Officials are reaching out to developers and the business community for ideas on how to re-invent the troubled property. Listen now

While school is in session, students spend about 30 hours in the classroom every week. That's more than 1,000 hours each academic year. This means teachers play a pivotal role, not only in a student's education, but in their development as a person. Listen now

The head of the University of Alaska Anchorage's athletic department is resigning, and heading to the Midwest. Outgoing UAA athletic director Keith Hackett will be taking the same job at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
First/second grade optional program teachers Shoshana Keegan (left) and Rosalind Worcester (right) pose in a school photo. (Courtesy Rosalind Worcester)

Two hundred twenty five teachers received layoff notices this year from the Anchorage School District, and until lawmakers in Juneau settle on education funding levels for the coming school year, those educators remain in limbo.

A coalition of Anchorage advocacy groups, unions and faith organizations is mobilizing to oppose an ongoing effort to roll back parts of the city's equal rights ordinance. Listen now

Anchorage boasts some of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country. But, is it the most diverse city in America? Listen now

It might soon get a little easier for people selling things like baked goods, jams, jellies and fermented food in Anchorage. Listen now

More than 100 people, many clad in rain jackets, braved a cool, overcast Saturday morning, and gathered in midtown Anchorage's Cuddy Midtown Park, urging lawmakers to support public education funding. The senate is proposing a $65 million cut to education, while the house wants a slight increase. Listen now

Amid uncertainty over state funding, the Anchorage School District is preparing to lay off hundreds of teachers. Two hundred non-tenured teachers will be notified by the end of the school year. Listen now

A former Department of Corrections officer convicted of smuggling drugs into Goose Creek Correctional Center was sentenced Tuesday to eight months in federal prison. Listen now

Chief Chris Tolley took over in October of 2015, and was tasked with expanding the size of the police force. He's handing the department over to Captain Justin Doll, a 20-year APD veteran coming from a community-facing role at the department. Listen now

The University of Alaska Anchorage is in the final stages of starting a new program that focuses on positions that assist doctors during surgery. It's called the surgical technology program, and the curriculum will train students for difficult-to-fill positions in the state's health care industry. Listen now

Two Alaskans traveled to Austria in March to compete in the Special Olympics World Winter Games – and both came back with some hardware. Listen now
The Alaska Railroad brings a load of tourists into Whittier in July 2008. (Creative Commons photo by Frank Kovalchek)

The Alaska Railroad Corporation had a rough year in 2016, where it saw a dramatic drop in revenue. The company finished 2016 $4.4 million in the red. Listen now

Even though there's still lots of snow and cold temps across much of the state, the Alaska Summer Showcase travel fair is coming to Anchorage. And the Alaska Native Heritage Center on Saturday will be chock-full of all sorts of travel deals and prizes.

A midtown Anchorage apartment building caught fire early Wednesday morning, killing two people and injuring 16 others. A portion of the three-story Royal Suite Lodge on Minnesota Drive in midtown has collapsed from the blaze, and the cause is currently unknown. Listen now

Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage is weighing its options to become more financially sustainable. Among its top prospects: to seek tribal college status. Listen now

After about a week of negative double-digit temperatures, rain and warmer weather is expected throughout much of Southcentral Alaska this week. Listen now

The collapse of "The Dome" – an Anchorage sports complex – over the weekend, has left some people wondering whether their own roofs can withstand the weight of the recent heavy snowfall. Listen now

Back-to-back storms, a tricky division of labor, and budget cuts contribute to a perception of lagging snow-removal. Listen now