The hope is that the project will improve conditions and facilities in the area, including addressing safety issues and cleanliness, as well as adding to the limited services that are available during daytime hours.
As coronavirus cases surged in Alaska and across the country, Anchorage officials say they were forced to place limits on businesses and everyday life in order to avoid overwhelming hospitals. That decision has been met with both intense criticism and praise. It has also lead to busy Anchorage Assembly meetings with intense crowds.
Stalled contract talks between GCI & Coastal Television and Vision Alaska which provide, FOX, ABC & CW Network programming are at an impasse, leaving GCI customers without some popular programs like NFL playoff football.
Most Anchorage restaurants, like Gwennie’s, are already quieter than usual if open at all. Come Monday, they’ll all be just about empty following the release of Municipal Emergency Order 16, which puts Anchorage back into a hunker-down mode and blocks bars and restaurants from any dine- or drink-in service.