Nick Varney

Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: Looking in the rearview mirror

I stepped through a time warp last week.

 

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Believe it or not, there’s a bright side

Don’t worry, I’m not going to jump into the COVID-19 kerfuffle.

 

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What’s next, ya ornery cuss?

Old Man Winter’s various personalities easily qualify as a layered howling mob of sociopaths.

 

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Unhinged Alaska: Hot topics and cold trucks

I was in a local coffee emporium the other day quietly perusing the newspaper when a rather heated argument broke out between a foursome who… Continue reading

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Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: The Neanderthal and the procrastinator

On the eve of Christmas Eve, I received an annual phone call from a great friend.

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Unhinged Alaska: Politics as a sidedish … not a good idea

I should have let sleeping idiots lie. Did I? Nope.

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Unhinged Alaska: Once upon a phone call

“Why don’t ya cut out the jester routine and get down to some serious investigative reporting?”

Nick Varney
Nick Varney
Nick Varney
Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: White Fang and Balto … Not even close

I figured that after things cooled off the dogs would lay off the drama, but no, not yet.

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Reeling ‘Em In: Smoky days didn’t stop Nick from catching some righteous cohos

Last week was a bit wild with the fire flare ups, road closures and hanging smoke. Until the winds finally showed up, the inside of… Continue reading

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Unhinged Alaska: How the dynamic duos of mutts came to be

I was forced to admit that I had been seeing other dogs.

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Reeling ‘Em In: Finicky silvers have specific bait requirements, doncha know

It’s time to take a look at the fishing report for the week of July 30 - Aug. 5.

Reeling ‘Em In: Try Nick’s smart tips for catching silvers at The Fishin’ Hole

The key to get into the winner’s bracket is to remember a few simple facts.

Reeling ‘Em In: Learn the difference between kings and silvers

It’s time to take a look at this Week of July 16 - July 22.

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Unhinged Alaska: If this heat wasn’t bad enough …

It’s so hot … robins are pulling worms out of the ground with oven mitts.

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Reeling ‘Em In: Mud Bay offers chance at halibut fishing — without the puking

Slamming 10 to 40-pound flatfish with salmon tackle in shallow water is addicting.