Topic: Freezer Burned

Freezer-burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on July 24, 2021 at 8:42 am, by

The Heart of Dark­ness on the Riv­er “Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. Sam­my Jenks gen­tly shut the back­door of his rus­tic home. He turned to pick up a stone then slung it at an alley cat in the garbage can. Strik­ing the ugly cat  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on July 5, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

The Allure of Gold, Part 2 “Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. When Pap­py Scog­gins parked his mod­i­fied school bus at the old boat land­ing in Eagle, Alas­ka he nev­er imag­ined the grous­ing by locals accus­tomed to using that area to load boats, or camp  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on June 20, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. The Allure of Gold, Part 1 A road-weary group of nine swayed in their bench seats down a nar­row trail, leafy tree branch­es scrap­ing the bulging, tarped roof rack and long rows of dirty win­dows.  The 165-mile Tay­lor High­way  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on May 21, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. A Mat­ter of Weath­er and Physics   The arrival of spring in the north is a penul­ti­mate plea­sure. For a nature lover, any­way. Like drop­ping a heavy bur­den after a long slog up a moun­tain ridge lead­ing to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on April 14, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. The Pit­falls of Fuzzy Think­ing   A decade ago, our fourth sum­mer here, my Alas­ka pal Archie left a phone mes­sage that he would be vis­it­ing in Wash­ing­ton state.  Wait­ing through his prac­ticed, jol­ly jibes about us liv­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on March 24, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. Mail Will Be Deliv­ered, Part II   On a Sep­tem­ber day in the 1930s, mail car­ri­er Eddie Hin­der­mann steered his long­boat away from Chris “Phono­graph” Nel­son, who was talk­ing to him­self onshore start­ing into the tall spruce fring­ing the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on March 7, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. The Con­fines of Heav­en   The Ala­pah carves sin­u­ous bends in a spa­cious val­ley side to side, flow­ing into the upper Kuuk Riv­er, a large trib­u­tary of the Yukon Riv­er whose milky waters bend west across the Inte­ri­or  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer-Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on February 6, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

“Freez­er-Burned: Tales of Inte­ri­or Alas­ka” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. For­ev­er More   With the blush of light clos­ing out a long sub-arc­tic night, among the first day­time crea­tures to engage in food-seek­ing are the clans of Com­mon Ravens, who launch impa­tient­ly from their heav­i­ly branched roosts in  Con­tin­ue Reading