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Quillwork was a popular style for decorating Athabascan garments until Europeans introduced glass beads in the mid-1800s. Now, two Athabascan artists and an art conservator are recreating the ancient art of quillwork.Shehla Anjum | First Alaskans
This week, there was a devastating lack of Sarah Palin in "Amazing America with Sarah Palin," and everything felt a bit less amazing.Maia Nolan-Partnow
This morning, my husband Chip woke up and groaned that he had caught the flu, but it felt like food poisoning.  Which brings us full circle. He is still in bed with a pillow over his head and Pearl is sleeping sympathetically in my spot.Heather Lende
When an upstart online news operation acquires the larger local newspaper, it sets off an array of reactions -- optimism, hesitancy, promise, fear of pitfalls.Jill Burke
For the past 30 years, Surreal Studios in Anchorage has seen hundreds of Alaskan musical acts pass through its doors, providing musicians with the means to cut high-quality recordings in hopes of hitting the bigtime.Megan Edge

More than 300 people took the trek up messy and very muddy Arctic Valley Road Saturday afternoon to participate in the 10th Merry Marmot Festival, a fundraiser and celebration of spring to wrap up the winter season.

Loren Holmes,Megan Edge
Despite the constant possibility of a rogue snowfall temporarily turning Alaska's spring right back to winter, now's the time to start clearing last year's catch out of the freezer before the summer days arrive and replenishing the supply becomes a priority.Kim Sunée

Despite the constant possibility of a rogue snowfall temporarily turning Alaska's spring right back to winter, now's the time to start clearing last year's catch out of the freezer before the summer days arrive and replenishing the supply becomes a priority.

Kim Sunée

Students in Nome are documenting their town's living history, developing video and audio production skills along the way.

Tara Young
OPINION: If you can buy the idea of the former governor as simply “a wife, a mother, a sportsman and, above all, an American,” you might be surprised at how much you enjoy her new reality TV outing.Maia Nolan-Partnow

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Alaska gas line revenues could hit $4 billion, but don't count the money just yet

OPINION: It's possible that a gas pipeline could generate $4 billion a year a decade from now. But if oil and gas prices tank while construction costs shoot up, the state could collect 10 percent of that amount. In thinking about a gas pipeline, Alaskans shouldn't think of the much-quoted $4 billion forecast as a given.Dermot Cole