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Marc Lester
Many Thai restaurants have opened in Fairbanks, creating a competitive market for the cuisine. 
Luc Mehl
Traveling the coast of Aniakchak National Monument was spectacular. When the water was calm, the group paddled. At low tide, they hiked the coast, and bushwhacked or used the numerous bear trails for land crossings – not necessarily a good idea. 
Bob Hallinen,Lisa Demer

ALONG KUSKOKUAK SLOUGH -- On a sunny summer day, the quiet peace of a remote fish camp on a slow-moving branch of the Kuskokwim River became a crazy-busy place of heading and gutting, cutting and hanging.The salmon were running, and Bethel elders Roy and Ida Alexie, along with daughters, grandkids and extended family, were catching them.“I’ll take the heart!” 6-year-old Alyssa “Frankie” Wassillie called out as her mom -- one of Ida’s many nieces -- guided an ulu through the crunch of salmon bone and flesh.Life at this Yup’ik camp blends deep traditions with modern twists, bursts of intense work with stretches of easy play and relaxation.Read more: At Kuskokwim River fish camp, smokehouses fill with fish and tradition Watch this video on YouTube or Vimeo, and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more great videos.
Bob Hallinen,Lisa Demer
Despite early season salmon restrictions, Yup’ik fish camps bustle with activity as families harvest food for the winter.
Loren Holmes
The third annual Salmon Daze festival was held in a new location this year -- the Anchorage Museum Quad.
Loren Holmes
The 19th annual Alaska Men's Run was held Saturday at the Anchorage Football Stadium along Chester Creek.
Alaska Dispatch

The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions

A National Academy of Sciences program investigates the rapidly changing landscape in the Arctic and how the changes affect regions that rely on frozen water. This “new normal” of reduced ice and snow has repercussions across the Arctic, from ecosystems and people to climate, according to researchers.This video focuses on the National Research Council report that has determined emerging questions to help us understand how these changes will affect society and the environment globally.
Alaska Dispatch
The Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks bested the Peninsula Oilers 4-0 Thursday at Loretta French Park in Chugiak.
Jerzy Shedlock
A black bear sow and her cubs frolicked in Anchorage's Goose Lake and its environs Thursday afternoon, just hours before the mother, who was routinely coming into contact with humans, was shot dead by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game as a protective measure.
Alaska Dispatch News
WEIO is here! Running until Saturday evening at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, the 53rd World Eskimo-Indian Olympics offers thrills, chills and plenty of dancing and arts and crafts.
Michelle Theriault Boots and Bob Hallinen
In the wake of a recent string of deaths in Alaska correctional facilities, the public and lawmakers on Tuesday called for establishing additional oversight of deaths within the corrections system.
Laurel Andrews

Whale vs Pontoon plane - Angoon Alaska

A float plane's near-miss with a whale in the Southeast Alaska community of Angoon was caught on video last week.Thomas Hamm of San Diego, California, shot the video on the morning on July 10. Hamm had been in Angoon on business, he said Monday, and was waiting for a plane to take him back to Juneau when he caught the close encounter on film.Hamm said the video was “just a lucky shot.”Hamm has been to Alaska three times now. “Going up there is like going to another world for me,” he said. The plane, a DeHavilland Beaver, belongs to Harris Aircraft Services. The company is based out of nearby Sitka and flies to a number of communities in Southeast Alaska.Angoon, population 459, is located on Admiralty Island about 55 miles southwest of Juneau and 41 miles northeast of Sitka, according to the Alaska city database. The community is only accessible by boat or float plane, and boasts a seaplane base but no land-based runway.