Jim Prevost is a Pacific Northwest native who has lived in Alaska for nearly a half-century. After a 30-year broadcast and print media career, he spent 15 years racking-up countless miles as a motor coach driver and tour guide, informing and entertaining thousands of visitors to Alaska, the Yukon Territory, British Columbia and the U.S. Pacific Northwest. He has written for several Alaska publications and has created and produced a growing list of audio presentations about the history and lore of the Northwest.
Peril and Promise is a collection of stories of conquest and world war, of disasters natural and unnatural. We’ll meet gold seekers and empire builders, community leaders and colorful crooks There are stories of those who came to Alaska eons before the Russians of the 17th Century. The stories shed bright light on the singular character and the lasting legend of the Last Frontier.