A solid, sickening thump could be heard on impact, and left a motorcyclist wondering if her riding partner and husband was seriously hurt, or worse after a collision with an Alaska moose.Yonah Lempert Luecken
OPINION: You will definitely know the signs that you're in love with Alaska. They include being awestruck at the beauty of the landscape no matter the season.Frank Baker
With Dr. Marjorie Mau in her 50s, and just months after Dr. Ted Mala's retirement from a 40-year career in Alaska health care, the two are cherishing their time with their 6-month-old twins.Jill Burke
Some of you will scoff at this childlike view of  refugees, which is so out of sync with the bellicose experts.Dermot Cole
Readers weigh in on the pressing issues of the day.Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: Alaskans are delighted to provide the Capitol Christmas Tree, and would be even more delighted if we had access to our lands and resources to provide for ourselves and the nation's economy.Sen. Cathy Giessel
OPINION: Fossil fuels have long made sense and contributed to a higher standard of living, but now it's time to adapt and live on cleaner energy.Bob Shavelson
OPINION: Slamming the door on refugees is an act unworthy of a great and good nation. Elise Patkotak
OPINION: ISIS' threat demands that we put security of Americans before needs of Syrian refugees. Pictured: Abdelhamid Abaaoud, ringleader of the Paris terrorist attacks. Abaaoud was killed last week in a Paris suburb during a raid by French special forces. Sen. Mike Dunleavy
OPINION: Far right claims to battle Islamic extremism but marches to the same drummer that sets the pace for ISIS. John Havelock