Anchorage Deaf Awareness week kicks off with their 'Passport to the Deaf World'
Updated: Sep. 21, 2022 at 3:55 PM AKDT
Anchorage deaf awareness week is just that, a time to bring to the forefront the shining abilities and wonderful gifts that are abound within the hard of hearing community. Sharon Miranda is the Coordinator of Deaf Supports at Hope Community Resources in Anchorage and says “the only difference between deaf people and hearing people is that deaf people hear with their eyes, not their ears.”
Jordan Flowers, 23, was sentenced to 30 years with 10 years suspended for second-degree murder, as well as 10 years supervised probation following his sentence by Palmer Judge Jonathan Woodman, who had delayed the sentencing on three previous occasions.
There’s a new hitch in the plan to provide emergency winter shelter in Anchorage. The municipal attorney released an opinion late Thursday afternoon stating that under current law, it is illegal to use the Golden Lion Hotel as a homeless shelter or as housing under the Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Plan.