Walls of snow rise along the road in Nunivak Island, off the southwest Alaska coast, in this photo by Theresa Kiokun of Mekoryuk.
A little girl shows off a "pillowfish" at Mat-Su's Finger Lake, in this photo by Auktweena Renner.
Snowboarders prepare for Fourth of July fun at April Bowl, in Hatcher Pass near Palmer, in this photo by Tracy Kalytiak.
Clouds churn above the Russian Orthodox church in Ninilchik, in this photo by Sandee Rice.
Satellite dishes punctuate the landscape at Adak, in this photo by John Matzick.
Musher Hank DeBruin spends time with his dogs in Nome, in this Tom Pauser photo.
HIkers stand at the windy summit of Bodenburg Butte, southeast of Palmer, in this photo by Tracy Kalytiak.
A hiker stands atop Bodenburg Butte, near Palmer, on a windy day, in this photo by Tracy Kalytiak.
A woman at Two Sisters Bakery in Homer gives food to a customer, in this photo by Tracy Kalytiak.
Three young hockey tournament players from Palmer pose at Bishop's Beach, Homer, in a photo by Tracy Kalytiak.
A Russian Orthodox church is a highlight of Dutch Harbor, in this photo by John Matzick.
A group of people serving in the military pose in Seward with halibut caught earlier that day during a special appreciation outing, in this photo by Lee Leschper.
A commercial-fishing boat floats in Cook Inlet surf off Salamatof Beach (between Kenai and Nikiski) with Mount Redoubt in the background, in this photo by Lisa Rodgers.
A girl and her father display a silver salmon caught from the Susitna River near Montana Creek, in this photo by Tracy Kalytiak.
A fisherman in the Bering Sea peers up at rose and violet lenticular clouds.
Hikers climb a flight of stairs located on the west trail of Bodenburg Butte, southeast of Palmer, in this photo by Tracy Kalytiak.
A hiker stands atop a spire near the summit of Bird Ridge, Turnagain Arm visible in the background, in this photo by Tracy Kalytiak.
Children write a whimsical message in the sand of Salamatof Beach, located on Cook Inlet between Kenai and Nikiski, in this photo by Lisa Rodgers.
A boat carries servicemen and servicewomen out onto Resurrection Bay, Seward, en route to a fishing outing, in this photo by Lee Leschper.
Boats float amid ice in Valdez's harbor in this photo by Lori Campbell.
A woman and child pause during a snowmachine (snowmobile) ride near Anchorage, in this photo taken in the 1970s and contributed by Michael Jordan.
A cyclist uses ingenuity and pedal power to move a boat in the Spit area of Homer, in this photo by Julie Horton.
Roland "Doc" Lombard competes in the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous World Championship Sled Dog Race in the 1970s, in this photo contributed by Michael Jordan.
A snowmachine (aka snowmobile) rider pauses during a sunny-but-cold outing off the Denali Highway, in this photo by Jarom Bangerter.
This is the Russian Orthodox church on St. George Island, in a photo taken by Tim Manier. The island is one of the Pribilof Islands, located in the Bering Sea near the Aleutians.