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UPDATE: Police arrest Anchorage man for shooting his girlfriend on Wednesday  KTUU.com

A woman in Anchorage was shot repeatedly early Wednesday morning, and now police are asking for the public's help to uncover what happened.

KTUU.com
Spam email with bomb threat sent to multiple Anchorage businesses, police say  KTUU.com

A message containing terroristic threats has been sent to multiple Anchorage businesses, prompting evacuations in some cases. City police say the threat is not ...

KTUU.com
Why isn't my street plowed? Here's what to know about snow removal in Anchorage.  Anchorage Daily News

An average of about 6 inches of light, fluffy snow has fallen on the Anchorage area since Tuesday, leaving many commuters shoveling out vehicles and ...

Anchorage Daily News
A big earthquake could send a tsunami up Cook Inlet. Would it reach Anchorage?  Anchorage Daily News

After the Nov. 30 earthquake, Anchorage residents received a smartphone alert warning of a tsunami risk and instructing them to seek higher ground.

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage man charged with assault in shooting of girlfriend  Anchorage Daily News

The woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital.

Anchorage Daily News
City backs off cuts to flower budget amid public outcry - and hopes for higher PFDs  Anchorage Daily News

The Berkowitz administration said Tuesday that projections for greater Permanent Fund dividend garnishments in 2019 would help generate enough money to ...

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage has highest number of 'unsafe' buildings after earthquake  KTVA

Anchorage has the highest number of buildings and homes marked "unsafe" to enter after the Nov. 30 earthquake, according to new data from city officials.

KTVA
Anchorage dogs set to go digital  KTVA

The municipality is rolling out a new licensing program that will bring Anchorage dogs into the digital age and reunite lost pets with families in a more timely ...

KTVA
Anchorage Goes Back to School After an Earthquake  The New York Times

Some 48000 students returned to class this week for the first time since the earthquake. Even before the quake, the school system had wrestled with tumult.

The New York Times
New maps and data show widespread Anchorage earthquake damage and more than 100 unsafe buildings  Anchorage Daily News

In Mat-Su, online reports filed by property owners show several hundred reports of damage.

Anchorage Daily News
More cold in Anchorage, with single digit temps on the way  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Wednesday will be the second day in a row for snow in Anchorage, as cloudy and 28 degree temperatures will meet with a 60 ...

KTUU.com
Snow totals are adding up!  KTUU.com

We have snow totals around Anchorage...up to 12 inches in Upper Dearmoun and Upper Hillside to a storm total of 3.3 inches at the National Weather *Service* ...

KTUU.com
Woman reported homeless, missing in Anchorage  KTVA

Relatives of 25-year-old Hunter Hogan told APD they haven't heard from her since Oct. 1.

KTVA
I keep thinking of the Anchorage mother whose house disappeared in the '64 quake  Anchorage Daily News

Many times over the past week I've thought about a woman named Wanda Wright who I interviewed in 2014. She was in her mid-80s then, 50 years after the big ...

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage teachers, district nearing agreement  KTVA

Anchorage teachers and the Anchorage School District are one step away from labor peace for the next two and half years.

KTVA
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers close first half against Alaska Anch...  Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI -- If the Bemidji State men's hockey team can duplicate its first series of the season against Alaska Anchorage, that would suit the Beavers just fine.

Bemidji Pioneer
Anchorage teachers union approves new contract  Alaska Public Radio Network

Anchorage teachers have approved a new contract. The Anchorage Education Association, the union that represents Anchorage teachers, announced Monday ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Snow possible, and we stay below 32 degrees around Anchorage  KTUU.com

Wind Chill factors 55 below near Point Lay and to 50 below around Atigun and Anaktuvuk Pass.

KTUU.com
Post-earthquake tips for home buyers and sellers in Southcentral  KTUU.com

Last month's earthquake may have had home owners, buyers, and real estate licensees shaking about the prospect of buying and selling.

KTUU.com
Anchorage teachers union agrees to 3-year contract  Anchorage Daily News

The union's vote marks a significant step forward after months of tense contract negotiations.

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage students return to class after earthquake break  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage-area students have returned to school after the district closed for a week so staff and contractors could inspect ...

