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Few places rival Alaska in the summertime, when opportunities to appreciate the state's grandeur are unparalleled. Majestic landscape and wildlife abundance -- Alaska offers so much to see and experience, it's hard to fit it all in....

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Alaska is known for many things, including wildlife, scenery, and moose poop souvenirs. What Alaska isn't known for is hip-hop. And Anchorage rapper Minus 20 likes it that way...

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Shortly before 6 p.m. Friday, the Anchorage Fire Department responded to a call that some teenagers may be in trouble on the mudflats of Cook Inlet offshore of Elderberry Park.

They pulled two young men off the mudflats, and one of them needed medical attention...

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Matt Novakovich of Anchorage, who trained manically on a treadmill he could set to an gut-busting incline of 40 percent, captured Wednesday’s Mount Marathon, a 3.5-mile race up and down the imposing mountain that shadows Seward...

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Anchorage's slogan is "Big Wild Life," a nod to the many recreation and outdoor opportunities available in and around Alaska's largest city. Long summer days, more than 19 hours on summer solstice, mean that residents spend a lot of time outdoors....

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At Anchorage's Kincaid Motocross Track on Sunday, there was everything you might expect at a motocross competition -- dirt bikes flying through the air, food vendors serving up fried food, kids playing in the nearby sand dunes, and the sounds of an army of two-stroke engines propelling their ride...

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The Alaska Zoo hosted one of the world's foremost authorities on polar bears at its annual summer gala and fundraiser Thursday night...

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A summer solstice tradition in Anchorage, perhaps 100 Alaskans made the ceremonial hike up Flattop mountain on June 20, 2012...

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If you thought that the inner squabbling and drama that has taken over the Alaska Republican Party was over after April’s dramatic and squabbling party convention, think again...

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Photos by Loren Holmes | Story by Eric Adams

Alaska PrideFest culminated Saturday morning with the annual parade through downtown Anchorage. The parade was a poignant one after a challenging year for the queer community in Alaska’s largest city...

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