Bob Hallinen
Runners compete in the Class 1-2-3A girls and boys and the Class 4-A girls and boys state cross country meet at Bartlett High School on Saturday, Oct.3, 2015.
Marc Lester
Anchorage firefighters respond to suspected Spice-related medical emergencies several times a day, they say.
Erik Hill
At a lab in Barrow, researchers affiliated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks are cutting into old Pacific walrus bones discovered at a site near Point Franklin on Alaska's Arctic coast. 
Erik Hill
West honors senior swimmers during a dual meet with Service on Friday, October 2, 2015, at West. 
Bob Hallinen
A different kind of animal swarmed the Alaska Zoo on Friday -- Anchorage eighth-graders.
Beth Bragg,Loren Holmes
Mike Dunham,Loren Holmes
The world premiere of Texas composer Barry Hurt’s “Alaska: The Great Land” took place in Palmer on Sept. 24.
Erik Hill
Barrow slowly eases into winter as days become shorter and snow makes an appearance in late September. Here's a tour of the nation's northernmost town.
Laurel Andrews,Loren Holmes
On the outskirts of this Interior Alaska city, a strange structure rises above the trees: A blue, 16-sided house perched atop a 75-foot crane.
Alaska Dispatch News
The first blanket of snow fell on Anchorage and Eagle River on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. 
Loren Holmes
On a day when heavy rains wreaked havoc on much of Southcentral Alaska, hundreds of runners braved the weather to participate in the Bonny Sosa Tuesday Night Race Series at Bartlett High.
Bill Roth
Several homes in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough were flooded by waters that also covered stretches of two minor roads Tuesday morning, as heavy rains expected to turn to snow later in the day continue to drench Southcentral Alaska.