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Erik Hill
Runners set out when ready at the Skinny Raven Pub Run on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in downtown Anchorage. Participants could register at 5 p.m. and then were encouraged to head onto the 5-kilometer course by 6 p.m., finishing up at McGinley's, Flat Top Pizza & Pool or Snow Goose Restaurant.
Every September, Denali Park and Preserve opens its 92-mile Park Road to Alaskans and their vehicles.
Lisa Demer
After more than a week of drifting through Southwest Alaska down the expansive Kuskokwim River, a crew of men from Stony River arrived in Bethel Saturday afternoon with plans to cut up and sell the very raft they'd floated downriver on.
Devin Kelly
Gamers, manga readers, anime fans and -- of course -- cosplayers gathered in Anchorage the weekend of Sept. 26 for the 10th annual Senshi-Con.
The West girls and boys swept the team competitions at the Cook Inlet Conference cross-country running championships held Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Bartlett High. 
Loren Holmes
Just a few Alaskans still with us today were around in 1914 -- a time of kings and czars, bloodshed and progress, the year that saw the beginnings of Anchorage. 
Alaska Dispatch News
A Magnitude 6.24 quake struck near Talkeetna Thursday morning, rattling nerves -- and walls -- across Southcentral Alaska.
Women gather despite the rain to attend a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) shotgun class held Thursday evening, September 18, 2014, at Rabbit Creek Shooting Park. 
Ash Adams
Whaling crews of Barrow have brought in at least three bowhead whales this week. Men of all ages and a few women gathered to butcher them.
James Gorman
A warming planet means less ice coverage in the Arctic, leaving polar bears with less time and less ice for hunting seals. They depend on seals for their survival. But the polar bears of Canada's Hudson Bay have discovered a new menu option. They eat snow geese.
The Washington Post
Increasingly, more and more communities are facing a choice between compassion and conviction when dealing with veterans who commit crimes after returning from war with PTSD, including one complicated case in Interior Alaska.
Beth Bragg
Sled dogs shared the trail with a 110-pound Great Dane and a 15-pound Cavalier King Charles spaniel Sunday when dryland sled-dog racing made its Alaska debut in Chugiak.