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Anchorage logs 28th homicide of 2018 as gun sale goes awry  Alaska Public Radio Network

Two men killed each other on a West Anchorage side street Sunday in what police said was supposed to be the sale of a gun from one to the other. According to ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Magnitude 4.8 earthquake recorded near Anchorage, Alaska  KTRK-TV

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck near Anchorage just over a week after a massive magnitude 7 destroyed roads and bridges.

KTRK-TV
Anchorage police investigating Turnagain-area double homicide  KTUU.com

Anchorage police are investigating a double homicide near the 2800 block of W. 29th Ave.

KTUU.com
Yoga-breathing and talking about how the earthquake made them feel—Anchorage schools reopen after 7.0 earthquake  KTUU.com

Monday morning students within the Anchorage School District went back to class for the first time since the 7.0 earthquake.

KTUU.com
3 suspects arrested following armed robbery of Anchorage Walmart  KTVA

Anchorage police arrested three people after a Midtown Walmart store was robbed at gunpoint on Dec. 8.

KTVA
Anchorage federal buildings open in Anchorage following earthquake damage  KTUU.com

Officials with the U.S. General Services Administration announced Thursday that several buildings in Anchorage are now open once again, after being ...

KTUU.com
Anchorage man indicted for South Anchorage murder, attempted murder  KTUU.com

An Anchorage man has been indicted for his alleged role in a South Anchorage murder and attempted murder from early December.

KTUU.com
These Southern U.S. Cities Have Had More Snowfall Through Early December Than Anchorage, Alaska  The Weather Channel

A handful of southern U.S. cities now have more snow through early December than Anchorage, Alaska, thousands of miles to the north. Winter Storm Diego ...

The Weather Channel
What's Happening Anchorage | Music  Anchorage Press

For more information or web links to all the following events, visit: www.akconcerts.com/playing-soon.

Anchorage Press
Two 19-year-olds killed each other during an attempted gun sale, Anchorage police say  Anchorage Daily News

One was found dead inside a pickup, the other on the ground next to the truck.

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage, we have a Jewish deli, and the pastrami is the real deal  Anchorage Daily News

I grew up in North Jersey, where people discuss bagel shops the way Alaskans discuss fishing spots or winter tires – a crucial matter. Jewish delis abounded in ...

Anchorage Daily News
Dogs, cocoa and story sharing: Anchorage students return to school after quake break  Anchorage Daily News

Nearly every Anchorage-area public school reopened on Monday after a weeklong closure.

Anchorage Daily News
UPDATED: Schools are closed this week in Anchorage. Here's where you can (and can't) take your kids.  Anchorage Daily News

The damage has left some Anchorage parents scrambling for child care.

Anchorage Daily News
Rocks continue falling on Seward Highway near Anchorage after earthquake  Anchorage Daily News

A rockfall warning is still in place for a dangerous stretch where a truck driver was nearly killed during the Nov. 30 quake.

Anchorage Daily News
Power is on, water is clean, landfill is open: Here's a look at Anchorage's earthquake recovery so far  Anchorage Daily News

As repairs continue, here's where things stand as Anchorage “returns to normal operations.”

Anchorage Daily News
A week after the Anchorage earthquake, city continues to find damaged homes  Alaska Public Radio Network

On a quiet side street in Anchorage's Sand Lake neighborhood, a yellow sign appeared Wednesday on resident Chris George's front door. “RESTRICTED USE ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Crisis dogs greet Anchorage students returning to class after 7.0 earthquake  KTVA

Crisis dogs visit Bear Valley Elementary School to provide comfort to students, staff and parents after 7.0 earthquake.

KTVA
Anchorage earthquake emergency proclamation to expire Tuesday night  KTUU.com

An emergency proclamation in place since Friday's devastating earthquake struck will expire, according to Municipal Attorney Rebecca Wind Pearson.

KTUU.com
2018 Anchorage Earthquake  United States Geological Survey

U.S. Geological Survey scientists continue to investigate the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rocked south-central Alaska on Friday, now being referred to as the ...

