Flying is required in most areas of Alaska, whether by jet or bush plane. Learn more about flying in Alaska.
Docks are the heart of Alaska bush life. Learn about remote Alaska docks and read excerpts from Melissa Cook’s book “The Call of the Last Frontier.”
A typical fall day in Thorne Bay includes the Alaska floatplanes, rain, fog, & glassy bay water. Listen to Melissa Cook talk about Alaska.
The fog, boats, dock, and the details in the photo of Thorne Bay bring back memories of living there for two decades.
Melissa Cook discusses flying in Alaska, travel options in southeast Alaska, and the impact of Island Air Express on Prince of Wales Island travel.
Discover how Alaska teachers find housing, what type is available, and issues surrounding district-provided housing units.
Unforgettable Alaska housing is scattered throughout southeast Alaska as residents live in various manageable yet unique settings.
Southeast Alaska float houses dot the coastline. Learn how the float houses are constructed and function.
J.R. Gildersleeve School in Southeast Alaska Thorne Bay, Alaska 2006 – My office was on the former floating J.R. Gildersleeve School. This image is not…
The Port Dock in Thorne Bay, Alaska Thorne Bay, Alaska (November 25, 2014, at 1:15 p.m.) – The rope waits for the next pilot to…