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Our Alaska: Big Lake Ice Racing

Near the South Port Marina on Alaska's Big Lake, motorcycle and ATV racers take to a plowed-out ice oval to test their skills at speeds approaching 80 miles per hour.
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Our Alaska: Seal Butchering 101

At Anchorage's Alaska Native Heritage Center, urban Alaska Native teenagers get a crash course in the traditional processing and eating of a seal.
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Our Alaska: Dancing in the streets, Anchorage-style

Each Friday during rush hour, Andrew Kerosky powers up his iPod and dances for commuters near the intersection of 15th Avenue and Ingra Street in Anchorage, Alaska's largest city.
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Our Alaska: Little Diomede Island

Visit Little Diomede, the one place in Alaska where you really can see Russia from your porch.
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Interview with Alaska gubernatorial candidate Ethan Berkowitz (D)

Excerpts from Alaska Dispatch reporter Patti Epler's interview with gubernatorial candidate Ethan Berkowitz.

Interview with Alaska gubernatorial candidate Sean Parnell (R)

Excerpts from Alaska Dispatch reporter Patti Epler's interview with Alaska Governor Sean Parnell.
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Gov. Sean Parnell interview - Part 3

Part three of an interview with Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell.
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Shop 907: Making a truffle

Chocolate artist Lindsay Clark makes one of Modern Dwellers Chocolate Lounge's more exotic-- and local-- truffles; the smoked salmon flavored truffle.
Thomas Levine

Don't trust an optimistic hunting guide

Rain pelted the windshield. The noise was deafening as I guided the Cessna 206 through the mist and lined up for a shot on the gravel bar. I was hauling a drum of gasoline, some ATV parts and other supplies into a "900-foot gravel bar" (according to the hunting guide) at a camp on the Chukowan River in Southwest Alaska this September. I had never been into this particular gravel bar before, and at first look I knew right away it was definitely shorter than 900 feet. Read more white-knuckled tales at http://alaskadispatch.com/blogs/bush-pilot

Joe Miller and Drop Zone detain Alaska Dispatch editor

Footage of the AlaskaDispatch.com Editor being detained by the private security force hired by US Senate Candidate Joe Miller as they attempt to explain to local reporters why he was being held
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Joe Miller and Drop Zone Security detain Alaska Dispatch editor (Part I)

Footage of the AlaskaDispatch.com Editor being detained by the private security force hired by US Senate Candidate Joe Miller. He was interviewed by the police and let go.
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Arctic research flight with the Coast Guard

Take a trip up to the Arctic Ocean as the U.S. Coast Guard assists a University of Washington researcher with his work studying ocean ice drift. (Oct. 12, 2010)

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