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No hecklers in this crowd -- maybe because the entertainers are flannel-wearing, blue-collar types whose props are sharp, dangerous objects handled with extraordinary expertise. 

Erik Hill
On a night when the defense delivered most of West's big plays, an offensive play made up on the spot inside the last two minutes propelled the Eagles to a 23-20 Cook Inlet Conference football win over Service.Doyle Woody
Dimond and South emerged as the top teams after Friday's pool play at the Chugiak Invitational volleyball tournament.Alaska Dispatch News
Dimond held West Valley to just 168 yards of offense in a 29-7 nonconference football win over West Valley on Friday night at Dimond High.Matt Tunseth
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West's defense warded off Service and Dimond disposed of West Valley in Friday night football games in Anchorage.Alaska Dispatch News
At nearly 118 pounds, it wasn’t enough to unseat the world record of 138.25 pounds set in 2012, but the washing-machine-size vegetable grown by Steve Hubacek of Wasilla topped this year’s closest competitor by 4 pounds.Mike Dunham

The 2014 Alaska State Fair Giant Cabbage Weigh-off attracted 22 entries.

Marc Lester

The West Eagles beat the Service Cougars on Friday 23-20 in a rematch of last season's state title game at Service.

Doyle Woody
Led by individual winners Brynn Kruchoski and Ty Jordan, the Chugiak Mustangs beat Bartlett in a dual meet Friday at the Beach Lake Ski Trails.Alaska Dispatch News
The UAA volleyball team took a 4-0 win over the Seawolves alumni in the first event held at the new Alaska Airlines Center. Alaska Dispatch News
Thursday's incursion into Finnish airspace, though brief, is part of a pattern and is unlikely to be a coincidence, the Finnish defense minister says.. YLE News
South, Dimond and Chugiak all swept the team titles at their respective swimming and diving meets Friday in Anchorage.Alaska Dispatch News
The top-ranked South football team took a 43-0 beating Friday night in Texas.Alaska Dispatch News
LETTERS: Too much Koch brothers, a thanks for Women's Equality Day, a call for a Walker-Mallott ticket, and doubts about Alaska Railroad herbicide spraying in Southeast Alaska.Alaska Dispatch News
Targeting what he believes is corruption in the Alaska Legislature, political activist Ray Metcalfe has filed an application with the Elections Division to launch a new citizen initiative aimed at stopping lawmakers from voting on bills that help their donors, their employers and others.   Alex DeMarban
A federal court Friday took away a big victory it had earlier handed to Southeast Alaska's logging and other industries active in Tongass National Forest.Pat Forgey
OPINION: Millennials must resist the temptation to drop out of the political system, because we must fight for the things we care about.Forrest Dunbar
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is demanding that Democratic incumbent Mark Begich remove a hard-hitting TV ad that Sullivan calls “shameful and deceitful.” Alex DeMarban