The Centennial Camp, which acted as a temporary homeless camp in Anchorage, closed its gates Saturday at 5 PM. According to the Municipality of Anchorage, they will not be forcing campers who are already at the site to leave. However, no new campers will be allowed on the property. Workers spent Saturday circling around the campsite advising campers to go to the Sullivan Arena.
The corner of Minnesota and Northern Lights was filled with people wearing orange shirts and waving signs Friday morning in honor of Orange Shirt Day, also recognized as The National Day Of Remembrance Of U.S. Indian Boarding Schools.
Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan introduced a bill Thursday that would designate one of Alaska’s most active volcanoes — Mount Cerberus, located on Semisopochnoi Island on the Aleutians — as “Mount Young.”
In a memo obtained Thursday, Homeless Director Alexis Johnson states that the Health Department — the agency responsible for homelessness services — has been made aware that the municipality’s Department of Maintenance and Operations would need “more than a week of lead time” to conduct repairs on the Golden Lion facility.