Emily Russell | KNOM
The research vessel Sikuliaq docked in Nome on July 21 and opened its doors to local visitors. While touring the ice-capable ship -- owned by the National Science Foundation and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks -- visitors asked questions of the crew and learned about their upcoming missions.
Tegan Hanlon
The mint-colored shack near Westchester Lagoon in Anchorage has reopened this summer as a snack-selling offspring of the Busy Beans coffee shop tucked in Government Hill.
Shelby Lum
A rainstorm Saturday night was a “50 year rainfall event” for July in Anchorage, dousing parts of the city with more than 2 inches of rain in less than 12 hours, the National Weather Service said Sunday.
Alaska Dispatch
Flooding in Anchorage stranded vehicles, forced the evacuation of an apartment complex and shut down major intersections in midtown Saturday, July 25.
Zaz Hollander
The state of Alaska paid nine farmers more than $8 million to clear a path for the as-yet unfinished 32-mile railroad line slated to cross Point MacKenzie farmlands en route from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough port to the Parks Highway.
Shelby Lum
Crow Pass is a rugged trail that many hikers take two or three days to complete. Besides the big ascent at the start, there’s a river crossing at the midpoint and untold hazards and challenges between the start near Girdwood and the finish at the Eagle River Nature Center.
Shelby Lum
Between a warm, sunny night and a long, hard hill near the end of the race course, sweat was everywhere Friday evening at the Jeff Dusenbury SweatFest.
Dermot Cole
Some Kenai River dipnetting "experts" said to go before or after low tide. Others said go before or after high tide. The best advice came from a guy who must have studied at the feet of Yogi Berra. He said it’s best to go whenever the fish are running.
Mike Dunham
An extinct Alaska version of Scotland's mythical Loch Ness Monster, identified last month in the Talkeetna Mountains, will be part of a multimedia diorama in Midtown Anchorage by artist James Havens. 
Marc Lester
Summer on Kodiak Island, the nation's second-largest island, reveals a striking alpine landscape, rugged beaches, lush coastal land, and an active fishing city.
Maya Evoy
 The inspiration stuck with me. I should try to duplicate this dish, I thought.
Mara Severin
It’s sometimes weird, sometimes perplexing and sometimes delicious.