Everyone and their dogs

The toughest dog in Alaska (see earlier post for explanation), Tank the terrier, has remained vigilant all summer long.  Night and day the streets of McCarthy are safe under the watchful eye of this dog.  With the nearest law enforcement located hours away in Glen Allen, it's important to have a local presence of order. ... Continue Reading →

The welcoming committee

The rickety old Golden Saloon serves as the only bar in McCarthy, Alaska.  It comprises one of about four buildings on the town’s dirt road main street.  This is where people congregate.  Outside of the saloon is where all the local dogs scamper around while their owners are inside drinking dark tap beer and playing... Continue Reading →

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