Nearly 250 people crowded into the school commons to hear the latest on the long-proposed project that has pitted the School District against residents of a nearby subdivision who worry about increased traffic, noise and bright lights that they say will come with the stadium.
As of Tuesday, Alaska remained one of only a few states that had not reported patients infected with enterovirus 68. Children younger than five with asthma run a higher risk of developing a more serious illness from the virus, state health officials said. Tegan Hanlon
One of four men accused of beating 18-year-old James Clinton, whom Anchorage police found in the basement of a downtown house set for demolition in September 2013, pleaded guilty last week to a single first-degree assault charge.Jerzy Shedlock
The business sign above Rainbow Spa off Tudor Road has been removed following the arrest of a woman allegedly practicing prostitution out of the small space, where, according to Anchorage police, sexually exploited women were living.Jerzy Shedlock
More than 50 people attended the eighth and final hearing conducted by Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell on the marijuana initiative Tuesday, with a couple of dozen people arguing that legalizing marijuana is either a sensible action and a matter of personal choice or a grave threat to children that opens the door to addiction and wasted livesDermot Cole
With floating ice sparse in the Chukchi Sea, an estimated 35,000 walruses were found crowded onto a beach Saturday near the Northwest Alaska village of Point Lay, according to federal biologists. Yereth Rosen
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan confirmed his general election debate schedule Tuesday, setting up seven matchups with incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich before Election Day in November.Nathaniel Herz