Pete Kaiser: Bethel-based Iditarod champ is the pride of Alaska and a class act. Congrats!
Code talkers: Tlingit code talkers receive long-overdue recognition for WWII contributions.
Bipartisanship: Behold, it still exists. Huge public lands bill is a win for Alaska.
Fossil find: Young Alaskan helps fill a gap in Alaska’s fossil timeline.
Meteor watchers: An enormous meteor blows up near Alaska, and we somehow missed it. Shows how massive the state is.
Facebook fight: A good reminder to rethink social media posts.
Wild salmon fans: Genetically engineered salmon approved by the FDA. Alaskans aghast.
– Sarah Erkmann Ward, Blueprint Alaska