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Join Alaska's favorite irascible outdoorsman on a tour of the brand-new Cabela's superstore opening soon in South Anchorage.

Tara Young
Alaska's leading expert on butterflies, Fairbanks scientist Ken Philip, has died at 82. His collection is bound for the Smithsonian, the University of Alaska Museum of the North and the National Park Service.Dermot Cole
Gus the great horned owl was 25 years old when he died last week. Gina Hollomon, his caretaker of 10 years, said with his departure, she lost a soulmate. Jerzy Shedlock
Girdwood glass blower Darby Andrews is just starting to imagine what it could mean for his business if marijuana is legalized in Alaska, ending the state's "don't ask, don't tell" attitude towards the drug.Megan Edge
Chances are if you've waited until now to make your dinner reservations for Valentine's Day, you've waited too long. Here's a look at some last-minute backup plans.Megan Edge
With a dusting of snow crippling the southern U.S., Alaska is once again smugly chuckling at how the Lower 48 deals with cold weather. But we can't really talk -- the Last Frontier's been gripped with a heat wave, and we're not quite sure how to handle ourselves.Alaska Dispatch staff
Peter Lekisch was one of those people who was supposed to live forever. Strong, fit, health-conscious, he set a bicycle speed record at 60. But he died unexpectedly from complications with a common heart surgery.Craig Medred

Last year, Carmen Field was diagnosed with breast cancer on her 50th birthday. A year later, the experience has given her a chance to reflect on her life.

Christina Whiting
An unlikely group helped Christmas Islander Robei Rutio gain her life back: Alaska fly fishermen.Suzanna Caldwell

With the help of a few Alaskans, a woman from Christmas Island in the South Pacific is able to do much more than walk now.

Suzanna Caldwell