Anchorage

The search continues for a dropped dog from Iditarod musher Laura Allaway's team that ran away from a handler last month in South Anchorage.

Suzanna Caldwell
Three of the leading candidates for Anchorage mayor strongly condemned the apparent vandalism of cars owned by Sudanese refugees but diverged on whether there should be a clearer path to prosecuting "hate crimes." Devin Kelly
A group of men who say their cars were painted with threatening words on Tuesday finally attracted the police response they had asked for.Michelle Theriault Boots
Anchorage police said a woman was stabbed multiple times in the hip and thigh with a broken mirror at a Muldoon trailer park Sunday, but the wounds were not life-threatening. Alaska Dispatch News
Anchorage Police Department Lt. Anthony Henry has been given a termination notice and is currently on paid leave from the department, according to his attorney.Sean Doogan
Two Darfurian refugees living in Spenard say they woke Sunday to find messages like "Not Welcome" and "Leave Alaska" scrawled on their cars, and the tires deflated. Michelle Theriault Boots
Anchorage likely ended 2014 with a budget surplus between $4 million and $6 million, city officials said.Devin Kelly
Anchorage’s firefighters union is backing Ethan Berkowitz for mayor, an endorsement Berkowitz claimed as a key victory in a race focused on public safety.Devin Kelly
Concerns about housing affordability, Medicaid expansion and youth involvement emerged as focal points Monday night at what was described as the first ever mayoral forum organized by members of Anchorage’s Samoan community.Devin Kelly
A judge ordered the release of some city records concerning the 2013 labor law that was overturned last fall by voters, but union officials are unhappy about the scope of the order.Devin Kelly