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Mike Dunham
Next December, an art exhibit will be set up outdoors near a remote research site on the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet. Video showing the art as displayed against the endless white landscape will be made available online as a “virtual gallery.”
Kim Sunée
To get things really heated up, I like to make cheese-stuffed jalapeños wrapped in prosciutto.
Alaska Dispatch News

Bull moose tangled shows consequences of attracting wildlife

“Disturbing video of a bull moose with its antlers caught on a backyard swing is a prime example of the hazards of attracting wildlife to a residential area,” said Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials in a press release Tuesday after a resident of Summit County, Colorado admitted to using a salt lick to attract moose for wildlife viewing.In video of the incident, an agitated bull moose can be seen struggling to escape the ropes of the swing set. The animal was so stressed that wildlife officers needed to utilize a taser to immobilize the animal long enough to cut it free.“It was a difficult and dangerous situation but the taser worked exactly as we had hoped," said District Wildlife Manager Tom Davies. "Tranquilization drugs were an option but considering how stressed the moose became during this precarious situation, it would have likely killed the animal. The taser is proving to be very useful for a situation like this."Baiting animals is illegal and unethical and can have dire consequences for a stressed animal, Colorado officials said.For information on living responsibly with wildlife in Alaska, visit the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s website.
Loren Holmes and Scott Jensen

Point Woronzof latest

The person found critically injured at Point Woronzof after the discovery of a body there Thursday morning has died, police say.Police announced the second death at about 1 p.m. Thursday, following a morning call to Point Woronzof near Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport."Detectives have identified the two found this morning (a male and a female) and are in the process of notifying their next of kin," police wrote. "The bodies of both persons were found on the beach just below the parking lot at Point Woronzof. Homicide detectives continue to investigate the circumstances leading to their deaths."A statement from the Anchorage Police Department announced the injured person's discovery at about 10 a.m. That person was taken from the scene by ambulance.APD said in an initial statement that calls reporting a citizen’s discovery of a body at the point, just north of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, came in shortly after 8:30 a.m.Read more: 2nd person found beneath bluff at Point Woronzof in Anchorage declared dead
Alaska Dispatch News
With a scarcity of available land for marijuana businesses, Hugh Wade, the owner of Spire Real Estate, is building his own database to find suitable properties that might not yet be on the market. 
Alaska Dispatch News
One person was found dead early Thursday amid the remnants of a sculpture installation at Point Woronzof in Anchorage, and a second person discovered injured at the scene died later, according to Anchorage police, who are treating the deaths as a double homicide.
Project Homeless Connect served nearly 800 people at the Egan Center on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, during the one day one stop shop for individuals and families who are or are on the verge of being homeless.  A variety of services were offered that included housing, nutrition, counseling, medical, legal and more, to help eliminate homelessness in Anchorage.
Devin Kelly,Loren Holmes
Alaska Dispatch News
West guard Da’Zhon Wyche scored 49 points in a game on Jan. 15.
Mara Severin
Southside Grill is serving up hearty, well-cooked breakfast fare, with giant portions and reasonable prices.
Law enforcement officials have erected roadblocks around the federal wildlife refuge that was seized by armed anti-government protesters, hours after one of the group’s spokesmen was killed and its leader, Ammon Bundy, and seven others were arrested, some after being stopped on a rural highway in eastern Oregon.
Bill Roth
A diverse coalition of Alaskans launched the statewide campaign Alaska's Future to promote a long-term solution to solve the state's budget challenge on Tuesday at the Mountain View Community Center in Anchorage.  

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