Anchorage Daily News
Fire destroys Valley dairy barn, but owners plan to rebuild local landmark
Fire destroyed the old Fishhook Dairy barn Wednesday, putting an end to a local landmark that once housed cows and a milking parlor that supplied the old Matanuska Maid operation.
Take a virtual trip to Alaska Botanical Garden
Blazing purple fireweed waving in the breeze on hillsides, dazzling groves of white birch and towering spruce trees, purple peonies in a nest of green leaves, tiny blue-and-white forget-me-nots, luscious 'Red Spread' lantana, juicy crimson crabapples -- these are some of the beautiful sights waiting for you in and around the 49th state and its ... (more)
U.S. Combat Exercises in Thailand Seen as Warning to China
Over the past weekend the U.S. "dropped a crack airborne task force into central Thailand" as part of what many see as a clear message to Beijing regarding China's behavior toward its neighbors.
Bowe Bergdahl Fast Facts
Military: U.S. Army, 2008-present, Sergeant assigned to 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska July 2, 2009 - A U.S. military official says that the soldier is being held by the clan of warlord Siraj Haqqani.