Get up. Get outdoors. Have a look around. Here's a list of even more family-friendly winter activities to enjoy.Jill Burke
The oldest ski team in the 50th annual Turkey Day Relay cross-country race in Fairbanks featured the youngest knees. Dermot Cole
Wisconsin officials say the Fairbanks man apparently handed a loaded rifle up to a woman while she was in a tree stand. The weapon discharged and the man took a bullet just below the armpit.The Associated Press
Turnagain Pass remains closed to snowmachiners. Alaska Dispatch News

Dozens of ice skaters took advantage of clear weather and temperatures in the single digits to skate on a snow-free Potter Marsh in South Anchorage on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.

Marc Lester
Kim Heacox of Gustavus earned the first award given to a work of fiction in the competition for the recently released “Jimmy Bluefeather,” one of several books Heacox published this year. It won the Outdoor Literature-Fiction category.Mike Campbell
Beginning Sunday, routes open to fat bikes in winter include the Middle Fork Trail, Lost Cabin Trail, the Eagle River Corridor to Icicle Creek and ice atop Eklutna Lake (once it forms). Mike Campbell
With snow covering the ground, it won’t be long until the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge is accessible to skiers and snowshoe enthusiasts too.Erin Kirkland
 One of the people caring for the tree during its journey across the country saw the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D., last summer and decided to add the stop to the tree's itinerary.Associated Press
Angelo Wilke-Page hopes to become the first person to circumnavigate the world from north to south solely under human power. As a training run, he's first circling the globe from east to west.Emily Russell | KNOM