Original light fixtures were smashed, plates were thrown from the dining room on the floor, and the original single pane windows that had endured nearly 80 harsh Alaskan winters were all broken. The people or person who broke in even sprayed fire extinguishers inside.
On a hillside in Chugiak stands a bright yellow house with a yellow, green and red flag waving in the wind. The small structure serves two purposes, one as a museum and the other as the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Lithuania.
Set on the edge of Resurrection Bay and lined by natural features such as plentiful forests, salmon-filled streams and towering, snow-capped mountains, a tour business run by two Iditarod veterans is also hiding in Seward.
Bride-to-be Crystle Lewis and her fiance mailed out all their wedding invitations earlier this month in Wasilla. Little did they know, due to the incorrect postage, the 50 or so invitations were sitting on a shelf.