Hundreds of people dressed up as characters from anime and video games descended on the Egan Center this weekend for Senshi-Con, Alaska's largest anime convention. Devin Kelly
A handful of today's Alaskans were around in 1914, a time of kings and czars, bloodshed and progress -- the year that saw the beginnings of Anchorage.Mike Dunham
When Will Troyer died Sunday at the age of 89 at his home in Cooper Landing, he left behind a legacy that included cheating death three times and developing a method of capturing and researching Kodiak grizzlies.Craig Medred

During peak fall foliage, take a drive up the Parks Highway to Denali State Park, where the tundra has turned into stunning yellows, reds and pinks.

Tara Young

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
Sergei Khrushchev, son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev, will deliver the keynote address to the Cold War Conference and Nike Veterans Reunion on Thursday in Anchorage, discussing how his father and other leaders handled the high tensions of the Cold War.Mike Dunham

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