Reclaimed

This story originally appeared in the March 2017 issue of 61°North Magazine. Kodiak Island is hard on buildings. Wood rots. Metal rusts. Rain finds the leaks. Freight is expensive. People here reuse for economy and practicality, like the shipping containers repurposed...

Seeds of Change

This story originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of 61°North Magazine. It’s just after noon in Peterson Cove as Marie and Ron Bader head to work. The sun is high in the September sky, warming the metal seats of their skiff, but the water that sprays off the...
24 hours in Ketchikan

24 hours in Ketchikan

Photos and story by Bailey Berg Anchored to the banks of the Revillagigedo Island, Ketchikan has lured visitors in as regularly as the spawning salmon that swim up Ketchikan Creek each summer.    With cultural authenticity, historic charm and unspoiled wilderness just...
Driving to Ninilchik: Volcano views on the Kenai Peninsula

Driving to Ninilchik: Volcano views on the Kenai Peninsula

Travel nearly 100 miles south down the Sterling Highway, past Skilak Lake and Soldotna and Kasilof and Clam Gulch. Turn at the sign for Ninilchik Village. Cross the bridge. From here, you can drive the road to the beach, or walk the footpath to the bluff. “Are you...