Assembly members in Anchorage have passed a bundle of rules that will shape the business landscape for the state’s largest commercial cannabis market in the months ahead.
Three provocative new exhibits at the Anchorage Museum showcase changing boundaries within Alaska's contemporary art scene.
After months of closed door meetings, the city has worked out a deal to buy a section of the Beluga River Unit owned by ConcoPhillips since the 80s. Download Audio
The developer says the sale would save the state $2,052,000 over the next nine years of the existing lease, and eliminates the potential for lawsuits if legislators walk away from the agreement. Download Audio
During public testimony, residents gave feedback on the finer points of the zoning and licence requirements nearing their final form.
Tuesday was the deadline set by the Legislative Council to figure out a plan for the controversial lease on the Legislative Information Office in downtown Anchorage. Download Audio
Anchorage voters will elect five of the city's 11 Assembly members this April. Filing for those races opened today. City officials have devised an ingenious ritual to keep elections as fair and impartial as possible. Download Audio
On this week's Alaska Edition, we discuss emergency preparedness in the state.
According to the latest figures 9.7 percent of emergency transports are spice-related emergencies across the municipality. Now, the city is pulling together a broad spectrum of experts from different fields to develop long term strategies.
Medical emergencies connected with synthetic cannabinoids remain stubbornly high in Anchorage -- 6 to 8 percent of daily calls for hospital transport, according to Fire Department officials. City officials are convening for a two-day workshop to try to address the Spice epidemic.
Sixteen cars were stolen in a single 24-hour period in Anchorage, starting yesterday (Jan. 25) and running through this morning (Jan. 26).
In Anchorage, Portage and the Mat-Su Valley the earthquake knocked out power to thousands of homes. By midday Sunday, electricity had been restored to all but a handful of homes.
But what Alaska soldiers who served with Bergdahl are saying about the case and podcast depends on who you ask.
The Legislative session started this week, and battles are already brewing over the budget, several pre-filed bills ranging in relevance. This week's Alaska Edition explores what's ahead this session and how it stacks up to previous years.
In a story about a rarely awarded medal we wrongly stated it was the first one awarded for a rescue in Alaska. In fact, one was given for an incident that happened in Angoon in 1995. The story starts at a basketball game when the power goes out.
UAA linguistics Professor David Bowie -- pronounced BOO-wee
, but spelled b-o-w-i-e
-- has a vexed relationship with the celebrity he shares his name with. He resented the musician until he was in his 20s, when something changed.
Human Trafficking tends to be closely associated with sex trafficking and prostitution, but this week's Alaska Edition includes guests who are taking initiative to expand how Alaskans understand the issue of people being exploited across an array of industries.
The Anchorage Mayor's office is throwing its weight behind initiatives to end homelessness, a problem the administration says has intensified in recent years. As social service providers gather data on homeless individuals, they're pairing new technology with an increased level of political support.
Both law-makers and industry advocates support the proposed five percent tax, but disagreements over regulation continue to grow.
TriWest will cover salary costs for six new employees embedded within Alaska VA to improve appointments and healthcare, primarily in the communities on the road system.