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The second phase of improvements to Anchorage's Chester Creek Trail is planned for next summer, and the parks department will hold a forum Thursday to discuss the project with the public.

Sean Doogan
Mayoral candidate Amy Demboski’s move is a direct challenge to Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan, who says lifetime vehicle registration would translate into about a $6 million annual revenue hit for the city and shift the burden to property tax payers. Devin Kelly
Temperatures in Anchorage were expected to drop below freezing Wednesday evening, turning wet roads into icy ones.Laurel Andrews
The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday night voted 8-3 to pass an ordinance that could eventually break the stalemate between ride-sharing giant Uber and city officials and taxicab permit owners.Sean Doogan
For an environmental planning and problem-solving class at the University of Alaska Anchorage, a new road in the works next to campus has arisen as a convenient and relevant project to study. Tegan Hanlon
Assembly members Dick Traini and Paul Honeman in October proposed a wide-ranging set of changes, the culmination of efforts to crack down on steep impound fees and what they called predatory practices in “non-consensual” tows.   Devin Kelly
After the abrupt departure of a new hire, the city’s transportation inspector, Eric Musser, is scrambling to fill a full-time position created through the 2013 rewrite of laws regulating Anchorage's for-hire vehicles. Devin Kelly
Anchorage police said the body of a man who appeared to be homeless was found near a South Anchorage underpass Saturday night.Michelle Theriault Boots
Earlier this year, Kirsten Swann, an Anchorage writer with broadcast reporting experience, set out to report the news and stories of Mountain View -- big and small, positive and negative.  Devin Kelly
Until Saturday afternoon, the Parnell administration was quietly preparing to close down a state-run job center in northeast Anchorage -- but that plan is on hold after questions from lawmakers and the media.Devin Kelly

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