Anchorage's city attorney has raised new questions about the accuracy of financial information given the municipal Assembly and other parties during the final months of former Mayor Mark Begich's administration.
If you're wondering what your house is worth -- or at least what Anchorage city assessors think it's worth -- the answer will be in the mail soon.
A proposal before the Anchorage Assembly intended to make it harder for people who shouldn't drink to get booze got strong support Thursday night at a town hall meeting attended by a couple dozen people.
A proposal to require liquor store operators to examine driver's licenses or other identification for all customers purchasing alcoholic beverages, regardless of how old they appear to be, is the subject of a town hall meeting planned for Thursday night.
The first city union contract negotiated by Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan's administration is a four-year deal that contains low annual wage increases but also significant salary bumps for about half the 75 bargaining unit members whose pay falls below that of similar workers in other government agencies or the private sector.
When the covers come off for good in early February, the new "Anchorage Museum Transit Transfer Facility" at Sixth Avenue and C Street will be bigger, fancier, higher-tech and better-placed than any other People Mover bus shelter in town.
Mayor Dan Sullivan has hired a Seattle attorney to help the city negotiate the way through a pending federal designation of critical habitat for Cook Inlet's beluga whales.
Question: Does it really make sense to pay sworn, armed police officers making upwards of $100,000 a year in wages and benefits to pound the pavement downtown looking for red flags on parking meters, when the city could pay someone else a fraction of that to do the same thing?
Mayor Dan Sullivan's top finance executive wants city department heads to guarantee in writing that all their expenses and revenues for this year are accurately accounted for.
As a new, mile-long sheen of diesel fuel drifted away from the disabled tugboat Pathfinder on Friday, salvage crews worked into the night to get fuel transferred from two tanks slashed open when the vessel ran aground on notorious Bligh Reef on Wednesday night.
Two of the state's top politicians Tuesday said the state should finance an aggressive round of scientific research of Cook Inlet's beluga whales to counter a federal conclusion that the whales are endangered and need special habitat protections.
The ouster of the Anchorage Assembly's chairwoman this week had been a topic of conversation among some members for more than a month, the panel's new head said Wednesday.