The second phase of a three-part facelift for Anchorage’s Lanie Fleischer Chester Creek Trail will start Tuesday, shutting down roughly 1 mile of the popular trail between the Seward Highway and Lake Otis Parkway.

Tegan Hanlon
AK Alchemist, a business that serves coffee, burgers and tacos from inside a glass-paneled steel shipping container at the corner of Fourth Avenue and A Street, is testing the waters with an application for a beer and wine license. Devin Kelly
The ACLU says a city plan to restrict alcohol purchases for three-time visitors to Anchorage’s emergency sobering center is illegal under state law because it would violate privacy by sharing confidential records with liquor stores. Michelle Theriault Boots

Watch a 2-hour long bike commute compressed into 2 minutes. Come along for the ride as we visit seven stations in Anchorage, each offering a different treat for bike commuters participating in Bike to Work Day.

Loren Holmes
The Anchorage Fire Department is warning Anchorage residents of heavy smoke from a training exercise. Megan Edge
Anchorage Mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz named three people Tuesday morning to be co-chairs of his transition into office: a union official, a former mayoral election opponent, and a leader of a Native corporation.Devin Kelly
The owners of Anchorage’s bustling Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop in South Addition say they'll run the new bakery just like the first one: Keep it small, keep it community-centered and continue to produce high-quality food.Tegan Hanlon
Scammers posing as bill collectors have tried to trick electric utility customers out of payment or credit card information. The tactics are extra duplicitous, one official said. Alex DeMarban
A power outage turned off the lights in downtown Anchorage Friday night.Tegan Hanlon
A wanted felon who escaped into the woods of the Anchorage Hillside for hours after allegedly firing a handgun in front of police officers was bitten by a police dog and arrested Sunday afternoon, police said.Michelle Theriault Boots