Shelby Lum
The AKC Dog Show hosted by Alaska Kennel Club in Anchorage brought in dogs, owners and enthusiasts to South Anchorage High School on Sunday June 28, 2015.
Michelle Theriault Boots
A friend of 25-year-old Jonathan Johnson, who police say fired a gun at a motel clerk before killing himself in a Midtown Anchorage street early Sunday, wants people to know more about him than just his final minutes.
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As Arctic ice continues to diminish in the summer months, shipping companies and other countries are increasingly taking advantage of available routes through the region. Can the U.S. catch up?
Shelby Lum
Anchorage was doused with colored powder during the 2015 Color Run. 
Shelby Lum
Simone Penker will represent the University of Alaska Anchorge and her home country of Austria at the World University Games next month in Gwangju, South Korea. 
Shelby Lum
Scottish games, food and dance took over the Alaska State Fair grounds on Saturday, June 27, during the Highland Games. 
Zaz Hollander,Loren Holmes
As fans from around the world raise money for displaced mushers, a group called Willow Community Rebuild Project has rallied a local volunteer force of about 150 people and major amounts of material and equipment to build homes for at least seven families devastated by the fire.
Devin Kelly,Loren Holmes
Anchorage’s police dispatch and record-keeping computer systems are showing their age and the city is embarking on a major push to modernize them with interactive software that could someday connect to residents’ smartphones.
Bob Hallinen
Powerlifter, heavy metal band member and US Postal Service worker Mark Eppihimer and his wife Sarah Eppihimer and their daughter Hilda Eppihimer. 
Shelby Lum
Students headed down to Little Campbell Creek on Friday, June 26, to clean the area, which is home to baby salmon. 
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Moment of announcement

WASHINGTON -- Same sex marriage is now legal nationwide, following a ruling issued by the U.S. Supreme Court Friday.A long chain of court cases led the way to the Supreme Court, where Thursday justices ruled 5-4 that the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution requires that states license same-sex marriages and recognize legal marriages performed in other states. The decision reverses the ruling by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.Alaska resident Rebecca Shaffer was in D.C. and captured this video of the moment the crowd outside the entrance to the court learned of the ruling. Read more: In 5-4 vote, Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage is a right
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A crowd of thousands gathered in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., to receive news of the courts opinion on gay marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. The Supreme Court affirmed gay couples’ right to marry.