Two third-party mailbox management companies have been at odds with the Palmer postmaster over the legal nature of their respective businesses, leaving some Palmer homeowners without residential mail delivery.
During an Anchorage Assembly special committee meeting on Wednesday, municipal leaders gave generally good grades for how the municipality responded to record-breaking snowfall last month, but not all residents agree.
Not much of a break in the winter weather over the weekend. A brief break for the region Friday night, but another low arrives Saturday. Snowfall of 1 to 3 inches is expected for Anchorage and surrounding areas.
Anchorage saw anywhere from 5 to 9 inches of snowfall from the overnight snow with higher amounts falling in southeast Anchorage and along the hillside, but colder temperatures are coming this weekend.
An ex-Alaska Airlines pilot accused of trying to cut the engines of a passenger flight while off-duty and riding in an extra seat in the cockpit was released from jail pending trial Thursday, after an Oregon judge approved it with conditions that include keeping away from aircraft.
Shedd Aquarium, one of only a few facilities in the United States with the resources to care for rescued otters, was contacted by the SeaLife Center and the aquarium’s otter team made the cross-country journey with the fluffy brown marine mammal who arrived in Chicago at the end of November.
A winter storm impacts a large swath of Southcentral Alaska Thursday night to Friday morning. Prepare to contend with slippery roads and winds whipping the snow around, making it harder to see while driving on roads and highways. Winter weather advisories stretch from Anchorage to the Mat-Su Valley to Homer and Prince William Sound.
A piece of legislation seeking to expand energy production on Alaska’s North Slope is heading for debate in the U.S. House of Representatives after moving out of the House Natural Resources Committee and being formally introduced on Wednesday.
A community conversation took place Wednesday night at the Anchorage Public Library as leaders from Anchorage and Houston, Texas, shared insight on systems and solutions that have effectively worked in other communities’ homelessness response.