Anchorage's mayor Ethan Berkowitz got down and dirty on Monday. The mayor wants to encourage local gardening, and part of that plan is a new city composting program Berkowitz introduced at the Anchorage Municipality's solid waste landfill in Eagle River.

With prodding from Alaska's congressional delegation, USCG leadership will "revisit" licensing rules that Western Alaska lodge owners say are unreasonable. Listen now

Fallout from Governor Walker's veto pen is hitting the Matanuska Susitna Borough hard. Borough officials are now grappling with a budget shortfall caused by millions of dollars in reduced state funding. Listen now

Anchorage police are ruling homicide in the deaths of two people found on a city bike path early Sunday morning. APD has identified the victims as 20-year-old Brianna Foisy and 41-year-old Jason Netter, Sr. Law enforcement is not releasing any further details on the cause of death, nor is anyone in custody at this time. Listen now

A small earthquake rattled dishes along the outer coast of Southeast Alaska Monday evening. The US Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 3.6 quake occurred about 20 miles west of Whale Bay off the coast of Baranof Island, at 7:20 PM. The epicenter was located at a depth of about 21 miles below the surface of the earth.

Among Governor Bill Walker's vetoes announced earlier this week is the re-appropriation of nearly $19 million meant for the controversial Northern Access Project in Anchorage's U-Med District. But, that doesn't mean the money can be used for other projects.

A fast-moving storm is set to hit a wide swath of Southcentral Alaska starting Thursday evening. It's expected to start in the Copper River Basin and spread through the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Anchorage and the northern Kenai Peninsula. Download Audio

Last week, the Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage (NSAA) was able to have summertime ski jumping at the Hilltop Ski Area. This is the first summer ski jump facility in the state. Download Audio

21-year-old Cody Randall Hess has been charged in connection with a shooting in the Anchorage's Spenard area.

What was thought to have been a stabbing on wednesday, then a bear attack, is now being reported as a moose attack by the Department of Fish and Game.

Anchorage police are investigating a shooting near the intersection of Spenard Road and Minnesota Drive.

One IT security firm estimates 80 percent of its business is consulting on surveillance and data storage to bring cannabis companies into compliance with state rules. Download Audio

My bed is an island. It’s covered with books, notebooks, research, pens,paintbrushes and, often, my beloved granddaughter. Still, it's an island. No part of my sheets or other bedding touches the floor or a wall. My pillows, mattress and box spring are each encased in squeaky bug proof covers.

A man was charged with DUI, theft and criminal mischief among other charges after he ran a front loader into an Anchorage Brown Jug liquor store in order to rob it at around 3 in the morning on Thursday. Download Audio

One man is dead and another in custody after a fatal shooting in South Anchorage on Wednesday.

The small craft brewing industry is thriving, but state support for the burgeoning alcohol sector doesn't sit well with everyone. Download Audio

In order to make a downtown Anchorage park safer, officials will destroy a decades-old fountain. It's one of several measures Mayor Ethan Berkowitz introduced during an outdoor press conference in Town Square Park on Wednesday. Download Audio

Anchorage's out-going superintendent Ed Graff was chosen to lead the Minneapolis Public Schools. That district has about 12,600 fewer students than Anchorage because the Twin Cities metropolitan area is broken into more districts. About two-thirds of the 35,717 students are people of color. Download Audio

City officials say the change is necessary to fix a major staffing problem that's grown worse in recent years. Download Audio

Susan Churchill is a Japanese-American who grew up in a small town near Seattle not long after World War II. But her experiences growing up were nothing like her father's. Download Audio