most work on meteorites and life is concerned with two areas of research,” explained lead author Dr. Alastair Tait, [...]


Seeing Alaska’s Northern Lights

Added: 20.07.2017 16:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, are among Alaska's most awe-inducing sights. One moment they're there, curtains of green, white, purple and even red light dancing in the sky, a visual display of charged solar particles colliding with the Earth's atmosphere. The next moment, they're reduced to a few thin candles of light or gone altogether.

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