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For the first time ever I was actually slightly afraid for the safety of the cast and crew of “Ultimate Survival Alaska,” and it was because of bears. Emily Fehrenbacher
“With these breakup-like temperatures we are experiencing daily, everyone should be thinking about their grills,” says Dannon Southall of 10th & M Seafoods. And there are plenty of Alaska seafood options to toss atop that grill.Steve Edwards
Denali is wide open during the non-summer months, welcoming adventurous visitors with a plethora of recreation options, as long as one is prepared for winter and possesses an independent spirit.Erin Kirkland

The Anchorage Winter Market is held at the old car dealership building at the corner of 13th Avenue and Gambell Street in Anchorage on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. The one-day event included food and food trucks, art and craft sales, musical presentations, an ice fishing pond and marshmallow roasting. Other groups are being encouraged to put on their own pop-up events in Anchorage. 

Bob Hallinen
The first part of Anchorage Opera's double bill is frivolous fun, the second a peculiar yet profound tragedy.Mike Dunham

In Hooper Bay, the Native Survivors youth group is reviving old traditions and skills, an effort born out of a desire to stop teens and young adults from killing themselves, to find peace through sewing and friends through dance.

Bob Hallinen
In Hooper Bay, the Native Survivors youth group is reviving old traditions and skills, an effort born out of a desire to stop teens and young adults from killing themselves, to find peace through sewing and friends through dance.Lisa Demer
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern may be dead, but local theater has a strong pulse right now.Mike Dunham
During the past year, I’ve attended church services of five church plants here that hold services in public schools. I like the concept of church organizations renting school facilities for after hours use. The Anchorage School District allows renting elementary, middle, and high schools in a businesslike manner. Use charges offset costs of our public school facilities when not in use.Chris Thompson
We’d like you to meet Max – a lucky dog who is benefiting from the partnership between Anchorage Animal Care and Control and one of our rescue partners, Friends of Pets. Max is a neutered male 5-6 year old shepherd/Lab mix who came to AACCC as a stray and was never claimed.