Anchorage's Mike Mitchell and his dog Chance have walked the circumference of the earth — 24,901 miles — over the past eight years. In the process, Mitchell said Chance helped get his life back on track after a long battle with Hepatitis C.
With the end of the city's current contract for homeless shelter services drawing near, Mayor Dave Bronson's administration awarded a new contract to an organization that was created last year, when the city's bidding process requires a bidding organization to have provided services for at least three. A city official says the experience of the organization's leadership fulfills that requirement.
The Anchorage School District is revising its COVID-19 protocols, saying those who are considered close contacts to someone who tests positive for the virus that are not experiencing symptoms will no longer need to quarantine.
After serving the homeless population in Anchorage for more than 40 years, Bean’s Cafe will no longer be operating the mass emergency shelter at the Sullivan Arena where they’ve been for the past 18 months.
The city's contract with Bean's Café to provide services at the temporary shelter in Sullivan Arena ends Sept. 15. Mayor Dave Bronson's administration said it's in the process of securing a new operator to continue service past that date.
In 2001, Alaska's News Source interviewed six children about how they experienced the 9/11 attacks. On Friday, reporters caught up with one of those children 20 years later to hear her perspective on the cusp of that day's anniversary.