Days after return from Afghanistan, 4-25 soldiers summit newly-named Gold Star Peak

A group of Spartan Brigade soldiers and their loved ones climbed Gold Star Peak Tuesday in remembrance of those lost in combat and their families, too.

Mitch Seavey's kennel goes tetherless

Seavey's Ididaride kennel has gone tetherless while Jeff King is similarly experimenting.

Penland Park police search

Shots fired drew a heavy police presence to Penland Park, including what witnesses say was an Alaska State Troopers helicopter to help search for a suspect.

Consistent weather pattern means clouds, sun and rain

Southcentral will see a consistent weather pattern with periods of clouds, sun and rain showers.

Faith, Family & Flying

Son of pilot killed in Wednesday plane collision remembers his father

Peninsual Oilers player proposes to girlfriend

A Peninsual Oilers baseball player proposes to his girlfriend on the baseball field.

Before the show: A one-on-one with Ginger Minj

The self-proclaimed "Comedy Queen of the South" and a finalist on season 7 of "Rupaul's Drag Race," Ginger Minj spent the weekend in Anchorage performing as part of the annual Pride Week and Festival. Channel 2 Photojournalist Phil Walczak spent time with Minj before she took center stage to find out how the act comes together.

 

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French designer creates womblike habitat for space tourists

For $55 million, you can spend 10 days in one of the Philippe Starck-designed chambers.

TV weathercasters spread global warming news

Local weathercasters have become one of the primary conduits for news on global warming. One nonprofit helped push the change.

Tent cities cost millions more than keeping migrant kids with parents

Separating migrant kids from their parents will cost the administration more than placing them in permanent structures or keeping them with their parents.

Gaza militants fire rockets, Israel responds with airstrikes

The impoverished seaside strip has been controlled by the militant group for more than a decade.

Canada's Senate passes marijuana bill but legalization delayed

Canada would be the second country in the world to make pot legal nationwide.