In 13 years, the Anchorage International Film Festival has changed significantly. This year, it's bringing the tale of an historic Alaska moment back to life, screening a Hollywood flick and shedding light on a skiing legend's life.
December 5, 2013
An Alaska outdoorsman and veteran pest eliminator, who's no stranger to controversy himself, believes there wouldn't be such a fuss over his efforts to trap foxes and coyotes if his partner weren't an officer of the law featured on the reality television show "Alaska State Troopers."
December 4, 2013
Filmed on location in Greenland by the son of Gravity's director, "Aningaaq" provides an Arctic backstory to the space thriller, and juxtaposes two very different situations with a common humanity.
December 2, 2013
The Yakutat-born Mary Goddard left the state to pursue her film dreams. She's back in Sitka now, as a videographer for "Coast Guard Alaska."
November 28, 2013
Here’s your “Jeopardy!” prompt for the day: "Their teacher is a finalist in the final round of this year's Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament."
November 21, 2013
Jim West, the star of reality TV show "Wild West Guns," was charged late last week with a slew of hunting violations. But troopers deny West was targeted because his show competes with their own reality show, "Alaska State Troopers," for ratings.
November 18, 2013
Wild West Guns owner Jim V. West has been charged with 17 hunting violations, including trespassing on Alaska Native lands while guiding a black bear hunt. His attorney has questioned whether troopers might have busted him to boost their TV ratings.
November 16, 2013
As two Alaska businessmen found out, agreeing to appear on a reality show about what most of urban America would consider a fringe lifestyle has risks, but the payoff can be huge.
November 12, 2013
The reality TV show "Alaskan Women Looking For Love" drew to a close Sunday night, and perhaps less important than whether or not the six fish-out-of-water stars of the show found soulmates is what kind of stereotypes the rest of America now has about the real men and women of Alaska.
November 10, 2013