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Dark Winter Nights: True Stories from Alaska

Series produced by Robert Prince

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Amazing and hilarious true stories from The Last Frontier. Get to know the REAL Alaska, not the Reality TV version.

Dark Winter Nights tells amazing and hilarious true stories from Alaska. The program was born when a group of Alaskans grew frustrated with how Alaska is depicted in Reality TV programs and decided to share the REAL Alaska with the rest of the world. From stories about bear encounters, falling through the ice, and Bering Sea shipwrecks, Dark Winter Nights delivers the full Alaskan experience to audiences. Want to hear the best true stories from Alaska? Listen to Dark Winter Nights, produced entirely by Alaskans.


12 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Alaskans try to make situations better, only to make them much, much worse...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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A man survives a killer avalanche and is forced to return to the site months later to recover the bodies of his friend and faithful dog.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Stories of men battling white water rapids and floods in Alaska.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When a bear is not a bear, a dead ermine is not a dead ermine, and a motivational speaker is not really a motivational speaker.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Host Rob Prince plays a prank using small children, a girl learns why you shouldn’t sit down on an escalator, a boy is kidnapped and brought to Ala...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
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Randy Brown has to, no lie, shoot a bear and immediately grab it by the tail and Glenner Anderson makes the cardinal mistake of bear encounters--he...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
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Champion dog musher Brent Sass gets sprayed in the face with bear spray and then nearly eaten by a bear and Bill Schnabel tries to raise pigs but c...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
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We interview the only person from Alaska to make the first cut for the Mars ONE program and also speak to a scientist who thinks sending humans to ...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
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One man witnessed the 1964 Great Alaskan Earthquake and recorded the incredible things he saw onto a cassette tape shortly thereafter to mail to fa...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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One man witnessed the 1964 Great Alaskan Earthquake and recorded the incredible things he saw onto a cassette tape shortly thereafter to mail to fa...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
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In this amazing true story caught-on-tape, two college-aged guys in Fairbanks, Alaska discover a hidden, man made, underground cave and decide to e...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
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Three amazing true stories from Alaska about a heartwarming killer whale encounter, surviving a flash flood, and a Jewish girl from New Jersey movi...

Bought by American Voices, WJCT, KMXT, and KHNS


  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 31:31
  • Purchases: 4