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All three of the traditional Mount Marathon races featured a bit of drama and a lot of sweat and grit. For the first time in the junior race's history, a girl beat out all other competitors to take the overall winner's title....

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Whether reveling in rousing victory or wallowing in crushing defeat, there's something to be said for watching a sporting event surrounded by fans rooting for the same side....

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Read more: 'Highland Games professionals in it for love, not money'

Alaskans with Scottish roots -- or who just love bagpipe music and feats of strength -- gathered at the Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer Saturday for the 2014 Alaska Scottish Highland Games, presented by the Alaskan Scottish Cl...

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When Matt Kenney sustained a traumatic brain injury during the 2012 Mount Marathon race, his prognosis was bleak.

It was unlikely he would survive, doctors told Kenney’s wife, Gretchen.

He did.

Regaining the ability to walk and talk wasn’t supposed to happen, either...

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Under thick clouds and a light rain, 1,000 soldiers gathered with U.S. Army commanding general Maj. Gen. Michael Shields to celebrate the 239th birthday of the U.S. Army...

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This year marks the sixth anniversary of the Kids' Mural, a public art installation on Elmore Road in South Anchorage. Despite a wet, rainy day, seven kids came out Wednesday to paint a colorful jungle scene.

A white tent kept the 15-foot-long mural dry...

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On Wednesday, cyclists turned out in big numbers on the trails, sidewalks and streets of Alaska's largest city to take part in the 10th annual Bike to Work Day....

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Firefighters anxiously awaited the arrival of rain on the Kenai Peninsula as they worked Monday to contain the edge of a huge wildfire that for the first time crossed to the north side of the Kenai River — a 300-foot-wide natural fire buffer that failed to keep flames in check...

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On Moose Ridge Avenue, just to the south of Browns Lake, John Hohl spent Saturday afternoon working frantically, clearing small trees away from the cabin where he and his wife live, a home they’ve built over the last eight years....

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The majority of the women who enter Clare House earn less than $10,000 a year. Many arrive with no source of income at all...

Loren Holmes,Devin Kelly

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