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Isidra Castro is passionate about her art, but having tattoos cover much of her body has affected her life in some unpleasant ways, she says.
 

Marc Lester

Look closely, and you’ll see Anchorage institution Chilkoot Charlie’s is less like a bar and more like a museum, albeit one that smells of spilled beer.

Tara Young,Michelle Theriault Boots
Over the past 45 years, owner Mike Gordon has transformed a modest watering hole into a sprawling nightlife palace that contains a world of Anchorage history, cultural ephemera and a serious collection of Soviet and czarist memorabilia.Michelle Theriault Boots
Recently announced changes to the policy regarding unaccompanied minors on the Alaska Marine Highway System have been put on hold after "numerous Alaskans" expressed concerns about upcoming holiday travel. Megan Edge

The Anchorage Museum opened three notable exhibits on Nov. 7: the All Alaska Juried Art Show, considered the most important juried art show in the state, the statewide "Rarefied Light" photo competition and a show about Alaska craft materials.

Mike Dunham

Celina Kalluk learned Inuit throat singing from her uncle’s wife in the village of Resolute Bay, Nunavut, in the high Canadian Arctic where she grew up. 

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The Anchorage Museum opened three notable exhibits on Nov. 7: the All Alaska Juried Art Show, considered the most important juried art show in the state, the statewide "Rarefied Light" photo competition and a show about Alaska craft materials.Mike Dunham
This winning combination is light and airy, crispy and salty. And, unfortunately, quite addictive.Kim Sunée
The Corporation for National and Community Service ranks Alaska third in the nation for the number of volunteer hours per resident. I’ve found that people here willingly and eagerly give their time to causes they care about.Shannon Kuhn
While it's flavorful and healthy, the downside to working with squash is that it's often tough to cut, peel and handle.Maya Evoy

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