Mark’s Recent Stories
Nation May 15Alaska floatplanes collided at 3,300 feet before crashing
The two planes collided in mid-air Monday, and the Coast Guard raised the death toll to six people on Tuesday after finding the bodies of two people who had been missing.
Nation Mar 13Iditarod winner’s dog sledding passion began in childhood
Pete Kaiser became the fifth Alaska Native and first Yupik musher to win the world's most famous sled dog race.
Nation Dec 02Strict building codes helped Anchorage withstand quake
The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska’s largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or collapsed buildings.
Nation Aug 30The Alaska town that inspired ‘Northern Exposure’ is in a battle over legal pot
Talkeetna's first marijuana retail store is causing a rift not seen in other tourist-dependent towns in this Libertarian-leaning state, where marijuana had a casual acceptance long before it became legal. But even here, like in many pot-legal states, some towns…