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MTV's latest reality show, "Slednecks," is set in Mat-Su, and some Alaskans aren't crazy about the wild antics to come. But one of the cast members says they actually held back from the true “Wasilla way.”

Suzanna Caldwell
The way the Discovery Channel is marketing a new show set in McCarthy called "Edge of Alaska" is rattling residents before it even airs. Zaz Hollander
A lot has changed in broadcast journalism since the mid-1980s. But in an industry known for turmoil, changing faces and a push toward younger journalists, Maria Downey and Jackie Purcell are approaching 30 years on the job at KTUU without a hint of slowing down. Sean Doogan
In their opening arguments, each side laid out the strengths of their cases -- Brenda Morris for the prosecution and Brendan Sullivan for the defense.Rob Cary
Last Sunday I witnessed a full immersion water baptism when attending Chugach Covenant Church’s service at Begich Middle School. CCC is a relatively new church plant using convenient but inexpensive meeting places. Chris Thompson
It's time to garden indoors and that means paying attention to the light your plants are going to need for the next nine months.Jeff Lowenfels
I actually like the idea of tuna noodle casserole, but with a few updates.Kim Sunée
Archeologist Randy Tedor loves to knap, using sharp blows to shape tools like our ancestors did. He'll lead a class on the subject starting this weekend at the Anchorage Museum.Mike Dunham
I first met Edwards at a backyard apple pressing party he hosted a few weeks ago. I never thought of Alaska as a real apple producer, but Edwards is proving it’s possible. Shannon Kuhn

After 29 years, KTUU's leading women Maria Downey and Jackie Purcell may be among the state's most recognized and respected female journalists.



Uber can fill gaps in Anchorage-area transit system

OPINION: The status quo serves taxis and taxi companies quite well. But it doesn’t serve riders in Chugiak-Eagle River, and it doesn’t serve Anchorage small businesses, who are denied potential customers who can’t find a reliable ride downtown.Susan Gorski