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Expecting high demand for peak travel months in 2015, Denali National Park and Preserve will soon be opening the early reservation process for the park's four major campgrounds and its shuttle service. 

Megan Edge

On a crisp Saturday in November, around 45 disc golf enthusiasts showed up at Anchorage's Westchester Lagoon Park disc golf course hauling their discs and a frozen turkey, the tournament's entry fee.

Loren Holmes
Alyeska won't be opening on Thanksgiving Day as planned. Little snowfall and warm temperatures have kept the base of the mountain bare and dangerous for those hoping to hit the slopes. Megan Edge
Although there were a number of sightings, the Anchorage black bears did not appear to become habituated to people. This may have been due, at least in part, to Government Hill residents’ innovative use of an online application, Nextdoor, to trade information.Alli Harvey

Dozens of skaters took advantage of good ice and relatively warm temperatures during a day-long skate around the Lynx Lake loop trail in the Nancy Lake State Recreation Area near Willow, Alaska, November 16, 2014.

Brian Brettschneider
Ice-covered lakes are not unusual this time of year in Alaska. What is unusual is the lack of snow on top of the ice, leaving backcountry skaters such as Anchorage’s Kevin Turinsky a little gaga. “Yesterday, we went to Nancy Lake, and the conditions were just sublime," he said.   Brian Brettschneider
Troy Hamon's book "14 Days to Alaska" will have any pilot reliving their early days of flying, from the uncertainty and shakiness to the occasional heart-pumping moment of terror.Colleen Mondor
Seats on the ever-popular ski train to Curry sold out Monday afternoon, when the last of the 664 tickets were grabbed. Alaska Dispatch News
Karin Hendrickson, a six-time Iditarod musher, was hospitalized late Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle while training with her dogs along the Parks Highway in the Willow area, according to her mother, Gwen Rodman. Tegan Hanlon,Zaz Hollander
Roaring Iron Dogs are set to join barking sled dogs as part of the winter festivities featured in downtown Anchorage. The Iron Dog snowmachine race announced Monday it will join the events featuring Anchorage starts or ceremonial starts. The world's longest snowmachine race, the Iron Dog covers about 2,000 miles across Alaska. Craig Medred

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