A Michigan man has spent 10 years obsessing over a B-25 Mitchell bomber planted in a Tanana River sandbar since the first Nixon administration. Now he's got the go-ahead to recover the "Sandbar Mitchell" and rebuild it for a warbirds museum exhibit.
Adam Ottavi spent April in the Alaska coastal town of Homer creating portraits utilizing a photographic technique from the 19th century for his show "To Crave What the Light Does Crave." Here's a preview of his show, which begins Friday in Homer.
Kali, an orphaned polar bear cub rescued in March on Alaska's North Slope, has been recuperating the last six or so weeks in the big city, at the Anchorage Zoo. Now, the cub is readying for a plane ride across the continent to upstate New York, where he'll find a permanent home at the Buffalo Zoo.
In just two days, Swiss climber David Lama and Austrian alpinist Dani Arnold created a new route up the notoriously difficult east face of Moose's Tooth, a 10,335-foot peak considered one of the more difficult climbs in the Alaska Range.
More than 500 student athletes from communities of all sizes across Alaska demonstrated strength, agility and skill in traditional Native games, including the stick pull, seal hop and many more at the 2013 Native Youth Olympics.
Light April snow may still be falling, intermittently, in Southcentral Alaska. But a better harbinger of changing seasons may be the return of birds like specklebellies and Sandhill cranes, flocking to feeding and breeding grounds around Cook Inlet.