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Say goodbye to nuisance properties, the Anchorage Assembly says  KTUU.com

The City of Anchorage is working to get rid of eyesore nuisance properties for good, and on Tuesday the Anchorage Assembly established an abatement fund ...

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Above average temperatures in Anchorage Tuesday, below average Wednesday  KTUU.com

Clouds slowly decrease Tuesday as we see temperatures in the mid 30's in Anchorage on Tuesday.

KTUU.com
Proposed tax breaks for new housing in Downtown Anchorage headed for Assembly  KTUU.com

New housing developments in Downtown Anchorage could be subject to a 12-year tax abatement, according to a proposed ordinance from Mayor Ethan ...

KTUU.com
Community lifts up Valley shooting victim's mother with surprise in Anchorage  KTUU.com

Heartbreak doesn't begin to describe the feelings the mother of Gunnar Swan has been struggling with over the past few weeks after her son was shot and killed ...

KTUU.com
Fat-tire bikers to get new Anchorage trail  KTVA

Work on the singletrack trail from Valley of the Moon Park to Goose Lake Park is expected to start this summer.

KTVA
Free tax prep events taking place in Anchorage  KTUU.com

The United Way of Anchorage and AARP are teaming up to make tax season a little easier for some Anchorage residents.

KTUU.com
Cold weather is back in the forecast for Anchorage  KTVA

After a prolonged stretch of warmth, temperatures are forecast to drop below normal during the second half of the week.

KTVA
After years of loss, job growth expected in Anchorage in 2019  Alaska Public Radio Network

After years of job loss in Alaska, optimism about the state's economy is growing. And, zooming in on Anchorage, that remains true. The Anchorage Economic ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Anchorage School District reports $22 million in quake repairs, with the biggest costs still to come  Anchorage Daily News

ASD has reported spending $22 million on earthquake repairs to date, though that excludes the 15 most-damaged schools, the superintendent said.

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage man arrested for murder in 2018 death of taxi cab driver  KTUU.com

Local authorities made an arrest this week in a 2018 vehicle crash that claimed the life of Anchorage taxi cab driver, Bruce Orton. Now, the man police say was ...

KTUU.com
Storms bring clouds with the potential for snow this Monday evening in Anchorage.  KTUU.com

Clouds move in with temperatures in the mid 20's in Anchorage on Monday.

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Woman found shot to death in vehicle near downtown Anchorage  Anchorage Daily News

Police called the homicide an isolated incident and asked for tips, especially surveillance video, from the public.

Anchorage Daily News
A rogue rodeo cow has been wandering Anchorage trails for months  Anchorage Daily News

I know deep down this cow doesn't want to be caught, said owner Frank Koloski.

Anchorage Daily News
New artistic look for Anchorage bus promotes pedal power, cleaner air  KTUU.com

One People Mover bus has a new look promoting year-round biking for cleaner air.

KTUU.com
Anchorage students cook dumplings, celebrate Chinese New Year  KTUU.com

Bartlett High School students celebrated the Chinese New Year by cooking dumplings in class.

KTUU.com
Anchorage firefighters offer free 'hands only' CPR training  KTVA

February is National Heart Month, and the Anchorage Fire Department is offering free "hands only" CPR training classes to help save lives.

KTVA
Anchorage Int'l Airport saw record passengers last year; here's why  KTUU.com

Millions of passengers flew to, through, or from the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport last year, and airport officials say it has a lot to do with an ...

KTUU.com
Fairview Civic Heroes Signage Project works to revitalize historic Anchorage neighborhood  KTUU.com

Working to improve the image of one of Anchorage's original historic neighborhoods, the Fairview Community Council is now one step closer to the funding it ...

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Anchorage schools, universities closed Friday due to icy roads  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) According to the Anchorage School District, all area schools are closed Friday, January 25 due to icy road conditions and winter weather.

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2 more aftershocks strike Anchorage within a half-hour  Anchorage Daily News

Both epicenters were at the southern end of a 20-mile “fault patch,” roughly positioned beneath Point MacKenzie.

Anchorage Daily News
Where is Betsy? Search continues for runaway Anchorage cow on in  KTVA

Normally during this time of year, Anchorage trails offer a chance to see wildlife like moose and lynx – but recently, bikers, hikers and skiers have been left ...

KTVA
Proposed ordinance looks to help police charge people for steali  KTVA

A proposed Anchorage ordinance would make it a misdemeanor to possess a bike which has had its serial number purposely removed.

KTVA
A cow escaped the rodeo and disappeared into an Anchorage park. For seven months, no one has been able to catch her.  The Washington Post

It was Father's Day weekend last year when Betsy disappeared. Amid the bustle of Anchorage's annual rodeo, the 3-year-old cow slipped out of her pen.

