Two downtown agencies are working to combine security forces and expand private security communications across downtown Anchorage, in hopes it maker it safer and more pleasant for visitors and businesses.
A decade's worth of sampling has revealed the presence of algae-related toxins in marine mammals in the Arctic Ocean, a new study finds -- the farthest north these toxins, associated with warmer waters, have ever been found.Yereth Rosen
Dustin Darden, a 32-year-old city maintenance worker, is running for a West Anchorage seat. He became known during the mayoral race last year for his homemade campaign signs and outlandish proposals. Devin Kelly
The Mat-Su Assembly learned this week that repairs to the engines of the borough’s beleaguered, never-used ferry could cost nearly three times more than expected -- $3 million instead of $1.1 million.Zaz Hollander
The North Slope Borough says Vincent Nageak III, chief of the Barrow Volunteer Fire Department, confronted borough police officers and pointed a shotgun at them before an officer fatally shot him on Wednesday.Chris Klint
Lawmakers on Thursday again delayed a final decision on whether they should stay in their renovated Anchorage offices or decamp to a state-owned building elsewhere downtown — prolonging an already lengthy debate over the expensive lease.Nathaniel Herz