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The 10th Midnight Sun Pumpkin Weigh-Off took place at the Alaska State Fair with just one contestant on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. 

Shelby Lum

The 2015 Alaska State Fair began on Thursday, Aug. 27, and runs through Sept. 7. 

Shelby Lum
 The Alaska State Fair has named a couple who raise bison on Lazy Mountain as this year’s Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year.Zaz Hollander

John Kagerer has been taking in sick and damaged instruments at the Horn Doctor since 1984, while also amassing a large personal collection of horns. 

Shelby Lum
The iconic Spenard bar is changing ownership, and with it, getting rid of memorabilia dating back years. Like all yard sales, there are some interesting finds -- and some junk.Suzanna Caldwell
To honor the 100th anniversary of the founding of Anchorage -- and Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery -- a time capsule has been buried containing movie tickets, parking tickets, pictures and a "letter to the future."Mike Dunham
Chilkoot Charlie's, perhaps Alaska's best-known bar, is being sold to a group of employees, while the business minds behind the popular Moose's Tooth and Bear Tooth ventures will purchase the property it sits on. Michelle Theriault Boots,Jeannette Lee Falsey
Across Alaska, domesticated animals that have been abused or abandoned are taken in by willing rescuers, from small birds to big horses and anything in between.Laurel Andrews and Marc Lester
A community activist is working to transform a vacant space in the Northway Mall into a hub for urban arts education and hip-hop culture, a piece of a broader "rebranding" effort for hip-hop in the city. Devin Kelly
I got drunk, kissed and sexted my ex. Should I tell my new guy? Technically, we're not exclusive, so ...Wayne and Wanda
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