"Fuck It": TV Reporter Quits On-Air To Fight For Marijuana Legalization

KTVA Anchorage reporter Charlo Greene profanely quit her job at the station in the middle of last night's newscast. Greene made the announcement immediately following a story on a medical marijuana business, and the revelation that she is the business's owner. » 9/22/14 8:54am 9/22/14 8:54am

Kenyan Runner Gets Magic Legs

Marko Cheseto, a Kenyan distance runner recruited by the University of Alaska-Anchorage, made national news in November 2011 when he disappeared into the wilderness. Found two days later suffering from severe frostbite and hypothermia, both legs had to be amputated. Almost three years later, Cheseto is back to running… » 8/04/14 1:44pm 8/04/14 1:44pm

Please Enjoy This Gallery Of Amazing Bear Photos

Today is a very special Bear Friday. Reader Jeffrey Crofts recently went on a trip to Alaska to hang out with bears. Knowing how much we love bears, Jeffrey sent along the following note: » 9/27/13 2:30pm 9/27/13 2:30pm

Check Out Jet Ski Bear, The Bear That's On A Fucking Jet Ski

There's nothing else that really needs to be said here. If you want to see more pictures of Jet Ski Bear, snapped by Graham Morrison of Morrison Guide Service, head on over to the Alaska Dispatch. There's a pretty good photo of Jet Ski Bear's mom tearing apart a fish. » 8/07/13 5:03pm 8/07/13 5:03pm

This Bro Skiied Through An Abandoned Five-Story Building In Alaska

Why is there an abandoned, haunted five-story government building in Whittier, Alaska? Oh, hell, who cares? It's snowing. » 2/08/13 6:36pm 2/08/13 6:36pm

Black Hawk Helicopter Pilot Survives 50-Foot Fall During Alaskan…

At 12:50 pm on July 4, photographer Carol Griswold captured this amazing photograph of 34-year-old Penny Assman, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot from Utah who served two tours in Iraq, coming to the conclusion of a 50-foot slide-and-fall during the annual Mount Marathon footrace. Basically, everyone races to be the… » 7/11/12 9:00pm 7/11/12 9:00pm

Badass 25-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Iditarod Winner Ever

Give credit to Dallas Seavey. Not only did this former high school wrestling champion beat out more than 60 other teams to become the youngest winner of the Iditarod in history, but he also crushed his 52-year-old father and 74-year-old grandfather, who finished way in back of the pack. I guess when you're mushing… » 3/14/12 12:25am 3/14/12 12:25am

Dogs Humping: Your Weekly Reminder That The Iditarod Is A Thing That…

Look at that face. What dog could resist it? That's General Thelma—an "all star" runner in the Iditarod—and she has been demoted from her lead position because she is in heat. It's spring and love the primal instinct to procreate is in the air, even in frigid Alaska. » 3/10/12 2:30pm 3/10/12 2:30pm

Alaskan Hockey Games Listed As "Questionable (Volcano)"

Well, here's something you don't see every day. A weekend hockey series between Alaska-Anchorage and St. Cloud State is in danger of being scrapped due to impending volcanic eruption. Huh? » 2/03/09 1:45pm 2/03/09 1:45pm