Ahead of the highly-anticipated release of Disney•Pixar's Incredibles 2 on June 15, Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring moviegoers' favorite family of "Supers." The Incredibles 2-themed plane, Alaska's first Disney•Pixar film livery, was unveiled to a crowd of more than 2,000 cheering students during Aviation Day at the airlines' Seattle hangar.
Alaskan Brewing received a gold award at this year’s World Beer Cup presented by the Brewer’s Association (BA) for the seasonally-brewed Spruce IPA. The competition is held every two years and was conducted this year in Nashville, Tennessee. Spruce IPA was introduced this year as a seasonal offering available January through April.
Alaska Air Group announced the election of Susan Li, vice president of finance at Facebook, to the company's board of directors. Li's appointment affirms Alaska Airlines' commitment to remarkable customer service, as well as its fresh, new focus on innovation -- both onboard Alaska's planes, and throughout the guest experience.
May is plantlore month at the Alutiiq Museum. In celebration of spring, Alaskan Ethnobotanist Priscilla Russell will visit Kodiak to share her knowledge of Alutiiq plantlore. Russell is the author of Naut’staarpet—Our Plants, an Alutiiq Museum publication that summarizes traditional uses for sixty local plants. Published in the fall of 2017, the book shares the results of Russell’s research in Alutiiq communities in 1990 and the knowledge of cultural experts from around the island.
Betty Russell, who was born and raised in Alaska, has been going to Arctic Man in the Hoo Doo Mountains near Paxson for as long as she can remember. “There is always a big group of us that go every year,” she said.
Beer drinkers throughout the Show-Me state will soon be able to enjoy award-winning beer from the Last Frontier, as beer from the Alaskan Brewing Company will be on tap and on the shelves in Missouri beginning in mid-May.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 37,818 visitors to Katmai in 2017 spent $58,068,200 in communities near the park. That spending supported 756 jobs in the region and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $84,646,600.
The Juneau visitor season begins this Monday, April 30, with the arrival of the Ruby Princess. Travel Juneau and CBJ invite residents to welcome the Ruby’s passengers at the Franklin Dock between 11:00AM-1:00PM.
Millions of Alaska birds nest on rocky emerald islands seen by few people other than ship captains. One of the funkiest of these creatures is the crested auklet, which looks like a bassist in a punk band and smells like a tangerine.
For the first time in nearly 30 years, athletes will represent Juneau at the Native Youth Olympics, which will open Thursday in Anchorage.