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There's a growing interest in “cultural tourism” around the world -- and that includes learning more about the history and lifestyle of Alaska’s native people. Scott McMurren
The Ebola outbreak is centered thousands of miles away, but that hasn't prevented some Alaska residents from showing psychological symptoms.Megan Edge
Airfares from Anchorage to Salt Lake, Houston hit new lows, but you'll need to act fast to take advantage of that. Scott McMurren
Most of the long-haul nonstops are gone for the winter, but there still are some choice routes from which to choose.Scott McMurren
Alaska Airlines Board Room members can now access the company's members-only lounges by scanning their fingerprints instead of showing ID, a feature the company introduced with its eye on possibly expanding the program to other areas of the airport. Laurel Andrews

Fairbanksans behave a bit differently in the winter weather. In fact, they’ve started inviting guests from around the world to see the sights of Alaska’s far north: the ice, the snow and the northern lights.

Scott McMurren
They don't endure winter in Fairbanks. They celebrate it.Scott McMurren
A ferry deal with Vigor Alaska is part of a broader Alaska effort to grow industries through subsidies -- including rockets in Kodiak and a film industry in Anchorage and elsewhere. But many of those efforts began before the state fell into deficit spending, and Alaska is now dipping into savings to continue those subsidies.Pat Forgey
Explore abandoned military infrastructure and secluded natural features on this Aleutian island 1,200 miles from Anchorage.Nathaniel Herz
At least 62 animals died, were injured or lost since 2010 while being flown aboard Alaska Airlines, a tally that makes the company one of the nation’s leading carriers in recent years for reported pet casualties. Only Delta, the nation’s busiest airline, with six times Alaska’s passenger traffic, reported more incidents. Kyung M. Song | Seattle Times

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