The Washington Post
Fires in unoccupied Anchorage buildings likely unrelated, official says  Anchorage Daily News

A response team from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigates the scene of a fire at the Courtyard by Marriott construction site ...

Anchorage Daily News
One dead in overnight Anchorage homicide  KTUU.com

A man is dead following a shooting at a residence off E. 6th Ave. in Anchorage.

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Anchorage takes part in Winter Bike to Work Day  KTVA

Bicycle enthusiasts across the world, including here in Alaska took part Friday in the seventh annual International Winter Bike to Work Day. KTVA producer ...

KTVA
Sex offender arrested after picking up Anchorage child  KTVA

An Anchorage sex offender who has repeatedly failed to register with the state was arrested last week in shortly after picking up a young child from school, court ...

KTVA
The recent cold snap in Anchorage looks to be over on Tuesday  KTUU.com

Into the mid-20s Tuesday in Anchorage while under cloudy skies.

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Victim's skull, found on Anchorage trail, has been identified following forensic analysis  KTUU.com

The man whose skull was found on an Anchorage trail has been identified by authorities, but his death still remains a mystery.

KTUU.com
Divided feedback on Anchorage's proposed 5% alcohol sales tax  KTUU.com

Non-profit organizations, like the United Way of Anchorage and the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness say these tax dollars are much needed to ...

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Anchorage expected to gain jobs this year, according to forecast  Anchorage Daily News

Growth in health care, hospitality, and construction is expected to help boost jobs in Anchorage this year after three years of job losses, a new economic report ...

Anchorage Daily News
All-Anchorage battle will decide state hockey championship  Anchorage Daily News

South, *Service* will meet for the Division I title Saturday at 5 p.m. in Wasilla.

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage car thefts falling from record high in 2017  KTVA

After a record high in 2017 vehicle thefts in Alaska's largest city are starting to trend downward, according to new data released by the Anchorage Police ...

KTVA
UPDATE: Police arrest man who allegedly opened fire on Anchorage officers  KTUU.com

Anchorage Police SWAT are looking for a suspect who opened fire at police officers investigating an earlier report of shots fired in the area of 11th Ave. at ...

KTUU.com
Anchorage sets public meetings on adjusting bus service  KTVA

Municipal officials are holding public meetings this month to discuss possible changes to Anchorage bus routes, schedules, *service* hours and stops.

KTVA
Weekend exercises sharpen the skills of Anchorage Search Team  KTUU.com

The Anchorage Search Team's weekend drills focused on getting newer members up to speed with multiple realistic search scenarios.

KTUU.com
'Content not to be caught': Betsy the cow escaped the rodeo and has wandered Alaska for months  USA TODAY

Somewhere in the snowy hills of Alaska, a rogue rodeo cow named Betsy has been eluding capture for about seven months. Her owner Frank Koloski would like ...

USA TODAY
Owners of dog killed at Anchorage boarding facility blame lack of regulations  Anchorage Daily News

When Mollie and Jim Crittenden dropped off their dog at an Anchorage boarding center in early December, they expected to pick him up about a week later.

Anchorage Daily News
2nd victim dead in East Anchorage shooting that police are calling domestic violence  Anchorage Daily News

A man was found dead and a woman died in a hospital after a shooting in an East Anchorage home early Sunday that police described as a domestic violence ...

Anchorage Daily News
What's Happening Anchorage | Music  Anchorage Press

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

Anchorage Press
Anchorage man shot amidst gathering outside of Econo Inn  KTUU.com

A man was shot once in the upper body when police say an 'altercation' escalated into violence outside of an Anchorage motel.

KTUU.com
Damage to Anchorage and Mat-Su school facilities totals $24m so far, and is likely to keep rising  KTUU.com

JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - Representatives from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District and the Anchorage School District testified to the Senate ...

KTUU.com
UPDATE: ATF team investigates hotel fire in Anchorage, APD asks for information  KTUU.com

A team from ATF is in Anchorage to assist with the investigation of a massive fire over the weekend at a hotel that was under construction.

KTUU.com
Freezing rain and icy roads cause dozens of crashes and close Anchorage schools  Anchorage Daily News

Chugach Electric restored power to about 2500 customers after an outage believed to have been wind-related.

Anchorage Daily News
Police: Anchorage man faces charges after firing gun into the air over poker-game dispute  Anchorage Daily News

A 28-year-old Anchorage man faces multiple charges after robbing a poker game and firing multiple rounds into the air from his vehicle Saturday night, the ...

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage Children's Home reopens its doors  WJHG-TV

Anchorage Children's Home reopened its doors to help kids in the community.

WJHG-TV
Attempted sex abuse of two girls in Anchorage laundry room; man sentenced to 12 years  KTUU.com

An Anchorage man was charged four years ago for reportedly putting his hands on the hips of two young girls in the laundry room of an Anchorage apartment ...

