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Mastodons, Drunk Cows, and Other Alaskan Tall Tails

This week’s Past Frontier is all about Tall Tails of Alaska and how the made a mint…

The History of Anchorage’s King of the Outlaw Bail Bondsmen, Duke Knuth

Charles “Duke” Knuth ruled the Bail Bonds business in Alaska during the 1960’s with a iron fist…

The Alaskan Who Pranked Sitka with a Volcano

Back in 1974 a guy named Porky pranked Sitka by setting a bunch of tires in fire…

The Time The Beatles Came to Anchorage

During the height of Beatlemania the Fab Four were stuck in Anchorage on their way to Japan…

The Dirty History of Toilet Paper in Alaska – Past Frontier

Toilet Paper hasn’t been around as long as you think and in the Last Frontier it was…

Anchorage’s First Red Light District

At the same time Anchorage was being built so was Anchorage’s Red Light District. David Reamer with…

Baldy of Nome, The Most Famous Alaskan Dog You’ve Never Heard Of – Past Frontier

Decades before the Iditarod and serum run to Nome that mate Balto world famous. The most famous…

KISS Vs. The Drive-In Theater Vs. Mr. Whitekeys

What do you do with a drive-in theater in a place where the sun never sets? Hire…

The $10,000 Bet That Took a Nome Dog Musher to Washington DC

This week David Reamor tells the tale of Eli Smith a dog musher who was bet $10,000…

People Drowning at the Mudflats – Past Frontier

We’ve all heard the legends of people losing their lives in the mudflats. But how much of…



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