Tag: Anchorage Assembly

BP Oil Spill Case; and Petroleum Lease Sales

The stories up for discussion this week are: the BP oil spill case; petroleum lease sales bring in $21 million; film industry incentive program; potential road extension to Nome; fatal hit-and-run suspect arrested; Coastal Zone Management; Clearwire wireless leaving Alaska; Anchorage Assembly asking for $59 million in school bonds on next ballot. KSKA: Friday, 12/9 @ 2:00pm & Saturday, 12/10 @ 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 12/9 @ 7:30pm & Saturday, 12/10 @ 5:00pm

Alaska News Nightly: June 28, 2011

Parnell Vows to Veto Coastal Management Bill, Parnell Proposes to ‘Secure Alaska’s Future Initiative – Oil’, Estimate of Cook Inlet Natural Gas Reserves Increased by 10x, NASA Wraps Up ICESCAPE Mission, and more...

Speaker Requests on Title 21 Denied By Assembly Chair

The Title 21Rewrite Project covering land development and building requirements is not on this evening's Anchorage Assembly agenda. Despite that, Title 21 will still draw a determined group of interested - if silent - citizens.

Assembly Approves Mandatory Photo IDs at Anchorage Liquor Stores

Beginning on July 1st, buying alcohol at a package store in Anchorage will require photo identification. Tuesday night the Anchorage Assembly approved the new law by a 10 to 1 margin.

Alaska News Nightly: May 25, 2011

Sealaska Raises Land Selection Issue in Washington DC, Unalaska Group Engages in Unusual Spring Cleanup, Lawmakers Debate Special Session for Coastal Management Program, and more...

Anchorage Assembly Passes Ordinance Requiring Liquor Stores to Check IDs

The Anchorage Assembly last night went along with an advisory vote and passed an ordinance requiring liquor stores to check identification before all sales. It takes effect in July.

Anchorage Assembly OKs Gay Rights Ordinance

Tuesday night the Anchorage Assembly passed a municipal ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage Download Audio...

Alaska News Nightly: August, 12, 2009

Photo by Christopher Ho, KYUK - Bethel U.S. Secretaries Arne Duncan, Steven Chu, Shaun Donovan, and Tom Vilsack listen to Elder Peter Jacob at the Bethel...

Anchorage Facing Bigger Budget Deficit

Anchorage is facing a considerable budget deficit this year and next. The city is $9 million dollars short this year and nearly double that...