KTUU.com
UPDATE: Suspect identified in Anchorage mall knife, sword fight  KTUU.com

One man in injured and another in custody after a stabbing at the 5th Avenue Mall Sunday evening.

KTUU.com
Anchorage church delivers food to local TSA workers  KTUU.com

In the midst of the government shutdown, one Anchorage-based church is bringing relief to a group of local federal employees.

KTUU.com
Anchorage guitar teacher arrested for sex abuse of a minor, more victims possible, police say  KTUU.com

An Anchorage guitar teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a child. The victim, investigators say, was someone he knew.

KTUU.com
Domino’s Pizza gives Anchorage $5,000 to fill potholes  Anchorage Daily News

The money, part of a national publicity drive, is aimed at saving pizzas from bad roads, the company says.

Anchorage Daily News
ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Study: No leaking radiation from Alaska island nuclear site  STL.News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The latest round of testing on Alaska's remote Amchitka Island found no radioactive material has leaked from locations where the.

STL.News
Fire in Tudor Road sushi restaurant likely arson, officials say  Anchorage Daily News

The blaze started after a break-in at the Tudor Road strip mall, authorities say, but there is no evidence connecting any of five recent Anchorage business fires.

Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage man charged for sexual assault in downtown parking garage  KTUU.com

A 22-year-old man is facing two sexual assault charges following an incident early Friday morning, but his mother and legal guardian says he's mentally ...

KTUU.com
As women’s marches rally for change across Alaska, Anchorage was missing  Anchorage Daily News

As a record number of newly-elected women flood Congress, Alaskans gathered across the state Saturday — though not in Anchorage — to rally for continued ...

Anchorage Daily News
‘Top Chef’ Alum Laura Cole to Helm Restaurant at Anchorage Museum  Food & Wine

If you're headed to Alaska anytime soon, you might want to make a pitstop in Anchorage. Starting on April 9, the Anchorage Museum's Muse restaurant will be ...

Food & Wine
Dense fog lingers in Anchorage, with temps dipping down all day  KTUU.com

Foggy, cloudier and cool Friday with high temperatures near 20 degrees in Anchorage.

KTUU.com
An Anchorage cyclist shares the road – and how he stays safe  KTVA

Cycling is a year-round sport and means of transportation in Anchorage, and a local group is working with municipality officials to make roads safer for drivers ...

KTVA
Anchorage Opera prepares for opening day of 'An American Dream'  KTUU.com

Cast members of the Anchorage Opera's upcoming production of 'An American Dream' were rehearsing at the Sydney Laurence Theatre over the weekend.

KTUU.com
Anchorage man sentenced to 18 years in caught-on-camera homicide case  KTUU.com

In an Anchorage courtroom Thursday, a judge sentenced a now-20-year-old Tommy Hunter Higgs III, for a crime he was involved in back in 2016 - the killing of ...

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Video: Anchorage Search Team Practice Operations  KTUU.com

The search team hit the streets over the weekend to sharpen the skills the often us to help locate missing people.

KTUU.com
Make sure to vet contractors for earthquake repairs, Anchorage officials warn  Anchorage Daily News

Matthew Robison stands in his earthquake-damaged Jewel Lake home on Dec. 28. Nearly a dozen homes in his cul-de-sac were yellow-tagged, indicating ...

Anchorage Daily News
Furloughed Anchorage air traffic controller wary of shutdown deal  KTVA

Although there's word from Washington, D.C. Monday night of a possible agreement to avert another partial federal government shutdown, the Anchorage air ...

KTVA
Anchorage Opera prepares for upcoming performance of 'An American Dream'  KTUU.com

Cast members of the Anchorage Opera's upcoming production of 'An American Dream' were rehearsing at the Sydney Laurence Theatre over the weekend.

KTUU.com
Allegiant to add flight between Bellingham and Anchorage  The Daily Herald

Allegiant Airlines will be adding new non-stop *service* between Bellingham International Airport and Anchorage, Alaska, this spring, the airline announced today.

The Daily Herald
District holds first meeting on future of Chugiak-Eagle River schools  Alaskastar

Anchorage School Board member Elisa Snelling, left, talks with Anchorage School District superintendent Dr. Deena Bishop before the start of a public meeting ...

Alaskastar
Video: Anchorage students compete in Esports  KTUU.com

Esports clubs are new to the Anchorage School District this school year. Students compete both in Alaska and nation wide.

KTUU.com
'We’re not going to rubber-stamp the governor’s budget’  Anchorage Daily News

Lawmakers vow to listen to public response as Gov. Dunleavy releases a proposal expected to cut $1.6 billion in state spending.

Anchorage Daily News
'Suspicious' death investigated in midtown Anchorage after body is found in apartment  KTUU.com

A man was found dead inside a midtown apartment, his body believed to have been inside for several days, and now investigators are calling the death ...