United States Geological Survey
Caught on video: Anchorage, Alaska couple wake to find moose ringing doorbell  WLS-TV

A couple in Alaska found themselves the targets of a game of ding dong ditch. Only they were surprised to see who was playing the prank on them.

WLS-TV
As Anchorage students return to school, buildings are called safe but not always 'pretty'  Anchorage Daily News

Tens of thousands of Anchorage School District students will return to classes Monday. It's their first day back to school since the 7.0 earthquake violently shook ...

Anchorage Daily News
Extensive earthquake damage found in Muni and Mat-Su following preliminary damage reports  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) — Structural damage continues to pile up both in the Municipality of Anchorage and the Mat-Su Borough, according to preliminary ...

KTUU.com
As earthquake cleanup continues in Anchorage schools, only one - in Eagle River - is deemed unsafe  Anchorage Daily News

On Monday, Anchorage School District families got a clearer picture of the post-earthquake status of schools, and some new options for child care during the ...

Anchorage Daily News
Nativities scenes on display at Anchorage church  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Hundreds of nativity scenes, including a live nativity, are on display at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Brayton ...

KTUU.com
Anchorage schools resume classes post-earthquake, with some students relocated  Alaska Public Radio Network

Anchorage School District classes resumed today after being closed for more than a week following last month's magnitude 7.0 earthquake. While most of the ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Anchorage police release names of 2 dead in double shooting  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police have released the names of two men who may have fatally shot each other during a gun sale transaction on the ...

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Anchorage family facing foreclose on home after earthquake causes major damage  KTVA

Hundreds of homes in Southcentral were damaged by the Nov. 30 earthquake, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The toll of the ...

KTVA
How The 1964 Good Friday Earthquake Helped Anchorage Withstand Last Friday's Quake  Forbes

Strict building codes in effect after a disastrous earthquake in March 1964 helped Anchorage withstand last Friday's earthquake.

Forbes
Do Anchorage residents still need to boil their water? Yes and no, officials say  Anchorage Daily News

Crews are working to repair the city's damaged water system, but city officials are still concerned some bacteria could leak in.

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage Assembly approves $1B sale of city-owned utility  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The Anchorage Assembly has signed off on the $1 billion deal for Chugach Electric Association to buy the city-owned electric utility.

The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Post-quake structural damage isn't so much a building problem as a ground problem, engineers say  Anchorage Daily News

Officials credited strong building codes for the collapse of very few structures in the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that shook Southcentral Alaska on Nov. 30.

Anchorage Daily News
In planning for a larger Permanent Fund dividend, Anchorage appears to stand alone  Anchorage Daily News

On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, confronted by a crowd of disgruntled residents wielding flowers, the Anchorage Assembly adjusted its budget. In an effort ...

Anchorage Daily News
Florida-based fighter jets coming to join Alaska air force following hurricane  KTUU.com

Military officials are recommending that a portion of fighter jets from Florida should come up to Anchorage, citing that the planes are still operational and need to ...

KTUU.com
Anchorage officials advise people to stay home after Friday quake  KTVA

A day after Friday's 7.0 earthquake which rocked the region, Anchorage officials asked residents to brace for high winds and snow during a weekend when they ...

KTVA
7.0 earthquake caught on camera by Anchorage teacher  KTVA

The Anchorage teacher who recorded a video of Friday's 7.0 earthquake hitting his classroom tells his story.

KTVA
Snow heads to Anchorage as earthquake cleanup continues amid limited daylight  AccuWeather.com

While Anchorage continues to catch a break from typical bitter cold, the weather and decreasing daylight may cause some obstacles as crews and residents ...

AccuWeather.com
Warmer air will turn our snow into rain on Friday in Anchorage  KTUU.com

Warmer temperatures will help to deliver rain instead of snow on Friday in Anchorage as we warm close to 40 degrees.

KTUU.com
Anchorage firefighters respond to downtown home fire  KTUU.com

Anchorage firefighters responded to fire at a single-family home in downtown Anchorage that appears to abandoned.

KTUU.com
Post-earthquake updates: Ramps closed at Mirror Lake, repairs underway at Vine Road  Anchorage Daily News

Here are the latest infrastructure repair updates for Southcentral Alaska.

