Tara Young

The Nerds of the North robotics team has a saying: “'Nerd' is a four-letter word with a six-figure salary." Alaska's only FIRST Robotics Competition (FTC) team, number 568, is in its 15th year...

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BETHEL -- A city council member beckoned kids to a Native American hip-hop workshop, and then to one on belly dancing. People waited in line 45 minutes to buy $10 cups of Eskimo ice cream, or akutaq, with tundra berries, halibut and Crisco....

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The 30th Arctic Man Ski and Sno-Go Classic was called off Saturday after a second day of poor conditions forced organizers to nix the annual race in the Hoodoo Mountains...

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The second season of the Pupil + Paper design and scholarship competition kicked off at the Anchorage Museum Saturday April 4, 2015....

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For the last 31 years, Phil Nuechterlein and his wife have been leading pack llamas through Alaska’s state and national parks....

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Saturday's Merry Marmot Festival at Arctic Valley hosted many family-friendly events, but among the most beloved are the kayak races, and downhill dummy launch...

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On a rainy March morning, a lone paddleboarder rode a bore tide along Turnagain Arm in Southcentral Alaska. Leif Ramos had the wave to himself as he rode 45 minutes from just past Bird Point to Girdwood...

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Alaska Native elder Lorena Paniptchuk now lives in Unalakleet, but she was born and raised in Shaktoolik, north along the Bering Sea coast. She learned how to sew from her grandmothers and mother, and from watching the older girls in her village....

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Lance Mackey says he never really knew what depression was, but certainly felt like he went through a bit of it in the past year or two....

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Rain, wind and shine, mushers and fans made the most of a wet, weird – and ultimately wonderful – Iditarod ceremonial start on Saturday across Anchorage for the city’s annual sled dog extravaganza ...

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