Electronic dance music and hip-hop were featured at the energetic Sundown Solstice event an organizer said was years in the making.
Volunteers at the Whittier Slug-Out learned about Alaska’s invasive species and helped mitigate European black slugs near a popular cove on Prince William Sound.
The tiny saw-whet owl, found near Westchester Lagoon, was released in South Anchorage after two months with Bird Treatment and Learning Center.
A scarcity of seasonal employees and housing complicates what’s expected to be a strong summer for Seward’s visitor industry. It’s a problem testing businesses statewide.
Furious weather ended the Iditarod for six mushers on March 18. Here’s how the misadventure unfolded for Jeff and KattiJo Deeter as they neared the race’s finish line.
The event, part of the annual Arctic Encounter Symposium, combined traditional and contemporary designs.
Hanna Lyrek of Norway is on track to be this year’s top rookie. Meanwhile, veteran racer Paige Drobny is no longer vying for a top spot after what she called a “management error.”
Mille Porsild and Chad Stoddard left Unalakleet on borrowed sleds after mushing with busted sled runners for several miles along the trail.
“It’s been an emotional trip,” Burmeister said upon reaching the Bering Sea coast.
The front-runners stuck to their tried-and-true strategies with about 250 miles of racing ahead of them.
“We missed it, and we missed Iditarod,” said one elder.
“They’re hardcore,” race marshal Mark Nordman said of the five-person snowmachine crew.
In December, she became the first Alaskan and the first Korean American to win the iconic title. She’s found that candid discussion of her personal struggles is a powerful way she can impact lives.
Chef Ingrid Shim’s technique is slow, but that’s what makes her bonbons different, she said.
Vicky Persinger of Fairbanks and Chris Plys of Duluth, Minnesota, wrapped up the mixed doubles competition with three wins and six losses.