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage Assembly approves $1B deal selling ML&P to Chugach Electric  Anchorage Daily News

The Assembly unanimously supported the deal, moving the city closer to an arrangement that's been discussed for decades.

Anchorage Daily News
After misdiagnosis and amputation, Anchorage woman wins $21M  KTOO

Staff at Alaska Native Medical Center thought the woman had shingles. They sent her home, but she returned near-death, suffering septic shock. Ultimately ...

KTOO
Friday's earthquake gave Anchorage parents little time to react  KTUU.com

Anchorage parents did not have time to think, only react, to help their children to safety during Friday morning's 7.0 magnitude earthquake.

KTUU.com
No delay in Santa mail as service resumes in Anchorage  KTVA

Mail services in the Anchorage area have resumed with most retail and delivery operations operating as normal, officials with the Alaska U.S. Postal *Service* ...

KTVA
Police identify man shot and killed in midtown Anchorage homicide  KTUU.com

Police have identified the person shot and killed during an argument at a warehouse in midtown Anchorage on Monday.

KTUU.com
WATCH: Anchorage couple catches 'ding dong ditching' moose  KTVA

A moose was caught on security footage ringing an Anchorage's family doorbell this morning.

KTVA
Anchorage schools, many Mat-Su schools to be closed Monday and Tuesday  Anchorage Daily News

The Anchorage School District said all after-school activities “are cancelled until further notice,” and no one will be allowed into district facilities until the structural ...

Anchorage Daily News
49 Voices: Russell Sell of Anchorage  Alaska Public Radio Network

This week 49 Voices features Anchorage resident Russell Sell, an experienced skier and owner of SkiAK in Midtown Anchorage. SELL: “You know, every Black ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Alaska man arrested at Anchorage airport with suitcase full of meth  KTUU.com

A man from Dillingham was arrested at the Anchorage airport last week, after a number of factors tipped him off to police, including an informant, eye-witnesses ...

KTUU.com
'I just want to cry': Anchorage-area teachers pick up the pieces after the earthquake  Anchorage Daily News

Most Anchorage students will return to classes Monday.

Anchorage Daily News
UPDATE: Power restored to thousands affected by Anchorage outage  KTUU.com

To report an outage in Anchorage, call (907) 762-7888. If you are outside of Anchorage, dial (800) 478-7494.

KTUU.com
Webster woman in Anchorage describes earthquake  13WHAM-TV

ANCHORAGE, AK -- Darlene Argento is visiting her daughter and son-in-law in Alaska. She was in the garage of their home when Friday's large earthquake ...

13WHAM-TV
Why no snow for Anchorage over the weekend? Temps and moisture are key  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The prediction over the weekend was for several inches of snow, with some saying up to 8 inches, in the Mat-Su Valley, ...

KTUU.com
Police investigate shooting near downtown Anchorage  Anchorage Daily News

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred outside near downtown Anchorage after a man was shot in the upper body on Saturday night.

Anchorage Daily News
This classroom video captures Anchorage students reacting perfectly to the earthquake  Anchorage Daily News

For students at this South Anchorage middle school, earthquake response is a matter of muscle memory.

Anchorage Daily News
Power is restored for most of Anchorage  KTOO

Most of the power has been restored for Anchorage residents. Some outages still remain scattered throughout *service* areas for all three of the area's power ...

KTOO
Track Palin enters Anchorage halfway house after assault conviction  Anchorage Daily News

The oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin checked in to an Anchorage halfway house Wednesday to begin a year in custody following his conviction for ...

Anchorage Daily News
Drivers escape danger as off-ramp crumbles after Anchorage earthquake  KTOO

One of the most striking scenes from this morning's earthquake in Anchorage is a photo of a car sunk seven feet down in a crevasse that opened up on a ...

KTOO
Anchorage Assembly seat up for grabs following Demboski resignation  KTUU.com

An assembly seat is up for grabs after Amy Demboski resigned to take up her position as deputy chief of staff in the newly sworn-in Dunleavy administration.

