Mushers topped Eagle Summit in the second day of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, a 1,000-mile race from Fairbanks to Whitehorse, Yukon, on a trail that retraces historic mail and supply routes along the Yukon River.
Former Anchorage Fire Department Chief Craig Goodrich speaks at the Alaska Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Anchorage on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Firefighters and police officers gathered to mark the 40th anniversary of the Bi-Lo Grocery Supermarket fire in Anchorage.
Visitors to the Anchorage Museum on Friday morning did double-takes as a robotic tour guide greeted them, rolled through the galleries like R2-D2, looked over the exhibits, made conversation and sometimes asked for help.
Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards said Friday that the state was launching a new push to prosecute former Veco chief Bill Allen for sex crimes. But a hurdle remains in the form of the U.S. Department of Justice, which would have to sign off for Richards’ office to prosecute Allen under an updated 1910 federal sex trafficking law called the Mann Act.
The East High Thunderbirds take on the Lathrop Malamutes in the Dimond Lady Lynx Shootout, at Dimond High in south Anchorage on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2106. The four-day tournament features high school basketball team from through out the state.