A few hundred people braved the cold on Saturday night to watch Santa Claus help Mayor Dave Bronson light the holiday tree in Town Square Park.
Jim Schmidt enlisted in the U.S. Army when he was just 14 years old.
Bartlett High School hosted the 2021 high school state championship swimming and diving meet on Friday and Saturday.
More than 900 people participated Oct. 30 in the race through downtown Anchorage.
Pilots dropped pumpkins from 200 feet above the ground to try to hit a target in Kenai Aviation’s annual event. “This is the craziest thing I’ve ever seen,” said a Seattle-based pilot.
Skiers are enjoying prime early-season conditions on groomed cross-country ski trails in Hatcher Pass.
Here are some of our favorite photographs from September 2021 by Anchorage Daily News staff photographers and contributors.
The annual parade draws excited kids (and their F-22 fighter pilot parents)
On the hunt for mushrooms in Alaska’s Chugach National Forest.
Decades of experimentation have led Bert Gore to more than a dozen apple varieties that grow well in the Valley. Right now, the picking’s good.
Low chum salmon returns have meant no commercial or subsistence fishing on the Lower Yukon River this summer. Emmonak residents describe the impact of a situation they’ve never faced before.
From live music, to giant pumpkins, to rides and the rodeo, check out some of our favorite images of the Alaska State Fair 2021.
The Super Serious, No Fun .5K Run held Wednesday was a fundraiser for Rage City Roller Derby, Alaska’s largest roller derby league.
Heading up from Girdwood, over Crow Pass and through to Eagle River, runners churned along the scenic 22.5-mile course.
Jumping into frigid alpine lakes, fishing at Resurrection Creek, stopping by the Seaview Cafe — it’s all part of the Hope experience.
The multitrail park will also include a pump track and jump line.
After the 2020 event was canceled because of the pandemic, hundreds of runners returned to Seward on July 7 for the 93rd race up and down Mount Marathon.
Col. Michael “Jody” Shouse assumed command of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.