KTUU.com
List: Structural engineers trained on post-earthquake inspections in Southcentral Alaska  Anchorage Daily News

The Structural Engineers Association of Alaska has compiled a list of businesses with structural engineers trained to complete post-earthquake inspections.

Anchorage Daily News
Rain will turn to snow overnight in Anchorage as city recovers from quake  Anchorage Daily News

Forecasters are predicting 3-6 inches of snow will fall Sunday night and early Monday.

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage fire chief: How to look for serious structural damage at home  Anchorage Daily News

The city says it hopes to have more information soon on how homeowners can get help assessing structural damage.

Anchorage Daily News
Wasilla water safe to drink, Anchorage residents asked to boil as a precaution  Anchorage Daily News

AWWU recommends residents boil water before drinking today.

Anchorage Daily News
Threat discovered in yet another Anchorage-area school bathroom  KTUU.com

The latest in a string of threatening messages was discovered in an Anchorage-area middle school Tuesday evening.

KTUU.com
'Like Pieces of a Puzzle.' The Story Behind That Dramatic Alaska Earthquake Aerial Photo  TIME

Marc Lester knew the Anchorage earthquake was big. With roads gridlocked, he hopped in a plane for a better view of the damage.

TIME
What's behind a wave of threats in Anchorage schools?  Alaska Public Radio Network

For weeks, Anchorage schools have been grappling with a wave of violent threats. Officials stress that while none of them have posed a real risk to public safety, ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Chances of a “normal” snow year not looking good for Anchorage  KTUU.com

Between the low totals so far and the anticipated El Nino this winter, Anchorage has an 11 percent chance of seeing a normal snow total year.

KTUU.com
Rhonda McBride honored for storytelling by Anchorage Assembly  KTVA

KTVA's Rhonda McBride was honored by the Anchorage Assembly for her 30-year career telling Alaska's stories.

KTVA
Snow accumulates quickly across Anchorage  KTVA

Anchorage began to see some long-awaited snowfall Wednesday morning, amid a weather cycle dominated by freezing rain and slick roads across ...

KTVA
In Anchorage, 'violent' earthquake causes extensive damage  PBS NewsHour

A strong earthquake shook Alaska's largest city, Anchorage, startling residents, damaging buildings and uprooting roads. The governor has declared a disaster, ...

PBS NewsHour
Anchorage, Alaska earthquake detected by Northeast Ohio seismic station  cleveland.com

PERRY, Ohio - When an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, it could be detected four time zones away at the Lake Erie ...

cleveland.com
A massive earthquake just hit Anchorage, Alaska. Here's what it looked like for people on the ground.  Business Insider

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, according to the National Weather *Service*. The state has experienced at least 194 smaller ...

Business Insider
The improbable voyage of an Anchorage man who tried to sail to China to see his wife and son  Anchorage Daily News

John Martin III, an ex-convict and homeless activist, washed up on the Siberian coast in his 8-foot boat instead and has been detained by Russian authorities for ...

Anchorage Daily News
Alaska earthquake damages road near Anchorage airport  Lexington Herald Leader

An earthquake shook Anchorage, Alaska, and the surrounding region on the morning of November 30, registering magnitude 7. This footage is described as ...

Lexington Herald Leader
Powerful earthquakes buckle Alaska roads  Chicago Sun-Times

Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and shattered roads Friday morning in Anchorage and triggered a tsunami warning.

Chicago Sun-Times
Storms move in out of the southwest on Tuesday in Anchorage; could bring up to half of an inch of snowfall  KTUU.com

Potential snow for our Tuesday drive home with temperatures in the low- to mid-30s.

KTUU.com
Fairbanks DOT crews lend support to Anchorage for quake repairs  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Once members of the Alaska Department of Transportation's Northern Region saw the aftermath of Alaska's 7.0 earthquake Friday, workers ...

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Police: 'Equipment accident' killed 36-year-old Alaska oil field worker  Anchorage Daily News

The North Slope Borough Police Department on Thursday released the name of the 36-year-old man who died last week at a North Slope oil field, and said a ...

Anchorage Daily News
Alaska shakes — and Twitter feels it  The Mercury News

Alaskans take to social media to share their photos and videos from quake-shaken Anchorage.

The Mercury News
 

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