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Beth Bragg
Competitors ran 48 laps while competing in the Half Marathon at The Dome on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.
Bob Hallinen
High school athletes take part in the freestyle cross country ski race at Kincaid Park in Anchorage on Saturday, January 24, 2015. The boys raced 4 laps for 10.2 kilometers and the girls raced 3 laps for 7.6 kilometers. 
Alaska Dispatch News
The nation’s northernmost national park says its new management plan will have to consider the effects of a new industrial road to the mining district of Ambler, the first road that would be constructed within its Maryland-sized boundaries.
The Idaho Steelheads claim an 8-5 win over the Alaska Aces in ECHL hockey action on Friday evening, Jan. 23, 2015, at Sullivan Arena. 
Bob Hallinen
Thirty-two baristas signed up for the Latte Art Competition at Alaska Restaurant Supply, Inc. on Thursday. The competition is sponsored by Caffe D'arte and snacks from local restaurants and marshmallows roasted on fire pits outside were featured. 
Alaska Dispatch News


Alyeska Resort mountain services manager Brian Burnett decided to head out on the Girdwood 5-kilometer cross-country skiing loop during a rainy day in Girdwood last week.With a lack of snow and icy conditions, Burnett figured he would try Nordic skating on the trails.Burnett’s wife Ellie shot this video of him gliding around the icy trails in his finest rain gear.   
A meeting between two hot teams on a snowy Thursday night, Jan. 22, 2015, ended with the UAA women basketball team extending its winning streak while snapping Western Washington's. Inside domination combined with their usual feisty defense carried the Seawolves to their fifth straight win, a 71-58 victory that cooled off Western Washington, which saw its five-game winning streak end. 
Kim Sunée
Here in Alaska, with friends offering up their hunts, I’ve started making this one-pot wonder with a combination of beef and ground moose or caribou.
Alaska Dispatch News
According to the forecast, Anchorage, the Matanuska Valley and Susitna Valley can expect between 7 to 14 inches of snow by Friday afternoon. The Kenai Peninsula was forecast to see between 4 to 8 inches of snow by Friday. Additional snowfall was expected in Southcentral on Saturday.
Service’s Bradley Kuper scored the game-winning goal with 4:08 left in overtime to lift the Cougars to a 3-2 Cook Inlet Conference boys hockey win over Dimond on Wednesday night, Jan. 21, 2015, at Ben Boeke Ice Arena. 
Bill Roth
Aircrew and pararescuemen from the 212th Rescue Squadron performed training missions in the Chugach Mountains just east of Anchorage on Wednesday, as members of the squadron prepare to deploy next week.
Associated Press and Alaska Dispatch News
Anchorage snowboarder Ryan Stassel took the top spot in the world championship slopestyle competition  in Kreischberg, Austria Wednesday beating former world champion Roope Tonteri of Finland.