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A person's browser history can say a lot about them -- for better or for worse. And if there was ever any doubt Alaskans are an eclectic bunch, Anchorage's 2014 Google search history certainly supports the stereotype. Alaska Dispatch News
The Rev. Chad Zielinski, who became the sixth bishop of Fairbanks Monday afternoon, considers himself one of the most unlikely people for the job -- a major in the Air Force who is on active duty as a chaplain at Eielson Air Force Base.Dermot Cole

With a few quick toots from the horn, this year's Alaska Railroad holiday train took off from the Anchorage depot on Saturday morning with scores of excited children and their parents in tow.

Loren Holmes

With a few quick toots from the horn, this year's Alaska Railroad holiday train took off from the Anchorage depot on Saturday morning with scores of excited children and their parents in tow.

Loren Holmes

“Christmas Belles” goes a long way toward coaxing the jaded back into the spirit of things, and it does it with a smile. 

Mike Dunham
Traditionally Advent is considered a mini-Lent, a symbolic period of hopeful watching and waiting for Jesus’ birth. Unfortunately, many churches unabashedly burst into carol singing as if Christmas had already arrived, echoing the offensive commercial push that makes Christmas happen from before Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve. Chris Thompson

The annual Talkeetna bachelor party raised over $20,000 for charity this year and "is by far the best party you'll ever go to."

Tara Young
Helmed by a director with 007 and superhero film credits, “Hunter Killer” appears to be on track to be the largest film production in Alaska’s history.Devin Kelly
Jeff Lowenfels answers questions from readers about getting a Meyer lemon, dealing with scale insects, making sure your poinsettia looks its best and more.Jeff Lowenfels
One Hanukkah mainstay chef Reuben Gerber of the Crow's Nest insists upon is potato latkes, cousin to the hash brown and potato pancake.Kim Sunée

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