Daysha Eaton, KSKA - Anchorage
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The Alaska Native Cultural Charter School, in Anchorage, has a new and bigger home – just in time for the new school year.
The Anchorage Assembly unanimously passed a new version of an ordinance that allows bars to stay open for an extra ‘safety’ hour so that patrons can filter out slowly. The assembly hopes the new version of the law will increase participation in a program aimed at curbing problems at closing time.
The Anchorage Community Development Authority voted unanimously Monday to extend a lease agreement for the city’s weekend market. 13 people testified.
A team of archaeologists from Brown University have uncovered a Native village site in Northwest Alaska that dates from just before first contact.
The Port of Anchorage is the point of entry for 90 percent of all the consumer goods for the state of Alaska. It’s been in the news a lot over the past few years — mostly because of problems with an expansion project. But you may not have heard as much about the parts of the expansion that worked, and how they are changing the port.
The Anchorage Assembly heard public testimony on an ordinance that would limit pay for the city’s executive workers on Tuesday night.
An East High School graduate is on her way to college at University of Alaska Anchorage. That transition is noteworthy because the student is a refugee, has two kids and barely spoke English when she started High School. Pang Thao attributes her success to a specialized counselor who recently lost her job because of school district budget cuts.
Friends and family members of the man who was shot and killed by an Anchorage Police Officer Monday held a vigil for him Thursday evening. The name of the officer who killed the man was released the same day.
Another Anchorage politician has filed to run for office in 2014. Former Anchorage Assemblyman, Matt Claman, confirms that he will be running for the District 19 seat in the Alaska House of Representatives in 2014. That’s the seat that Lindsey Holmes now holds.
The majority of chronically homeless people in Anchorage are Alaska Native, and most of them are from Northern and Western Alaska. That’s according to a new analysis of data by researchers with the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation during a one-day point in time survey.
Governor Sean Parnell signed a package of bills and resolutions today supporting gun rights. The signing took place at the Matanuska Valley Sportsman’s Shooting Range, near Palmer. Parnell says he wants to send message.
Anchorage Police announced a new policy on Tuesday aimed at preventing officers from shooting at moving vehicles. A practice that has increased over the past few years.
Alaska’s Attorney General held a press conference Thursday in Anchorage to admit that the state made a mistake in how they handled past cases involving Jerry Active.
Lindsey Holmes, who serves Anchorage district 19 in the House of Representatives, switched parties just after she was elected last year. A group of voters hoping to recall her is getting ready to submit their application to the division of elections.