On Thursday a group of former Anchorage Mayors, Anchorage assembly members and citizens at large submitted a referendum application to the City of Anchorage clerk to petition the removal of A-O 2022-60. On July 12th, the Anchorage Assembly passed the ordinance 9-3, that would allow them to remove a sitting Anchorage may from office over a breach of public trust.
According to the Division of Environmental Health State Veterinarian’s website, data indicates that of the over 40 million cases of confirmed bird flu in the United States, 107 of those have been reported in Alaska.
In a surprise victory for Republicans, the Senate on Thursday voted to overturn a Biden administration rule requiring rigorous environmental review of major infrastructure projects such as highways, pipelines and oil wells — a victory enabled in part by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia.
At the end of August, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will begin offering free, online Alaska Native language courses. The course is open to anybody and has no age restrictions. Courses are offered in Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian languages. Nine classes in total will be offered, split between beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
The popular walking trail sits just off the Glenn Highway between the Knik and Matanuska Rivers. It’s easy to see how the lake got it’s name, but the million-dollar views along the gravel and boardwalk path has been cheapened by spray paint, that Hill now has to clean up.