As part of Anchorage’s Centennial Celebration, the Anchorage Museum is hosting a new exhibit called “City Limits.” It’s a brief walk through Anchorage’s past that helps visitors understand how the city developed.
Uber is pausing operations in Anchorage and stopped offering free rides on Friday afternoon. But negotiations with the city are not over.
51-year-old Russell Place was struck and killed by a vehicle near Benson and the New Seward Highway on Wednesday afternoon.
The foundation of Anchorage 100 years ago changed many things for the local Dena’ina people, including their fish camps, but not their connection to the area.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held an open house in Anchorage Monday seeking comments on the draft proposed off-shore lease sales for 2017 to 2022, which includes sales in the northern Cook Inlet, the Beaufort and the Chukchi Seas. But the proposal is far from final.
The unprecedented tonnage of caribou antlers were the result of a trafficking case stretching from Juneau to the Northwest Arctic community of Selawik.
Today we’re discussing the race for mayor in Alaska’s largest city. Anchorage’s city politics have ripples across the state, whether in terms of funding coming from the Legislature, or launching political careers into higher office. The election is on April 7th, but recently we’ve seen the race start to take off. It’s a crowded field, with 11 candidates, hundreds of thousands of dollars pouring in from donations, and expectations of an eventual run off.
KSKA: Friday, 2/27 at 2:00pm and Saturday, 2/28 at 6:00pm
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Alaska’s statewide minimum wage increase went into effect on Tuesday. Now, thousands of jobs in the state pay $8.75 an hour — a dollar increase. So what does this means for Anchorage’s small businesses and consumers?
Some Alaska alternative energy producers may benefit from new rules the Regulatory Commission of Alaska is considering. But other independents say the state’s power statutes are so antiquated they should be completely revised.
Alaska Pacific University is adding a new scholarship for low-income students who are eligible for the Pell Grant. The school also recently lowered tuition costs and hopes both measures will help attract new students.
New marijuana rule change is a long way from the full legal market that voters passed. And as state entities work to develop comprehensive new laws municipalities are rushing to find shorter-term public safety solutions.
Community members gathered to ask assembly members to get more detox beds in Anchorage as part of the solution for alcoholism.
Several hundred people turned out to show support for the military in Alaska and speak against potential troop reductions at an event Monday night.
Middle School students from around the state are participating in the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program at UAA this year. Forty-eight students from the Lower Yukon and Northwest Arctic Borough completed the two-week residential program on Friday but their learning doesn’t stop there.
The NAACP and Global Block are trying to get youth to speak up about their needs and what they want from the Anchorage community. They hosted an event Saturday at the Northway Mall.
City and business leaders prepare tour for visiting officials ahead of a rally and public listening sessions in the hopes of insulating Alaska from an overall force reduction of 120,000 troops by 2018.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted 8-2 in favor of a 5 percent tuition hike for the 2015-16 academic year. The Board voted down a similar measure last fall.
Anchorage School Board passed a preliminary budget that includes planning time for all middle school teachers and more than 60 new positions. But it’s not final until the state legislature passes their final budget later this spring.
Data from the state’s Department of Education and Early Development show that students of color drop out of high school at higher rates than white students. Anchorage’s chapter of the NAACP is trying to change that.