Tag: east anchorage

LISTEN: Exploring the fascinating (and sometimes restricted) wild areas on Anchorage’s eastern border

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On the northeast side of Anchorage, at the base of the Chugach, is a heavily restricted area that requires a pass to enter. The residents of Scenic Foothills have long considered this area to be their playground, with access to trails and peaks and an abundance of charismatic wildlife.

RUNNING Highlights | Assembly Seat H, East Anchorage

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Get to know your assembly candidates for East Anchorage in this highlight of RUNNING.

Hmong Student Heads to College, Credits Cut Counselor

An East High School graduate is on her way to college at University of Alaska Anchorage. That transition is noteworthy because the student is a refugee, has two kids and barely spoke English when she started High School. Pang Thao attributes her success to a specialized counselor who recently lost her job because of school district budget cuts. Download Audio

2-Year-Old Shot In Head, Hospitalized

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An east Anchorage baby was shot in the head Sunday night after a gun was apparently accidentally discharged in an adjacent condominium apartment.