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Erik Hill
The Cook Inlet Conference basketball tournament runs Monday, March 2, 2015, through Saturday, March 7, at West High School. 
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Full cut, Rehearsal Grit

The Alaska Cello Intensive, a Fairbanks-based arts group, had a little fun with the city's icy roads recently.Ice skating along, with cellos on their backs, kids made their way around town and even played a little pickup hockey.The Alaska Cello Intensive is a series of workshops for teens and preteens that bring music and the outdoors together.This isn’t their first quirky Alaska-themed video. Last spring they released a video showing kids playing a concert in a snowy field, with blocks of ice as seats.
Olive is growing up in Anchorage but she’s a daughter of the Tongass -- that fortress of towering spruce, cedar and hemlock, a rainforest that blankets the Southeast panhandle. She’s Tsimshian, a member of one of three Alaska tribes that have inhabited the place for thousands of years.
Michelle Theriault Boots

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Every year at the Fur Rendezvous Hide and Horn auction in Anchorage, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game auctions items confiscated from hunters, recovered from road kills or taken in defense of life and property.SEE PHOTOS: Rondy Hide and Horn Auction
Sean Doogan
A new office tower going up in Midtown Anchorage is making the most of its location -- right by the Chester Creek greenbelt.
Michelle Theriault Boots
Every year at the Fur Rendezvous Hide and Horn auction in Anchorage, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game auctions items confiscated from hunters, recovered from road kills or taken in defense of life and property. 
Marc Lester
The UAA men's basketball team beat Saint Martin's, 101-67, in their last regular season home game on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the Alaska Airlines Center.
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Photos from several events of the 80th annual Fur Rendezvous winter festival from around Anchorage, Alaska.
Matt Tunseth
European skiers dominated the first day of the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association championships on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Kincaid Park. 
Bob Hallinen

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Cal Williams, chaplain of the Chappie James American Legion Post 34 in Anchorage, gave a presentation on the George Harper collection of black history photographs on Thursday, February 26, 2015. The late Harper gathered photographs relating to the history of African-Americans in Alaska, including many photos of the black Army troops who worked on building the Alaska Highway during World War II. The photographs now reside at the University of Alaska Anchorage Consortium Library. February is Black History Month in the U.S. Watch this video on YouTube and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more great videos. Contact Bob Hallinen at bhallinen@alaskadispatch.com.
Loren Holmes,Suzanna Caldwell

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As an Anchorage cardiologist, Mark Selland has an impressive resume: medical school, internships, cardiology fellowships. But he also has an impressive resume when it comes to outdoor escapades. He’s skied over the Harding Ice Field from Seward to Homer, traversed the Brooks Range, floatHe says ed through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and climbed an impressive number of peaks -- notching six of the Seven Summits (he’s missing Australia’s Mount Kosciusko), including Everest and Denali.But for Selland, running the Iditarod, as he plans to this year, isn’t about checking another accomplishment off a list.“This is not a bucket list,” he said in an interview last week. “I don’t have a bucket list of things I want to do.”Read more: Anchorage cardiologist's unlikely journey to Iditarod adventureWatch this video on YouTube, and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more great videos from The Last Great Race.
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Huslia Half-Way Checkpoint for the Iditarod 2015

The Interior Alaska village of Huslia holds a special place in the world of sled dog racing, famous for mushing legends including George Attla, Jimmy Huntington and Warner Vent.But it's never been a checkpoint for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.That's changing this year, and residents are thrilled. The Athabascan Woman Blog reported on the trail and preparations the community is making to host its first-ever Iditarod race.Read more: With a long history of mushing, tiny Huslia prepares for its first Iditarod

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