• Wilderness Place Lodge: Finding the dream trip
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  • Two days before the State of Alaska closed king salmon fishing, guests arrived at Wilderness Place Lodge ready to fish. Approximately 60 miles north of Anchorage, the fishing lodge is only accessible by float plane. Guests come from around the world to experience not only stellar fishing for rainbow...

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  •   “If you want an opinion, they are wonderful people,” one customer said of Tom and Tammy Hopkins as they unloaded the customer’s gear on the dock in the Homer small boat harbor. The customer just returned from a camping trip at the forest service cabins in Halibut Cove...

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  • Meet the ladies that know how to stock the shelves with classics Alaskans love As a fashion photographer from New York City and a recent transplant to Alaska, I had some apprehension about the boutiques and shopping in the 49th state. But my fears quickly were laid to rest...

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  • Program takes moms to happy, healthy place You may have seen them at the park or in the mall — a group of women lunging forward with their strollers or making like apes as they shuffle around a circle of toddlers and infants while singing “Five Little Monkeys Jumping...

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Coach, partner try their hand at fashion: Lisa Keller, TJ Jones-Ravenwolf bring native art to Anchorage fashion

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September 18, 2012
Coach, partner try their hand at fashion: Lisa Keller, TJ Jones-Ravenwolf bring native art to Anchorage fashion

“Ravenous State is committed to bringing Alaskans contemporary indigenous wearable art that reflects the individuality and spirit of all the creatures that share our state.We specifically identify and utilize the raven, commonly known as a deity in the Alaskan historical mindscape . . . a trickster, a teacher, a clown, a fool, and the...
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Product Review: Alaskan-made silicone trivets are award-winning

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September 18, 2012
Product Review: Alaskan-made silicone trivets are award-winning

Alaskan Entrepreneur: Kelly Dyer Company: Spice Ratchet Find them: Allen & Petersen, Anchorage; spiceratchet.com Price range: $10-15 Review: I received two as a gift, and I think these silicone trivets are amazing! They can be used as a buffer between hot dishes and countertops, wrapped around bowls, folded into tiny squares and used as...
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Artist and Gallery Owner, Margret Hugi-Lewis: Bringing color and art to the 49th state

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July 25, 2012
Margret Hugi-Lewis, Artist and Gallery Owner

   Bringing Color and Sunshine to the 49th State Artist Margret Hugi-Lewis has been making art for 58 years. Born in Switzerland to a mother who was very supportive of her creative efforts, Margret knew from a young age she wanted to be an artist.  After graduating from the Basel School of Design, she...
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Wilderness Place Lodge: Finding the dream trip

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July 3, 2012
Wilderness Place Lodge: Finding the dream trip

Two days before the State of Alaska closed king salmon fishing, guests arrived at Wilderness Place Lodge ready to fish. Approximately 60 miles north of Anchorage, the fishing lodge is only accessible by float plane. Guests come from around the world to experience not only stellar fishing for rainbow trout, grayling and five types...
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Red Mountain Marine: Homer water taxi bridges the gap

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June 26, 2012
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  “If you want an opinion, they are wonderful people,” one customer said of Tom and Tammy Hopkins as they unloaded the customer’s gear on the dock in the Homer small boat harbor. The customer just returned from a camping trip at the forest service cabins in Halibut Cove across the bay from Homer....
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Her Tern: A store that knows Alaska fashion

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June 19, 2012
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Meet the ladies that know how to stock the shelves with classics Alaskans love As a fashion photographer from New York City and a recent transplant to Alaska, I had some apprehension about the boutiques and shopping in the 49th state. But my fears quickly were laid to rest when a good friend introduced...
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Stroller Strides: Fitness one stride at a time

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June 12, 2012
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Program takes moms to happy, healthy place You may have seen them at the park or in the mall — a group of women lunging forward with their strollers or making like apes as they shuffle around a circle of toddlers and infants while singing “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed.” These women...
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To the markets: Shop local and Alaska Grown in Anchorage

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June 5, 2012
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  It’s that time of year again — market season! I pedaled my bike to the Spenard Farmer’s Market on Saturday and it finally felt like summertime in Alaska. What better way to experience Alaska entrepreneurs than buy direct from the source at one of Anchorage’s many markets? With markets on three different days...
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Alaska Glacial Mud Co.: Cordova woman turns mud into gold

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May 29, 2012
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Dedicated to sustainability and the environment, Padawer makes spa treats Lauren Padawer had no idea in 2001 that a trip down the Copper River for social and environmental reasons would inspire her to start a luxurious business. After a foot soak in a silky glacial pool amidst wildlife, the only things she knew were...
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Growing and improving

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April 25, 2012
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Hi readers, You might have noticed it’s been a tad quiet here over the last week or so. Don’t worry, we’re not going anywhere. Just taking a moment to make a few improvements to the site and find way to better serve our readers and the entrepreneurial community of Alaska. That’s right, EntrepreneurAlaska.com is...
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