GALLERY: Native cultures shine at 2018 AFN Convention

GALLERY: Native cultures shine at 2018 AFN Convention

Numerous groups from across the state come to Anchorage to share their culture during the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention.

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: Mushroom foraging in Alaska

Photos: Mushroom foraging in Alaska

Mushrooms start showing up in Alaska as summer winds down and fall creeps in.

Angela Krenzien
Prince of Wales totem pole honors Alaska veterans

Prince of Wales totem pole honors Alaska veterans

A Southeast island is honoring Alaska's veterans' service and sacrifice through a traditional, hand-carved totem pole. 

Mary Simton
#ShareIt11: National Dog Day

#ShareIt11: National Dog Day

In honor of this national holiday, we want to see pictures of your pup for a chance to be featured on-air.

Mary Simton
#ShareIt11: Back to school photos

#ShareIt11: Back to school photos

The first day of school is bittersweet. We want to bring out the "sweet" in bittersweet by putting together a gallery of snapshots from your first day.

Mary Simton
#ShareIt11: Berry picking season

#ShareIt11: Berry picking season

Berry picking season is in full swing and we want to see pictures of you out and about picking your favorite berries.

Mary Simton
Mount Marathon 2018: Mountain Scenes

Mount Marathon 2018: Mountain Scenes

A look at the Mount Marathon race - from the mountain side.

Steve Quinn
Fish on: Dipnet fishing on the Kenai

Fish on: Dipnet fishing on the Kenai

Dipnetting season is well underway. A time many Alaskans look forward to each year to stock up on sockeye salmon.

Gina Romero
Scenes from Mount Marathon 2018

Scenes from Mount Marathon 2018

Here's a look at some of the scenes you may have missed at this year's race. 

Mary Simton
Families Belong Together Rally takes downtown

Families Belong Together Rally takes downtown

Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Anchorage as part of a nationwide protest opposing the country's immigration policies.

Mary Simton
Photos: Alaska Scottish Highland Games

Photos: Alaska Scottish Highland Games

Scottish culture and tradition took center stage on Saturday at the Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer.

Mary Simton
Rain, rainbows mark Anchorage PrideFest parade

Rain, rainbows mark Anchorage PrideFest parade

Thousands of people turned out Saturday in downtown Anchorage for the annual PrideFest parade, ending a week of events celebrating the city’s LGBT community.

Chris Klint
Spenard sinkhole filled; lanes still blocked

Spenard sinkhole filled; lanes still blocked

Watch out, drivers! A Benson Boulevard sinkhole has prompted lane closures until at least next week.

Liz Thomas
Railroad impacted by river ice expected to open Tuesday

Railroad impacted by river ice expected to open Tuesday

The Alaska Railroad says flooding and overflows of ice have interrupted train service north of Talkeetna.

Associated Press
AAA's top 10 US summer travel destinations

AAA's top 10 US summer travel destinations

Anchorage is again one of the most desired summer travel destinations. But Anchorage isn't the only Alaskan city on the list!

Liz Thomas
Hundreds still without power after Southcentral windstorm

Hundreds still without power after Southcentral windstorm

With wind gusts reported up to nearly 100 mph, thousands in the Anchorage Bowl are without power. 

Liz Thomas
Anchorage's Olympian skiers celebrated -- on skis

Anchorage's Olympian skiers celebrated -- on skis

Hundreds of cross country skiers celebrated their Olympians with a few laps around Kincaid Park.

Emily Carlson
#ShareIt11: Silly Easter photos

#ShareIt11: Silly Easter photos

It's been more than 60 years since Easter and April Fools Day were celebrated on the same day. We want to see your silliest Easter photos or how you celebrated this April 1.

KTVA Web Staff
Anchorage students join ‘March For Our Lives’ against gun violence

Anchorage students join ‘March For Our Lives’ against gun violence

Anchorage residents took to downtown streets Saturday as part of a nationwide march against gun violence, in the wake of February’s mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. which left 17 people dead.

KTVA Web Staff
#ShareIt11: National puppy day

#ShareIt11: National puppy day

Friday is National Puppy Day, and we here at KTVA couldn't resist the opportunity to enjoy some cuteness as we head into the weekend. 

Liz Thomas
#ShareIt11: Spring has sprung!

#ShareIt11: Spring has sprung!

Spring has sprung! Tuesday is the official first day of Spring. We want to see what things look like in your part of Alaska!

Angela Krenzien
Photos: Iditarod Awards Banquet 2018

Photos: Iditarod Awards Banquet 2018

Here's a look at the scene Sunday night when mushers gathered in Nome for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race awards banquet.

Angela Krenzien
Photos: Nome sweet Nome

Photos: Nome sweet Nome

These pictures are just some of the moments KTVA's trail team captured at the end of the Iditarod Trail.

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: Scenes from the Shaktoolik checkpoint

Photos: Scenes from the Shaktoolik checkpoint

Its location along the Bering Sea coast means mushers often face strong winds and blowing snow.

Jason Sear
Photos: From Unalakleet checkpoint

Photos: From Unalakleet checkpoint

Unalakleet marks Mile 737 of the Last Great Race. KTVA's trail team captured these photos from the checkpoint. 

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: Sunny Shageluk checkpoint

Photos: Sunny Shageluk checkpoint

Shageluk, the Ingalik Indian name for "village of the dog people", is especially true when the mushers run through town. 

Liz Thomas
Iditarod: It's all about the dogs

Iditarod: It's all about the dogs

Mushers? What mushers? This race is all about the dogs.

