Tara Young

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....

Tara Young

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....

Tara Young,Megan Edge

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...

Tara Young

Native rapper Samuel Johns, aka Rebel, premiered his latest music video last week at the 2014 Alaska Federation of Native convention in Anchorage...

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For over 20 years the Alaska Federation of Natives has celebrated the many distinct Native cultures from across the state during Quyana , a night of traditional dance...

Tara Young

The Ovluaq Dance Group from Barrow performed at the 2014 First Alaskans Elders and Youth Conference Wednesday, Oct. 22 in Anchorage, marking the end of three days full of music and dance, educational workshops, and words of inspiration....

Tara Young

The Tanana 4-H group spoke at the First Alaskan Institute Elders and Youth Conference for the second year in a row. The group talked about drinking and violence in Alaska villages, then challenged the kids at the conference to lead active lives and stop the cycle of abuse....

Tara Young

During the fall rut, moose disposition turns from indifferent to full of fervor. Bull moose come out of the woodwork to vie for mates, at times in quiet pursuit, at other times ready to rumble....

Tara Young

Hundreds of Anchorage residents of all ages dressed up as characters from anime and video games, movies and manga, and descended on the Egan Civic and Convention Center the weekend of Sept. 27-28 for Senshi-Con, Alaska's largest anime convention...

Tara Young

Drivers making their way through downtown Anchorage on Friday were greeted with a strange sight. Instead of parked cars, some metered spaces were filled with artificial turf, lawn chairs and people making s’mores...

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