Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media
After store openings in Fairbanks, Juneau and Valdez, Anchorage is still weeks away from having an open retailer.
The Anchorage Police Department is moving closer to a years-long goal of boosting the size of the force. On Thursday, 26 new officers will graduate from the department's second police academy of the year. And in a few weeks, 31 additional officers will enter a third academy. Listen Now
Just one day ahead of the official name change, a local corporation filed a temporary restraining order to halt the measure's implementation, alleging a flawed process and fiscal risk. Listen Now
Lieutenant General Kenneth Wilsbach took over in August, but first came to Alaska in the 60s as a young boy on Adak. Listen Now
Citing safety concerns, the Iditarod Board of Directors have ruled that Iditarod mushers will no longer be able to carry dogs in trailers behind their sleds. Listen Now
The findings, released Friday, come after a former employee sent a complaint to the Food and Drug Administration in August.
Frustrated at not being able to text in Iñupiaq, pair spent months assembling a library of characters for all of Alaska's recognized indigenous languages. Listen Now
A day after news that five Anchorage murders are linked to the same gun used an attack on a police officer over the weekend, questions remain about how officials responded to public concerns in the months before.
The Anchorage Assembly passed a $504 million operating budget during it’s Tuesday night meeting, up slightly from last year’s budget of $488 million. Increases are going primarily to pay for a larger police force. Listen Now
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In an unexpected move, the Anchorage Assembly has put a stop on what would have been the first retail marijuana business in Alaska’s largest city. At least for now. Listen Now
Mushers are expressing frustration over two controversial rule changes to the Iditarod made during a board meeting today.
With the first batch of commercial cannabis officially certified, business in Valdez is on track to become the state's first legal retailer. Listen Now