The cost of living in rural Alaska towns is expensive. Kake is becoming an energy efficient village by building in solar energy and looking at the feasibility of wind energy.
"I'm one of those eccentric artists," said Shaelyn Tucker, the founder of Southeast Artisans'. "I do just about everything - silversmith, beading, leather, metal, custom wedding accessories, clothing, custom dresses. A little bit of just about every art medium there is. Some painting and drawing."
After four years of dreaming, planning and hard work, Juneau Girl Scout Troop 4026 left for 10 days in Kauai. This troop is a member of Girl Scouts of Alaska.
"I consider this an extreme bird watching study," said Gwen Baluss, a wildlife technician for the Forest Service.
Ask any gardener which vegetable they primarily want to grow and chances are the answer will be tomatoes. Vine ripened and fresh, the delectable tomato represents the very essence of vegetable gardening but like two other favorites -cucumbers and peppers - it requires higher temperatures than plants like broccoli, cabbage, carrots, radishes, lettuce, peas or potatoes.
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