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

Two white parents adopted three black children. This is the story of a father and his oldest son. Download Audio

The intersection of Tudor Road and the Old Seward Highway will remain closed through at least part of Saturday as crews repair a broken water main.

The House Finance committee added an amendment to its capital budget that gives the University of Alaska leftover funds to pursue developing the Elmore Extension into the U-Med district, a move widely opposed by community groups. Download Audio

State lawmakers cut education funding in the proposed budgets by nearly $13 million Tuesday night. They moved the money into the oil and gas tax credit fund. Download Audio
Cannabis Plant. (Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Three steps forward, two steps back.. Mat-Su's tangled marijuana regulations take another U turn.

After diving into the data on crime rates across the Municipality of Anchorage, a middle school class decided police staffing levels are the main problem confronting residents. Download Audio
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Alaska's elders face drastic budget cuts. Download Audio

Citing primarily cost, Alaska Dispatch News Executive Editor David Hulen said his company dropped its contract with the Associated Press on Thursday. Download Audio

Alaska Democrats spent the weekend in Anchorage picking delegates for the party’s national convention in Philadelphia this July, and setting priorities for the year ahead. Download Audio

6:24 pm- The Anchorage fire department is working to contain a five to seven acre brush fire west of Elmore road, near Sundance Circle.

Stereotypes about Mexican immigrants in the United States abound, but everyone has a unique situation. This is the tale of one couple with two very different stories. Download Audio

In a Tuesday letter, lawyers for the bank holding debt for renovations threaten to sue the state over breach of contract. Download Audio

The Anchorage Assembly officially waded into the state’s complicate battle over the LIO, asking state lawmakers to respect the city's comprehensive development plan.

Measures for introduction and testimony at body's regular meeting are set to deal with workers compensation claims, pay for police and fire-fighters, and money for the Center for Performing Arts.
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State Trooper post in Girdwood could stay open.. if the price is right.

When people imagine Alaska's Arctic, the first thing that comes to mind usually isn't experimental art. But a new exhibit at the Anchorage Museum is getting visitors, urbanites, and art-lovers to connect to the Arctic in different ways. The works expand well beyond the gallery walls. Download Audio

The 30-acre Sunrise wildfire north of Wasilla is now 100% contained. Mop-up operations are underway, according to state fire information officer Norm McDonald. About 30 firefighters are on the job and will remain there through the night.

Sunrise Fire update 9:00 am Thursday