Jason Sear
Scenes from the Anvik checkpoint

Scenes from the Anvik checkpoint

It's the first checkpoint along the Yukon River -- 512 miles into the 998-mile trail. 

Liz Thomas
Photos: Scenes from Takotna - Day 2

Photos: Scenes from Takotna - Day 2

Many mushers chose to do their mandatory 24-hour rest at Takotna, making the checkpoint a happening place to be on the fourth day of the Last Great Race - 2018. 

Liz Thomas
Photos: Takotna checkpoint hospitality

Photos: Takotna checkpoint hospitality

Welcome to Takotna! This Iditarod checkpoint is 329 miles into the 1000-mile race to Nome. 

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: From the Nikolai checkpoint

Photos: From the Nikolai checkpoint

KTVA's digital manager Jason Sear captured these shots as each musher checked into the mile 263 checkpoint. 

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: From Skwentna to Nikolai

Photos: From Skwentna to Nikolai

Aerial views of the flight the KTVA Trail crew took from the Skwentna checkpoint to Nikolai, pop. 125 -- the first Native village along the Iditarod Trail. (Mile 263)

Liz Thomas
Photos: Skwentna Iditarod checkpoint

Photos: Skwentna Iditarod checkpoint

Skwentna is a small community of less than 100 residents located at the confluence of the Yentna and Skwentna Rivers.

Jason Sear
Photos: Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage

Photos: Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage

This year's field of 67 mushers took off from the ceremonial starting line in downtown Anchorage Saturday morning.

Jason Sear
Photos: Fur Rondy snow sculptures

Photos: Fur Rondy snow sculptures

Did you get out and enjoy any Fur Rondy events? Send us your pics!

KTVA Web Staff
#ShareIt11: National Love Your Pet Day

#ShareIt11: National Love Your Pet Day

It's National Love Your Pet Day! We want to see photos of your fur or feathered babies!

KTVA Web Staff
America's most hated companies

America's most hated companies

The 20 most hated U.S. companies, according to 24/7 Wall St., which took customer surveys, employee reviews and news events into account in devising its list. 

CBS News
Former Alaskan watches Winter Olympics open

Former Alaskan watches Winter Olympics open

A former Alaskan who moved to South Korea had a seat at the country’s greatest show this year – the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

5 Winter Olympic athletes you don't want to miss

5 Winter Olympic athletes you don't want to miss

Here are a few of Team USA's athletes worth watching at the Winter Olympics.

CBS News
VP Mike Pence visits JBER

VP Mike Pence visits JBER

Vice President Mike Pence visited Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Monday while stopping through on his way to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. 

Liz Thomas
#ShareIt11: Super blue blood moon

#ShareIt11: Super blue blood moon

We want to see the super blue blood moon eclipse through your lens. Share It with KTVA!

KTVA Web Staff
Wave of Alaskans to become cross-country Olympians in South Korea

Wave of Alaskans to become cross-country Olympians in South Korea

The Alaska ski party is going on the road to this year's Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Dave Goldman
Alaska Airlines unveils new uniforms

Alaska Airlines unveils new uniforms

Employee models from across the company show off Alaska Airlines’ custom designed uniforms unveiled Jan. 18, representing a fresh, modern West Coast look.

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: KTVA's NYE Celebration in Anchorage

Photos: KTVA's NYE Celebration in Anchorage

Thanks to everyone who celebrated with us in Town Square Park Sunday evening at the KTVA New Year's Eve Celebration.

KTVA Web Staff
#ShareIt11: Solstice Sunrise

#ShareIt11: Solstice Sunrise

It was a beautiful way to kick off the Winter Solstice.

Liz Thomas
Notable deaths in 2017

Notable deaths in 2017

A collection of notable deaths in 2017.

Liz Thomas
#ShareIt11: Kids' Santa meltdowns

#ShareIt11: Kids' Santa meltdowns

It's that time of year, friends-- to laugh at all the kids who completely lost it while visiting Santa!

Liz Thomas
Notable 2017 celebrity arrests

Notable 2017 celebrity arrests

Here's a collection of notable celebrity arrests made in 2017.

KTVA Web Staff
First lady Melania Trump greets soldiers, families at JBER

First lady Melania Trump greets soldiers, families at JBER

First lady Melania Trump stopped at Anchorage's Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Friday on her way back from Beijing.

KTVA Web Staff
#ShareIt11: Happy holidays

#ShareIt11: Happy holidays

We want to see how you're celebrating this holiday season! Send us your photos.

KTVA Web Staff
#ShareIt11: Blazing sunrises and sunsets

#ShareIt11: Blazing sunrises and sunsets

With crisper air comes magnificent sunrises and sunsets across Alaska.

Liz Thomas
#ShareIt11: Pic or treat

#ShareIt11: Pic or treat

Don't mind our little fall rhyme; we were a little pressed for time! We just want to see how you're enjoying fall; it's our favorite season to play ball!

Liz Thomas & Bryan Dunagan
#ShareIt11: Fall is in the air!

#ShareIt11: Fall is in the air!

Sharing it is easy as apple pie: Tweet or Instagram your photos with the hashtag #ShareIt11, or visit Share It on KTVA.com or inside your KTVA app.

Liz Thomas
#ShareIt11: Scenes from the Alaska State Fair

#ShareIt11: Scenes from the Alaska State Fair

Alaskans are out in force enjoying the State Fair. When you go, don't forget to Share It! We want to see your favorite moments and your delectable eats.

Liz Thomas

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