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OPINION: Alaska State Troopers report they cannot say who they believe perished in the Tonsina Creek drainage near Seward because of Department of Public Safety policies. Consequently, the man's name may never be known.Craig Medred
No one could quite believe their eyes. A 9-foot-long hot dog on a 7-foot-long bun was beached like a dead whale on the shore of Cook Inlet.  Craig Medred

Come autumn, this trio of Southcentral trails is perfect for hikers

August 27, 2014 - 11:40am -- krestia
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Fall is the final, giddy push of summer before winter rakes leaves off the trees and snow falls. It’s my favorite time of year, and one of the best ways to experience it is to hike.

Knee boots and good rain gear are a must in this wet season. Water and ducks go hand in hand. The east end of the Denali Highway at Tangle Lakes has big local flocks of pintails and widgeons.John Schandelmeier
Fall is the final, giddy push of summer before winter rakes leaves off the trees and snow falls. It’s my favorite time of year, and one of the best ways to experience it is to hike.Alli Harvey
Magic was the good dog who lived in the shadow of litter mate Arlo, a phenomenal black Labrador who shone so bright that his brother sometimes got lost in the glow. But Magic had his magic moment. Craig Medred

For decades, Jim Aguiar has worked in Alaska's seafood business, and now owns the Eagle Shellfish oyster farm in Simpson Bay on Prince William Sound. He faces numerous difficulties related to the industry, but works hard to streamline his operations.

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Says photographer Chris Burkard: "Part of why I love traveling to these remote destinations is it puts nature as the star of the images and the surfers as just small objects within the beauty that surrounds them."

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