Born in Afghanistan, Sam Sidiqi spent part of his life growing up here in Alaska, now he's looking to merge the two experiences with an ascent of Denali as he raises funds for those in the Afghan mountain regions.
February isn't what most people consider prime time for bird watching in Alaska, but for Anchorage entertainer and bird enthusiast Mr. Whitekeys, some planning and patience payoff with an array of wildlife viewing opportunities.
Changing sea ice conditions are forcing polar bears to adapt, and new research shows that a growing percentage of polar bears are coming to land and becoming dependent on human provisions for food, while those that stay on the dwindling sea ice to continue natural polar bear behavior may be floating on an ecological trap.
Unlike traditional ice fishing where an angler drops a line down a hole around 10 inches wide, spearing for pike involves cutting an opening about two feet wide so that the sportsman can both see into the lake and drop the spear on a fish.
Mule deer, which are not native to Interior Alaska, are being seen more frequently in recent years and the Department of Fish & Game is asking hunters and other in the public to help the department learn more about the animals.