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When it comes to extreme sports, vertical skiing, BASE jump, kite surfing, paragliding and an assortment of others spring to mind.

Fishing? Not so much. Lean back, launch a lazy cast, pop open a beer, await a strike...

Tara Young

When it comes to extreme sports, vertical skiing, BASE jump, kite surfing, paragliding and an assortment of others spring to mind.

Fishing? Not so much. Lean back, launch a lazy cast, pop open a beer, await a strike.

But the Australian anglers of an outfit called MorningTide Fishing are changing that, landing big fish from a treacherous rocky shoreline Down Under while fending off waves in a surf that never quits.

“We would watch fishing shows on TV and compare them to the way we fished,” said MorningTide angler Aaron Briggs of Barmah in New South Wales. “What we found was it would never add up...

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Following an eviction from its clubhouse at the former Kodiak Bar in downtown Anchorage, the Alaska Cannabis Club is moving forward with plans to open a medical marijuana dispensary on Feb. 24, the day recreational marijuana becomes legalized in Alaska...

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On a dark January evening, the Black Keys' album "Brother" spun on a turntable inside the newly established Obsession Records shop off Tudor Road in Anchorage. A steady flow of customers thumbed their way through the stacks, arranged in plywood bins against a backdrop of vibrant orange walls....

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For the first time ever, Cirque du Soleil has landed in Anchorage. Its east-meets-west-themed show “Dralion” is in town this week, with a cast of over 50 artists -- acrobats, musicians, clowns, dancers, singers, aerialists and more...

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The impetus for “Stories Fading Fast,” an exhibit of ghostly photos of derelict Alaska mining sites , came from an old map of the Fairbanks area....

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Canyen Christopher Haas is nothing if not efficient. After only eight hours of labor (from mother's first contractions to his birth), Haas became one of Alaska's first babies of the new year at exactly 10 minutes past midnight Jan. 1...

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Bell's Nursery has several locations in Anchorage with thousands of square feet in greenhouse space....

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Aaron Dollison, 49, grew up in Anchorage and learned to cook from his mother. He went on to cook at Susitna Foods & Spirits and Denny’s, but he learned how to cook in bulk in prison...

Tara Young

The Nutcracker first premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia at the Mariinsky Theater on Dec. 18, 1892. More than 120 years later, The Nutcracker has become a long-held Christmas tradition in America, enjoyed by families across the country. On Nov....

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