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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. 
Alaska Dispatch
Ten structures have been named the "most endangered historic properties" in Alaska, but saving them is a much more daunting prospect than just identifying them. 
Marc Lester
Craft brewery HooDoo has made a big name for itself in the Interior Alaska city of Fairbanks in recent years, drawing thirsty customers to its brewery and tasting room.
Marc Lester
In Fairbanks, several waste transfer sites are popular places for residents hunt for items to reclaim and recycle. Many people drop off and pick up items under pavilions for reusable goods. Some people search through the dumpsters as well. In this video, four residents talk about what they look for at they look for and what they've found at the dumps in the Interior. READ MORE: In Fairbanks, it's not dumpster diving, it's dump shoppingWatch this video on Vimeo or YouTube and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more great videos. Contact Marc Lester at
Loren Holmes
The annual Governor's Picnic took place in Anchorage on Saturday, with thousands of people enjoying hamburgers and hotdogs served by Alaska Governor Sean Parnell himself.