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New authors talk about writing, publishing and connecting with readers. Ninilchik's Mike Chihuly wrote about his life as a fire chief and fishing charter captain in "Alaska Fish and Fire." Kasilof's Joseph Robertia recently published "Life with Forty Dogs: Misadventures with Runts, Rejects, Retirees and Rescues," about the dog kennel he runs with his wife, and their successful mushing career with dogs other mushers didn't want.

Join Bill for what's new and noteworthy in beer news around the state (congratulations to Kassik's for their gold medals!), residues of prohibition, an explanation of the popular pilsner style and highlights of brew-related gadgets, including an at-home chilled growler (for those with some cool cash to spend).

Last April, Chris Hanna and Jenny Neyman, of Soldotna, went for an afternoon ski on the Harding Ice Field when a blizzard struck. After their tent was destroyed, they survived four hypothermic days buried in a hand-dug snow cave with little food, only body heat to melt water and constantly deepening snow above them.

Spoiler alert: They survived. Come hear how at 7 p.m. April 28 at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Excerpts of their talk will be posted here.

Satellite communicators don't mean you won't ever find yourself in trouble, but if used properly, they do mean help can find you. Tune in to Adventure Talks at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 26 to find out how backcountry communicators can help you get back home.

Yes, there's still snow on the ground but that doesn't mean gardeners can't get some dirt under their fingernails. Get your seeds started indoors, plan to grow your farming business and harvest tips from experienced gardeners at a season kickoff roundtable event.

Kids, crocs and Cuba

Apr 15, 2017
Joseph Robertia

Kasilof residents Joseph and Colleen Robertia talked about taking their 3-year-old daughter and teenage foreign exchange student to explore the wilds of Cuba and Belize.