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In between delivering babies, Royce Morgan created Polar Airways, which enjoyed great success during the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.

Jane Dale
Bill Diehl's desire to one day fly an airplane began when he was just six years old, and eventually that fascination with aviation led to Diehl designing and manufacturing the Arctic Tern, with dozens of the aircraft produced in Alaska.Rob Stapleton
Gene Zerkel was born in Indiana and worked a variety of odd jobs before finding his true calling as an aviator -- and eventually, owner of numerous businesses -- in Alaska.Joyce Zerkel and Joy Journeay
Going to ski swaps and expos like Oxygen and Octane can whet the appetite for Alaska’s longest season. But what if you need to get outdoors today, not next month?  Mike Campbell
Despite the lack of snow on the ground, ski swaps are ramping up in Southcentral Alaska -- with two on Saturday. Alaska Dispatch News
John Carlos Mann, 29, got lost on Crow Pass Trail while hiking from Eagle River to Girdwood on Friday. Two days later he emerged near the Seward Highway cold, tired and searching for help.Laurel Andrews
Canadian coast guard crews secured a towline to a Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel as it drifted without power in rough seas off British Columbia's pristine northern coast. The move lessened the threat of the ship running aground, hitting the rocks and causing a spill.Associated Press

Ski mountaineer Andrew McLean dubbed a Wrangell Mountains zone with massive slot-like couloirs "The Slotterhouse."

Alaska Dispatch News

A high-tech charting effort is slowly gaining ground as part of an effort to improve aviation safety in the Last Frontier.

Lori Montgomery | Washington Post
A high-tech charting effort is slowly gaining ground as part of an effort to improve aviation safety in the Last Frontier.Lori Montgomery | Washington Post

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