Three months ago, Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew announced a program to crack down on drunk driving with the help of citizen volunteers consisting of Anchorage Citizen Police Academy alumni. So far, it's worked. Through mid-November, 23 drunk drivers have been nabbed.
Through forgiveness, a trio of siblings turned the darkest hour of their young lives into a legacy of light and love. They found the strength to embrace the father who shattered their lives and to launch a crusade to break the silence in which domestic violence thrives.
It's been quite a November in Alaska, with warmer-than-average temperatures to start the month, a quick freeze, and then nasty weather all around the state. Take a moment to breathe with our best-of-November gallery.
Chances are good most Alaskans will arrive in Portland by air -- and sometimes the fares are cheaper than what's available to Seattle. But once you get there, you can choose to ride the train, hike or bike all over town.
On its face, pulling chilly water from Resurrection Bay for heat doesn't make sense, but emerging renewable energy technology is making it possible for the small community of Seward to move beyond paying a high price to heat their buildings.