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A proposal spearheaded by Anchorage Assembly member Jennifer Johnston to hammer out a compromise on the city’s controversial labor law may be voted on at the Tuesday Assembly meeting. 

Devin Kelly
A tentative agreement between the natural gas utility and the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters would avert a threatened strike, although it still needs to be approved by union members.Sean Doogan
The new entrance of Anchorage’s massive, inflated indoor track and playing fields is eye-catching, designed to encapsulate youth and fun. It’s also the latest step in a rebranding effort.Devin Kelly
Residential customers stand to receive refunds of about $3.60 due to a rate increase that the Regulatory Commission of Alaska said was too high, while commercial customers could see refunds of about $194.Sean Doogan
Department heads in the Municipality of Anchorage are being asked to cut costs by 0.5 percent before the end of 2015. Devin Kelly
From Tuesday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., a 2.5-mile stretch of the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail south of Point Woronzof will be closed to bike and foot traffic.Devin Kelly
The committee last met in December 2012, two months before the Anchorage Assembly approved a major, decadelong rewrite of the land use and zoning code.Devin Kelly
The plans -- one seeking to refresh a commercial corridor of Anchorage's Fairview neighborhood and the other putting in motion a transformation of the industrial Ship Creek area -- were each years in the making.Devin Kelly
Bicyclist Jeff Dusenbury was known in Anchorage cycling circles for pushing hard and going far, all the while with a smile on his face. So when he was killed Saturday morning on a quiet street close to his home, it was hard for those close to him to understand.Michelle Theriault Boots
Gothic-style fences with spiked, pointed tips mostly surround private residences for security and aesthetic reasons. But state biologists say the fences kill an average of one to two moose a year, hanging up or goring the animals that try to jump over the spiked tips.Devin Kelly

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