No one was injured when a plane made a forced landing along the Seward Highway near Potter Marsh on Saturday evening. 
Zaz Hollander
Eagles surrounded Unalaska City Hall, horrifying two workers who feared for their safety on their way home Monday evening. 
Jim Paulin
Ketchikan has gone back to work after a plane crash June 25 killed eight tourists, and its skies are once again buzzing with floatplanes. The crash was an off-limits topic at the many other flying services in town.
Nathaniel Herz,Tegan Hanlon
Anchorage police reported that there were just a few dozen calls reporting fireworks in the Anchorage Bowl over Fourth of July, a relief as the city continues to experience dry conditions primed for fires.
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska State Troopers say the motorcyclist who died in a crash on the Seward Highway Friday evening was pursued and later hit by a trooper's patrol car. 
Zaz Hollander
Several months ago,  Margan Grover -- a field anthropologist and research associate at UAA -- asked the Alaska Department of Fish and Game if UAA could acquire several bear carcasses for its forensics class.ScienceRick Sinnott
Spanish mountain running superstar cuts more than a minute off the Mount Marathon course record, winning in 41 minutes, 48 seconds. Anchorage's Jim Shine was the top Alaskan in third place. SportsDoyle Woody
East Anchorage’s first formal farmers market debuted on the last Saturday of June, on Begich Middle School property with a view of the mountains. AnchorageMichelle Theriault Boots
Hundreds of abandoned and derelict vessels litter Alaska shorelands from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta to the Aleutians to Southeast, and the cost of removing them is easily in the tens of millions of dollars.EnvironmentLisa Demer

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Eagles swarm city hall in Unalaska

Eagles surrounded Unalaska City Hall, horrifying two workers who feared for their safety on their way home Monday evening. Jim Paulin

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Great and gracious, Kilian Jornet conquers Mount Marathon in record fashion

Spanish mountain running superstar cuts more than a minute off the Mount Marathon course record, winning in 41 minutes, 48 seconds. Anchorage's Jim Shine was the top Alaskan in third place. Doyle Woody

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