Solid Waste Services comprises two utilities, one handling trash collection and the other operating the Anchorage Regional Landfill and two waste transfer stations. The administration is looking at selling only the trash collection side of the operation.
Calista Corp., the Alaska Native regional corporation for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, announced Tuesday that it will be issuing its biggest-ever dividend, a total of just over $5 million to 12,900 shareholders. A typical shareholder with 100 shares will receive $380, the corporation said.Lisa Demer
Alaska this year will exhaust the remaining billions in its Statutory Budget Reserve, the state's most readily available savings account, but exactly how far it will have to dip into its Constitutional Budget Reserve next year depends remains uncertain.Pat Forgey
James Donald Surrells robbed an East Anchorage branch of First National Bank Alaska on Aug. 13. Prosecutors had recommended a sentence of six years in prison after Surrells pleaded guilty to the robbery.Jerzy Shedlock