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The radio-plays, the ears-only theater of yesteryear, is making a comeback. Two companies will present radio plays tweaked for modern audiences in Anchorage this week.Mike Dunham
As the U.S. approaches its chairmanship of th Arctic Council and far-north climate warming continues at twice the global rate, President Obama issued an executive order Wednesday addressing federal Arctic policy. But Sen. Lisa Murkowski expressed doubts about the order's effectiveness.Yereth Rosen
The Lower 48 team finally won, but Cluck lost his scarecrow-esque hat, which makes the whole thing a loss in my mind. Cluck without a scarecrow hat is like Marty Raney with his shirt buttoned. Nobody wants that. Emily Fehrenbacher
Whether it's sweets, shrimp, salmon or sprouts, the Center Market is the go-to place for Alaska food items this week.Steve Edwards
Very dark, this wine is rich and fat on the palate.Mike McVittie
The government has a history of subsidizing plays that promote ideas it likes, but is it a good idea?Mike Dunham

Obsession Records opened in early December. Its owners say they are making ends meet, but not seeing much of a profit. To them, though, it's about sharing the music. 

Tara Young
The owners of Obsession Records, which opened in early December in Anchorage, say they are making ends meet but not seeing much of a profit. To them, though, it's about sharing the music. Megan Edge
Photos by Alaska photographer James Barker offer a rare insider's look at the historic Selma civil rights march 50 years ago. Barker recounts his experience and discusses the photos, which are the subject of two upcoming exhibits in the Lower 48. Mike Dunham

Photos by Alaskan photographer James Barker offer a rare insider look at the historic Selma civil rights march 50 years ago. Barker recounts his experience and discusses the photos, which are the subject of two upcoming exhibits in the Lower 48. 

Mike Dunham