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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
Only one person in 12,000 is struck by lightning during their lifetime. Not all survive. I was that one. Sean Doogan
The Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum bills itself as a world-class car museum nestled in the Interior community of Fairbanks.Laurel Andrews

Many Thai restaurants have opened in Fairbanks, creating a competitive market for the cuisine. 

Marc Lester
Despite early season salmon restrictions, Yup’ik fish camps bustle with activity as families harvest food for the winter.Lisa Demer

The third annual Salmon Daze festival was held in a new location this year -- the Anchorage Museum Quad.

Loren Holmes
Tonight I took Chip's shoes and socks off for him before I tucked him in, the way I imagine tender old couples do. Except this isn't the beginning of the end of something for us. Chip will be back on the bike in a few months. He’s not 80-something. He's 50-something. Heather Lende

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