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Albert Ball passed away earlier this year prior to being recognized as one of the latest members of the Alaska Aviation Legend program, but as an Alaska Bush pilot for decades, he was certainly worthy of the honor.

Joy Journeay
A Canadian mining company has offered to modify a proposed mining lease to accommodate a popular downhill ski area northeast of Fairbanks, a spokesman for the ski area said.Dermot Cole
I have hunted the Nelchina herd as long as I can recall and the hunters of today, as a rule, are less knowledgeable than those of 40 or 50 years ago. However, they’re also more courteous and appreciative of the animals they hunt.  John Schandelmeier
Before Paul Shanahan had a plane, he used a team of Mackenzie River huskies and a wooden boat to get to and from his homestead at Susitna Station. By the time he was done flying, he had clocked more than 20,000 hours in the air.Joy Journeay
Contrary to a recent Washington Post report, flying in Alaska is not as simple as having a modern map loaded on a handheld GPS.Colleen Mondor
In between delivering babies, Royce Morgan created Polar Airways, which enjoyed great success during the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.Jane Dale

Filmed in a little over three weeks, Afterglow features a night ski segment shot at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska. 

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska Search and Rescue Dogs practice wilderness search on the Alaska Pacific University campus on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

Lisa Maloney
The proposed Chugach Access Plan, developed jointly by the state and the municipality of Anchorage, has stirred controversy in recent weeks over how it dedicates future public access into the park, including potential access points on private property.Devin Kelly
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

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