Jerzy Shedlock
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued its first approval to an Alaska company for commercial use of drones. Alaska Aerial Media said it hopes to use its business to teach people about drones and eventually provide services in emergencies like wildfires.
Bob Hallinen
Sarabi the formerly missing Iditarod sled dog was back in Anchorage this weekend, making the rounds and finally getting a chance to meet people who assisted in a search for her last month. 
Alaska Dispatch News
Released by Algonqin Books just last week, Heather Lende's new book "Find The Good"  has already found a spot on the Pacific Northwest Independent Bestseller List for hardcover nonfiction. 
The Arctic Bicycle Club held their annual Bike for Women at Chugiak High School on Sunday, May 3, 2015.  Nearly 600 participants were signed up to compete on a 9-mile out and back course along South Birchwood Loop Road. Read more: For seventh time, Loan leads packs in Bike for Women
Lisa Demer
The return of millions of birds -- including white-fronted geese and snow geese, mallards and loons, sandhill cranes and tundra swans -- signals spring and the start of rural Alaska’s remarkable spring bird hunt.
Bob Hallinen
Powerlifters from around the state gathered at South High in Anchorage compete in the Powerlifting Alaska State Championships on Saturday.
Loren Holmes
Now in its 46th year, the day marks one of two days each year when people can drop off up to 1,000 pounds of waste.
Bob Hallinen
The Dimond High girls hosted the Juneau-Douglas High soccer team at Diamond in Anchorage on Friday, May 1, 2015.
Alaska Dispatch
The hike up Mount Baldy, outside of Eagle River, at the end of April was a bit muddy. The ground is still working out the winter's moisture.
Loren Holmes
Some 200 elementary school students descended on Westchester Lagoon in Anchorage on Thursday to explore the watershed and learn about the plants and animals that live there.
Laurel Andrews
Three men suspected of stabbing and killing a yearling moose in an East Anchorage park appeared in court Wednesday to face charges of cruelty to animals, wanton waste of big game and tampering with evidence.
Mike Dunham