Republicans are expecting President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a historic stamp on the high court just weeks before the election.
Molua Smith Becke, owner of Second Chance Services, LLC, has opened a new 20-bed transitional housing unit in Anchorage's Mountain View nieghborhood. He believes a community-based approach to homelessness has benefits not found in the larger housing effort being launched by the municipality of Anchorage.
The U.S. Forest Service is moving forward with a plan to exempt the Tongass National Forest from the 2001 Roadless Rule, opening up more than 9.3 million acres in the national forest to logging and other development, despite opposition from tribal governments and concerns about the economic viability of logging in the region.
Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz comments during the first community COVID briefing of the fall, that the community must double down on efforts to prevent the spread of COVID if students are going to be allowed to return to school buildings
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to exempt the country’s largest national forest, in southeast Alaska, from a ban on timber harvests and road building in roadless areas. The move was denounced by conservation groups.