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.
Property manager Suzy Campbell was surprised to see a video taken by a tenant last month, shocked that the privacy trees that surrounded three sides of the complex had been leveled - including the backside of the property that faces the notoriously dangerous road.
According to the Anchorage Police Department Employees Association (APDEA), the delays are due to a disagreement with APD command and the Municipality of Anchorage over pre-statement reviews for officers.
Safety crews completed an assessment of the landslide area and have determined that the risk to the public has returned to pre-event levels, and are now allowing residents of the affected area access to their homes.
Sandy Snodgrass recently filmed on the set of the Dr. Phil show as part of a series on the fentanyl crisis currently sweeping the nation. She lost her 22-year-old son to fentanyl poisoning in October of 2021.
The Legislative Budget and Audit Committee heard a presentation Wednesday detailing the events leading up to — and stated justifications for — the firing of former Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Executive Director Angela Rodell.
Jyzyk Sharpe’s trial was set to get underway last week after a jury had been selected when the state’s prosecution team offered him a plea deal that would dismiss the Murder-2 charge in exchange for a guilty plea to manslaughter.
A state program designed to assist Alaskans affected by disasters will open for applications next week. The disaster declaration made on Sept. 17 by Gov. Mike Dunleavy activated the state’s Individual Assistance program, which is designed to assist residents with expenses related to recovery from the devastating remnants of Typhoon Merbok.
Superior Court Judge Jack McKenna issued a decision in Randall Kowalke’s legal challenge of Wasilla Rep. David Eastman’s eligibility for elected office, partially granting Kowalke’s request for a preliminary injunction, and ordering the Division of Elections to delay certification of House District 27 election results until the case has been settled.
After many households experienced numerous chicken coup raids in the last week, residents were left wondering if it was the same bear that had been showing up in the Butte, but Fish and Game doesn’t believe it is.
Bob Bodell, 71, of Soldotna, claims he was sitting in the passenger seat of a stranded SUV on the side of Sterling Highway, waiting for his friends to return with some gas, when a rookie Alaska State Trooper tased, maced, and struck him twice for simply exercising his right to remain silent. However, the troopers’ version of what happened that night is much different.