Emily Schwing http://kenw.org en A Cold, Wet Trip With Spearfishers In Alaska http://kenw.org/post/audio-postcard-its-spearfishing-season-alaska For one month each fall, residents of interior Alaska don chest waders and splash through the clear, frigid water of the Chatanika River. Sat, 05 Oct 2013 12:03:00 +0000 Emily Schwing 32842 at http://kenw.org A Cold, Wet Trip With Spearfishers In Alaska Welcome To Alaska, Where Winter Is Cold And Bikes Are Fat http://kenw.org/post/welcome-alaska-where-winter-cold-and-bikes-are-fat The plummeting mercury in Alaska this time of year doesn't keep bikers inside. More and more of them are heading to recreational trails and to the office on "fat bikes." They look like mountain bikes on steroids, with tires wider than most people's arms.<p>Kevin Breitenbach runs the bike shop at Beaver Sports in Alaska's second-largest city. Aboard a fat bike, he makes his way down a trail that winds through a forest as wet, quarter-sized snowflakes drop from the sky. Sun, 20 Jan 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Emily Schwing 21752 at http://kenw.org Welcome To Alaska, Where Winter Is Cold And Bikes Are Fat