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Every year at the Fur Rendezvous Hide and Horn auction in Anchorage, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game auctions items confiscated from hunters, recovered from road kills or taken in defense of life and property. 

Michelle Theriault Boots
A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap earlier this month has been reunited with her owner.Associated Press
Twice a runner-up, the veteran Iditarod musher, now 60, has seen massive changes in the 1,000-mile race to Nome -- especially the speed with which dog teams travel. Lew Freedman

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
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
The well-produced Alaska version of Peter Buffett's "Spirit," mixing traditional Native and modern dance, is a crowd pleaser. Mike Dunham