Nathaniel Herz
The House Finance Committee held a hearing in Anchorage on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the new Anchorage Legislative Information Office downtown. 
Mike Dunham
The Anchorage Civic Orchestra rehearses under the direction of Philip Munger on Tuesday evening at the University of Alaska Anchorage in preparation for the annual Spring Concert on Saturday evening.
Loren Holmes
More than 100 students were joined by Olympians Sadie Bjornsen and Erik Bjornsen and Paralympic athlete Andrew Kurka as they rode rode their bikes from Ocean View Park to Ocean View Elementary Wednesday morning for Bike to School Day.
Lisa Demer
So far this breakup season, it’s a "mushout" on Alaska’s two longest rivers, the Yukon and the Kuskokwim. But even as river ice slowly melts in place, state emergency managers and federal river experts are continuing a long tradition of monitoring for signs of ice jams and floods. They call the effort River Watch.
Erik Hill
Abigail "Abbey" Gamboa of Anchorage's East High School was the lucky winner of a 2014 Jeep Compass Tuesday, thanks to her perfect school attendance.
Alaska Dispatch News
Voters head back to the polls for the Anchorage mayoral runoff election between Amy Demboski and Ethan Berkowitz on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.
Erik Hill
Workers surveyed the scene Monday as efforts get underway this week to stabilize the bluff above Westchester Lagoon after a section of saturated ground broke away in a February mudslide below an outlook near West High School. 
Jerzy Shedlock
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued its first approval to an Alaska company for commercial use of drones. Alaska Aerial Media said it hopes to use its business to teach people about drones and eventually provide services in emergencies like wildfires.
Bob Hallinen
Sarabi the formerly missing Iditarod sled dog was back in Anchorage this weekend, making the rounds and finally getting a chance to meet people who assisted in a search for her last month. 
Alaska Dispatch News
Released by Algonqin Books just last week, Heather Lende's "Find The Good"  has already found a spot on the Pacific Northwest Independent Bestseller List for hardcover nonfiction. 
The Arctic Bicycle Club held their annual Bike for Women at Chugiak High School on Sunday, May 3, 2015.  Nearly 600 participants were signed up to compete on a 9-mile out and back course along South Birchwood Loop Road. Read more: For seventh time, Loan leads packs in Bike for Women
Lisa Demer
The return of millions of birds -- including white-fronted geese and snow geese, mallards and loons, sandhill cranes and tundra swans -- signals spring and the start of rural Alaska’s remarkable spring bird hunt.