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This book is not just a fascinating story of one man. It has some of the best descriptions of Alaska's Iditarod Trail yet to see print.

David A. James

Photos from several events of the 80th annual Fur Rendezvous winter festival from around Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska Dispatch News
A great cast can't quite overcome a heavy-handed script in Eve Ensler's "Emotional Creature." Victoria Barber
Since 2009, Stephen Smith of OpenBible.info has been tracking what Twitter users say they are giving up for Lent. It makes for interesting reading but also suggests that Lent give ups are somewhat superficial.Chris Thompson
Give me a night where temperatures don’t dip below freezing and all of a sudden something happens to my blood. I get the urge to plant things. I want to visit nurseries. I want to put my hands in outdoor soil. I want to stop what I am doing and garden.Jeff Lowenfels
The police were called in to check out Mariano Gonzales' solo art show, his first at the Anchorage Museum in 25 years, before it was allowed to open. The longtime Alaska artist is no stranger to controversy and innovation.Mike Dunham

Mariano Gonzales' gave a sneak preview of his already-controversial show, “A Man in the Shadows,” at his home earlier this month. 

Bob Hallinen
"Plane" and simple: Airline competition drives prices down to the West Coast.Scott McMurren
While the mock mashed potato trick didn’t fool anybody at our house, we enjoyed these regardless -- fluffy and flavorful, and nutritious too.Maya Evoy

Cal Williams, chaplain of the Chappie James American Legion Post 34 in Anchorage, gave a presentation on the George Harper collection of black history photographs on Thursday, February 26, 2015. The late Harper gathered photographs relating to the history of African-Americans in Alaska, including many photos of the black Army troops who worked on building the Alaska Highway during World War II. 

Bob Hallinen