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Tara Young

Berry-picking season is upon us, in all parts of Alaska. From Arctic Valley to Nome, from the Kenai Peninsula to the mossy tundra of the Denali Highway, wild blueberries are in full fruit. These berries are easy to pick and incredibly good for you. Antioxidants, substances that help prevent the damaging effects of oxidation on cells throughout your body, are plentiful in Alaskan wild blueberries. So eat many and eat often! 
Bob Hallinen
The Kotzebue commercial chum salmon fishery is shaping up to be one of the best in the 53-year history of the fishery. 
The Dimond High Lynx football team defeated the West High Eagles 26-13 at Anchorage Football Stadium on Friday, August 22, 2014.
Kim Sunée
Lefse, or potato flatbread, is not only a great way to use up leftover potatoes, but also serves as an after-school snack that might just be someone else’s pleasant childhood memory in the making.
Scott McMurren
Road trips are great, but if you want the best views of Alaska, you need to “get high," up in the air. 
Victoria Barber
From jousting knights to giant vegetables, the 2014 Alaska State Fair kicked off under sunny skies today in Palmer
Suzanna Caldwell
Residents in Northwest Alaska are reporting their remote cabins have been raided by roaming brown bears. While bear break-ins in the region are not uncommon (last year there were about a dozen), Alaska Department of Fish and Game Kotzebue area wildlife biologist Jim Dau said he’s hearing of more -- and more widespread -- than usual.
Alaska Dispatch News
Hansen, who pleaded guilty to the murders of four women and received a 461-year sentence in February 1984, had confessed to authorities that he had killed 17 women and raped another 30 women over more than a decade.
Marc Lester
Cheryl Ondra welcomes her third-grade students back to school at William Tyson Elementary School in Mountain View.
Matt Tunseth
Sixteen-year-old Jackson Hobbs, from Franklin, Idaho, stunned the field in the 2014 Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby when he brought a 335-pound fish to be weighed at derby headquarters in the last half hour of the fishing day Tuesday, August 19, 2014. 
Marc Lester
Students returned to school in the Anchorage School District on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. 
Marc Lester
Tuesday’s Birdcage Battle was a dual meet between the West Eagles and East Thunderbirds. 

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