Loren Holmes
When the UAA Architecture and Engineering Club (AE Club) wanted to give back, they decided to throwback, all the way to the 1980’s.
Lisa Demer
With hundreds of dancers, drummers and singers, with 400 volunteers, with thousands of spectators, Bethel’s Cama-i Dance Festival kicked off Friday afternoon in a whirl of color and a steady beat of drums.
Marc Lester
On Friday, Gov. Bill Walker made good on his promise and vetoed a bill sponsored by House Speaker Mike Chenault that would have limited the state's natural gas pipeline options. But Walker may also be facing a setback to his agenda: The Legislature appears increasingly unlikely to vote on Medicaid expansion before the scheduled finish of its 90-day session on Sunday.​
Ron Wilmot

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The historic Motherlode Lodge in Hatcher Pass was engulfed in flames Friday evening, and firefighters were letting the building burn because it was outside any fire service area. The Motherlode is "probably a total loss," said Norm McDonald, fire management officer for the Alaska Division of Forestry in Palmer. Two forestry engines responded, but only to make sure no surrounding areas burned. There's still enough snow in the area that fire spreading to nearby grass or trees wasn't an issue, McDonald said. Forestry crews were concentrating on traffic control Friday night as they watched flames consume the beloved local institution, home to events like weekly jazz nights and weddings. "There's a lot of memories in that place," he said. Read more: Motherlode Lodge in Hatcher Pass burns
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The historic Motherlode Lodge in Hatcher Pass was engulfed in flames Friday evening, and firefighters were letting the building burn because it was outside any fire service area. 
Marc Lester

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With just days left in the 2015 session of the Alaska Legislature, lawmakers are busy discussing and voting on dozens of bills. Four legislators from the Alaska House of Representatives explain bills that they’ve sponsored.
Loren Holmes
Athletes from around the state competed in the 45th Native Youth Olympics at the Alaska Airlines Center on Thursday.
Bob Hallinen
Momentum Dance Collective rehearses Impact on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at a former church on Spenard Road. Impact will be performed at five Anchorage locations on April 17-18 and 23-25. 
Tegan Hanlon
Hundreds of Anchorage high school students walked out of class on Thursday, April 16, 2015, to rally against proposed cuts in state spending on education. They marched from the Delaney Park Strip to the Legislative Information Office downtown.  
Mara Severin
Suzanna Caldwell
Frank Nicholai spent Wednesday at his Muldoon apartment finishing a wooden Russian Orthodox cross for his daughter, Megan Sophie Johnson, who was found dead Sunday afternoon in an alcove at Muldoon Road Baptist Church.
Rick Sinnott
Since the late 1980s, the State of Alaska has acquired six once-private parcels in and adjacent to the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge through purchases and donations. Several additional parcels were gained in trades with the Mat-Su Borough. A bill winding its way through the legislature seeks to add these parcels, totaling 3,000 acres, to the refuge.

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