Tegan Hanlon,Loren Holmes
These two Alaskans -- Steve Atwater and Deena Paramo -- want to be the next superintendent of the Anchorage School District.
Marc Lester
Tuesday Night Fights closed out its fifth season in Wasilla on Tuesday. A few hundred fans gathered to watch seven bouts.
Scott Jensen

What dozens of bike-lovers did for these third-graders

The back door to Dawn Wilcox’s classroom opened quickly as voices carried over the crush of little bodies anxious to find their new forms of transportation.“Where’s mine?” one asked, worried. “I don’t see it.”“Oh, look at mine!” crowed another. “It’s so awesome!”The kids, all third-graders at Russian Jack Elementary, were finally laying hands upon a special gift, courtesy of some dedicated volunteers who put in hours and hours to see this day come to fruition.Read more: Program provides free bikes to thrilled Russian Jack third-graders
Mara Severin
Marc Lester

A springtime breeze in Barrow

Spring reveals itself slowly in Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost city in the United States. In mid-April, the sun sets around 11 p.m., but the temperatures are often in single digits.But it might not be the cold that surprises a visitor as much as the wind. It blows steadily across town, carrying dry snow and drifting against anything in its path, causing tarps to flap and umiaq covers to billow.Just northeast of town, on the road that leads to the high school football stadium and beyond toward Point Barrow, the wind blows even stronger and keeps road grading crews busy scraping drifts aside.In this video, take a look around Barrow in the springtime breeze.More images: Springtime in Barrow
Tegan Hanlon
Fort Wainwright soldiers haul supplies up to the Kahiltna Glacier for the National Park Service Denali mountaineering camp as the climbing season gets under way on Sunday, April 24, 2016. Company B 1st Battalion 52nd Aviation Regiment based at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks flew two Chinook helicopter loads of tents, fuel and food up to the mountain.
Marc Lester
Several artists share workspace at the Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrow, sharing ideas and sometimes ivory as they prepare for the tourist season.
Bill Roth
The Tebughna Foundation held their annual Ida'ina Friendship Gathering at the Egan Center in Anchorage on Sunday, April 24, 2016.
Michelle Theriault Boots
Benjamin Tveidt, 29, was found as a newborn baby in a cardboard box along Muldoon Road in 1986. Now living in Boise, Idaho, he thinks it is time to solve the mystery of his birth.
Loren Holmes

Front Row Band serenades 6,000 runners in Alaska Heart Run

For the past 25 years, the Front Row Band has played for runners in the Alaska Heart Run, one of Alaska's early-season mega-races.
Bob Hallinen
Students from throughout Alaska compete in the one-foot high kick competition during the Native Youth Olympics at the UAA Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, AK on Saturday, April 23, 2016.
Alaska Dispatch News
Around 6,000 people participated in the 2016 Alaska Heart Run on Saturday.