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If you could ask Vladimir Putin one question, what would it be? Submit it to Russian National Central Television's woman in Alaska, and the Russian leader may answer it in his annual, sit-down Q-and-A.

Alex DeMarban
The Last Frontier’s newest movie stars are three grizzly bears named Sky, Amber and Scout.Sean Doogan
In this week’s journey into the amazing U.S.A., Sarah Palin wants to know: “Arrr ya ready for adventure?”Maia Nolan-Partnow
Airfares are dropping from Juneau, Anchorage and Fairbanks as airlines compete prior to the summer travel season.Scott McMurren

At any given day at Southside Gym in Anchorage, Alaskan powerlifters who compete in the Special Olympics can be found working out, trash-talking and joking around. 

Tara Young
The idea behind “American River Renegades” was to feature people who make their living along the water. For PJ Simon, a Koyukon Athabascan who grew up at the foot of the Brooks Range, that means subsistence fishing and hunting. Alex DeMarban
Joel Isaak's love for working with live materials comes from a desire to pursue the historical materials and processes used by his Athabascan ancestors. But Isaak credits the European part of his heritage for the realization of art’s power to express emotion and to communicate.Shehla Anjum | First Alaskans
From Irwin Ravin's pivotal 1972 arrest to the trooper claiming a superhuman sense of smell, and everything in between, take a look at Alaska's colorful, criminal and confusing relationship with marijuana over the past four decades.Megan Edge,Laurel Andrews
From Fairbanks to Homer, travel companies are opening early to welcome Alaskans before the crowds arrive, and the packages are priced right -- but you might have to act fast.Scott McMurren
Chicken soup with matzo balls, lovingly known by my Jewish friends as "Jewish penicillin," is traditionally served as part of the Jewish holiday Passover meal, which falls this year between April 14 and April 22, but it does a body good no matter what time of year.Kim Sunée

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Unknowns, lack of public review mean Alaska gas line bill should be stopped

OPINION: The Alaska Legislature is poised to commit the state to a path to ownership in a pipeline project we cannot afford, and to paying costs for shipping gas we do not produce. And despite the administration’s assurances, many of the project's waypoints may be signed without public involvement or legislative approval.Lisa Weissler