Fifth-seeded Eagles girls advance to a semifinal Friday against top-seeded East at West High, and the fifth-seeded Bartlett boys advance to play a semifinal Friday against top-seeded West.Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska congressman Don Young linked the U.S. homeless population to the wolf population in an outburst before the House Natural Resources Committee on Thursday. He later said his analogy was "hyperbolic."Dermot Cole
In a wind-hammered house on the frozen edge of the Bering Sea, in a tiny closet housing a broken old furnace, just past the bathroom with no running water, carver Steven Stone hunches over driftwood and whale bone, walrus ivory and prehistoric mastodon tusks to make something new.Lisa Demer
Yup'ik native artists Steven and Christine Stone combine grass basket weaving, gut parka sewing and ivory and whalebone carving to create baskets, dolls and other works of art in their Hooper Bay, Alaska.
Militants from the Islamic State used military vehicles to destroy at least part of the Iraqi archaeological site at the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi government said Thursday.Anne Barnard
A kennel owner paying for these pre-race tests themselves would find the price prohibitive -- thousands of dollars for each competing dog, said Iditarod chief veterinarian Stu Nelson. John Schandelmeier