A recently completed archaeological dig in Talkeetna has historic and cultural significance for this village that was once a mining and railroad hub and now draws hordes of tourists and mountain climbers from around the world.
Across Alaska, a vast network of volunteers -- both groups and individuals -- pour their time and resources into rescuing abandoned and abused pets that might otherwise be left for dead.
The Rodeo Alaska event in Anchorage boasts a variety of competitions, but only one for toddlers. It's called mutton busting, though it's sometimes jokingly referred to as the "last legal form of child abuse."
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