During an Anchorage Assembly special committee meeting on Wednesday, municipal leaders gave generally good grades for how the municipality responded to record-breaking snowfall last month, but not all residents agree.
Two third-party mailbox management companies have been at odds with the Palmer postmaster over the legal nature of their respective businesses, leaving some Palmer homeowners without residential mail delivery.
Shedd Aquarium, one of only a few facilities in the United States with the resources to care for rescued otters, was contacted by the SeaLife Center and the aquarium’s otter team made the cross-country journey with the fluffy brown marine mammal who arrived in Chicago at the end of November.
By The Associated Press and WAFAA SHURAFA, JULIA FRANKEL and LEE KEATH
Furious urban fighting has continued in the north, underscoring Hamas’ heavy resistance, and tens of thousands of residents are believed to remain in the area six weeks after troops and tanks rolled in.