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3 Anchorage residents arrested in Nenana after high-speed chase  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS - Three Anchorage residents were arrested late Friday in Nenana after a high-speed chase along the Parks Highway. The incident started at about ...

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Anchorage Assembly sends $59M school bond to voters  KTVA

The Anchorage Assembly approved sending a $59 million school bond proposal to local voters on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Cassie Schirm/KTVA).

KTVA
Anchorage port project cost estimate doubles to nearly $2 billion  KTOO

Alaska's biggest port is in dire need of improvements. And according to the latest estimate, those repairs will be twice as expensive as originally forecasted, ...

KTOO
Man who died in East Anchorage shooting fatally wounded his wife and then killed himself, police say  Anchorage Daily News

A man found dead after an East Anchorage shooting on Sunday shot his wife before turning the gun on himself, police said in a Wednesday alert.

Anchorage Daily News
Easy as pulling a trigger: Anchorage DA spreads awareness about strangulation  KTVA

Opening a can of soda, firing a gun, and a firm handshake — These are all things that can generally require less force than it takes to injure someone during ...

KTVA
Cost of fixing Anchorage port doubles to $2 billion, setting stage for higher gas and grocery prices  Anchorage Daily News

The estimated cost of replacing corroding docks and facilities at the Port of Alaska has ballooned to nearly $2 billion, the project contractor said recently — a sum ...

Anchorage Daily News
Aftershocks should continue at least until November, new forecast says  Anchorage Daily News

The unnerving aftershocks from the Nov. 30 magnitude 7.0 earthquake are expected to continue at least until a year after the original quake or even a bit longer, ...

Anchorage Daily News
Video: Fur Rondy's Economic impact in Anchorage  KTUU.com

With less that a month until Fur Rondy 2019, local businesses are already getting a boost from the annual festival.

KTUU.com
Creative costumes from Sunday’s Ski for Women  Anchorage Daily News

Bees, playing cards, astronauts - even a recycled wedding dress or two.

Anchorage Daily News
Driver ID’d in fatal crash on Minnesota Drive  Anchorage Daily News

The woman became pinned after the truck hit a snow berm and flipped, police said.

Anchorage Daily News
'Super blood wolf moon' illuminates Anchorage sky  KTVA

A total lunar eclipse rose over Anchorage Sunday night, illuminating the night sky.

KTVA
'I'm tired of going to funerals' — Anchorage District Attorney teaches others how to spot strangulation  KTUU.com

This week a group of law enforcement officials, victims' advocates and prosecutors are getting training on how to spot strangulation.

KTUU.com
Holdout Kenai lawmaker agrees to break leadership deadlock in Alaska House  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU — Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai, will vote for a Republican speaker of the House and break the ongoing leadership deadlock in the Alaska House of ...

Anchorage Daily News
Scammer posing as Alaska State Trooper targets Anchorage couple  KTVA

Investigators say a man pretending to be an Alaska State Trooper called an Anchorage couple, threatening jail time and demanding money.

KTVA
Norah Jones is coming to Anchorage, and some tickets are going for as much as $800. Here’s why.  Anchorage Daily News

People started calling Bear Tooth Theatrepub right after tickets to see Norah Jones in Anchorage went on sale last week — and they weren't happy.

Anchorage Daily News
'Drag Queen Story Hour' debated on the Anchorage Assembly floor  KTUU.com

A program featuring drag queens reading stories to children in public places like Loussac Library had parents and LGBTQ Community members testifying at the ...

KTUU.com
Ready Player One? Anchorage students compete in E-sports this school year  KTUU.com

Students in the Anchorage School District started competing in E-sports this school year. A competitive gaming club started up at Dimond High School and has ...

KTUU.com
CBD products for pets are flying off the shelves of Anchorage shops  KTUU.com

According to the American Veternarian, CBD products for cats and dogs are expected to be one of the biggest trends in pet care for 2019. Anchorage shops say ...

KTUU.com
Anchorage offers free bus rides for federal workers during shutdown  Anchorage Daily News

Workers must show their federal government IDs when boarding regular buses or scheduling rides on smaller buses for seniors and people with disabilities.

Anchorage Daily News
Video: Anchorage Folk Fest kicks off its 30th year at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium  KTUU.com

The 30th annual Anchorage Folk Festival is off to a fun start beginning this year's events with some great local and national talent and game of Parlor in the ...

KTUU.com
Lower 48 mercury drops below Anchorage's in cold snap  KTVA

Recent weather has parts of the Lower 48 colder than Alaska's biggest city, something that's not as rare as you might think.

KTVA
Anchorage jury finds man guilty of sexual abuse of a minor  KTVA

An Anchorage jury found a 51-year-old man guilty of sexually abusing a 4-year-old in the early 2000s on Tuesday.

KTVA
 

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