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Marc Lester
The UAA Seawolf Debate Team and the Alaska Dispatch News hosted a debate on Thursday, October 23, 2014, about marijuana legalization in Alaska.
Mike Dunham
Inevitable fragility is, in a way, what “Groundwork,” a solo exhibit by Anchorage artist Keren Lowell, is all about.
The Alaska Federation of Natives' annual three-day convention -- the biggest Alaska Native gathering of the year – started Thursday morning at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center. The conference attracts as many as 5,000 people from Barrow to Kodiak, Nome to Sitka. It’s a huge economic driver for Anchorage, a chance for politicians to mingle and candidates to prowl for votes, a reunion for families and friends and colleagues. It’s a multidimensional event, with a huge Alaska Native art show and two nights of song and dance performances. 
Marc Lester
UAA students and staff gathered in front of the ConocoPhillips Integrated Sciences building to view a partial solar eclipse.
Marc Lester
Spawning salmon can be seen at many places on Chester Creek in a section that runs from University Lake through the Providence Alaska Medical Center campus and across the UAA campus.
Egan Millard
The touring production of "Les Miserables," playing at the Atwood Concert Hall through Oct. 26, mostly delivers on its promise of extravagant excitement.
Bill Roth
Students at Williwaw Elementary School were surprised by Anchorage firefighters and police who provided them with new winter coats after they attended a safety presentation on Monday.
Laurel Andrews
Audio clips and photographs taken by police at the scene of a Sept. 6 brawl involving the family of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin were released Tuesday by the Anchorage Police Department.
Bill Roth
The importance of Alaska Native languages to culture, identity and individual well-being took center stage Monday as the First Alaskans Institute’s Elders and Youth Conference – the precursor to the biggest Native gathering of the year – began in Anchorage.
The first significant snowfall of the season arrives Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Anchorage. 
Suzanna Caldwell
Courtney Lamb and Stephanie Pearson wed in an impromptu ceremony outside of the Midtown Anchorage Frontier Building Monday, a mere half-hour after picking up their marriage license from the Bureau of Vital Statistics. They were among the five couples who challenged Alaska’s same-sex marriage ban in May, arguing that the amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman denied them equal protection and due process rights.
The Ontario Reign defeated the Alaska Aces 4-1 at the Sullivan Arena on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, on their way to a season-opening three-game series sweep of the defending Kelly Cup champions on their home ice.