6:30 PM, Sunday, March 2, 2014. Jessica Gonzalez (19) and Matthew Rhoades (18) just prior to sunset at Point Woronzof, Anchorage. “I think I want to be a nurse…or a cook.” -Jessica Gonzalez
9:30 AM, Saturday, March 1, 2014. The ever popular DeeDee Jonrowe talks with fans just prior to the Iditarod Ceremonial start on Fourth Avenue in downtown Anchorage.
6 PM, Friday, February 28, 2014. “He’s big but, unfortunately, not much of a threat…he’s just a big teddy bear” -CPA Nathalie Martin with her five year old malamut, Kodi, out for a run on G Street in Anchorage’s South Addition Neighborhood.
6:30 PM, Thursday, February 27, 2014. Fourteen year old Finlay Martin at the Delaney Park Strip ice rink. “I want to be a therapist…a psychiatrist. My friends come to me for advise and I think I think I’m doing a good job.”
4:30 PM, Wednesday, February 26, 2014. “I don’t have an email address; I don’t even have a computer…and my cell phone doesn’t work.” -Visual Artist Brandon A. Martinson near Frontier Park, Anchorage.
4:30 PM, Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Communications student and model Taylar Hunt, Anchorage.
3:30 PM, Monday, February 24, 2014. “I grew up in Anchorage and am Athabaskin and Yup’ik.” -Alaya Burg inside a snow log house at the GCI Rondy Snow Sculpture Competition.
2:45 PM, Sunday, February 23, 2014. Diane, age 8, at 20 feet above the crowd during the Rondy Blanket Toss, Anchorage’s Winter Carnival.
12:45 PM, Saturday, February 22, 2014. Robin Demoski and her Daughter, Dahae Chris, at the Rondy World Championship Sled Dog Races during Anchorage’s Winter Carnival “I grew up in Barrow but have lived in Anchorage for ten years. I like the fact that Anchorage has so many wonderful events, like Rondy.”
3 PM, Friday, February 21, 2014. Anchorage Daily News Photographer Bob Hallinen, searching for Rondy images on Fourth Avenue in downtown Anchorage.
4:45 PM, Thursday, February 20, 2014. “…(we) have lived in this house on the Park Strip for over 25 years. It was the home of A.A. Shonbeck, a city founder, who built it in 1938.” -Neighbor Lani Brennan on the porch of her home on G Street in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood.
5:15 PM, Wednesday, February 19, 2014. “What I love most about my job is seeing happy faces when customers win…my least favorite part is when people spit in the trash…Yuck!” -Sales person Samantha Octuk at Rippie World in downtown Anchorage.
4:45 PM, Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Ron Laubenstein while out for a walk from Elaine’s Place, assisted living home in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood. “…Ron grew up in Anchorage in Nunaka Valley. He worked as a graphic designer and his work and art were in great demand. His brain is shrinking due to hydrocephalus. The condition is terminal, there is no treatment. (His is) not a big name or one in Alaska’s history books, but a heart that is full of life in this state and what it means to live here. He has been such a sweet and kind man and the love of my life.” -Karen Laubenstein
5 PM, Monday, February 17, 2014. Adam Phillips at Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
3 PM, Sunday, February 16, 2014. “We moved from Soldotna to Anchorage about two years ago. We are home schooled and we buy our food in bulk.” -Dyson (16) and Lucy (10) at Delaney Park Strip, Anchorage.
4:45 PM, Saturday, February 15, 2014. Performing artist Tiffany Cooper Allen, Anchorage.
5:15 PM, Friday, February 14, 2014. Physical therapist Sara Falkoff with her husband Will Marshall, son Nick (3), and daughter Ali (9 months) near their home in Bootleggers Cove, Anchorage. “We love our circle of Friends in Anchorage.”
4 PM, Thursday, February 13, 2014. Ellen Arvold and her dog Gizmo, during a fashion session for Second Run, Anchorage.
4:45 PM, Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Dog walker and gardener Karol Kvale, Anchorage. “My grandfather was Norwegian and came to Alaska to work for the Alaska Railroad. My father was born in the old railroad hospital and my mother was born to one of the original Colony families in the Matanuska Valley. I have been her all my life.”
6 PM, Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Physical Therapist Tracey Blain is excited about joining her friends in downtown Anchorage for the McGinley’s Pub Run 5K event.
3:45 PM, Monday, February 10, 2014. “Someday I would like to move back to Mexico but the crime is too high.” -Olivia Barajas, owner of Benny’s Food Wagon in mid-town Anchorage.
4:15 PM, Sunday, February 9, 2014. “My son, Talven, really does like to kicksled, but you might not think so from the photo!” -David Wigglesworth with his three year old son at Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage.
4:15 PM, Saturday, February 8, 2014. “I am originally from Kenai and have lived in Anchorage for the past six months. I like Anchorage; its only 20 minutes from Alaska!” -Conoco Phillips engineer Wally Ward with his three month old Golden Retriever, Remington, in front of his home in Bootlegger Cove, Anchorage.
3:15 PM, Friday, February 7, 2014. “Where did you get your glasses?” “I just broke mine and I have been looking for new frames exactly like yours!” -Architect Ivan Becerra in Anchorage’s South Addition neighborhood.
3:30 PM, February 6, 2014. “I enjoy meeting new patients but sometimes I wish I could meet them under different circumstances, less stressful for them.” -Dental hygienist, Ronni Ritter, Anchorage.