Jeremy Hsieh, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Unlike last winter, the plan does not include a mass shelter like the Sullivan Arena.
Nome and its partners hope the project will prove the technology can slash the time and cost to build quality housing, even in Alaska’s most remote communities.
Anchorage IT director resigns after Assembly pressures mayor for more information on scheme to challenge election
Weeks after an investigator’s report laid out inappropriate behavior, the mayor said he asked for the resignation.
The proposed residential zones generally allow for more density and more flexibility in terms of both land uses and types of buildings.
“It’s something we really can’t get used to, shouldn’t get used to,” said Charles Wohlforth.
There was a particular focus on crime, drug use and uncleanliness in the camp near Third Avenue and Ingra Street downtown.
Assembly member Anna Brawley said the candidates were engaged in a national, partisan effort against LGBTQ people and freedom of speech in libraries.
The report includes 280 missing persons cases, some dating back to the 1960s.
Funding and unresolved questions linger ahead of vote on Anchorage mayor’s homeless shelter proposal
If the Assembly approves the funding, the shelter is unlikely to fully open this winter.
The new marker along the Coastal Trail says “Nuch’ishtunt,” which means “the place protected from the wind” in Dena’ina Athabascan.
Anchorage Health Department announces firing, then un-firing, of contractor that runs 24-hour sleep-off service
The contractor’s service has been inconsistent for months due to staffing shortages. A fire department official says that’s better than going months without the service at all.
The Anchorage Assembly is set to hold a public hearing and vote on the renaming Sept. 12.
Modernizing the port, an essential cargo lifeline for the entire state, has been bogged down in political and technical processes for years.
“This is a new one on me,” said an area biologist who helped with the rescue.
Lots of employers in Alaska and nationally are hurting for workers with commercial driver’s licenses.
Alaska emergency officials investigate why Saturday’s tsunami phone alerts went beyond targeted areas
Earthquakes in 2018 and 2020 also led to urgent tsunami phone alerts well beyond the intended audience.
But it’s still unclear whether the city has the time, staff and money to establish the camp by the end of the summer.
With shelter space full, Anchorage officials continue to tread lightly around how and when they will clear unsanctioned homeless encampments.