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Airfares from Anchorage to Salt Lake, Houston hit new lows, but you'll need to act fast to take advantage of that. 

Scott McMurren
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

The Tanana 4-H group spoke at the First Alaskan Institute Elders and Youth Conference for the second year in a row. The group talked about drinking and violence in Alaska villages, then challenged the kids at the conference to lead active lives and stop the cycle of abuse. Ashley Nicholia, 17, and Violet Erhart, 12, were among seven girls in the Tanana 4-H group to talk. Cynthia Erickson, the chaperone and group founder, was there to give support and encourage the audience to accept the challenges the group presented to them.


Tara Young

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