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Members of Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One dismantle the F/V Heritage, an abandoned vessel blocking a boat ramp on Adak Island in Alaska, September 2, 2019.

As the US military prepares for a potential showdown with Russia, the Navy’s explosive experts are clearing a path north

This month, Navy divers and explosives experts are in Alaska to practice operating in a tough environment, and they plan to be back.
The teen was disqualified over her school-issued bathing suit.

A high school swimmer who was disqualified over a ‘suit wedgie’ had the decision overturned

A referee told a swimmer that her school-issued uniform was inappropriate. Now, the Alaska School Activities Association has overturned that decision.
The teen was disqualified over her school-issued bathing suit.

A high school swimmer was disqualified after winning a race because she had a ‘suit wedgie’

A referee told a swimmer that her school-issued uniform was inappropriate. So the teen athlete from Anchorage’s Dimond High School was disqualified.
Former U.S. Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her husband Todd take in Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference final basketball playoff series between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Indiana, May 26, 2013.

Here’s what we know about Todd Palin, who appears to have filed for divorce from his wife and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin

Todd Palin reportedly filed for divorce from wife, former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin. Here's who he is.
Juneau, Alaska.

Alaska was hit by a 5.0-magnitude earthquake that impacted two capital cities and left locals’ beds and showers shaking

The 5.0-magnitude earthquake, which originated in Glacial Bay National Park, was the second earthquake in the region over the last two days.
FILE PHOTO: Snow covered mountains rise above the harbour and town of Tasiilaq

Trump wants to buy Greenland. It’s not for sale, but it would be really expensive if it were.

In 1946, former President Harry Truman attempted to buy Greenland for $100 million in gold, which is equivalent to roughly $1.3 billion today.
An Alaska Marine Highway vessel travels through Frederick Sound, near British Columbia.

Alaska’s ‘Marine Highway’ connecting dozens of towns that have no road access has been shut down for nearly a week because of a work...

More than 4,000 passengers have been stranded as the strike comes close to entering a second week, with some trips already cancelled through August 7.
An Uber driver's hilarious "ride menu."

An Uber driver made a hilarious ‘ride menu’ for his passengers, offering everything from ‘life lessons’ to complete silence

If you find yourself in Fairbanks, Alaska, you can opt for trips including "The Road Rage Ride" and "The Simon and Garfunkel Ride."
Scientist Zachary Cooper climbs down a ladder into a tunnel leading to a cryopeg, a pocket of super-cool water suspended in the Alaskan permafrost, May 2018. Researchers are harnessed to a rope for safety.

Deep below Alaskan ice, tiny life forms went untouched for 50,000 years. Scientists are probing them to improve the hunt for aliens.

Scientists found bacteria in liquid pockets under Alaskan permafrost. The microbes may offer clues about what life looks like on other planets.
About 12 people waked out.

A woman won the right to ‘Hail Satan’ at a government meeting. Her prayer prompted a walkout.

About 12 people walked out in protest on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.