The Anchorage Assembly unanimously dismissed a resolution on Tuesday to recognize actions from Assembly member Jamie Allard around two controversial, Nazi-themed license plates as a “breach of the public trust.”
The Anchorage Assembly will consider a resolution this week to formally recognize Assembly member Jamie Allard’s statements defending a pair of Nazi-themed license plates as a “breach of the public trust.”
Police Chief Justin Doll said he’s hopeful the department’s anti-violent crime initiatives are having a positive impact.
Anchorage Assemblywoman removed from Human Rights Commission over comments defending Nazi terminology
The Anchorage Assembly member made comments on social media defending Nazi terminology on a pair of custom Alaska license plates.
Recycling coordinator Suzanna Caldwell said an uptick in cardboard recycling happens every year after the holidays, but the pandemic is also to blame as more people order products online.
A man who sent death threats to members of the Anchorage Assembly was arrested on Wednesday. In text messages sent to South Anchorage Assemblyman John Weddleton, 39-year-old Richard Leemon Joe threatened to “come after” assembly members and anyone else who might be nearby with an AR-15 rifle, according to charging documents. Joe also referred to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month in his threat.
State prosecutors have deemed the fatal police shooting last month of an unarmed man suspected of vehicle theft as legally justified.
The Anchorage Assembly voted late Tuesday to extend the city’s emergency declaration a seventh time, until April 16. The body also voted to pass a resolution condemning the violence at the U.S. Capitol last week.
Here’s where the Anchorage School District will make COVID testing available as students look to return to classrooms
Anchorage families are encouraged to get a COVID test before returning to in-person learning next week.
The Anchorage Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a “suspicious vehicle” reported at the Midtown Mall.
Appointments for shots were almost immediately completely booked as soon as they became available.
A group trying to recall Anchorage Assembly Chair Felix Rivera says it has gathered almost 3,000 valid signatures, more than the number required to put the recall petition on the April ballot. Another group is suing to invalidate the recall effort.
With teachers next in line for vaccines, some in Anchorage want to postpone return to face-to-face instruction
Teachers are scheduled to get a vaccine after older Alaskans but there is no timetable set for widespread distribution
A small jobs program in Anchorage has given work to people unemployed by the pandemic and at the same time, helped deal with scores of dead trees and restore trails in city parks. Participants say it was a life-saver. Alaska Public Media’s Kavitha George reports.
Etheldra Davis dedicated her life and career to education and community activism in Anchorage.
A small group of people protested from their cars outside Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson’s West Anchorage home Tuesday night, the Mayor's office confirmed.
Anchorage soup kitchen Bean’s Cafe received a surprise Christmas gift of about 30,000 pounds of fresh produce and meat after a tractor trailer overturned and spilled the groceries into a ditch on the Glenn Highway Christmas Eve.
Chief of Police Justin Doll said the victim was reportedly carrying a gun, but it’s not immediately clear whether the officers knew the man was armed or if he threatened the officers.
The group of girls share their experiences with everything from cancer to eating disorders, heartbreak and seeking counseling.
From Freaky Friday dress up days to virtual read-alouds during lunch time, Anchorage teachers tried different tactics to engage students during the first all-virtual semester.