Downtown Anchorage seen with the Alaska Range to the north.
Ken Graham

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The year was 1958. Gas was 25 cents a gallon, stamps were three cents. Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” ruled the box office and Elvis Presley and the Everly Brothers topped the music charts. Meanwhile, an Anchorage banker acted on the somewhat implausible impulse that his neighbors…
"Alaskans cultivate a strong sense of community, and that neighborly spirit extends to strangers chasing down the [northern] lights," writes Andrea Sachs in a Washington Post article on winter in Alaska  published in late March. Sachs spent nights viewing aurora and days pursuing moose , checking out Alaska's largest winter festival , and riding the Alaska Railroad . She details her time in Anchorage at the Hotel…