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Tara Young
From livestock to live music, giant veggies to jousting, everyone finds something to enjoy at the Alaska State Fair -- as long as they're willing to brave the wet weather.Read more: Dinosaurs? Pork chops? Volunteers help fairgoers find the wayFrom giant cabbage to cheap tickets: tips for navigating the Alaska State FairPhotos: The 2014 Alaska State FairWatch this video on Vimeo or YouTube, and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more great videos. Contact Tara Young at tara(at)
Marc Lester
Despite national trends, Anchorage malls are faring well.
Bob Hallinen
The Maniilaq Association is working to serve Alaska Native foods in their elder care facility in Kotzebue, Alaska.
Ben Yeager | Cordova Times
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.
The Bartlett High Golden Bears take on the East High Thunderbirds in Flag Football action at Bartlett High School on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
Alaska Dispatch News
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."
Marc Lester
The Alaska State Fair Rodeo got underway Saturday with a record field of 90 cowboys and cowgirls, who will compete in two days of roping, riding and racing at the Palmer fairgrounds.
Tara Young

Berry-picking season is upon us, in all parts of Alaska. From Arctic Valley to Nome, from the Kenai Peninsula to the mossy tundra of the Denali Highway, wild blueberries are in full fruit. These berries are easy to pick and incredibly good for you. Antioxidants, substances that help prevent the damaging effects of oxidation on cells throughout your body, are plentiful in Alaskan wild blueberries. So eat many and eat often! 
Bob Hallinen
The Kotzebue commercial chum salmon fishery is shaping up to be one of the best in the 53-year history of the fishery. 
The Dimond High Lynx football team defeated the West High Eagles 26-13 at Anchorage Football Stadium on Friday, August 22, 2014.
Kim Sunée
Lefse, or potato flatbread, is not only a great way to use up leftover potatoes, but also serves as an after-school snack that might just be someone else’s pleasant childhood memory in the making.
Scott McMurren
Road trips are great, but if you want the best views of Alaska, you need to “get high," up in the air.