April Mudrick Fulk captured video of a caribou herd Sept. 29, 2015, near the Trinity Christian Center ("the igloo church") in Soldotna during their fall migration. 

Alaska Dispatch News
Eight years after being told by national park rangers that he couldn't use a hovercraft on a river within the boundary of the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, an Anchorage man's court case is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.Sean Doogan
A bear outside a public-use cabin on Berg Bay in Southeast Alaska didn't take too kindly to being pepper-sprayed, and vented its frustration on a traveler's kayak.Sean Doogan
The ski train carries hundreds of skiers – 664 last year – to Curry for a day of skiing, touring, and, for many, partying. Typically, tickets are gone in about two weeks, and skiers who reserve early can pick their rail car.Mike Campbell

The civilization of the sometimes lawless and rugged recreation destination that is the lower Knik River began with creation of the Knik River Public Use Area with legislation in 2006 and was followed by a management plan in 2008. The KRPUA grappled for years with an unsavory reputation, particularly around easily accessible Jim Creek, which became a dumping ground for everything from appliances to vehicles stolen out of Anchorage and a wild party spot with a soundtrack of automatic weapons fire.

Scott Jensen
Avalanches are common at Tincan Ridge in Turnagain Pass, but new equipment should give forecasters and backcountry riders better information about conditions.Megan Edge
As the number of Kenai Peninsula brown bears increase, biologists wrestle with how much hunting the population can sustain.Joseph Robertia

A young girl named Avery reels in a 5-pound bass using her Barbie fishing rod.

Alaska Dispatch News
Alaskans aren’t positioned to have the best view of Sunday's supermoon lunar eclipse, a phenomenon that hasn’t happened since 1982. But the best places to be are in eastern or southeastern Alaska. Laurel Andrews