Zachariah Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage
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Packing up his office after six years on the job, Mayor Dan Sullivan reflects on what he’ll take with him, and what gets left behind.
For the last week and a half, the military has been conducting Northern Edge, the largest training exercise regularly held in Alaska.
The figure is double assessments from last week when officials were unable to survey areas within the fire zone.
A contentious zoning ordinance is just one of four controversial measures on the docket for the last Assembly meeting of the Sullivan Administration.
Gains on Sockeye part of an around-the clock effort by front-line responders, from elite hotshot crews to logistics managers keeping them supplied with gear.
Amid organizational and financial complexities, most of the immediate needs on the ground are quite basic
Tight-knit mushing community was able to coordinate a rapid response to the wildfire, relocating 400 animals as part of an emergency plan hatched just weeks earlier.
Fleek-Green, Wilber, Shuttee to take over prominent roles in next mayor’s administration.
If you’ve run out of isolated wilderness to explore in Alaska, there’s good news: flights from Anchorage to Yakutsk start in July.
The move is a blow for legalization advocates in Anchorage, and leaves many regulatory questions unanswered.
109 members of the military gather at JBER for two days of unsanctioned fighting.
Community members and cultural institutions pair up to throw Anchorage a surprise party.
This weekend, Alaska saw its first-ever job fair for careers in commercial cannabis, offering a glimpse of how the semi-legal marijuana industry is taking tentative steps towards professionalism and profits.
Emerging rules are modeled on commercial alcohol sales, with regulators hoping to learn from past mistakes in Washington and Colorado.
Resolution aims to express solidarity with the Port of Seattle and a focus on safety in Shell’s plans in the season ahead.
Since the start of the year there have been several major changes in leadership at the Alaska National Guard. Laurie Hummel is now Adjudant General, and Col. Joe Streff is heading the more embattled half of the organization, the Army National Guard.
Evidence from APD suggests one of the parents is responsible for the deaths, but just a day into the investigation detectives are not yet able to say conclusively what happened.
While the city’s Assembly voted to allow marijuana on site at an upcoming convention, it cannot be consumed there.
Two controversial business proposals for Anchorage were settled during last night’s Assembly meeting. Services connected to both taxi cabs and garbage trucks will stay the same
Outgoing Mayor Dan Sullivan held a press conference Tuesday at City Hall to explain that statistics for the last year tell a more optimistic story than the one on the campaign trail.