Anchorage Tenth in “Best City” Rankings

Anchorage rates number ten in a national “best cities” ranking released this week. The online business publication based its rankings on economic conditions, quality of life issues and access to higher education. The website attributes Anchorage’s high status in the best place to live standings partially to it’s high number of parkland acres per person, and its air quality.

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APTI Reporter-Producer Ellen Lockyer started her radio career in the late 1980s, after a stint at bush Alaska weekly newspapers, the Copper Valley Views and the Cordova Times. When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, Valdez Public Radio station KCHU needed a reporter, and Ellen picked up the microphone.
Since then, she has literally traveled the length of the state, from Attu to Eagle and from Barrow to Juneau, covering Alaska stories on the ground for the AK show, Alaska News Nightly, the Alaska Morning News and for Anchorage public radio station, KSKA
elockyer (at) alaskapublic (dot) org  |  907.550.8446 | About Ellen

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