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Anchorage mayoral candidates will discuss parks, trails, climate and the economy in an online forum Wednesday

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: February 17
  • Published February 17

People walk along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail during sunset on Feb. 4. (Bill Roth / ADN)

Several Anchorage mayoral candidates will discuss a series of topics during an online public forum Wednesday evening that focuses on creating a “healthy and sustainable” future for the city.

The discussion will be centered on Anchorage’s parks, trails, climate and its economy. Participating candidates are Anna Anthony, Jeffrey Brown, Forrest Dunbar, Bill Evans, Bill Falsey, Heather Herndon, George Martinez, Mike Robbins and Joe Westfall.

The forum runs from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and will be held over Zoom and livestreamed on Facebook, according to the event page. It is being sponsored by a coalition of nonprofit organizations, including the Anchorage Park Foundation, the Anchorage Downtown Partnership, the Anchorage Economic Development Corp., NAACP of Anchorage and Native Peoples Action Community Fund.