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Tradition collides with transformation in McCarthy, Alaska. The isolated town -- once considered to be the state's version of "Sin City" -- flourished during the Gold Rush but is now home to roughly 40 people, a mix of mavericks, risk takers and rabble rousers willing to brave extreme conditions to live free. While some believe in continuing the town's frontier way of life, others feel the future of McCarthy depends on dragging it into the modern age. Long-standing resident Jeremy Keller fights to protect its roots, while Neil Darish has purchased multiple properties in town and plans to restore its vibrancy. "Edge of Alaska" tells the story of a hinterland at a crossroads.

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The hidden city is within reach, but the locals will need to help; temperatures drop, threatening ranchers; an emergency meeting is called.
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Winter threatens starvation for the locals, who must hunt for big game; the richest landowner begins a plan to open the frontier.
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The residents choose sides to draw visitors to the frontier town; when wolves begin stalking the streets, the locals must unite.
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Bears threaten Jenny and her newborn when they get stranded on an island in a storm; Jeremy gets his farmstead up and running, but unfinished business gets in the way; bad blood and a build gone bad make Neil regret a deal with Jeremy.
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McCarthy comes together for the biggest barn raising in its history; Jeremy embarks on his riskiest project yet; Jenny builds a rocket stove to support her newborn; Neil prepares to sell the town.
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As Jeremy rushes to finish his new barn, he learns shocking news; Jenny gets stranded with her newborn and must fight for their survival.
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To build out his farmstead, Jeremy must strike a deal with the enemy, but a severe accident may halt his progress for good; Lobo barters for the future of his farm; Neil takes on major upgrades as he prepares to sell the town.
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A bulldozer breakdown sends Jeremy on a high-flying, cross-country journey; when a wolf stalks Jenny and her baby, she must face off with the fierce predator.
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The town works together to recover from a powerful storm; Jeremy discovers his barn is destroyed; Mark must clear dangerously damaged trees before it's too late; Lobo makes a tough trip with valuable but fragile loot.
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When Jeremy crosses a frozen river in a two-ton bulldozer, he finds himself on thin ice; Jenny takes on a dangerous survival mission with her newborn baby in tow; Neil's business partner returns to town with big news.
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Jeremy and his sons search the frozen wilderness for a lost bulldozer to sustain his family farmstead; Mark sets out to show his new fiancée the beauty of McCarthy, but finds danger; Neil makes a last-ditch attempt to save his dream.
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McCarthy mainstay Mark seeks out a rare local treasure to welcome home old timer Tim; at long last Neil opens the Mother Lode mine to the public for tourism, but his partnership with Jeremy puts the Keller family's future in the town at a crossroads.
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Old Man of the Mountain Tim Mischel sets foot on McCarthy soil once again; the Nizina river threatens Jeremy's hopes of growing his farm; a shortcut to the hidden city in the mountain brings McCarthy closer to becoming a major tourist attraction.
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Jeremy battles rising rivers in search of old growth timber for Neil's lumber project; at the Mother Lode, Neil gambles the entire project on excavating a new entrance; Jenny prepares to bring new life to McCarthy.
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Neil pushes the town closer to the edge as he begins the first Mother Lode tour; Jeremy and Gary embark on a bear hunt but encounter something even more dangerous.
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Plans for tourism at the Mother Lode mine push forward; as the last days of winter loom, McCarthy locals must once again band together.
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Neil's new hotel project is over budget, so his investing partner moves to push him out of his oldest business; Jeremy and his boys go on a supply run for hay and return with Jason Lobo; Jenny Rosenbaum makes a discovery.
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Neil seeks help from McCarthy's unlikeliest resident to pursue his mine tour project; Tim gets a reminder of home when Mark pays him a surprise visit; Jeremy treks to the Mother Lode to see what Neil has in store for the town's future.
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A new arrival puts Neil's empire at risk by preparing to reopen the Motherlode mine to tourists; Jeremy Keller begins a new venture to grow his family's farm; two rivals form an unlikely alliance.
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Neil develops his mine tour; the town learns about Neil's secret construction project; McCarthy draws a line in the sand; tragedy strikes.
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Neil breaks through to the Mother Lode mine; the locals battle waking bears; Jeremy and his son set up a tree stand; Jenny hunts the bear that has been stalking her cabin.

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