The East Anchorage homeless camp where a black bear cub was speared to death last week was still intact Friday evening despite an eviction order from the city. Although the camp was not occupied by any people, a black bear was again rummaging through it.

Megan Edge
After a two-month suspension, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz said Friday he will take responsibility for the completion of a troubled and expensive city data systems upgrade project that has already cost over $36 million.Devin Kelly
A natural gas leak near Potter Valley Road’s intersection with the Seward Highway briefly brought traffic on the highway to a standstill Thursday afternoon, but the road reopened without incident.Alaska Dispatch News
Cook Inlet Housing Authority will receive a $3 million grant from ArtPlace America to “push arts and culture as a core segment of community planning and development.” Mike Dunham
An Anchorage School District spokeswoman said the issues with the line break began around 1:50 p.m. Wednesday. Megan Edge
A long-contentious plan to link Elmore Road and Bragaw Street in Anchorage was approved by the city's Planning and Zoning Commission late Monday night, with a few stipulations attached. Devin Kelly
The Anchorage Assembly gave the Berkowitz administration the green light Tuesday to submit "one or more bids" for some or all of ConocoPhillips' interests in the Cook Inlet region. Devin Kelly
“A great city, a great state doesn’t stand idly by while people perish in our streets,” Mayor Ethan Berkowitz told the crowd of about 75 people who gathered Sunday for a candlelight vigil in Anchorage.Michelle Theriault Boots
The popular Tony Knowles Coastal Trail will be closed from Westchester Lagoon to west of Lyn Ary Park during the day starting Monday and ending Oct. 16. Devin Kelly
From mid-July to the end of September, 10 percent of all Anchorage Fire Department emergency medical transports were due to suspected use of the synthetic drug Spice. As the problem persists, Anchorage officials hint that stronger enforcement measures may be on the horizon. Laurel Andrews