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Sporting costumes and gutsy smiles, more than 1,000 people willingly leaped into the frigid waters of Anchorage’s Goose Lake on Saturday for the sixth-annual Polar Plunge...

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The Talkeetna Bachelor Auction and Ball started in 1980 at the Fairview Inn as a way to pass the time during the long, cold winter -- and bring women to town....

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Shoppers bustled into Fire Island, a local bakery in Anchorage, Thursday morning to buy breads, tarts and cakes for Thanksgiving. Rachel Saul, an owner of the shop, said bakers worked overnight to produce enough food so that all customers could buy everything on their list...

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Black Friday, the traditional day of deals after Thanksgiving to draw shoppers out and kick off the holiday shopping season, couldn't come soon enough for some Anchorage residents, who lined up outside stores on Thanksgiving Day hoping to score a new TV or camera on deep discount...

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It was naptime for Izzy and Oreo as the Alaska Zoo’s brown bears (approximately 700 pounds each) were sedated as part of a University of Alaska Anchorage study about the eating habits of bears...

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In 2013, Covenant House Alaska held its annual candlelight vigil to acknowledge homeless youths in Anchorage and to show them they are not alone....

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At night, and especially on weekends, Chilkoot Charlie’s is a raucous cauldron of Anchorage nightlife -- the kind of place that traveling salesmen tell stories about for years after they visit. Maybe no other single bar in Anchorage -- or Alaska -- carries quite such an outsized reputation....

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Being deaf brings isolation, says Randy Rutherford. Sometimes the isolation is self-imposed. “When I got the bad news, I pushed everybody away,” he said....

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Jim Rutkowski is the closest thing to a parental figure that a pair of 10-year-old brothers living on Anchorage's Hillside have. He makes sure they eat food that won't upset their "sensitive tummies." When "the boys" are anxious he gives them sweet words of encouragement....

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Alaska Superior Court Judge Greg Miller sided with the news media Thursday, ordering Gov. Sean Parnell to release hundreds of documents related to the National Guard scandal...

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