Culture

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. ​

Bob Hallinen
This Greek yogurt coffee cake is the most perfect moist, tangy thing. Maya Evoy
Art for Juneau's Soboleff Building will be the largest glass screen in the world. Mike Dunham
Flaky friends and shaky partners can be a serious headache, if not an eventual deal-breaker. Wayne and Wanda
Meet Bailey, a 1.5-year old spayed pit bull who thinks the world is her play pen.
Slow Magic is known as a master of the "glo-fi" genre, creating mysterious and mellow soundscapes with a crisp, frosty edge. He'll perform an all-ages show Friday at The Fiesta Room in Anchorage. Katie Medred
I love a restaurant with a simple menu. It shows confidence to specialize in just a few dishes, rather than trying to be all things to all people. So I was excited for the opening of Kriner's Burgers & Pie in the shiny new shopping center adjacent to the Bass Pro Shop in Mountain View. Mara Severin
"Deadliest Catch" is the gateway drug of Alaska reality TV shows, and Lower 48ers are just as skeptical of “Alaskan Bush People” as cranky Alaskans.Emily Fehrenbacher

Avid aurora chaser and photographer Ronn Murray proclaimed March 1 "one of the best nights of aurora this winter," and for good reason. This time-lapse of the northern lights was captured from a hill 45 minutes away from Fairbanks.

Tara Young