A video shows a grizzly bear at the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, Montana, basically beating the snot out of an Esky cooler, but the bear can't get it open.


Alaska Dispatch News
To grow an impressive display of antlers, Alaska's moose or caribou must consume massive amounts of calcium. Since they eat mostly green plants, calcium consumption can be limited. Calcium for antlers is drawn in large part from the animals’ bodies.John Schandelmeier
According to the Homer Chamber of Commerce, 1,321 anglers aboard 386 boats and seven kayaks landed 590 fish. More than $155,000 in cash was paid out to lucky anglers. Mike Campbell
I’ve heard Nevada described as “Poor Man’s Alaska," which on one hand draws a good connection between the two places but on the other hand sells Nevada short. That’s OK by me. I don’t want people to find out about how awesome Nevada is.Alli Harvey
Crews who have begun the yearly clearing of the 92-mile road into Denali National Park and Preserve are expecting to deal with less snow than usual this year and more overflow ice, National Park Service officials said.Associated Press
A 21-year-old woman was hiking the popular trail system south of Anchorage when she became stranded on a rock bed and called authorities for assistance. Megan Edge
While the number of fishermen in rural Southwest Alaska has declined, the average age of those who continue to fish has increased by almost 10 years. John Messick | Bristol Bay Times
The match in Nome's Breakers Bar took place less than five hours after Aliy Zirkle crossed the finish line. It sent California lawyer and big Iditarod fan Grace Liu to the hospital for a sling. Matt Tunseth
A dog on Iditarod musher Lance Mackey's team died Friday between the Elim and White Mountain checkpoints, race officials said. Last week, a dog on Mackey's team died between Tanana and Ruby.  Tegan Hanlon
The Willow musher's massive influence on sled-dog racing is undeniable. When the first Iditarod was run in 1973, there wasn’t a single woman in the race. When Jonrowe first ran it in 1980, there were six. This year’s field featured 25 female entrants, the most ever.Matt Tunseth