Anisa Vietze, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

Anisa Vietze, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Two kids rides bicycles

New East Anchorage mountain bike trails open after 2 dads advocated for them for years

Steve Cleary and Carl Battreall said they wanted a place on the east side of town where kids could learn to mountain bike.
A white truck that says "Alaska Plastic Recovery Home of the Grizzly Wood" is parked in front of an oversized garage with a red door. Two big white plastic bags and two people in camping chairs are next to the truck.

Company provides new Anchorage option to recycle more types of plastic

Alaska Plastic Recovery is opening a drop-off location in Anchorage where people can recycle four types of plastic for free.
A woman with glasses and a blue shirt stands in front of a window looking to the left with a serious expression.

A Palmer mom lost $3K to scammers. She wants to help you avoid falling for the scheme.

Samantha Norman recently fell victim to a phone scam that police say is becoming increasingly sophisticated.
a woman smiles outside in a swim cap and bathing suit

This Anchorage nurse just became the first Alaska woman to complete the grueling ‘Triple Crown’ of swimming

Jordan Iverson swam from England to France last week, completing the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. She hopes to inspire more Alaskans.
three men pose for a selfie in front of snow mountains

Japanese climbers finish a never-before completed Denali expedition, thanks to help from Alaskans

After their gear was stolen, three Japanese climbers thought their trip to Denali was ruined. Then Alaskans offered help.