A few quick pointers to news articles.
Hooray! We finally get our fireworks, now that it's warm enough to actually manage them. I think there's a metaphor for our state somewhere in there, but I can't find it with two hands and a flashlight. By the by, it's going to get so warm that if you have food in chests on your porch, you might want to bury it in snow.
Another poweroutage in Juneau. You think they would have learned after last year. Why can't they just bury the dang cables, anyhow? That'd be 100% avalanche proof.
Moving companies say more people are moving to AK than from. I think there's reason to be dubious about the findings, namely that people who move to AK tend to need the extra hand into the unfamiliar state, but the time people leave, they have a good idea how things roll around here, and they can wing moving themselves.