Tag: holidays

a forklift unloads pallets from a plane

Photos: Operation Santa delivers to Buckland, but weather delays Chevak presents

A camouflaged Santa whirled into Buckland on a funny-looking sleigh this year. As part of its annual Operation Santa Claus, the Alaska National Guard delivered 261 presents to the community in northwest Alaska on December 14. Santa says he'll drop off 360 gifts to Chevak after the holidays and once weather conditions allow.
A tree at the Solstice Tree Tour

Solstice trees and holiday wishes from Anchorage

As the year of 2021 comes to a close we feature two traditions in Anchorage: The Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage's Solstice Tree Tour at Kincaid Park and the Alaska Botanical Garden's Holiday Lights. This week's Outdoor Explorer features these winter festivities, plus some holiday wishes with co-host Lisa Keller and others.

Rep. Gara Pushes For Laptop Donations For Foster Kids

The festivities of the holidays can serve as a bitter reminder to foster youth that they are separated from their own families.

Groups Still Seeking Holiday Donations

The holidays are upon us and several local non-profits are looking for some elves to help Santa deliver a little Christmas cheer to area families.