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As the saying goes, build it and they will come. And so they did, in droves, to Anchorage's second drive-in movie in years.

Loren Holmes

Despite temperatures in Fairbanks, Alaska dipping toward 40-below zero Saturday, scientists waded into the slushy Chena River, nets in tow, collecting a handful of mallard ducks and bringing them back to a makeshift lab downtown.

Suzanna Caldwell

Löki Gale Tobin grew up canning salmon in Nome, and came to realize the importance of preserving foods as a way to celebrate the abundance of the earth and sea year-round. Now, she creates unorthodox items that can be enjoyed in heat of summer or dead of winter. 

Tara Young
Bill Guernsey's 16-foot red rocket ship camper is an eye-stopping marvel of innovation and persistence.Anne Raup

Archaeologists are unearthing a trove of material -- and knowledge of the past -- from an ancient Yup’ik settlement in Southwest Alaska. 

Erik Hill,Lisa Demer
On the eroding Bering Sea coast of far Western Alaska, archaeologists from around the world are unearthing remnants of an ancient Yup’ik village frozen in place for hundreds of years.Lisa Demer

No hecklers in this crowd -- maybe because the entertainers are flannel-wearing, blue-collar types whose props are sharp, dangerous objects handled with extraordinary expertise. 

Erik Hill
Fred Scheer's Lumberjack Show is as much a part of the Alaska State Fair as giant cabbages and decadent cream puffs, a fixture for more than 20 years. That's a lot of yo-hos.Beth Bragg
In the middle of endless rainfall, it was easy to recall 2013, our sunniest in 22 years living in Southeast Alaska. Somehow, we endured it. Katie Bausler
Dick Merrill has been driving park buses for 28 years. After decades of repetition, his voice, his mannerisms and even the way he waves his hands have been honed to the sharpness of a sideshow barker. Indeed, stepping into Merrill’s bus is a lot like going to a carnival.Rick Sinnott

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