The Seward Highway has reopened after a Monday collision that sent two drivers to the hospital in stable condition and closed the highway near the Alyeska Highway intersection in Girdwood.

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Merrill Field is eyeing development of a green space it owns adjacent to the airport, and some in the community worry that new office buildings would jeopardize the neighborhood. Laurel Andrews
Some say the removal of a metal platform from Campbell Creek Park has reduced the numbers of drunken, aggressive people hanging out there. But others say the problem has shifted elsewhere. Marc Lester,Devin Kelly
Graduating with the most recent Anchorage Police Department academy was fire inspector Brian Dean, who went through the class to gain skills to help with the fire department's overwhelming amount of arson investigations.Jerzy Shedlock

The holiday season kicked off Friday night in Anchorage with hundreds of kids and grownups gathering in Town Square Park for the lighting of the Christmas tree. 


Scott Jensen

The scenes that played out on Thanksgiving Day in an East Anchorage home involved friends who had become family in a city that attracts thousands of new residents from out-of-state each year. Many have dubbed the tradition of bringing together friends for Thanksgiving as “Friendsgiving.”

Scott Jensen

Thanksgiving Day brought costumed runners out to the Skinny Raven Turkey Trot on November 26, 2015. The 5K and 3K races started and finished inside the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center in downtown Anchorage.

Scott Jensen
At least four locations across Anchorage will serve free meals on Thanksgiving, offering individuals and families a place to turn for both celebration and company during the holiday.Chris Klint

Volunteers shrugged off 7 inches of new snow and a stiff wind that made near-whiteout conditions on Point Woronzof Road to set up a sprawling outdoor art installation titled “100Stone.”

Scott Jensen,Bob Hallinen
An Anchorage artist who suffered from acute depression sees her vision fulfilled as 85 statues are placed on the edge of Cook Inlet.Mike Dunham