One thing everyone knows about Alaska is that it has a long dark winter. This allows for many activities in the winter, but can also be a source of concern, especially for people who are not used to such cold winters. However, just knowing a few simple tips can help you feel prepared as you settle in to your surroundings.
To learn more there are many guides available online, or you could simply talk to an experienced Alaskan.
Here is the Anchorage Daily News winter readiness advice.