Alaska's most bizarre: Weird news of 2017
Many Alaskans don't bat an eye at events which would be front-page news elsewhere, but some stories will make even the most jaded Alaskan do a double-take. These items, from our coverage during 2017, certainly deserve a second look.
Events at The Dome have been postponed indefinitely after heavy snowfall caused the roof to collapse.
Thieves used a "construction vehicle" to tear down a wall of a credit union on East 36th Avenue and made off with an ATM located inside, according to the Anchorage Police Department.
A man accused of stealing a vehicle with a toddler in the backseat on New Year’s Day has been found and arrested, according to the Anchorage Police Department.
April 19: Russian bombers fly near Alaska again
Russian TU-95 “Bear” bombers buzzed by Alaska for the second time in two days, flying even closer to the Alaska mainland than during the first flyby.
Sam, the 17-foot python who's been on the loose in the Mat-Su area, has returned home.
Stubbs, Talkeetna’s honorary cat mayor beloved by Alaskans and tourists alike, has died at the age of 20 according to the animal’s owners.
A dead humpback whale was found on the bow of a ship arriving in Ketchikan Wednesday morning, according to federal authorities.
Demolition crews began final work to take down a derelict building on the Midtown Anchorage skyline, completing several months of work to remove it.
Federal authorities are looking to speak with two Jet-Ski riders about a possible harassment case involving humpback whales in Resurrection Bay earlier this summer.
A puppy stolen from a parked vehicle at the Eagle River Walmart was found and reunited with its owner, hours after a mistaken report that the animal was surrendered in the morning.
A man is in custody after allegedly stealing a delivery truck, ramming it through a patrol car and then crashing into a church in Spenard.
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