With the help of several people, the family was able to take a flight from the Kabul airport and flee the country back in August — just hours before chaos erupted in that same location. After a long journey, they arrived in Alaska last week.
An abandoned city bus that people sometimes went on deadly pilgrimages to Alaska’s backcountry to visit can now safely be viewed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks while it undergoes preservation work.
One local teen has some big dreams and is spreading cheer with a coffee truck. She might only have a learner’s permit, but this 15 year old knows how to make a cup of joe and how to turn her dreams into reality.
The overall proposed plans seem to have boiled down to two imperative questions: What will the municipality do with the mass shelter, for example, the Sullivan Arena, and what’s the long-term plan to combat homelessness.