Nearly 250 people crowded into the school commons to hear the latest on the long-proposed project that has pitted the School District against residents of a nearby subdivision who worry about increased traffic, noise and bright lights that they say will come with the stadium.
More than 50 people attended the eighth and final hearing conducted by Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell on the marijuana initiative Tuesday, with a couple of dozen people arguing that legalizing marijuana is either a sensible action and a matter of personal choice or a grave threat to children that opens the door to addiction and wasted lives
Democrats have raised questions about Sullivan’s Alaska residency history over the course of the campaign and noted that Sullivan voted absentee in Alaska’s 2008 general election -- a year he also declared Maryland his principal residence for tax purposes.
With floating ice sparse in the Chukchi Sea, an estimated 35,000 walruses were found crowded onto a beach Saturday near the Northwest Alaska village of Point Lay, according to federal biologists. ArcticYereth Rosen
As the U.S. Senate candidates prepare to square off in a fisheries debate in Kodiak on Wednesday, Republican Dan Sullivan faces a challenge to draw votes away from incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, who has built a reputation as a fighter for the industry.Senate Race 2014Nathaniel Herz
Since 2008, more than 60 percent of Alaska hunters use four-wheelers. My observation is that 60 percent is low. When caribou season began in the Denali Highway area this season, it seemed like every pickup and motorhome was being pushed by a trailer full of side-by-sides, six-wheelers and camouflaged four-wheelers.OutdoorsJohn Schandelmeier
Runners set out when ready at the Skinny Raven Pub Run on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in downtown Anchorage. Participants could register at 5 p.m. and then were encouraged to head onto the 5-kilometer course by 6 p.m., finishing up at McGinley's, Flat Top Pizza & Pool or Snow Goose Restaurant.
Many Alaskans share the challenge of having a 40-plus-hour workweek and a desire to get outdoors as much as possible. Juggling work and outdoor time can be tough, but satisfying if you pull it off.Alli Harvey
With floating ice sparse in the Chukchi Sea, an estimated 35,000 walruses were found crowded onto a beach Saturday near the Northwest Alaska village of Point Lay, according to federal biologists. Yereth Rosen
Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to hold a referendum on Britain's EU membership, while also devolving more powers within Britain following the Scottish referendum. Success at home could boost his chances in Brussels.