Anchorage’s elections may be inadequately protected from interference, according to a report released by the city assembly on Nov. 17, and Assembly leadership said they will be proposing changes to municipal code at its regular meeting on Tuesday in what they say will better protect Anchorage’s election from interference.
The Anchorage Assembly and Mayor Dave Bronson are at odds on how the Mobile Crisis and Intervention Teams should be funded. Some members of the Assembly are concerned that if the team is not properly funded, it could go away.
In this 30-minute special presentation “7.1: Five Years Later,” we look back at the impacts of the earthquake as a reminder of what we learned, how much better prepared we are today, and what work still needs to be done.
Shelley Connolly was last seen alive in the early morning hours of Jan. 7, 1978. The 16-year-old was spotted at a local bar and later at an Anchorage restaurant. Later that morning her body was discovered down an embankment near Beluga Point on the Seward Highway.
Dozens turned out at the Wasilla City Council meeting on Monday to hear Wasilla Public Library Director Zane Treesh speak on the library’s book selection process and to address community concerns over the sexualized books in the teen section of the library.
As crews continue to search and clean up debris in and around the area of a deadly landslide that hit Wrangell on Nov. 20, community members have been banding together with authorities from across the state as the town and a single survivor of the slide try to recover from the disaster that has thus far taken the lives of four people.
A shocking 50 people have died outdoors in Anchorage this year, according to the Anchorage Police Department. In just the month of November, the Anchorage Fire Department reported 20 emergency calls to the three largest camps at Davis, Cuddy, and Buttress Park areas.
The DEA held a number of Red Ribbon Week events across Anchorage and the Mat-Su earlier this month in partnership with local law enforcement and emergency services agencies, as well as the Alaska National Guard.
The Anchorage Assembly signed off on the 2024 general government operating budget Tuesday night, helping fund operations within the city as residents prepare to put food on their plates for a big annual holiday.