Anchorage's urban lakes are a great place for beginners and experts alike to get in some easy, early season angling. Matt Tunseth
The victim, who police have identified as David French, died Thursday from his injuries. Police say they have not identified a suspect.Tegan Hanlon
Anchorage police on Thursday identified the victim in a fatal vehicle accident Wednesday evening on the Old Glenn Highway as 22-year-old Yong Lor. The driver of the vehicle that Lor was a passenger in remained hospitalized.Alaska Dispatch News
The murder trial against 28-year-old Korakanh Phornsavanh, who stands accused of shooting another man to death in October 2012 in front of the now-shuttered Platinum Jaxx nightclub, started Wednesday in Anchorage.Jerzy Shedlock

Musicians, from left, Suzanne Little, teacher Patty Hamre, Miles Allen, BP Teacher of the Year Mary Schallert and Great Alaska Schools supporters gathered in an "emergency protest" near the Legislative Information Office in downtown Anchorage on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, demanding that the Legislature "stop fiddling around with the PFD and fund public education in Alaska." 

Bill Roth
A 25-year-old Anchorage man was booked at the Anchorage jail early Wednesday after fleeing the scene of a collision that left his pregnant wife hospitalized as well as two children riding in the other vehicle, police said.Megan Edge
Anchorage police late Tuesday were looking for a man who fled on foot from a collision at C Street and Dimond Boulevard that sent several people to the hospital, according to police.Tegan Hanlon
The Alaska Legislature on Tuesday unveiled plans to cut back its nonpartisan support staff, which it said would save $1.7 million by eliminating 23 jobs and the Capitol tour program in Juneau.Nathaniel Herz
Some individual projects cost less than $1,000 and will employ the services of Eagle Scouts to ensure they happen, while the most expensive costs $40,000.   Mike Campbell

The municipality's transit advisory board is looking at ways to clean up the downtown transit center. 

Devin Kelly