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Visitors to Joe's Museum in Barrow spend hours examining stuffed animals, pieces of baleen with Native art scrimshawed or painted on their sides, masks, tools, paintings and posters signed by famous Alaskans.

Jerzy Shedlock

Avid aurora chaser and photographer Ronn Murray proclaimed March 1 "one of the best nights of aurora this winter," and for good reason. This time-lapse of the northern lights was captured from a hill 45 minutes away from Fairbanks.

Tara Young

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
For parents, caring for a newborn can be a draining, trying process. Enter the night nanny -- a caregiver who takes care of the baby's overnight needs, giving parents some much-needed nocturnal respite.Jill Burke
The day before Christmas Eve, the news director of the KSRM Radio Group received a letter in the mail informing her she needed to leave the country. A few days later, the station's news was delivered with an Australian accent for what could have been the last time.Jerzy Shedlock

Bernie Warren started collecting old-school glass electrical insulators, also known as pin insulators, in the 1960s. Almost 50 years later his display of over 2000 items is leaving the state. 

Mike Dunham
Christmas came a week early for many in the Southcentral Alaska village of Tyonek, but gifts arrived not on a sleigh but a Skyvan flown by Alaska Air Taxi.Carey Restino | Bristol Bay Times

More than 1,000 people jumped into the frigid waters of Goose Lake in Anchorage for a good cause on Saturday, part of this year's Polar Plunge event that organizers expected would raise more than $400,000 for Special Olympics Alaska.

Devin Kelly
In the early days of aviation, the Alaska fishing industry only slowly accepted the new mode of transport as a reliable method of getting seafood from point A to point B. But over time, the two industries became inextricably linked.Colleen Mondor
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