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Erik Hill
Dianne and Dave Tydings have operated Dianne's Restaurant on the first floor of what is now the Atwood Building for 25 years. They are closing at the end of the month, but will continue preparing food while operating Dianne's Wild Fork Catering out of another location. 
Craig Medred
Iron Dog Restart on the water-covered ice of Big Lake on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.  Thirty-seven two-person teams plan to cover more than 2,000 miles of Alaska wilderness on their way to Nome with a Fairbanks finish next Saturday. 
Marc Lester
The high school cross-country skiing state championship concluded with freestyle relay races at Kincaid Park on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.
Bob Hallinen
The Anchorage Winter Market is held at the old car dealership building at the corner of 13th Avenue and Gambell Street in Anchorage on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. The one-day event included food and food trucks, art and craft sales, musical presentations, an ice fishing pond and marshmallow roasting. Other groups are being encouraged to put on their own pop-up events in Anchorage. 
Devin Kelly,Loren Holmes
Roaring motors and riders in orange helmets clustered under gloomy skies in downtown Anchorage Saturday for the ceremonial start to the Iron Dog snowmachine race, an earnest bid to boost exposure for what’s billed as the longest, toughest race of its kind.
Bob Hallinen
In Hooper Bay, the Native Survivors youth group is reviving old traditions and skills, an effort born out of a desire to stop teens and young adults from killing themselves, to find peace through sewing and friends through dance.
Bob Hallinen
The Alaska Aces defeated the Utah Grizzlies 4-3 in overtime at the Sullivan Arena on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. 
Marc Lester
The first 12 miles of Denali National Park road were plowed and opened to motorists recently. The open portion of the road starts near Mile 237 of the Parks Highway and ends at the Mountain Vista parking area near the Savage River campground. 
Alaska Dispatch News
ShoreZone offers an up-close look at some 38,000 miles of Alaska coastline -- much of it hidden from the view of most Alaskans. The result is both beautiful and informative. 
Bob Hallinen
Tuition will increase at the University of Alaska system by 5 percent this fall following a UA Board of Regents meeting Friday.
Individual classic race during the state cross-country ski championships at Kincaid Park on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015.  
Mike Dunham
"Spirit -- The 7th Fire of Alaska" runs Feb. 20-22 in the Discovery Theatre at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts in Anchorage.